Step 2: Learn to Skate – Tot transitions skaters to more skill-based instruction and self-directed class format. Classes are 25 minutes long and instructors continue to use games, songs and toys to keep learning fun.
Step 2: Learn to Skate – Youth focuses on skill building, coordination and balance. Classes are 40 minutes long. Instructors incorporate games and fun in a more challenging and structured way. Skill linking, props and free time are used to aid skill development.
- For participants in Kindergarten and higher and/or those who are potty trained and capable of independently wearing a mask, social distancing and following directions
- Completion of Step 2: Learn to Skate - Tot; Instructor recommendation required
- Participants will need to demonstrate falling down and getting up and taking 8 steps off ice; view our instructional video here
- A helmet, such as a bike helmet or HECC helmet, is required and must be provided by the participant; Please label the helmet with First Name, Last Initial on the front with painter’s tape before arriving
- Wear warm, comfortable layers that allow for movement, long sleeves and pants, gloves or mittens; Young skaters should wear waterproof clothing and gloves
- Rental skates are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are included in the class fee; Participants are welcome to bring their own skates although double blade skates are not permitted