Current Session Info

Bridge - Fall 2 2018

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.

Click Here For Details on Fall 2 2017 Bridge Program

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

Hockey - Fall 2 2018

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- NO CLASS 11/22
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)


Click Here For Details on the Hockey Program

Basic Skills thru Free Skate 2 - Fall 2 2018

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 CLASSES 11/22

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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Freestyle Ice - Fall 2 2018

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 2018/19 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 2 2018 Freestyle Session schedule and pricing are available here. All freestyle sessions are held at Campion Rink unless otherwise noted.

The registration deadline is October 22nd, 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 2018/19

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 2018-19 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.

Click Here For Details on Fall Freestyle Sessions


Pre-School Fall 2 2018

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.

NO CLASSES 11/22

Click Here For Details on Pre-School Lessons


Family Skate - December 2 2018

All Fall 1 and/or Fall 2 session skaters and their families are invited to join us for a Family Skate on:
- Sunday, December 2nd
- 12:15-1:15pm
- at Thompson Arena

The SCAD Family Skate is a free event for SCAD members and their families. We hope you'll be able to enjoy some on-ice time with your skater(s)! All children must be accompanied by an adult, although adults need not skate unless they wish to do so.

Please register all children and/or adults that will be skating.


December 2018 Test Session PrePre thru Gold

Pre-Preliminary thru Gold USFS Test Session

Date: Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
Time: approx. 8:30am-12:30pm
Location: Thompson Arena, 4 Summer Street, Hanover NH
Sign-up Deadline: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

SCAD will be offering a test session for skaters who would like to take Pre-Preliminary thru Gold Moves in the Field and/or Freestyle tests.

- Test Session start and end times may be adjusted based on total testing volume.

- Pricing varies by test. More information is available in the Test Session Information Sheet. There is also a $10 test administration fee per skater. There is an additional $10 fee for skaters who are not SCAD Members.*

- All test session registrations must be completed online and paid by credit card at time of registration.

- Testing slots are limited. SCAD members* will be given priority for all testing slots. Slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis based on time of online registration: first for SCAD members, then for skaters from other clubs

- A letter of permission is required for all skaters for whom SCAD is not their home club. Please email a copy of a signed letter to registration@skatingclubatdartmouth.org by 5pm on Tuesday, December 11th

- Skaters will receive information on their specific ice/testing times by end of day Monday, December 18th

*A SCAD member is defined as a skater who has paid the annual SCAD membership fee by December 1, 2018 (even if SCAD is not their primary USFS Club)

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Welcome

 

The 2018/19 Skating Season

For planning purposes our 2018-19 session dates are:

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

Learn to Skate Program

  • Fall 1: October 1 thru October 25 *Registration begins September 10 and ends September 24*
  • Fall 2: October 29 thru December 20 *Registration begins October 8 and ends October 22*
  • Winter: January 3 thru February 21 *Registration details TBA*
  • Spring: February 25 thru April 4 *Registration details TBA*

Freestyle Program

  • Fall 1: September 16 thru October 26 *Registration begins September 10 and ends September 24*
  • Fall 2: October 28 thru December 28 *Registration begins October 8 and ends October 22*
  • Winter: December 31 thru February 22 *Registration details TBA*
  • Spring: February 24 thru April 12 (end date subject to change) *Registration details TBA*

 

  • 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