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 ($13.25, 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. The adult/parents 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).
Jan. 5 - Feb. 6, 2016 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Nov. 19 - Dec. 17, 2016 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Jan. 7 - Feb. 4 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am


Snowplow Sam
Classes introduce children ages 3 to 6 to the basics of skating through interactive on-ice games, developing preliminary coordination and strength necessary to move on skates. 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. 19 - Dec. 17, 2016 — $145.00

Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am



Jan. 7 - Feb. 4 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am



Feb. 10 - Mar. 10 — $145.00

Feb. 11 - Mar. 11 — $145.00




Basic Skills 1-6
Classes teach the fundamentals of skating and the basic skills. They are designed to help children master fundamental moves, such as skating forward and backward, as well more complicated maneuvers, including crossovers, turns, beginning spins, and hops.
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. 19 - Dec. 17, 2016 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am




Jan. 3 - Jan. 31 — $145.00
Tuesdays 6:30 pm to 7 pm or 7 pm to 7:30 pm



Jan. 7 - Feb. 4 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am




Feb. 7 - Mar. 7 — $145.00
Tuesdays 6:30 pm to 7 pm or 7 pm to 7:30 pm



Feb. 11 - Mar. 11 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am





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 where 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. 19 - Dec. 17, 2016 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Jan. 3 - Jan. 31 — $145.00
Tuesdays 6:30 pm to 7 pm or 7 pm to 7:30 pm

Jan. 7 - Feb. 4 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Feb. 7 - Mar. 7 — $145.00
Tuesdays 6:30 pm to 7 pm or 7 pm to 7:30 pm

Feb. 11 - Mar. 11 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am


Kids Competition Prep Class
Saturdays 10am - 10:30 am or 10:30am - 11am
Kids can work on short routines in preparation to participate in skating competitions and shows. This is an Introductory group class and kids who want to compete will likely need private instruction in addition to this class.
Four 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).
Jan. 7 - Feb. 4 — $145.00


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).
Jan. 7 - Feb. 4, 2016 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Nov. 19 - Dec. 17, 2016 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Feb. 11 - Mar. 11 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am


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.
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. 19 - Dec. 17, 2016 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Jan. 7 - Feb. 4 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Jan. 10 - Feb. 7 — $145.00
Tuesdays 6:30 pm to 7 pm or 7 pm to 7:30 pm

Feb. 11 - Mar. 11 — $145.00
Saturdays 10 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 11 am

Feb. 14 - Mar. 14 — $145.00
Tuesdays 6:30 pm to 7 pm or 7 pm to 7:30 pm


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 hour. 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 and after class at the Pavilion Cafe.
Five 60-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).
Jan. 5 - Feb. 2 — $290.00
Thursdays 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Feb. 9 - Mar. 9 — $290.00


Coffee Club
A Coffee Club is an opportunity for adult ice skaters to get together for skating practice, exercise, and social interaction. Formats vary depending on instructors, but the idea is to have a 1-hour adults-only skating instruction session during a weekday.
Five 60-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).
Jan. 6 - Feb. 3 — $290.00
Fridays 11 am to noon

Feb. 10 - Mar. 10 — $290.00