Whether you are looking to skate recreationally or competively, play hockey, or figure skate, we have a program for you!
The Flint Iceland Arenas Competitive Edge Learn to Skate Program features the U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills (USFSA) curriculum. The USFS skate program is designed for skaters of all ages and abilities and is progressively structured for skaters from Beginner to Advanced.
Taught under the guidance of Figure Skating Director, Brandon Forsyth and our professional staff, we offer multiple weekly classes year round and participants can join at anytime. Pro-rated fees are also offered. All Skaters must become members of FIA CELTS Club which provides USFS badge testing and Certificates of Achievement along with mid-session progress reports. Throughout the year we offer special activity days and free bring a buddy offers to our FIA CELTS members. Participants will be given an USFS log book to keep track of their level and progress along with a FIA LTS tee shirt to wear during class.
7 WEEK SESSION | $84 for one day a week or $126 for two days weekly
8 WEEK SESSION | $96 for one day a week or $144 for two days weekly
Join Anytime... If you miss a class it may be made up on another day.
Minimum age requirement is 3 years old for LTS. Classes are 50 minutes long.
REGISTRATION | register now!
Sign up early and receive a discount: Deadlines in Session Information.
7 week: Save $14 for one day a week and $21 for two days a week.
8 week: Save $16 for one day a week and $24 for two days a week. Registration can be done at anytime at the office. Please fill out our LTS registration form and waiver along with FIA CELTS membership form to register for your program. Forms can be downloaded here.
LEARN TO SKATE FOR HOCKEY
This class is play oriented, covering introductory skating and basic hockey skills for ages 3 - 6. Skaters are to have passed “Snow Plow Sam I” or “Basic I” prior to enrolling in this class.
The student will be working on hockey badges 1-4,which consist of proper stance, marching across the ice, swizzles, snowplow stops, backward skating, crossovers, and Mohawks. Hockey instruction will emphasize carrying, shooting, and passing the puck.
You must be an Flint Iceland Arenas Competitive Edge Learn to Skate (FIA CELTS) member to participate. Equipment recommended for beginner hockey class: Hockey helmet with mask, Hockey stick, Elbow & knee pads
FIACELTS | Flint Iceland Arenas Competitive Edge Learn to Skate Club
You must be a member to participate in our Learn to Skate classes. Yearly membership runs July 1st - June 30th and is due at LTS registration. Cost is $25. Membership Includes:
• An official U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills membership card
• A record book with stickers to track your progress through the lessons
• A membership year patch
• Sport Accident Insurance
• General information about ice skating
• Basic Skills Edition of SKATING (Cover of inaugural issue)
• FIA CELTS Tee Shirt
USFSA LEARN-TO-SKATE LEVELS
U N D E R | T H E | D I R E C T I O N | O F
||Brandon Forsyth | Skating Director
Brandon is the author of the PSA New Moves In The Field Study Guide & Oral Exam as well as the producer of the PSA New Moves In The Field Educational Video. He is PSA Master rated in both Moves In The Field and Ice Dance. Currently he is the PSA Rankings Committee Chairman and board member of the PSA ( Professional Skaters Association) and STAR and a past member of USFS (US Figure Skating). A former international competitive ice dancer, Brandon is a five time Gold Medalist, 2000 World Junior Silver Medalist, 2001 US Bronze Medalist and a 2002 US Olympic Team alternate. Currently Brandon coaches Basic Skills skaters all the way through national and international competitors.