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Snow Plow Sam Learn to Skate Lessons

The Snowplow Sam/Basic Skills/Freestyle program is designed to introduce individual skaters to a variety of skills. Using the U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills Learn-to-Skate Program, our skaters learn all of the fundamentals of figure skating.

Snowplow Sam is offered for 3 - 5 year old skaters born between 9/1/2017 and 8/31/2020.  All 1st year skaters that are not yet in kindergarten must begin in Snow Plow Sam.

The objectives of the program are:

  • To provide a fun and safe skating experience for the beginner as well as the more advanced skater
  • To teach correct technique of the basic elements of skating
  • To develop a finer degree of coordination and balance
  • To promote physical fitness
  • To have fun!
  • For Ages 3 - 5

Lesson Time:  Tuesdays 5:30pm - 5:45pm
                        Sundays 1:30pm-1:45pm

HELMETS are REQUIRED for all Snowplow Sam skaters.

Start Date Fall Session:  October 29, 2023
End Date Winter Session:  February 13, 2024
No Lessons - 11/26, 12/3, 1/7, 1/16

There will be some "Learn to Skate Practice Ice" posted on the Arena Schedule between December14th and January 2nd.

Ice Show Practice:  February 20 - March 22
Ice Show Pictures: TBD
Ice Show:  March23-24

Fee $50.00 City of EGF Residents
        $90.00 Polk County but outside of EGF City Limits

***All dates subject to change

Before registering with Parks and Recreation, you must register with Learn to Skate and obtain a registration number which is also insurance.  You will ONLY register with Learn to Skate if you are NOT a synchro skater or compete individually at non-sanctioning events.  For regular Learn to Skate lessons, you will need to register with Learn to Skate.

Snow Plow Sam Lesson Plan

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2023-2024 Scheduled Dates

2023 Oct-Dec Lesson Dates:
Sunday, October 29 - Full Lessons
Sunday, November 5 - Full Lessons 
Tuesday, November 7 - Full Lessons
Sunday, November 12 - Full Lessons
Tuesday, November 14 - Full Lessons
Sunday, November 19 - Full Lessons
Tuesday, November 21 - Full Lessons
Sunday, November 26 - NO Lessons or Practice Ice (Thanksgiving Weekend)
Tuesday, November 28 - Full Lessons
Sunday, December 3 - NO Lessons or Practice (USFSA Test Session)
Tuesday, December 5 - Full Lessons
Sunday, December 10 - Testing Day
Tuesday, December 12 - Testing Make-up / Fun Day

2024 Jan-Feb Lesson Dates:
Tuesday, January 2 - Full Lessons
Sunday, January 7 - No Lessons (Northern Star & Learn to Skate Competition)
Tuesday, January 9 - Full Lessons
Sunday, January 14 - NO Lessons
Tuesday, January 16 - Full Lessons
Sunday, January 21 - Full Lessons
Tuesday, January 23 - No Lessons - Practice Ice
Sunday, January 28 - Full Lessons
Tuesday, January 30 - Full Lessons
Sunday, February 4 - Full Lessons
Tuesday, February 6 - Full Lessons
Sunday, February 11 - Testing Day
Tuesday, February 13 - Testing Make-up / Fun Day
Ice Show practice will tentatively begin the week of February18

***Subject to changes

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