Dallas Stars Skating Academy
at Dr Pepper StarCenter McKinney

Fall 1 - 2015
August 31 - September 26
4-Week Semester

  • Weekly Single Class Option = $60/semester
    • Attend your class level at the same day and time each week, for the 4-week semester
  • Weekly Unlimited Option = $25/week
    • Sign up by the week and attend as many classes as offered at your level
  • Monthly Unlimited Option = $80/semester
    • Sign up by the whole semester and attend as many classes as offered at your level

**All classes 30 min**

 Click Here To Register

Call Lisa Cushley, Skating Program Manager (469) 675-8327 for more information
Email: lcushley@dallasstars.com

  • Registration is on a first come, first serve basis until classes fill up.
  • 30 minute class – 27 minutes of instruction
  • FREE skate rental on day of class
  • 8 Additional FREE public sessions to be used any time during the semester ($3 for skate rental)
  • Skaters must be 3 years of age by start date, in order to enroll in a Tot class


Welcome to the new Dallas Stars Skating Academy

In an effort to help all of our Academy Skaters become better-rounded, proficient skaters, the Dallas Stars have decided to merge the very best of two nationally-accredited learn-to-skate programs - Ice Skating Institute and US Figure Skating's Basic Skills.

Class Levels will be named slightly different, so please refer to the chart below when determining where you should register:



Current Skating Academy Level NEW Skating Academy Level
Ice Tots 1 Tot 1
Ice Tots 2 Tot 1
Advanced Tots Tot 2
Pre-Alpha 1 Basic 1
Pre-Alpha 2 Basic 2
Alpha  Basic 3
Beta Basic 4
Gamma  Basic 5
Delta Basic 6
Low Freestyle Freestyle 1
High Freestyle Freestyle 2
Rising Stars Freestyle 3
Adult 1 Adult 1
Adult 2 Adult 2
Adult Workshop Adult 3




CLASS NAME, DAYS AND TIMES:

TOTS 1 (ages 3 & 4)
This class will introduce your child to skating, emphasizing the proper way to fall down, and get up, marching while standing, and then moving. Dips, 2 foot hop, backward wiggles, forward skating and balance control will also be introduced. 
*Helmet and Gloves are required for this class*

Monday                             6:30-7:00 PM 
Monday                             7:00-7:30 PM
Wednesday                        5:45-6:15 PM
Saturday                           12:00-12:30 PM
Saturday                           12:30-1:00 PM

TOTS 2 (ages 3 & 4)
For young skaters who have completed Tot 1. Students will learn forward skating, swizzles, T position and push (R & L), forward 1 foot glides, forward swizzles, backward swizzles, rocking horse swizzles, forward snowplow stops and curves. 
*Helmet and Gloves are required for this class*

Monday                             6:30-7:00 PM 
Monday                             7:00-7:30 PM
Wednesday                        5:45-6:15 PM
Saturday                           12:00-12:30 PM
Saturday                           12:30-1:00 PM

Basic 1 (ages 5 - 15)
For the beginner skater ages 5 - 15, students will learn forward marches, dip, forward and backward 2 foot glide, forward and backward swizzles, backward wiggles, 2 foot hop and forward 1 foot glide.
*Helmet and Gloves are required for this class*

Monday                             6:30-7:00 PM 
Monday                             7:00-7:30 PM
Wednesday                        5:45-6:15 PM
Saturday                           12:00-12:30 PM
Saturday                           12:30-1:00 PM

Basic 2 (ages 5 - 15)
Skaters will learn 2 foot turns from forward to backward, snowplow stop, forward half swizzle pumps backward 1 foot glide, forward slalom and 2 foor spin. 
*Helmet and Gloves are required for this class*

Monday                             6:30-7:00 PM 
Monday                             7:00-7:30 PM
Wednesday                        5:45-6:15 PM
Saturday                           12:00-12:30 PM
Saturday                           12:30-1:00 PM

Basic 3 (ages 5 - 15)
Skaters will learn backward stroking, backward outside edges R & L on a circle, backward crossovers, backward snowplow stop, side toe hop and beginner 1 foot spin. 

Monday                             6:30-7:00 PM
Monday                             7:00-7:30 PM
Wednesday                        5:45-6:15 PM
Saturday                           12:00-12:30 PM
Saturday                           12:30-1:00 PM

Basic 4 (ages 5 - 15)
Skaters will learn backward stroking, backward outside edges R & L on a circle, backward crossovers, backward snowplow stop, side toe hop and beginner 1 foot spin. 

Monday                             6:00-6:30 PM
Wednesday                        5:15-5:45 PM
Saturday                           12:00-12:30 PM

Basic 5 (ages 5 - 15)
Skaters will learn forward outside and inside 3-turns, moving backward to forward two-foot turn on a circle, T-Stop R & L, hockey stop, bunny hop, forward lunge and introductory arabesque.

Monday                             6:00-6:30 PM
Wednesday                        5:15-5:45 PM
Saturday                           11:30-12:00 PM

Basic 6 (ages 5 - 15)
Skaters will learn forward inside mohawks, backward outside to forward outside edge on a circle, ballet jump, backward crossovers to backward outside edge landing position, forward inside pivot R & L, moving outside and inside 3-turn R & L, FS 2 dance step sequence, 1-foot spin with forward entry, waltz jump and Marzuka. 

Monday                             6:00-6:30 PM
Wednesday                        5:15-5:45 PM
Saturday                           11:30-12:00 PM

Freestyle 1
Skaters will learn advanced forward stroking pattern, advanced backward warmup pattern, introduction to forward and backward cross strokes, introduction to forward and backward power pulls, alternating forward outside and inside edges, backward outside 3-turns R & L, scratch spin from backward crossovers, waltz jump from backward crossovers and 1/2 flip. 

Monday                             6:00-6:30 PM
Wednesday                        5:15-5:45 PM
Saturday                           11:30-12:00 PM

Freestyle 2
Skaters will learn backward outside and inside consecutive edges, forward inside and outside spirals on both feet and both directions, alternating forward chasse sequence, waltz 3-turns both directions, backward inside 3-turn R & L, introductory back spin from back pivot, salchow 1/2 lutz and waltz jump - tap toe - waltz jump combination. 

Monday                             6:00-6:30 PM
Wednesday                        5:15-5:45 PM
Saturday                           11:30-12:00 PM

Freestyle 3
Skaters will lear toe loop, waltz jump - toe loop combination, salchow - toe loop combination, spiral sequence, forward power 3-turn sequence, alternating backward chasse sequence, back spin from forward entry, sit spin and change foot spin. 

Monday                              6:00-6:30 PM
Wednesday                         5:15-6:45 PM
Saturday                             11:30-12:00 PM

ADULT 1 (ages 15 & Up)
For adults with little or no experience. Skaters will learn basic forward and backward skating, one-foot glides, snowplow stops, forward and backward swizzles and backward wiggles, slalom and forward chasses. 

Monday                             6:30-7:00 PM
Saturday                           12:30-1:00 PM

ADULT 2 (ages 15 & Up)
For adults who have passed Adult 1. Skaters will learn forward outside and inside edges, forward crossovers, backward 1 foot glide, backward 1/2 swizzle pumps and beginner 2-foot spin. 

Monday                             7:00-7:30 PM
Saturday                           12:30-1:00 PM

ADULT 3 (ages 15 & Up)
Skaters will learn backward edges on a circle, backward crossovers, forward outside and inside 3-turns, forward swing rolls, forward inside pivot, T-Stops R & L, forward inside mohawk, lunge, spiral, bunny hop, and beginner waltz jump. 

Monday                             7:00-7:30 PM
Saturday                           11:30-12:00 PM

 

For information on any of the classes call:
Lisa Cushley
469-675-8327
lcushley@dallasstars.com

Dr Pepper StarCenter McKinney
6993 Stars Avenue
McKinney, TX 75070

 

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