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Skate Academy Classes

Ages: 3+
Level: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced

Mid-South Ice House is pleased to offer group ice skating classes through Learn-to-Skate USA, which is endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey, and US Speedskating. Skate Academy classes are a fast and fun way to get started on the ice and progress through intermediate levels! All of our group skating classes are taught by our professional skating instructors.

Note: Prior to beginning our Skate Academy program you are required to purchase a Basic Skills membership through Learn-to-Skate USA. Membership is only $17.25 for a year (valid from July 1 – June 30 each year) and includes: Learn-to-Skate USA magazine, a skater record book, parent handbook, secondary sport accident insurance, and other benefits.

All Skate Academy classes include :30 minutes of instruction plus :15 minutes of practice ice.  At the final class, coaches will test each skater to determine mastery of the skills learned.  Skaters that have shown mastery the skills will receive their badge for that level and will be able to advance to the next level during the next session.  Mid-South Ice House offers the following Learn-to-Skate USA classes in its Skate Academy program:

  • Snowplow Sam 1-4 (ages 3-5).
  • Basic 1-6 (ages 6-16).
  • Adult 1-6 (ages 17+).
  • Special Olympics 1-12 (ages 6+).

For detailed information on the curriculum covered in each level, please visit Learn to Skate USA.


Mid-South Ice House offers Advanced classes through the Rising Stars Figure Skating Academy, operated by the Figure Skating Club of Memphis (Must have passed Basic 6 or Adult 6 to participate).  For more information about the Rising Stars Figure Skating Academy, click below:

 

FSC Memphis RISING STARS Figure Skating Academy

 

 

 


Tips:

  • Try to arrive at least 15 minutes early to check in and receive your nametag, and to put on skates.
  • Wear warm clothing – long pants, jacket, and gloves.
  • Helmets are recommended for children under age 6.

***Early Bird Special:  Register by Feb 13th and receive (3) free Public Skate passes ($45 value).

Register by Feb. 25th, 2023

Unlimited Price:  $255 ($240 Early Bird)

— Come to as many Tuesday and Thursday classes you want during the 8-week session.

Limited Price: $160 ($145 Early Bird)

— Register for either Tuesday classes or Thursday classes during the 8-week session.

  • Sibling Discount: $10 off each additional child after 1st child.
  • Second Class Discount: $15 off a second class (e.g. student taking a Skate Academy and a Hockey Academy class during the session).
  • May register online or on-site to receive Sibling or Second Class discounts.

8-week session includes:

  • Two (Unlimited) or One (Limited) 30-minute instructed lesson(s) each week.
  • 15 minutes of “practice ice” in addition to instruction time.
  • Rental skates provided for classes.
  • Early Bird Special: (3) Public Skate passes for registering by “Early Bird” deadline.

*Basic Skills USFSA membership cost of $17.25/yr is purchased separately through Learn to Skate USA.

Skate Academy classes are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays of each week – skaters can choose their preferred day(s). 

Tuesday classes are 6:00pm-6:45pm. Thursday classes are 5:30pm-6:15pm.

Upcoming session: 2024 Session 4

The upcoming Skate Academy is an 8-week session starting Tuesday, June 18th and Thursday, June 20th and run through Aug 6th/8th. 

2024 Class Dates
The full schedule for the year is below.  The session dates are:

Session 1 – 2024
Jan. 2 through Feb. 22

Session 2 – 2024
Feb. 27 through April 18

Session 3 – 2024
April 23 through June 13

Session 4 – 2024
June 18 through Aug. 8

Session 5 – 2024
Aug. 13 through Oct. 3

Session 6 – 2024
Oct. 8 through Dec. 5


Rising Stars Figure Skating Academy offers advanced on-ice and off-ice classes, which run on a monthly schedule.  Class schedules include on-ice classes immediately before Skate Academy on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, as well as off-ice classes on Monday and Tuesday evenings.  For more information click FSC Memphis RISING STARS Figure Skating Academy.

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Prior to beginning our Skate Academy program you are required to purchase a Basic Skills membership through Learn-to-Skate USA.  Membership is only $17.25 for a year (valid from July 1 – June 30 each year) and includes: secondary sport accident insurance, Learn-to-Skate USA magazine, a skater record book, a parent handbook, and other benefits.

Click Here to register with Learn-to-Skate USA.

You can register for any of our classes/programs by:

  • Registering in person at the front desk.
  • Registering over the phone by calling 901-881-8544 ext. 2.
  • Download the Daysmart App to your smartphone – *Highly Recommended*.
  • Registering online by clicking here:

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To register for advanced classes, follow this link: FSC Memphis RISING STARS Figure Skating Academy

If you have questions about our Skate Academy classes, please contact the Skating Director Amber Campbell at skateschool@midsouthicehouse.com or by calling 901-881-8544 ext. 2.


If you have questions about the FSC Memphis Rising Stars Academy program, email info@fscmemphis.org.