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Figure Skating

The National Sports Center Skating School offers several options for skaters who have progressed through our Learn to Skate program. We strive to develop each skater’s interest and potential in the sport of figure skating in a supportive and fun environment while promoting the highest level of professionalism and good sportsmanship.

Ice Contract

Please use the following contracts to secure ice time. They are in PDF format for convenient download and printing.

  • Offered to skaters who wish to purchase additional practice time to work on skills.
  • Can be purchased by skaters to schedule private lesson time from one of our qualified staff instructors.
  • Fee covers ice only.
  • Instructor fee is additional and is paid directly to the instructor.
  • For list of private instructors please contact skating school at 763-717-3891, email jschaber@superrink.org or 763.717.3209, email aleik@superrink.org or check the NSC Figure Skating Staff page. All guest coaches must obtain permission from the skating Directors prior to coaching and be approved by the NSC Figure Skating Department to coach on any NSC ice time, Pro’s ice, ice contract or open skate.
  • During the contract registration window, please check the on-line registration system for session openings. Sessions are filled on a first come-first serve basis.
  • Refund Policy
    - No refunds on contract ice. However refunds due to serious injury will be given with a doctor's note. Note must be received 72 hours from date of injury.

 

Forms and links

Advanced LTS / ISI Freestyle / Technique Group Classes

 Summer 2022 <> July 19 - August 23, 2022
 

Technique Double Jumps

Passed ISI Freestyle 4. Off Ice group class on jump technique

Axel Axelerate

Group class for skaters interested in working on drills and exercises that are axel specific
Fall I 2022 <> Tuesday 6:10 - 6:45p <> $

Technique Half/Single to Axel (Freestyle 1 - 4)

Group class focusing on flexibility, movement, spinners, agility, alignment and more
Fall I 2022 <> Tuesday 6:55 - 7:30p <> $

Technique Power/Skating Skills (Passed ISI Freestyle 1 and up)

On ice group class focusing on power skating, quick transitions, gaining speed through turns & stroking and endurance exercises.
Summer 2022 June 13 - August 26 <> Monday 10 - 10:15a <> $125
Summer 2022 June 13 - August 26 <> Wednesday 11:45 - 12 noon <> $137

Technique Edges/Turns (Passed ISI Freestyle 1 and up)

On ice group class focusing on developing edges, turn execution and steps that are the fundamental framework for moves in the field patterns, footwork sequences and skating skills. Additionally, this class will work on posture, alignment, extension, rhythm and timing.
Summer 2022 June 13 - August 26 <> Tuesday 9 - 9:15a <> $137
Summer 2022 June 13 - August 26 <> Thursday 10:45 - 11a <> $125

Rotating Weekly Topics (Pre-Alpha and up, all levels)

On ice group class that will cover a wide variety of topics: skating skills, gliding moves, interpretation, edges and more
Summer 2022 June 13 - August 26 <> Tuesday 11:45 - 12 noon <> $137

ISI Freestyle 1 - 4

On ice group class for skaters who have passed at least the ISI Delta level. Class levels Freestyle 1 - 4, skaters will be grouped by ISI Freestyle level
Summer 2022 (July 19 - August 23) <> Tuesday 6 - 6:30p <> $90
Fall I 2022 <> Tuesday 6:15 - 6:45p <>

Learn to Skate PLUS

We will introduce many basic skating skills from various levels as well as introduce beginning jumps & spins. The LTS+ program is for Learn to Skate students who are interested in adding additional training to their group class or private lessons to fast track through the learn to skate levels, and introduce skills more specific to figure skating sooner than the traditional learn to skate program. <> Must also be enrolled in traditional group classes or private lessons.
Summer 2022 (July 19 - August 23) <> Tuesday 6 - 6:30p <> PreAlpha/Alpha <> $75
Summer 2022 (July 19 - August 23) <> Tuesday 6:30 - 7p <> Beta/Gamma/Delta <> $75

Fall I 2022 <> Tuesday 6:15 - 6:45p <> PreAlpha/Alpha <> $
Fall I 2022 <> Tuesday 6:45 - 7:15p <> Beta/Gamma/Delta <> $

 

ISI Freestyle Testing

Freestyle 1 – 10 testing

  • Registration Link <>  Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. No refunds
  • Upcoming test dates
    • Tuesday August 16 (1:30 - 3:30p), Rink 3
    • Wednesday October 12 (6:45 - 8:15p), Rink 3
    • Wednesday November 23 (10 - 1:15p), Rink 3
    • Saturday December 10 (10:45 - 12:45p), Rink 3

Pro's Ice

  • Offered to skaters who wish to purchase additional practice time to work on skills.
  • Can be purchased by skaters to schedule private lesson time from one of our qualified staff instructors.
  • Fee covers ice only.
  • Instructor fee is additional and is paid directly to the instructor.
  • Jumps, spins, ice dance, moves in the field, programs and private lessons are allowed. All coaches must be approved by the NSC Figure Skating Department. Coaching is allowed on this ice time.

 

Pro's Ice Schedule <> There is not Pro's ice offered at this time.

US Figure Skating Club/Northern Blades NSC FSC

In addition, we also have a US Figure Skating Club associated with our program (membership required). Please refer to the Northern Blades NSC club website for more information on their programs.

Skating Contacts

Anna Leik

Phone: 763.717.3209 Fx: 763.785.5650

Jane Schaber

Phone: 763.717.3891 Fx: 763.785.5650


NSC Fund For Play

The NSC Fund For Play is the contribution and donation arm of the National Sports Center Foundation. We are dedicated to improving the lives of Minnesota residents by creating programs and initiatives that support a diverse and engaged community. If you would like to make a donation to improve the health, well-being, and outlook of participants through access to sports and healthy, safe environments, please click HERE.

Thank you for considering!