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  • Ice Skating: Basic 1, 2 & 3

    Indoor Lessons at the Orono Ice Arena Orono Community Education is proud to continue with our skating program. We offer preschool level skating skills, basic figure skating, hockey skills & semi-private lessons. Highly Qualified USFSA trained coaching staff. Program Director, Mary Tichy is a USFSA double gold medalist (figures and freestyle) with over 19 years of skating experience and 12 years of coaching experience. Basic 1 - 8 recommended for ages 6 and up Skill Level Descriptions Skaters will be divided into levels on the first day of class. Basic 1: Stronger forward skating, gliding, snowplow stop Basic 2: Backward skating, one-foot glide, turn forward to backward, pumping on circle Basic 3: Two-foot turn, backward pumping on circle, forward two-foot sways What you should know before your skating lessons! Children should dress warmly (jackets, hats,mittens, etc.) because the arena is cold. Beginning skaters MUST wear helmets. Wear either leather hockey or figure skates, but please no double bladed skates. Parents are not allowed on the ice without skates. If you are wearing skates you may join your child in the practice area, but not in the lesson area.
  • Ice Skating: Basic 3, 4 & 5

    Indoor Lessons at the Orono Ice Arena Orono Community Education is proud to continue with our skating program. We offer preschool level skating skills, basic figure skating, hockey skills & semi-private lessons. Highly Qualified USFSA trained coaching staff. Program Director, Mary Tichy is a USFSA double gold medalist (figures and freestyle) with over 19 years of skating experience and 12 years of coaching experience. Basic 1 - 8 recommended for ages 6 and up Skill Level Descriptions Skaters will be divided into levels on the first day of class. Basic 3: Two-foot turn, backward pumping on circle, forward two-foot sways Basic 4: Forward edges, crossovers, backward glide, three turns Basic 5: Backward edges, three turns, back crossovers, hockey stop Each lesson includes 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of free practice time either prior to or after your lesson. What you should know before your skating lessons! Children should dress warmly (jackets, hats,mittens, etc.) because the arena is cold. Beginning skaters MUST wear helmets. Wear either leather hockey or figure skates, but please no double bladed skates. Parents are not allowed on the ice without skates. If you are wearing skates you may join your child in the practice area, but not in the lesson area.
  • Ice Skating: Beginners Age 6+

    Indoor Lessons at the Orono Ice Arena Orono Community Education is proud to continue with our skating program. We offer preschool level skating skills, basic figure skating, hockey skills, and semi-private lessons. Highly Qualified USFSA trained coaching staff. Program Director, Mary Tichy is a USFSA double gold medalist (figures and freestyle) with 19 years of skating experience and 12 years of coaching experience. Basic 1 - 8 for recommended for ages 6 and up Skaters will be divided in to levels on the first day of class. Skill Level Description Beginners: Students that need to learn the Snowplow Sam skills, but are age 6 and older What you should know before your skating lessons! Children should dress warmly (jackets, hats,mittens, etc.) because the arena is cold. Beginning skaters MUST wear helmets. Wear either leather hockey or figure skates, but please no double bladed skates. Parents are not allowed on the ice without skates. If you are wearing skates you may join your child in the practice area, but not in the lesson area.
  • Ice Skating: Semi-private Lessons

    Indoor Lessons at the Orono Ice Arena Orono Community Education is proud to continue our skating program. We offer preschool level skating skills, basic figure skating, hockey skills & semi-private lessons. Program Director, Mary Tichy is a USFSA double gold medalist (figures and freestyle) with over 19 years of skating experience and 12 years of coaching experience. Semi-Private Lessons: 30 minutes/7 lessons - $129 (Maximum of 3 students per group) Each lesson includes instruction time and 30 minutes of free practice time either prior to or after your lesson. What you should know before your skating lessons! Children should dress warmly (jackets, hats,mittens, etc.) because the arena is cold. Beginning skaters are encouraged to wear helmets, especially very young skaters. Wear either leather hockey or figure skates, but please no double bladed skates. Parents are not allowed on the ice without skates. If you are wearing skates you may join your child in the practice area, but not in the lesson area.
  • Ice Skating: Snowplow Sam

    Indoor Lessons at the Orono Ice Arena The Orono Community Education ice skating program includes preschool level skating skills, basic figure skating, hockey skills, and semi private lessons. Highly Qualified USFSA trained coaching staff. Program Director, Mary Tichy is a USFSA double gold medalist (figures and freestyle) with 19 years of skating experience and 12 years of coaching experience. Skill Level Descriptions Snowplow Sam classes recommended for ages 3 1/2 - 5 (Snowplow Sam students MUST be 3 1/2 to start a class.) Skaters will be divided into appropriate skill levels on first day. Snowplow Sam - Beginner: Learn to stand, fall and move across ice Snowplow Sam - Intermediate: Learn striding, gliding and edging Snowplow Sam - Advanced: Learn enhanced striding, gliding and edging. Each lesson includes 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of free practice time either prior to or after your lesson. What you should know before your skating lessons! Children should dress warmly (jackets, hats,mittens, etc.) because the arena is cold. Beginning skaters MUST wear helmets. Wear either leather hockey or figure skates, but please no double bladed skates. Parents are not allowed on the ice without skates. If you are wearing skates you may join your child in the practice area, but not in the lesson area.
  • Squirt & Advanced Mite Hockey Skating Skills

    Indoor Lessons at the Orono Ice Arena Orono Community Education is proud to continue our skating program. We offer preschool level skating skills, basic figure skating, hockey skills & semi-private lessons. Highly Qualified USFSA trained coaching staff. Program Director, Mary Tichy is a USFSA double gold medalist (figures and freestyle) with 19 years of skating experience and 12 years of coaching experience. Skill Level DescriptionsSquirt & and Advanced Mite Level: Emphasis on proper skating techniques to improve stroking, edging, turning, stopping, and agility needed in the game of hockey.  Each lesson includes 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of free practice time either prior to or after your lesson. What you should know before your skating lessons! Children should dress warmly (jackets, hats,mittens, etc.) because the arena is cold. Beginning skaters are encouraged to wear helmets, especially very young skaters. Wear hockey skates.