WASHINGTON ELITE SKATING SCHOOL
at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink
Group Lessons

Basic Skills | Learn-to-Skate | All Levels

Tuition must be paid in advance to assure a space in the group classes.

You must first obtain a membership number from Learn To Skate USA ($16.00 + $1.25 fee, good for one year) in order to sign up for lessons/classes.

Choose one or more classes for your FIRST STUDENT (You must sign up one student at a time):

Kids
Mom/Dad and Me
For young students who have not had organized skating instruction. Students work on falling and getting up properly, standing and marching in place and while moving. Adult guardians attending the class must be able to skate without assistance in order to assist the student in the learning process.
Five 30-minute lessons
(includes complimentary skate rental, ice time during lesson, (1) hour practice time before or after lesson)
*Your assigned lesson time slot will be sent to you after all registrations have been received and students have been grouped by age and/or ability level (approximately one week prior to your first class meeting).
Nov. 20 - Dec. 18 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Jan. 8 - Feb. 5, 2022 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Feb. 12 - Mar. 5, 2022 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am *skaters can choose 1 additional class day to make 5 total classes due to shortened opening days of arena


Snowplow Sam
Classes introduce children ages 3 to 6 to the basics of skating through interactive on-ice games. Skaters will learn the basics of balance, marching, and gliding.
Five 30-minute lessons
(includes complimentary skate rental, ice time during lesson, (1) hour practice time before or after lesson)
*Your assigned lesson time slot will be sent to you after all registrations have been received and students have been grouped by age and/or ability level (approximately one week prior to your first class meeting).
Nov. 20 - Dec. 18 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am



Jan. 8 - Feb. 5, 2022 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am



Feb. 12 - Mar. 5, 2022 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am *skaters can choose 1 additional class day to make 5 total classes due to shortened opening days of arena




Basic Skills 1-6
Classes teach the fundamentals of skating and basic skills, and are designed to help children master fundamental moves, such as skating forward and backward, as well as more complicated maneuvers including crossovers, turns, beginning spins, and hops. There are a total of eight levels that create a strong foundation for more specialized areas of skating, such as freestyle, ice dancing, and hockey.
Five 30-minute lessons
(includes complimentary skate rental, ice time during lesson, (1) hour practice time before or after lesson)
*Your assigned lesson time slot will be sent to you after all registrations have been received and students have been grouped by age and/or ability level (approximately one week prior to your first class meeting).
Nov. 20 - Dec. 18 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am




Jan. 4 - Feb. 1, 2022 — $295.00
Tuesdays 6 to 6:45 pm (5 45-minute sessions)

Tuesdays 6 to 6:45 pm (5 45-minute sessions) Tuesdays 6 to 6:45 pm (5 45-minute sessions)


Jan. 8 - Feb. 5, 2022 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am




Feb. 8 - Mar. 1, 2022 — $295.00
Tuesdays 6 to 6:45 pm *skaters can choose 1 additional class day to make 5 total classes due to shortened opening days of arena



Feb. 12 - Mar. 5, 2022 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am *skaters can choose 1 additional class day to make 5 total classes due to shortened opening days of arena





Free Skate
Each Free Skate level is divided into four sections: moves in the field, spins, dance/footwork sequence, and jumps. The Free Skate levels are designed to give skaters a strong foundation on which to build their skills. This is the point at which the skater can choose whether to pursue a recreational or competitive approach to the sport of figure skating.
Five 30-minute lessons
(skaters may register for both free-skate and Kid Competition Prep Class - classes will be held at opposite times)
(includes complimentary skate rental, ice time during lesson, (1) hour practice time before or after lesson)
*Your assigned lesson time slot will be sent to you after all registrations have been received and students have been grouped by age and/or ability level (approximately one week prior to your first class meeting).
Nov. 20 - Dec. 18 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Jan. 8 - Feb. 5, 2022 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Feb. 12 - Mar. 5, 2022 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am *skaters can choose 1 additional class day to make 5 total classes due to shortened opening days of arena


Hockey
This introductory class is designed especially for beginning players. Skaters will work on all the basic skills necessary to become a competent hockey player.
Five 30-minute lessons
(includes complimentary skate rental, ice time during lesson, (1) hour practice time before or after lesson)
*Your assigned lesson time slot will be sent to you after all registrations have been received and students have been grouped by age and/or ability level (approximately one week prior to your first class meeting).
Nov. 20 - Dec. 18 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Jan. 8 - Feb. 5, 2022 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Feb. 12 - Mar. 5, 2022 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am *skaters can choose 1 additional class day to make 5 total classes due to shortened opening days of arena


Adults
Adult Basic Skills
Four adult levels are condensed versions of the Figure 8 Basics classes, allowing adults to progress in their choice of skating discipline.
Choice of Five 30-minute lessons on Saturdays or Five 45-minute lessons on Tuesdays
(includes complimentary skate rental, ice time during lesson, (1) hour practice time before or after lesson)
*Your assigned lesson time slot will be sent to you after all registrations have been received and students have been grouped by age and/or ability level (approximately one week prior to your first class meeting).
Nov. 20 - Dec. 18 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Jan. 4 - Feb. 1, 2022 — $295.00
Tuesdays 7 to 7:45 pm (5 45-minute sessions)

Jan. 8 - Feb. 5, 2022 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Feb. 8 - Mar. 1, 2022 — $295.00
Tuesdays 7 to 7:45 pm (5 45-minute sessions) *skaters can choose 1 additional class day to make 5 total classes due to shortened opening days of arena

Feb. 12 - Mar. 5, 2022 — $150.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am *skaters can choose 1 additional class day to make 5 total classes due to shortened opening days of arena


Happy Hour Skate
The Happy Hour Skate is an opportunity for adults to learn-to-skate, practice their skills in a social and relaxed atmosphere. The instructor will coordinate small groups of students and work with students, one-on-one and in small groups throughout the lesson. The instructor will help new students learn to stand-up, skate and fall properly, while also challenging other more experienced students with new skills that are appropriate for their abilities. Hot wine and snack specials will be available for purchase before class at the Pavilion Cafe.
(includes complimentary skate rental, ice time during lesson, (1) hour practice time before or after lesson)
*Your assigned lesson time slot will be sent to you after all registrations have been received and students have been grouped by age and/or ability level (approximately one week prior to your first class meeting).
Jan. 6 - Feb. 3, 2022 — $295.00
Thursdays 7 to 7:45 pm

Feb. 10 - Mar. 3, 2022 — $295.00
Thursdays 7 to 7:45 pm *skaters can choose 1 additional class day to make 5 total classes due to shortened opening days of arena