OUR PROGRAMS

THE STEAMBOAT SKATING CLUB STRIVES TO HELP EACH SKATER DEVELOP THE SKILLS NECESSARY TO SUCCEED ON AND OFF THE ICE

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The Steamboat Skating Club, together with the City of Steamboat Springs, offers a Youth Learn to Skate Program for ages 3.5 and older. Our program is the perfect place to start for any potential figure skater, hockey player or to just learn the joy of ice skating. Come Learn To Skate in a fun and safe environment!

Skaters receive 30 minutes of group instruction followed by 15 minutes of practice time. We follow the USFSA Basic Skills program using skills level Snowplow Sam thru Basic 4.

Learn To Skate Class is on Tuesdays 4:00 – 4:45 pm.

Session 1: Sept 11 - Oct 23 (Registration closed)

Session 2: OCT 30 - Dec 18 & Registration OPENs at 7:30am

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 REGISTER HERE

 

 Intro Team:

Intro Team:

Intro

INTRO TO FIGURE SKATING: Start your journey of figure skating here. This program is for skaters looking to develop their figure skating skills. Participants will be taught introductory Spins, Jumps, Edge and Footwork skills in a structured environment on club ice. Must have passed skills level Basic 2 in our Learn to Skate Program, or the equivalent.

Intro to Figure Skating group lessons happen on Sundays 4:30 – 5:00pm, then freestyle session (independent practice time) 5:00 – 5:30pm.

This class is offered in Four Sessions throughout our season:

Session 1 Sept – Oct (7 weeks),

Session 2 Oct – Dec (7 weeks),

Session 3 Jan – March (8 weeks, plus participants will be included, for an additional fee, in our Annual Spring Ice Show March 29 & 30, 2019)

Session 4 April – May (4 weeks).

 

Cost: $150/Session

 

 

 

 

 

 Development Team

Development Team

DEVELOPMENT

DEVELOPMENT TEAM: Our Development Team is comprised of figure skaters proficient at Basic Stroking and Footwork Components along with Introductory Spin and Jump Techniques. In addition, students are being introduced to private lessons, testing, competing and fine tuning

 

$178 Monthly (September - May)

 

 

 

 COMPETITIVE Team

COMPETITIVE Team

COMPETITIVE

OUR COMPETITIVE TEAM IS SELECTED AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH SEASON. THIS GROUP OF DEDICATED SKATERS REPRESENTS THE STEAMBOAT SKATING CLUB AT STATE WIDE COMPETITIONS. competition team skaters are expected to be role models for younger skaters and assist coaches during learn to skate. 

 

$267 Monthly (September - May)

 

 

 

 

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Intro To Figure Skating

Our intro  CLASSES ARE HELD AT THE Following times. 

sundays: 4:30-5:30 PM

group instruction from certified USFS figure skating instructor. 

They will master figure skating levels 4-8

costs per class: $150 per session

 

 

 

 

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development

team

development skaters are encouraged to take class two times each week in order to develop technical skills. our developmental team practices at the following times.

tuesdays: 4:00-4:45 pm

Thursdays: 4:00-5:00 pm

Sundays: 4:00-5:30 pm

bus #24 from both soda creek and strawberry park elementary schools will drop children off at howelsen arena. Children must be adept at getting themselves on the ice independently.  email the director at info@steamboatskatingclub.org for more information. 

 

 

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COMPETITIon & Performance

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Our COMPETITION & PERFORMANCE Team IS DESIGNED FOR THE SERIOUS FIGURE SKATER. This group of skaters work together throughout the entire year preparing for competitions and performances. While some skaters choose to compete, skaters are not required to do so. 

Practices at the Following Times: 

Mondays: 4:00-5:30 pm:  Pilates & Youth Development (Art Depot)
Tuesdays: 4:00-4:45 pm: Learn to Skate Assistant & Spin Class
Wednesdays: 6:00-7:30 am:  Power Stoking & Freestyle ice
Thursdays: 3:30-5:00 pm: Off-Ice Warm Up & Freestyle Ice
Sundays: 2:30-2:50 pm Off-Ice Warm Up
Sundays: 3:00-3:30 pm Stroking & Edges
Sunday: 3:30-4:00 pm Jumps & Spins
Sunday: 4:00-5:30 pm Freestyle Ice


 

 

 

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OUR COACHING STAFF HAS EXTENSIVE COACHING EXPERIENCE. WE TEACH BY EMPLOYING A TEAM MODEL WHERE COACHES WORK TOGETHER FOR THE GOOD OF ALL SKATERS. OUR SKATERS ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF A TEAM SPORT WHILE DEVELOPING INDIVIDUAL SKILLS. 

 Director of Figure Skating:  Celina taylor

Director of Figure Skating:  Celina taylor

Celina

Celina was a Regional and Sectional gold Medalist by the age of 15. She is a three time National Competitor and was selected for the Junior World Team Qualifiers in 1997. After Retiring from Competitive Figure Skating, she Toured with Disney on Ice as a principal performer in Europe and Asia. She is a Gold Medalist in Both freestyle and Moves in the Field. with over 20 years coaching experience, Celina excels in choreography and technical instruction.  in addition to gold medals in freestyle and moves, she has also obtained her Silver Pair and Bronze Dances. She is a current  Member of the PSA and is CER Certified in coaching and choreography.

Private Lesson Rate: $70/hour

Contact: 704-929-7849

 assistant and learn to skate director: courtney gill

assistant and learn to skate director: courtney gill

courtney

a Native of Boston, Courtney was a member of the Nationally ranked synchro team, the Haydenettes. Courtney has been teaching figure skating for over 20 years in steamboat springs. Previously she served as the Figure skating Director for Steamboat Springs FSC. Courtney has coached national level synchro teams and specializes in moves in the field. She has a passion for figure skating and excels at sharing her expertise with children of all ages. Courtney is a current member of the psa and usfsa.

Courtney handles all aspects of registration and learn to skate particulars.  

Private Lesson rate: $70/hour

Contact: 970-846-7160

 

 

 

 technical director: jeremiah jackson

technical director: jeremiah jackson

jeremiah

A former ballet dancer and Professional figure skater, Jeremiah is a four time national competitor. He has performed in shows all over the united states and was a principal performer in Rand Production's Le Cirque in hong kong. Jeremiah taught most recently at Seattle's Snow King ice arena where he studied jump technique and specialized as a jump coach. Jeremiah excels in technical instruction and enjoys sharing his knowledge with skaters young and old. 

jeremiah is also the ballet master and studio director at the steamboat arts academy. 

Private Lesson Rate: $80/hour

Contact: 719-200-5647

 

Technical Specialists

 kelly ascher

kelly ascher

kelly

kelly joined the Steamboat Springs Figure Skating Club in 1998 when she was 11 years old and soon found herself on team volant, steamboat's nationally ranked synchro team. at the University of Colorado, Boulder, she joined some of her Team Volant teammates and became one of the founding members of the synchronized skating team there. After college, she spent some time coaching back at her home club before relocating to Whitefish, Montana where she coached Learn to Skate and private lessons and ran the Bridge Program at the Glacier Skate Academy. Kelly is thrilled to be back in Steamboat and sharing her sport with the next generation
 
Private lesson rate: $60/hour
Contact: 970-846-9963
 

 stacy mcallister

stacy mcallister

stacy

Stacy was a Regional and National competitor for Ladies Singles Skating. She also led her Collegiate Synchronized Skating Team, The Orange Experience, to Sectionals. She is a USFS Gold Medalist in Moves In The Field. She is a Professional Skaters Association rated coach in Moves In The Field, Freeskating and Group Instructing. Stacy has been coaching skaters in all capacities for over 10 years. She is a CER-A coach and was the previous Figure Skating Coordinator here in Steamboat.

Private Lesson rate: $60/hour

Contact: 603-520-5004

 

 

 Youth Development Specialist: Becca Gray

Youth Development Specialist: Becca Gray

Becca

One of Courtney's first students, becca is a remarkable coach in her own right. A native of steamboat springs, becca combines her knowledge of figure skating with her passion for youth development. armed with a comprehensive self esteem and empowerment program for young women, becca works with our skating teams, helping students grow personally and within their sport. becca is a current member of the psa and usfsa. 

 

Private lesson rate: $60/hour

Contact: 970-819-6763

 

View our Calendar Here

 

development team,

competition and performance team Classes

begin September 5th, 2018

Email info@steamboatskatingclub.org to register

dress code

all skaters must wear the following during club ice: 

-leotard (any color or style is permitted)

-black leggings

-black jacket/club jacket/black form fitting shirt (skater's choice)

-hair must be pulled back in a bun/ponytail/braid

-no baggy sweatshirts or t shirts will be allowed during training sessions.

 

DRESS CODE CLOTHING CAN BE PURCHASED HERE:

www.discountdance.com

www.dancewearsolutions.com

www.ivivva.com

*the club has an ivivva supplier in Denver who provides us with discounted products. if you are interested in ordering anything from ivivva, please let us know and we can place the order for you at a discounted rate. 


club jackets

club jackets may be purchased directly from the club. 

-costs: jacket-$70  

COMPETITION TEAM MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO PURCHASE CLUB JACKETS


skaters who do not follow dress code will be asked to leave the ice until they are dressed properly. we have chosen to institute a dress code in order to provide structure and uniformity among our teams. coaches must be able to assess proper alignment during lessons; therefore, dress code during freestyle sessions is non negotiable. *dress code will not be enforced during group lessons for our intro team skaters levels 1-4. 

 

 

 
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register HERE

Click on the words "Register Here" to join our team of supportive and hard working skaters. We can't wait to have you on the ice! 

Scholarship form available here

For questions, email info@steamboatskatingclub.org

 
 

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