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Star Skate
Bridge Program
FALL/WINTER 2023

Star Skate is GSA's Aspire Bridge Program from Learn to Skate USA. The Bridge Program is one level up from Learn-to-Skate (LTS) Classes and is part of the Glacier Skate Academy Figure Skating Club.

 

Skaters who have passed LTS Basic Skills Level 4 are eligible to move up into our Star Skate Program!

 

Skaters who desire to move up into Bridge (Star Skate) must be able to commit to the Star Skate schedule, which consists of weekly group classes as well as individual practice time.

 

This program is designed to further develop fundamental figure skating skills in the areas of Freestyle and Moves in the Field while helping skaters learn how to train safely and independently.

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Star Skate Classes

What is involved?

Star Skate is the next step if you want more than what Learn-to-Skate offers. Star Skate is our US Figure Skating Aspire Program, where skaters learn more about edges, basic spins, and jumps through proper skill development. This program gives your skater a glimpse into what it is like to train like a figure skater. Your skater will fine-tune their fundamentals, build confidence, learn how to navigate skating on a freestyle session and develop new friendships.

Pre-requisites:

Passed Basic 4-Freeskate 1            

(or by Head Coach's decision)

 

Who is coaching?

Shared among GSA coaching staff
 

When is it?

Tues and Thurs: 4-5 pm
 

*Group Class is from 4:00-4:30 pm
*Freeskate is from 4:30-5:00 pm
*Each Fall Session includes 14 group lessons and ice per session!

 

Fun Fact:
Star Skaters begin to learn their group holiday show number Oct 3rd! 

 

Rates

The package includes 2 hours of ice time per week with group instruction. Skaters do not need a punch card; ice time is built into the rate.

7-Week Session 1: Sept 5 - Oct 19, 2023

  7 weeks = $364
  Tues and Thurs: 4-5 pm
*Holiday show rehearsals begin Oct 3rd for Star Skaters. This gives your skaters time to learn new skills, work together, and practice a fun holiday number for the winter show! There is a separate fee to register for the winter show, including costumes and rehearsal time for opening and closing numbers. :)

7-Week Session 2: Oct 24 - Dec 14, 2023

  7 weeks = $364
  Tues and Thurs: 4-5 pm

*10% Sibling Discount*

Star Skaters must have a valid Learn to Skate USA or US Figure Skating membership before registering. 

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Cancelation Policy: Full refunds are available up to one week before the first day of class. Please contact glacierskate@gmail.com for a refund or to transfer classes. Refunds are not available after this time.
Supplemental Private Lessons are available.

Private and Semi-Private lessons are available to Star Skaters and are offered for an additional charge. Star Skaters interested in supplementing the Star Skate classes with private lessons are also invited to sign up for freestyle session packages. Private lessons can be arranged by contacting glacierskate@gmail.com.  Lessons with a Junior Coach are $25 for 30 minutes. Lesson rates with head coaches vary.

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Support GSA!!!  We are a Non Profit and rely heavily on donations.  All donations go toward the club's ice time fees and help us keep skaters on the ice so they can achieve their goals!

Donate via Check: PO Box 4593, Whitefish, MT 59937

Donate via Venmo: @GlacierSkate-Academy

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