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Session I Fall Classes September 29 through October 27 2018

When:
Saturday, September 29, 2018 to Saturday, October 27, 2018
Where:
McFarland Community Ice Arena
4812 Marsh Road
McFarland, WI  53558
Additional Info:
Contact:
Alice L Wentworth
608-833-5451
Category:
Southern Wisconsin LTS
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Or At Event
To register for SWSS Classes: You must first be a current member of our parent organization USFS - Learn to Skate USA.
Website:learntoskateusa.com Click on the circle in upper left corner of home page.
New registrants:

Click on "sign in". Follow registration instructions. Registration fee is 16.00 +1.25.You will be issued a USFS number...unique to your skater. Keep this number accessible forever. It is your PERMANENT number.
Next register for SWSS classes. Click on the link Session I Fall Classes September 29 through October 27 2018 - 9/29/2018
Read information and class descriptions. Click on right hand button “Register now”
register a non-member
Fill in circles: "just this non member" "all registrants" fill in non-member information - Next (if more than one skater then Non-member plus (x) number of guests.
Answer registrant questions - including your skater's name, USFS/LTS number issued etc -next
Check agree to waiver
Check "complete registration" payment options
Add discount code if applicable.
USFS/Learn to skate USA Renewal registrants
Website: learntoskateusa.com Click on the circle in upper left corner of home page. Scroll to bottom “log in” complete renewal membership.
Follow instructions above to register for classes. Use link to register for classes. Session I Fall Classes September 29 through October 27 2018 - 9/29/2018

Do you want to accelerate your skating? Join the Bridge Program and skate Mondays 5:15-6:15 PM on the SWFSC Contract ice. On this full ice sheet, you will have 1/2 hour of a semi-private lesson, and then an additional 1/2 hour of practice ice along with the free style skaters of the SWFSC. September through May Information: Click on tab on left of Home Page: "Bridge Program"

Registration click on link- Session I Fall Classes September 29 through October 27 2018 - 9/29/2018&
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
ZZAbout Southern Wisconsin Skating School
Trial Lesson
Snowplow Sam 1 Saturday 11:30 AM -12: NOON Practice ice 12:00 noon - 12:45 PM
Snowplow Sam 2 Saturday 11:30 AM -12:00 Noon. Practice ice 12:00 noon -12:45 PM
Snowplow Sam 3 Saturday 11:30 AM -12:00 Noon Practice ice 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM
Snowplow Sam 4 Saturday 11:30 AM -12:00 Noon Practice ice 12:00 noon - 12:45 PM
Basic Skills 1 Saturday 11:30-12:00 Noon Practice ice 12:00 Noon - 12:45PM
Basic Skills 2 Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:00 Noon Practice ice 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM
Basic Skills 3 Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:15 pm; Practice Ice: 12:15 - 12:45 PM
Basic Skills 4 - Saturday 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM Practice Ice; 11:30-12:00 Noon
Basic Skills 5 Saturday 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM Practice Ice; 11:30-12:00 Noon
Basic Skills 6 Saturday 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM Practice Ice; 11:30-12:00 Noon
Pre - Free Skate Saturday 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM Practice Ice; 11:30-12:00 Noon
Free Skate 1 Saturday 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM Practice Ice; 11:30-12:00 Noon
Free Skate 2 Saturday 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM Practice Ice; 11:30-12:00 Noon
Free Skate 3 Saturday 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM Practice Ice; 11:30-12:00 Noon
Free Skate 4 Saturday 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM Practice Ice; 11:30-12:00 Noon
Free Skate 5 Saturday 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM Practice Ice; 11:30-12:00 Noon
Free Skate 6 Saturday 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM Practice Ice; 11:30-12:00 Noon
Hockey Skating Skills 3 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Practice 12:00 PM -12:45 PM
Hockey Skating Skills 4 11:30-12:00 PM
Sibling/Friend Open Practice Ice $5.00/day.
Adult 11:30-12:00 PM Practice 12:00 -12:45 PM
Bridge Program - Mondays 5:15-6:15 PM Skaters Currently Enrolled In SWSS - Basic 4 And Above.
Art On The Edge Not Enrolled In Synchro 11:30-12:00 Noon Practice Ice 12:00 Noon - 12:45 PM
About Southern Wisconsin Learn To Skate USA 
 
Jump-Start your skating with Learn To Skate USA offered by Southern Wisconsin Skating School. Learn to Skate USA is the only USA ice skating program endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating, USA Hockey, and U.S. Speedskating.   Learn to Skate USA via Southern Wisconsin Skating School offers a progressive curriculum that starts with non- skaters through advanced levels of skating, i.e. recreational, figure, hockey and speed skating -  tots through adults.

Class Schedule/Structure/Fees
2018-2018 Season. Saturdays 11:30-12:45 PM
Snowplow  through Basic 3, Adult  and Hockey - 1/2 hour class 11:30-12:00 PM PLUS 3/4 hour of practice ice time. 
Basic 4 through Free Skate - 3/4 hour of class with power skaating  training 12:00 PM-12:45 PM PLUS 1/2 hour of free practice ice before class i.e. 11:30 -12:00 PM.  
Classes will be limited.  Register early to ensure placement into a class.  Consider yourself registered once you register.  We will try to accomodate everyone who registers early.  Once registered, there  are NO REFUNDS! Registrations received after the deadline are automatically charged a late registration fee of $15.00.  Walk ons the day of registration will have to pay a $15.00 late registration fee and may not get the full ice time the first day because of the time it takes to register.  REGISTER EARLY!
Hockey skaters must pass basic 3 prior to getting into Hockey 3 or 4. 

PARENTS CAN SKATE FOR FREE WITH THEIR CHILD DURING PRACTICE TIME. PARENTS MUST BE IN SKATES AND MUST SIGN THE WAIVER.  
NO SHOES ALLOWED.
Other persons, sibling or friend may skate on the "practice ice" section after payment of  a $5.00 fee each time.  Parents or caretakers of non-enrolled skaters under the age of 18  must and sign the waiver prior to getting onto the ice.Skates are available for non-enrolled skaters at a fee of $3.00/pair.  Pay Cash at the registration desk. 

What to Wear
We recommend warm clothing that allows freedom
of movement, and gloves or mittens. We also require
that Snowplow Sam and Hockey skaters (ages 3-6)
wear helmets (bike or hockey) . For all classes, please
allow at least 15 minutes to put on your child's skates.
A basic  quality skate is highly recommended!   We provide the rink "rental skates" free of charge for the lessons.  Basic 4 and above are recommended to have their own skates.  The SWFSC has  huge supply of high quality used skates at a minimal cost.  Please check with Mrs Sue Cook  sue_cook@charter.net  to set a time to check fit and quality.  Alternatively, you may either purchase or rent from Crossovers Pro shop at Madison Ice Arena, Verona Ice Arena or Waunakee Ice Arena.  This shop has either a 6 month rental program or one can purchase new skates of the quality we recommend at affordable prices.


Do you want to advance your figure skating at a faster rate?  

Join the Bridge Program  September, 2018 through April 2019.   Eligible Skaters are non Club Members from class levels  Basic 4 - FS-6. Bridge Program skaters will meet Mondays 5:15-6:15 PM  on the Club Free Style "Contract" ice  FS ice at a special rate.  The rate includes the full hour of Club ice, used exclusively by club members, along with a semi private lesson for 1/2 hour.  Skaters  will then train/ practice on their own for the remaining 1/2 hour using the full ice surface.   Enrollment is limited to 2 skaters/hour.  Bridge Program skaters will learn how the contract ice free style sessions are conducted and may participate in the ice shows, receive a certificate as a Junior Club Member and may purchase any of the  SWFSC exclusive personalized apparel 
 
Benefits of Southern Wisconsin Skating School and " Bridge Program" Benefits
*Camaraderie through event participation with all in our SWSS and SWFSC Skaters!
*
SWSS is a member of USFS Accredited Learn to Skate Program which is universally endorsed by USA Hockey and US Speed Skating.  Protocols for class procedure advancement through levels of increasing difficulty and techniques are in accordance with the parent organization...US Figure Skating.  
*USFS lifetime membership card - retain in a safe place
* US Figure Skating Welcome Packet  with your own book describing the class structure
* Stickers to can chart your progress, as well as your lifetime Membership Card and other pertinent information.  
* Specific Class Level Badges upon completion of each level
*Participation in fun "shows".  
*Bridge Program members may purchase any of the exclusive SWFSC apparel.  
 
DOES YOUR SKATER NEED TO BRUSH UP ON A PARTICULAR TECHNIQUE?
PRIVATE INSTRUCTION IS AVAILABLE.  THE LIST AND CONTACT INFORMATION IS ON THE REGISTRATION TABLE.  OR SPEAK WITH ALICE TO SUGGEST A TEACHER FOR YOUR CHILD.  YOU MAY CONTACT ANY ONE OF OUR SENIOR OR JUNIOR INSTRUCTORS OF YOUR CHOICE  TO SET UP A TIME FOR A 15 OR 30 MINUTE PRIVATE OR SEMI PRIVATE LESSON DURING THE PRACTICE ICE  $5.00/15 minutes paid directly to the instructor.  THIS IS A GREAT WAY TO ENHANCE SKATING TECHNIQUES AT MINIMAL COST TO YOU .

Skaters may also have private lessons on any SWFSC free style sessions.   For a list of available ice time, please check out the club web site:  www.swfsc.org. go to the tab on the left hand side of home page and click onto contract ice.    A list of instructors and their availability is on the Coach's page.