SportsEngine Registration: Blades N Motion Skating School

2017-18 season

Welcome

 Welcome to the 2017-18 season Registration!

This registration session will allow you to complete contact information, sign up for participation, and submit payment. Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately. 

INFORMATION

Winter 2018: January 13- March 10

8 weeks

Saturdays  9:30-11:00am
No Classes Feb 10
Cost $100

Spring 2018: March 24 – April 28

6 weeks

Saturdays 9:30-11:00am
Cost $85  


INFORMATION

Assigned class times will be emailed one week prior to the start of classes.  Skaters are group my age and ability.

Class Times

9:30-10:00am         Skater may practice after lesson

10:00-10:30am     Skater may practice before or after lesson

10:30-11:00am     Skater may practice before lesson

 

Class Description

Beginner Level: Little or no skating experience
Little Folks 1: Ages 3-5
Little Folks 2: Ages 3-5 who have passed Little Folks 1
Beginner: Age 6 and up
Pre Alpha: Skaters that are able to move on their own with some speed and flow, forward Skating and stopping cover.
Alpha Skills for this level: Forward stroking forward crossovers snowplow stop.
Beta Skills for this level: Backward crossovers, backward stroking and T-stops
Gamma Skills for this level: Forward outside 3 turns, hockey stop and Mohawks
Delta Skills for this level: Forward inside 3 turn, forward edges, lunges, bunny hops 
Freestyle: Focus on learning the basic footwork, jumps and spins from ISI
Freestyle 1-10
Mite Development: 
Learn and develop skating skills necessary to play hockey.
 

Helpful Information

Questions

Email ~ bladesnmotion@comcast.net
Call ~  651-283-4467

Rink Location
Doug Woog Arena
141 6th Street South
South St Paul, MN  55075

Refund & Make-up Policy
After the first week of a session there will be no refunds granted.  
NO makeup lessons.  
 

Skating Attire and Safety
-Dress your skater in layers that are warm, comfortable and allow freedom of movement 
-Mittens and gloves required for skaters 5 & under and recommended for all others
-Stocking Caps provide warmth and some head protection 
-Helmets are required for skaters 5 & under.  The helmet must cover the back of the head.

Skates
-We recommend skates of leather rather than vinyl or molded plastics
          FYI:  Above is only a recommendation not a requirement!
-Blades should be properly sharpened
-Double runners are not accepted
-Doug Woog Arena does have rental skaters for the fee of $2.00 per time

Skater Evaluation 
Skaters will be accessed the first week of class to ensure they are properly placed.  Full evaluation on the last day of session will determine level and recommendation for future class placement.

If you are questioning the best choice of class for your skater please call or email for help with class selection.

Local Skate Retailers 
To buy new or used contact~

Westwood Sports

14805 Granada Ave

Apple Valley, MN 55124

952-431-5590

Strauss Skates

1751 Cope Ave E

Maplewood, MN  55109

651-770-1344

Pierce Skate & Ski

208 West 98th Street

Bloomington, MN  55420

952-884-1990

Play it Again Sports – multiple locations
  Dick’s Sporting Goods – multiple locations

 

Questions

Please direct questions to:

Barb Yackel

Inquiries

Phone: (651) 283-4467