Learn to Skate
Learn to Skate classes offer a fun and relaxed environment for skaters of all skill levels, from age three to adult. Enhance your level of skill, exercise and have fun!
Jody Melotto, Skating Director
Meet Jody, the Skating Director here at the SportsCenter! Jody has been coaching for over 25 years and has been with the SportsCenter for over 15 years serving as an instructor and Skating Director. Jody is a United States Figure Skating Gold Medalist and is an active member of Learn to Skate USA, US Figure Skating Association and Professional Skaters Association and is Safe Sport Certified. Jody’s love for skating is transparent; her mission is to pass on that love for skating and instill values that make an amazing athlete and an extraordinary person.
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Programs for 3 to Adult!
Ages 3-5, Beginners
Snowplow Sam Class is designed for pre-school age skaters to develop the ABCs of movement: agility, balance, coordination and speed. The ABCs are essential for developing fundamental movement skills and physical literacy. All classes will be taught in a safe and positive environment, incorporating fun and games making class time an enjoyable experience for all.
These introductory classes are divided into four progressive levels for children with no prior skating experience. Snowplow Sam builds confidence in skaters, coupled with excitement FUNdamentals, creating an important building-block experience.
Learn to Skate USA
Ages 5 - Adult, All levels
Learn to Skate is where your skating journey begins. This program is designed to build a strong skating foundation for figure skating, hockey and speed skating. Groups are formed with skaters of similar age and skill level, skaters progress at their own pace working toward mastering each skill. The mission of our program is to provide a fun and positive experience that will instill a lifelong love of skating.
Aspire Bridge Program
The Aspire program is the bridge between learn to skate group classes and U.S. Figure Skating membership. Bridge gives skaters the tools to transition successfully onto freestyle by introducing off-ice and on ice warm-up, practice time and higher level skills. Through the development of athleticism and artistry, skaters build a solid skill foundation that drives success on and off the ice.