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Registration for Session I of The Skating School is now OPEN. 

The Skating School curriculum is a combination of the best attributes of the Ice Skating Institute's Learn-to-Skate Program and the U.S. Figure Skating's Basic Skills Program. The program helps skaters progress with confidence from level to level at a quicker, more confident pace. Skaters will feel a sense of accomplishment as they master the skills necessary to become confident skaters in any ice sport.

All classes are 30 minutes in length and each session is eight weeks in length. In addition to class time, each skater is allotted 30 minutes of independent practice. Details about practice times will be provided during the first week of lessons. Registration fee includes skate rental. Classes begin promptly at the listed times. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to class for check-in and to put on skates. Non-registered participants are not permitted on the ice at any time. All Tot skaters must have a safety (bicycle or skating) helmet.

Classes do not meet November 22, 23 or 24.

Ice Skating Lesson Coordinator: Hsiung Marler, 812-349-3742 or marlerh@bloomington.in.gov.

Skating School Open House

We encourage skaters to attend our free open house, when our skate instructors are available to evaluate skating skills and assist with class placement.

Thursday, Oct. 11 from 5:30-7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10:30 a.m.-noon

Parent & Tot

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

For ages 2-5 yrs. For beginning skaters who need the security of having their parent on the ice with them. The parent must be on the ice during the class. Skaters build confidence through games and basic instruction.

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17. Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
F 10/19-12/14 3:50-4:20 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325001-A
Sa 10/20-12/15 11:05-11:35 a.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325001-B

Tot 1

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

Ages 3-6 yrs. No previous skating experience required. Participants must be able to separate from parents. Learn to fall and recover, march in place and forward, beginning two-foot glide and dip in place.

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Registration Code
Th 10/18-12/13 5:30-6 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325002-A
F 10/19-12/14 3:50-4:20 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325002-B
Sa 10/20-12/15 10:30-11 a.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325002-C
Sa 10/20-12/15 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325002-D
Sa 10/20-12/15 12:15-12:45 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325002-E

Tot 2

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks.

Ages 3-6 yrs. For the skater who has passed Tot 1. Forward two-foot glide, dip and swizzles, backward wiggles and hop

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
Th 10/18-12/13 6:05-6:35 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325003-A
F 10/19-12/14 3:50-4:20 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325003-B
F 10/19-12/14 4:25-4:55 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325003-C
Sa 10/20-12/15 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325003-D
Sa 10/20-12/15 12:15-12:45 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325003-E

Tot 3

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

Ages 3-6 yrs. For the skater who has passed Tot 2. Improve forward skating and backward wiggles. Learn rocking horse, stop in place, and glide turns. Upon passing Tot 3, skaters proceed to Level 2.

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
Th 10/18-12/13 6:05-6:35 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325004-A
F 10/19-12/14 3:50-4:20 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325004-B
F 10/19-12/14 4:25-4:55 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325004-C
Sa 10/20-12/15 12:45-1:15 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325004-D

Level 1

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

Ages 6-14 yrs. For the beginning skater. Learn marching, forward two-foot glide, dip and swizzles, glide turns, backward wiggles, rocking horse, and stop in place.

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
Th 10/18-12/13 5:30-6 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325005-A
Th 10/18-12/13 6:05-6:35 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325005-B
F 10/19-12/14 4:25-4:55 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325005-C
F 10/19-12/14 5-5:30 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325005-D
Sa 10/20-12/15 10:30-11 a.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325005-E
Sa 10/20-12/15 11:05-11:35 a.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325005-F
Sa 10/20-12/15 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325005-G
Sa 10/20-12/15 12:15-12:45 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325005-H

Level 2

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

For the skater who has passed Tot 3 or Level 1. Improve forward skating, swizzle, and rocking horse. Learn one-foot glides, backward swizzles, alternating pumps, moving stop, hop

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
Th 10/18-12/13 5:30-6 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325006-A
F 10/19-12/14 4:25-4:55 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325006-B
F 10/19-12/14 5-5:30 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325006-C
Sa 10/20-12/15 10:30-11 a.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325006-D
Sa 10/20-12/15 11:05-11:35 a.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325006-E
Sa 10/20-12/15 12:45-1:15 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325006-F

Level 3

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

For the skater who has passed Level 2. Improve backward swizzles. Learn T-position pushes, slaloms, forward pumping, beginning spin, backward alternating pumps, and forward stroking.

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17. Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
Th 10/18-12/13 5:30-6 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325007-A
F 10/19-12/14 5-5:30 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325007-B
Sa 10/20-12/15 10:30-11 a.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325007-C
Sa 10/20-12/15 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325007-D
Sa 10/20-12/15 12:15-12:45 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325007-E

Level 4

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

For the skater who has passed Level 3. Learn backward two-foot glide, forward edges, two-foot turns, lateral marching, and two-foot spin entry.

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17. Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
Th 10/18-12/13 5:30-6 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325008-A
F 10/19-12/14 5-5:30 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325008-B
Sa 10/20-12/15 11:05-11:35 a.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325008-C
Sa 10/20-12/15 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325008-D

Level 5

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

For the skater who has passed Level 4. Learn forward beginning crossovers; moving two-foot turns; backward stroking, one-foot glides, and stops; and side-toe hops. Continue two-foot spins.

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
Th 10/18-12/13 6:05-6:35 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325009-A
F 10/19-12/14 4:25-4:55 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325009-B
Sa 10/20-12/15 10:30-11 a.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325009-C
Sa 10/20-12/15 12:15-12:45 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325009-D

Level 6

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

For the skater who has passed Level 5. Learn advanced forward crossovers, backward pumping and edges, two-foot turn sequence, and beginning T-stop. Continue two-foot spins.

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
Th 10/18-12/13 6:05-6:35 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325010-A
F 10/19-12/14 4:25-4:55 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325010-B
Sa 10/20-12/15 10:30-11 a.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325010-C
Sa 10/20-12/15 12:15-12:45 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325010-D

Level 7

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

For the skater who has passed Level 6. Learn beginning backward crossovers, two-foot turns from backward to forward, forward outside three-turns, lunge or shoot-the-duck, bunny hop, T-stops, and beginning spiral. Continue two-foot spins.

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
F 10/19-12/14 5-5:30 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325011-A
Sa 10/20-12/15 11:05-11:35 a.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325011-B

Level 8

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

For the skater who has passed Level 7. Learn advanced backward crossovers and landing position, forward inside three-turns, mohawks, hockey stops, spirals, and connecting sequences. Continue two-foot spins.

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
F 10/19-12/14 5-5:30 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325012-A
Sa 10/20-12/15 11:05-11:35 a.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325012-B

Adult 1

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

Ages 15 yrs. & up. For the skater with little or no on-ice experience. Learn basic forward and backward skating, swizzles, glides, and stops

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
Th 10/18-12/13 6:05-6:35 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325013-A
Sa 10/20-12/15 12:45-1:15 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325013-A

Adult 2

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

Ages 15 yrs. & up. For the skater who has passed Adult 1. Learn advanced forward skating, backward glides and stops, forward pumps, edges and crossovers, two-foot turns

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
Sa 10/20-12/15 12:45-1:15 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325014-A

Adult 3

One, 30-minute lesson + one, 30-minute practice a week for eight weeks

Ages 15 yrs. & up. For the skater who has passed Adult 2. Learn backward pumps, edges and crossovers, three-turns, mohawks, advanced edges, spin, and sequence

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
Sa 10/20-12/15 12:45-1:15 p.m. $75/in-city
$85/non-city
325015-A

Figure Skating

Eight, 65-minute figure skating lessons

For skaters who have passed Level 8 OR optional addition for skaters currently enrolled in Level 7 or Level 8 who are interested in advanced skills. Emphasis on glides, spins, and jumps. Class time is divided into power skating and freestyle lessons.

Registration for Session I ends Oct. 17.  Register online any time!

Day Date Time Cost Code
Th 10/18-12/13 6:40-7:45 p.m. $95/in-city
$105/non-city
325016-A