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Learn to Skate

US Figure SkatingCome experience why ice skating is the most popular sport in the world. The Ice Vault Arena's international coaching staff will help you begin your skating excitement. Our Basic Skills program is endorsed by US Figure Skating and designed to be the best, beginning ice skating program in the world.


PLEASE REGISTER BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS.  LATE REGISTRATION WILL RESULT IN DELAYING YOUR CHILD FROM GETTING INTO THEIR PROPER CLASS ON THE ICE ON TIME.


Click here for Learn To Skate Important Information. (Updated 8/24/2021)
Click here for learning to lace your skates and appropriate clothing.


Spring 2022

  • Click here for flyer for Spring 2022
  • Includes
    • 7 weeks of class instruction
    • Half hour practice session
    • Basic Skills registration
  • Schedule
    • Mondays 4:15 pm or 4:45 pm - 7 weeks for $160
      • 7 - 14 years old only (No Tots)
      • Begins April 18th
    • Fridays 4:45 pm only - 7 weeks for $160
      • 7 - 14 years old only (No Tots)
      • Begins April 22nd
    • Saturdays - 10:30 am, 11:00 am or 11:30 am - 4 weeks for $100
      • Tots (3 - 6 years old)
      • 7 - 14 years old
      • Begins May 14th
      • All Practice times for Saturday classes will begin at 12:00 pm and be during our Public Skating session.
    • No Classes on the following dates:
      • May 28th
      • May 30th
      • June 3rd
      • June 4th
      • June 10th
      • June 11th
  • Click here to register online (Please be sure to register your child as the participant with the correct birth year. Thank you.)
  • Skate Rental is not included in tuition.
  • Class sizes are limited and it will be on a first come basis. 
  • Half hour lesson and half hour practice time.
  • No refunds for classes missed due to any COVID closings. Only makeups allowed for closings.
  • All New Customers are required to have the 2021-2022 Basic Skills registration. The registration fee is $20.00 and it is included in the $160.00 price of the class. Click here for information on this fee.

Summer 2022

  • Click here for flyer
  • Includes
    • 6 weeks instructions
    • Half-hour practice sessions
    • Basic Skills registration
  • Schedule
    • July 12th through August 23rd
    • Tuesdays
      • 4:15 pm to 4:45 pm or
      • 4:45 pm to 5:15 pm
    • Half-hour practice ice session is 5:15 pm to 5:45 for both classes.
  • Click here to register online (Please be sure to register your child as the participant with the correct birth year. Thank you.)
  • Skate Rental is not included in tuition.
  • Class sizes are limited and it will be on a first come basis. 
  • Half hour lesson and half hour practice time.
  • No refunds for classes missed due to any COVID closings. Only makeups allowed for closings.

Youth Hockey Skills

The Youth Hockey Skills program is the next step on the road to playing hockey. Skating skills are a vital part of learning to play hockey. In this program, participants will work on their skating skills with a focus on hockey.

This program is for the beginner hockey player, that can skate forward unassisted and has passed learn to skate tot and or basic skills classes. The program is designed to teach the fundamentals of hockey skating with and without a hockey stick. No pucks are used in this class.

  • Equipment required
    • Helmet
    • Stick
    • Shin Guards
    • Hockey Socks
    • Gloves
  • Additional equipment is recommended but not required

Spring 2022

  • 7 weeks - $160.00
    • 7 weeks of class instruction
    • Half hour practice
    • Basic Skills registration
    • Per class fee - $22.00 (Minimum sign-up 5 classes opr remainder of semester)
  • Hockey 1 - Beginner
    • Mondays 4:15 pm
  • Hockey 2 - Must pass Hockey 1
    • Mondays 4:45 pm
  • Starts April 18th
    • No Classes: May 30th
  • Ages 4 & up
  • Skate Rental
    • $3.00 per class or
    • $18.00 for the whole session (save $3.00)
  • No makeups for missed classes.
  • Click here for flier.
  • Click here to register online.

Skating Technique for Hockey

Skating Technique for Hockey

Spring 2022 Program

Our Figure Skating Director, Karen Cohen-Prosnitz, teaches the Program.   She has been a full-time professional skating coach for over 40 years. Karen is a US Figure Skating Gold Medalist having competed in Freestyle, Pair Skating and Ice-Dancing throughout the United States and internationally.  She also trained in speed skating and power skating.

Karen has been teaching power skating, edges and turns to hockey skaters.  Her skating techniques begin with understanding the interaction between mental and muscle function to train the entire body, using correct edge positioning and balance to increase power and agility.  Fast efficient skating is the goal. 

NHL Players have benefitted from this training and so can you!
"If you can't skate, you can't play our game," Wayne Gretzky.

Balance, Agility and Maneuverability (BAM)

 "If you're using improper technique quickly, all it means is you'll go nowhere faster."

 Bill Guerin, former professional NHL hockey player and three-time Olympian.

 

Please click here for SPRING HYBRID 2022 SESSION flyer and information. Application and payment due by April 29th

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Also available: One-on-One Coaching.
Personalized training to build on existing skills, strengthen areas of weakness, and elevate your game.
You can schedule 30 minute or 45 minute private coaching sessions.


SUMMER SESSIONS

Skating Technique for Hockey

 

NHL Players have benefitted from this training and so can you!

"If you can't skate, you can't play our game," Wayne Gretzky.

 

Balance, Agility and Maneuverability (BAM)

 

Our Figure Skating Director, Karen Cohen-Prosnitz, teaches the Program. She has been a full time professional skating coach for over 40 years. Karen is a US Figure Skating Gold Medalist having competed in Freestyle, Pair Skating and Ice Dance throughout the United States and internationally. She also trained in speed skating and power skating.

Karen has been teaching power skating and edges to hockey skaters. Her skating techniques begin with understanding the interaction between mental and muscle function to train the entire body, using correct edge positioning and balance to increase power and agility. Fast efficient skating is the goal.

"If you're using improper technique quickly, all it means is you'll go nowhere faster."

 Bill Guerin, former professional NHL hockey player and three-time Olympian.

 

Please click here for SUMMER 2022 SESSION flyer and information.

Summer Sessions

Session 1 - Monday-Friday, July 18th- July 22nd

Session 2 - Monday-Friday, August 1st - 5th

Cost: $400 for 5 one-hour classes*: Mon - Fri 2:15 - 3:15pm;

Minimum 3 Skaters, Maximum 10 Skaters per program

Ice Time and Instruction is Included

*dates and times are subject to change

 

Session 1and 2 payments must be received by June 3rd. Payment is by cash or check (Make Check Payable to Karen Cohen-Prosnitz). Credit cards are not accepted. For further information, please call Karen at

973-628-1500 ext. 123.

 

All Payments may be dropped off at the Skating School Office (located in rink 1) or at the Front Desk in an envelope marked ATTN: Karen Cohen-Prosnitz with this completed form.

No Make-ups or Refunds for missed classes

 

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