Current Session Info

Basic Skills thru Free Skate 2 - Fall 2 2017

SCAD offers top quality instruction and small group ice skating lessons following the Learn to Skate USA curriculum endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey and US Speedskating. The group classes teach children the fundamentals of skating, building confidence through each lesson. With this foundation, skaters can choose to skate recreationally or to focus on figure skating, hockey or speedskating.

For skaters in kindergarten and above, Basic Skills is the first step in a progressive skating curriculum that includes six levels. Skaters interested in pursuing figure skating then move to the Free Skate track; Pre-Free Skate 1 and 2, and Free Skate 1 and 2. After Basic 4, skaters may choose to move into Speed Skating track. The Hockey track is an option for skaters who have passed Basic 2.

Group classes are 50-minutes, with a 30-min lesson and 20-min open practice time. Skaters are assigned to groups based on ability and prior evaluations. A skater must master all skills at a given level before progressing to the next one.

Schedule: Skaters may choose to skate one or two sessions per week.
-Mondays – 4:30-5:20pm at Campion –20-minutes of practice followed by a 30-min group lesson.
-Thursdays – 4:30-6:00pm at Campion – a skater’s specific time depends on level. Times for each level will be determined once registration closes, from the following time blocks:
o 4:30-5:20pm (4:30-5 group lesson and 5-5:20 practice time)
o 4:40-5:30pm (4:40-5 practice time and 5-5:30 group lesson)
o 5:10-6:00pm (5:10-5:30 practice time and 5:30-6 group lesson)
-No group classes on Thursday Nov. 23rd

Skaters who wish to progress quickly may choose to skate two times/week. Session pricing is discounted for those skaters who register for both days.
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Hockey - Fall 2 2017

The Skating Club at Dartmouth (SCAD), a US Figure Skating member club, offers top quality instruction and small group ice skating lessons following the Learn to Skate USA curriculum endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey and US Speedskating. The group classes teach children the fundamentals of skating, building confidence through each lesson. With this foundation, skaters can choose to skate recreationally or to focus on figure skating, hockey or speedskating.

Skaters who have passed Basic 2, may choose to move into the Learn to Skate USA Hockey track. The Hockey track focuses on edge work, stops/starts, crossovers, backward skating and techniques that build power. Skaters will be ready for Power Skating after completing the Hockey 1-4 badge levels.

This class will be led by a SCAD coach certified as a power skating instructor. The program runs in 50 minutes sessions: each session begins with 20 minutes of practice skating and is followed by a 30 minute group lesson.

Schedule
Thursdays –4:40-6:00pm at Campion – – a skater’s specific time depends on level. Times for each level will be determined once registration closes, from the following time blocks:
o 4:40-5:30pm (4:40-5 practice time and 5-5:30 group lesson)
o 5:10-6:00pm (5:10-5:30 practice time and 5:30-6 group lesson)

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Speed Skating - Fall 2 2017

The Skating Club at Dartmouth (SCAD), a US Figure Skating member club, offers top quality instruction and small group ice skating lessons following the Learn to Skate USA curriculum endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey and US Speedskating. The group classes teach children the fundamentals of skating, building confidence through each lesson. With this foundation, skaters can choose to skate recreationally or to focus on figure skating, hockey or speedskating.

Skaters who have passed Basic 4, may choose to move into the Learn to Skate USA Speed Skating track. The Speed Skating track introduces beginning speed skating techniques, including: basic positions, edges, turns, starts and speed development. Skaters will be ready for racing after completing the Speed 1-6 badge levels.

The program runs in 50 minutes sessions: each session begins with 20 minutes of practice skating and is followed by a 30 minute group lesson.

Note: Skaters must have passed Basic 4 or the equivalent to enroll in this program. Enrollment is limited to 8 skaters.

Schedule
Thursdays –5:10-6:00pm at Campion – 5:10-5:30 practice time and 5:30-6 group lesson.

Click Here For Details on the Speed Skating Program

Bridge - Fall 2 2017

The Skating Club at Dartmouth will be offering a Bridge program this fall. It is available to skaters who have passed basic 6 but have not passed any official USFS freestyle tests. It is for skaters who are looking to work more on their skills and to learn beginning freestyle moves. This group class will be offered on Fridays during our freestyle session, giving skaters a chance to skate with the freestyle skaters and learn how to practice on freestyle ice. The group lesson will work on elements in the US Figure Skating Basic Skills book.
This group classes is offered on SCAD Freestyle ice. Each session will begin with a 15 minute warm up/open skate time followed by 30 min group lesson.

Skaters must be enrolled in at least one day of Basic Skills lessons or Freestyle to enroll in the Bridge Program. Enrollment is capped at 5 skaters.

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The Skating Club at Dartmouth reserves the right to cancel any program for any reason. In those instances, SCAD will refund all fees.

Speed Skating - Fall 1 2017

Registration is closed

The Skating Club at Dartmouth (SCAD), a US Figure Skating member club, offers top quality instruction and small group ice skating lessons following the Learn to Skate USA curriculum endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey and US Speedskating. The group classes teach children the fundamentals of skating, building confidence through each lesson. With this foundation, skaters can choose to skate recreationally or to focus on figure skating, hockey or speedskating.

Skaters who have passed Basic 4, may choose to move into the Learn to Skate USA Speed Skating track. The Speed Skating track introduces beginning speed skating techniques, including: basic positions, edges, turns, starts and speed development. Skaters will be ready for racing after completing the Speed 1-6 badge levels.

The program runs in 50 minutes sessions: each session begins with 20 minutes of practice skating and is followed by a 30 minute group lesson.

Note: Skaters must have passed Basic 4 or the equivalent to enroll in this program. Enrollment is limited to 8 skaters.

Schedule
Thursdays –5:10-6:00pm at Campion – 5:10-5:30 practice time and 5:30-6 group lesson.

Want to register for Fall 1 & Fall 2 skating sessions? Save $15 by registering for both sessions now!

Click Here For Details on Fall 2017 Speed Skating Program


Freestyle Ice - Fall 2 2017

The Skating Club at Dartmouth (SCAD), a US Figure Skating member club, offers freestyle sessions five-days per week during the skating season. SCAD freestyle skaters have the option of 1) contracting for specific sessions 2) purchasing coupon books good on any regular season freestyle session –or- 3) paying a per-skate walk-on fee.

Freestyle sessions are split according to testing level. Over time the designations may change to balance demand. For the 2017/18 season the following designations are in place:
• Test Freestyle Sessions – Monday, Thursday, Friday #1 and #2
Open to any skater who has passed Free Skate 2 and/or Pre-Preliminary Moves in the Field (MIF) or higher. Note: Skaters who passed Basic 8 before January 1, 2016 are eligible to skate on Silver Freestyle sessions.

• Open Freestyle Sessions – Sunday
Open Freestyle sessions are open to skaters who have passed Basic 6 and up. Note: Skaters in Pre-Free Skate (formerly Basic 7-8) thru Free Skate 2, must also be enrolled in at least one Free Skate group class per week. These classes are offered on Mondays and Thursdays – see the Basic Skills thru Free Skate 2 forms for details.

Freestyle policies and details on the Freestyle Session schedule and pricing are available here. All freestyle sessions are held at Campion Rink unless otherwise noted.

The registration deadline is October 23rd, after which registrations will be accepted on a space available basis and subject to a $15 late fee. Skaters may also purchase coupons -- good on any session -- or pay a walk-on fee.

Freestyle Ice - Coupon Book 2017/18

SCAD skaters who are unable to commit to a consistent set of sessions are able to purchase a coupon book which offers better per skate pricing than paying a walk-on fee. Coupon Books are $115 for 5 coupons. Coupons are good throughout the 2017-18 season on any regularly scheduled Test Level and Open Freestyle session for which the skater is eligible and on which there is space. Coupon skaters must check in with the Rink Monitor at the start of the session and have a coupon book on file.

Coupon skaters need to have an active USFS membership and have paid the annual SCAD Membership Fee. Coupons are non-transferable.

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Freestyle Ice - Fall 1 2017

Registration is closed

The Skating Club at Dartmouth (SCAD), a US Figure Skating member club, offers freestyle sessions five-days per week during the skating season. SCAD freestyle skaters have the option of 1) contracting for specific sessions 2) purchasing coupon books good on any regular season freestyle session –or- 3) paying a per-skate walk-on fee.

Freestyle sessions are split according to testing level. Over time the designations may change to balance demand. For the 2017/18 season the following designations are in place:
-Freestyle Test Level Sessions- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday #1 and Friday #2
Open to any skater who has passed Free Skate 2 and/or Pre-Preliminary Moves in the Field (MIF) or higher.

-Open Level Freestyle Sessions– Sunday
Open Freestyle sessions are open to skaters who have passed Basic 6 and up.
Note: Skaters in Pre-Free Skate (formerly Basic 7-8) thru Free Skate 2, must also be enrolled in at least one Free Skate group class per week. These classes are offered on Mondays and Thursdays– see the Basic Skills thru Free Skate 2 forms for details.

Freestyle policies and details on Fall 2017 Freestyle Session schedule and pricing are available here. All freestyle sessions are held at Campion Rink unless otherwise noted.

Want to register for Fall 1 & Fall 2 skating sessions now? Register for both sessions and save $5 per contracted-day! (Note: some ice time changes in Fall 2, so please review the schedule carefully before registering)

The registration deadline is September 13th, after which registrations will be accepted on a space available basis and subject to a $15 late fee. Skaters may also purchase coupons -- good on any session -- or pay a walk-on fee.


Pre-School Fall 2 2017

The Skating Club at Dartmouth (SCAD), a US Figure Skating member club, offers top quality instruction and small group ice skating lessons following the Learn to Skate USA curriculum endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey and US Speedskating. The group classes teach children the fundamentals of skating, building confidence through each lesson. With this foundation, skaters can choose to skate recreationally or to focus on figure skating, hockey or speedskating.

For Pre-School skaters ages 3+ who have not entered kindergarten, Snowplow Sam is the first step in a progressive skating curriculum that includes four levels (Snowplow Sam 1-4). Once skaters have completed all four Snowplow Sam levels –or- started kindergarten, they then move to the Basic Skills program.

Pre-School skaters are on the ice for 30-minutes; skaters are in a lesson for the entire time block. Skaters are assigned to groups based on ability and prior evaluations. A skater must master all skills at a given level before progressing to the next one.

Schedule
• Mondays – 4:50-5:20pm at Campion Rink – registration for Monday’s session is limited to 10 skaters and will be filled on a first-come, first served basis.

• Thursdays – 4:30-5:00pm at Campion Rink – SCAD offers multiple Pre-School group classes on Thursdays.

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Pre-School Fall 1 2017

Registration is closed

The Skating Club at Dartmouth (SCAD), a US Figure Skating member club, offers top quality instruction and small group ice skating lessons following the Learn to Skate USA curriculum endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey and US Speedskating. The group classes teach children the fundamentals of skating, building confidence through each lesson. With this foundation, skaters can choose to skate recreationally or to focus on figure skating, hockey or speedskating.

For Pre-School skaters ages 3+ who have not entered kindergarten, Snowplow Sam is the first step in a progressive skating curriculum that includes four levels (Snowplow Sam 1-4). Once skaters have completed all four Snowplow Sam levels –or- started kindergarten, they then move to the Basic Skills program.

Pre-School skaters are on the ice for 30-minutes; skaters are in a lesson for the entire time block. Skaters are assigned to groups based on ability and prior evaluations. A skater must master all skills at a given level before progressing to the next one.

Schedule:
Mondays – 4:50-5:20pm at Campion Rink – registration for Monday’s session is limited to 5 skaters and will be filled on a first-come, first served basis. Note: there will be no group classes on Halloween (Monday October 31st).

Thursdays – 4:30-5:00pm at Campion Rink – SCAD offers multiple Pre-School group classes on Thursdays.

Want to register for Fall 1 & Fall 2 skating sessions? Save $10 by registering for both Fall 1 & 2 now!

Click Here For Details on Fall 1 2017 Pre-School Lessons

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Welcome

 

The 2017/18 Skating Season

For planning purposes, the 2017-18 session dates are:

    • Fall 1:  October 2nd thru October 26th
    • Fall 2: October 30th thru December 18th
    • Winter: January 4th thru March 1st
    • Spring: March 5th thru April 5th

    (Please note that these dates are subject to change so check back to confirm.)

    To register online:
  1. Click on the red bar at the top of the page "Click Here to Login / Register"

  2. Select "Create an account" -- you will select a password and set up basic account information for yourself (parent/guardian)

  3. After you submit, you will be taken to a "Family Account" page.  Please "Add an Adult" if you would like to have a second parent or guardian listed on your account as a contact.  Otherwise choose "skip"

  4. On the "Choose Registrant" page you will have an opportunity to add your child's information.  Select "New Child" and click "Register Now"

  5. You will be asked to select the specific session, add emergency contact information and agree to the Consent form.

  6. At this point you may either "Check Out" or add another skater/session to your cart by clicking “Register” 

  7. At Check-out you have the option of paying by credit card or by check.  If you pay by check, please mail it to P.O. Box 914, Hanover, NH 03755

To login to an existing account:

  1. Click on the red bar at the top of the page "Click Here to Login / Register"

  2. In the gray box, type in your email address and password and click on the red "Login" button

  3. You will be taken to a Welcome page that will show you prior registrations and give you an option to "Register to Play/Participate"

  4. Click on "Register to Play/Participate" and you will see a list of current individuals on the account.  Select the skater you wish to register or click "Add Child" and select "Register Now"

  5. You will be asked to select the specific session, add emergency contact information and agree to the Consent form

  6. At this point you may either "Check Out" or add/select another skater/session to your cart by clicking “Register” 

  7. At Check-out you have the option of paying by credit card or by check.  If you pay by check, please mail it to P.O. Box 914, Hanover, NH 03755

  8. If you wish to update any account information, including Emergency Contact, insurance or medical information, you may do so by selecting on the right side of the page "Account Settings" under "Account Options" and following instructions from there.

To reset your Password:

  1. Click on the red bar at the top of the page "Click Here to Login / Register"

  2. In the gray box, "Reset Password" link to the right of the "Login" button

  3. Enter your Login email and submit by clicking on the "Send me my new Password" button

  4. Check your email for a new password.  The email will be sent from SportsSignup.com

  5. Enter your Login email and new password, then click "Login"

  6. You will be taken to a Welcome page that will show you prior registrations and give you an option to "Register to Play/Participate"

  7. Click on "Register to Play/Participate" and you will see a list of current individuals on the account.  Select the skater you wish to register or click "Add Child" and select "Register Now"

  8. You will be asked to select the specific session, add emergency contact information and agree to the Consent form

  9. At this point you may either "Check Out" or add/select another skater/session to your cart by clicking “Register” 

  10. At Check-out you have the option of paying by credit card or by check.  If you pay by check, please mail it to P.O. Box 914, Hanover, NH 03755

  11. If you wish to update any account information, including your password, Emergency Contact, insurance or medical information, you may do so by selecting on the right side of the page "Account Settings" under "Account Options" and following instructions from there.

 

If you need help with registration, please email:  registration@skatingclubatdartmouth.org