Department of Recreation and Wellness
Figure Skating Links
Ice Arena - Figure Skating
Figure skating is a key component to the Ice Arena. The Ice Arena also offers Learn to Skate Lessons to individuals who want to advance their skills.
These sessions are designed for practice for anyone from the advanced beginning levels through the advanced competitive levels. Many skaters receive private lessons during these sessions, however lessons are not required in order to skate the sessions.
All are offered on a walk-on (first come, first served) basis. To skate, simply sign in and pay at the Newlove Pro Shop immediately prior to the start of a given session.
|45 minute sessions: $7.50|
60 minute sessions: $10.00
Size limit for all sessions is 25 skaters.
|Free Skate: Jumps, Spins and stroking.|
Dance: Specific steps and timing to music
Figure Skating: A general session on which freestyle, dance or moves in the field are permitted.
Moves in the Field: Patterned stroking, edges and turns.
Courses Offered at BGSU
Basic Skating classes are offered at BGSU at 9:30, 10:30, or 11:30 Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Laura Dunn at email@example.com for more information or visit the HMSLS web site or Schedule of Classes.
Learn to Skate Lessons
The BGSU Ice Arena Management and Coaching Staff, in conjunction with US Figure Skating, provide high quality, progressive instruction in basic ice skating skills that give participants a solid foundation upon which they can continue into the various branches of ice sports including competitive figure skating, hockey team play, or a heightened enjoyment of recreation.
Click HERE for more information about Learn to Skate.
The BGSU Ice Arena offers local skaters the opportunity to perform before varsity Falcon Hockey games as well as in conjunction with the Thanksgiving and Holiday High School Hockey Tournaments. Check out the Exhibition Request Form for more information.