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Learn to Skate | Youth Programs

Learn to Skate

Free Skate

Free skate levels are for skaters who have completed the basic skills classes. Skaters can advance to the next level upon receiving an approved evaluation sheet.

Free Skate 1

Skaters will learn advanced stroking, basic forward inside and outside consecutive edges, advanced back outside three-turns, scratch spins, waltz jumps and a half-flip jump.

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Free Skate 2

Skaters will learn back inside and outside consecutive edges, forward inside and outside spirals, a forward progressive chasse sequence, waltz threes, a beginning back spin, a toe loop jump and a waltz jump/side toe hop/waltz jump combination.

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Free Skate 3

Skaters will learn forward and backward crossovers in a figure 8 pattern, a waltz eight, swing rolls, back inside three-turns, an advanced back spin, a salchow jump, a half lutz jump, and a waltz jump/toe loop or salchow/toe loop combination.

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Free Skate 4

Skaters will learn a spiral sequence, forward power three-turns, backward chasse sequence, a sit spin, a loop jump and a waltz jump/loop jump combination.

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Free Skate 5

Skaters will learn a spiral sequence, a slide chasse swing roll sequence, a camel spin, a forward-scratch to back-scratch spin, a flip jump, a loop/loop combo, a waltz jump sequence and a footwork sequence.

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Free Skate 6

Skaters will learn a five-step mohawk sequence, a camel/sit spin, a lutz jump, a waltz jump combination, a split or stag jump, alternating back crossovers to back outside edges and an axel jump preparation.

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Cost

$115*/8-week series*

*Coors Fitness Center members, DU faculty/staff, DU students and DU alumni are eligible for a 10 percent discount. Please call 303-871-7728 to request the appropriate coupon code.