Equipment Advice:


Figure Skates:
Recommended brands are Jackson & Riedell. These skates can be found at our pro shop. You can purchase them for about $100-$150. To perform tricks, jumps and spins, figure skates are a must .

Hockey Skates:
Recommended brands are CCM and Bauer. Entry level hockey skates can be found in our pro shop for about $70 to $150. Hockey skates are a must if you want to play ice hockey.

Off Brand Skates may be found at many stores but should only be used for recreational skating.

To contact the Skate School
call (954) 704-8700 ext. 103

 

 

The Skate School at Pines Ice Arena offers the following programs:

Group Classes
All of our Group Classes follow the guidelines of either U.S Figure Skating or USA Hockey.  ALL of our Coaches have had Background checks through the above organizations and are SafeSport certified through the U.S Olympic Committee (USOC).

Pines Ice Arena is proud to be recognized by the Professional Skaters Association as a National Rink of Excellence (Excellence on Ice) for being a progressive training facility dedicated to excellence in coaching both on and off the ice.

4 week: “Introduction to Ice Skating" Mini Semester 
Saturday 12:00-1:00pm
$109
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This 4 week group class begins with a 15 minute off-ice segment
where the students learn:


- Safety tips
- Pre skating stretches
- Proper skate lacing & fit
- How to balance/walk in skates off ice

The skaters then enjoy a 45 minute on-ice class learning the basics of Ice Skating.  ALL 4-week “Introduction to skating” students receive FREE skate rental for their classes, one free pair of gloves, plus FREE public skating on Saturday (must show current class card in office). This class is open to ages 3 through Adult; Children under 6 must wear a helmet and ALL skaters must wear gloves.

ONE make up class is allowed on the Wednesday 5:30-6:15pm Learn to Skate Class

No re-enrollment permitted for the 4-week mini semester.  Upon completion, the skater will be ready for one of our 8-week classes

Pines Penguins: “Acceleration Program for Beginners”   
Saturday 9:15-10:00am or Sunday 9:15-10:00am
$199
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This 8-week acceleration program is recommended for beginning Ice Skaters. The basics of Ice Skating are taught and cultivated through skill based games and obstacle courses, with an emphasis on learning the FUNdamentals of skating.  Once the skater has completed the levels of our Penguin program, he or she will be ready to continue on to our Hockey or Figure Skating classes.  While enrolled in the 8-week semester, our Penguins skaters receive FREE skate rental on their class day, FREE public skating on ANY of our scheduled public sessions (must show current class card in office).  On the 8th week of classes, the skaters are evaluated on their progress.

This class is open to ages 3yrs through 12yrs; children under 6 must wear a helmet and ALL skaters must wear gloves.

Make-up classes are available during the 8-week “Learn to Skate” classes (Wednesday 5:30-6:15pm, Saturday 12:15-1:00pm, Sunday 12:15-1:00pm). First time registrants receive a FREE Pines Penguins sweatshirt to wear for classes.

 

8-week “Learn to Skate”                                              
Wednesday 5:30-6:15pm;  Saturday 12:15-1:00pm;  Sunday 12:15-1:00pm
 $199
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This 8-week group class offers a wide variety of levels for beginning Hockey or Figure Skaters. The levels range from first steps all the way through to Jumps & Spins.  On the 4th week the coaches do a mid-point evaluation, so the skater and parent are aware of the progress made and any improvements still needed before the final evaluation on the 8th week.  While enrolled in the 8-week semester, our ”Learn to Skate” skaters receive FREE skate rental on their class day, FREE public skating on ANY of our scheduled public sessions (must show current class card in office). 

This class is open to ages 3yrs through Adult; children under 6 must wear a helmet and ALL skaters must wear gloves.
Make-up classes are available during any of the other 8-week “Learn to Skate” days

(Wednesday 5:30-6:15pm, Saturday 12:15-1:00pm, Sunday 12:15-1:00pm). First time registrants receive a FREE “iskate” sweatshirt to wear for classes.

8-week “Jump & Spin Academy”                                              
Saturday 12:15-1:00pm
 $219
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This specialty class is for skaters that have graduated from our 8 Week Learn to Skate program and are ready for more advanced training. The skater should be in the Freeskate 3 to Pre-Preliminary levels. The skaters will receive in depth instruction about the mechanics of advanced Jumping and Spinning. On the 4th week the coaches do a mid-point evaluation, so the skater and parent are aware of the progress made and any improvements still needed before the final evaluation on the 8th week. While enrolled in the 8-week semester, our "Jump & Spin Clinic" skaters receive FREE public skating on ANY of our scheduled public sessions (must show current class card in office). First time registrants receive FREE "iSkate" sweatshirt to wear for class. No make-up classes offered, but pro-rates are available. 

 

Specialty Hockey Programs

 

Pines Penguins: “Acceleration Program for Beginners" (Hockey 1)   
Saturday 9:15-10:00am or Sunday 9:15-10:00am
$199
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This 8-week acceleration program is recommended for beginning Ice Skaters. The basics of Ice Skating are taught and cultivated through skill based games and obstacle courses, with an emphasis on learning the FUNdamentals of skating.  Once the skater has completed the levels of our Penguin program, he or she will be ready to continue on to our Hockey or Figure Skating classes.  While enrolled in the 8-week semester, our Penguins skaters receive FREE skate rental on their class day, FREE public skating on ANY of our scheduled public sessions (must show current class card in office).  On the 8th week of classes, the skaters are evaluated on their progress.

This class is open to ages 3yrs through 12yrs; children under 6 must wear a helmet and ALL skaters must wear gloves.

Make-up classes are available during the 8-week “Learn to Skate” classes (Wednesday 5:30-6:15pm, Saturday 12:15-1:00pm, Sunday 12:15-1:00pm). First time registrants receive a FREE Pines Penguins sweatshirt to wear for classes.


Introduction to Pre-Hockey (Hockey 2)
Saturday 1:00-1:45pm
$210
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This 8-week semester, which teaches the skating skills required to play hockey is designed for first time hockey players.  Youth Hockey Director or Figure Skating Director must approve registration for this class. Skaters must be able to skate forward, backwards and stop with ease before enrolling. No make-up classes offered, but pro-rates are available. Group class card gives students FREE admission to any public session during their semester (must show current class card in office). The following equipment is required: helmet with cage, hockey skates, gloves, stick, shoulder and elbow pads, mouth & neck guard. First time registrants receive a FREE hockey jersey to wear for classes.

 

Pre-Hockey (Hockey 3)                                                                                           
Saturday 1:00-1:45pm
$210
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In this 8-week semester, the kids continue learning foundational hockey skills while applying them to game simulation scrimmages. No make-up classes offered, but pro-rates are available. Group class card gives students FREE admission to any public session during their semester (must show current class card in office). The following equipment is required: helmet with cage, hockey skates, gloves, stick, shoulder and elbow pads, mouth & neck guard. First time registrants receive a FREE hockey jersey to wear for classes.

 

Atom Clinic
Saturday 1:00-1:45pm
$25 per clinic
No registration necessary. Please check in and pay at the front window for the clinic. Clinic times can be found on the Youth Hockey Calendar

This clinic is a great supplement to those in the hockey group classes or those playing Youth In-House hockey. The clinic, taught by the Youth Hockey Director, teaches continued development of hockey skills through skating drills incorporated with stick-handling and puck control exercises. FULL GEAR IS REQUIRED.

 

Skate Camp
(Seasonal) Summer, Winter, and Spring Break seasons

Our Skate Camp is the COOLEST! The levels range from beginner to Pre-Juvenile freeskate.  Every Friday is “FUN Friday” with a different theme for the day. Our Snowflake skaters can enjoy the Skate Camp during the Summer Break to keep up with their skills. Please check the Skate Camp category on our website for upcoming dates and additional details.


IJS International Training Academy

(Seasonal)

This Academy is for IJS competitive skaters and 3A IJS group class skaters.  The levels are Juvenile to Senior Freeskate. Please check the 3A International Training Academy category on the website for upcoming dates and additional details.

 

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