Boston Campus

Basic Skills classes in Boston

The Skating Club of Boston, 1240 Soldiers Field Road

Founded in 1912, The Skating Club of Boston is the third oldest figure skating club in the United States. Home to U.S., Olympic and World champions, the Club maintains a commitment to the sport of figure skating through its programs, coaches, staff and future plans for expansion in the Boston area. The Club offers skate rentals (cash/check only), heated rink-side seating and vending machines.

Programs Offered

Basic Skills

Fun, goal-oriented program for beginners, children (age 4+) through adult. Skaters will receive Basic Skills instruction following U.S. Figure Skating and USA Hockey curriculum. Basic Skills sessions are offered Basic Skill 1-6, Pre-Free Skate through Free Skate 6 and Adult 1-6.

Curriculum endorsed by US Figure Skating and USA Hockey

Bridge

Fast paced, accelerated program, focusing on proper stretching techniques, warm up and cool down both on and off the ice, stroking, edges and power skating, introductory moves in the field, spins, jumps, and Artistry in Motion (beginning choreography and style). Students are evaluated and tested based on Learn To Skate USA’s Basic Skills curriculum. Skaters must have passed at least Basic 4 and up to Preliminary free skate to register for this program.

Therapeutic Skating

Skating is for everyone, including those with permanent physical, developmental or intellectual disabilities. We now offer a limited number of skating lessons for skaters facing a variety of challenges and disabilities. Registration for this program is limited. Please contact skatetherapy@skatingacademy.org for more information.

2016-2017 Program Schedule

Term First Class Last Class No Class # Classes Price Registration
Basic Skills Sundays 3:00-3:50pm (Ages 4-17: Basic 1-6)
Fall Sep 11, 2016 Nov 6, 2016 9/25 8 $176 Closed*
Winter 1 Nov 13, 2016 Jan 15, 2017 12/25, 1/1 8 $176 Closed*
Winter 2 Jan 22, 2017 Mar 12, 2017 8 $176 Closed*
Spring Mar 19, 2017 May 21, 2017 4/9, 4/16, 5/14 7 $154 Closed*
Basic Skills Sundays 4:00-4:50pm (Ages 4-17: Pre-Free Skate & Free Skate 1-6. Adults: All Levels)
Skaters must have passed Basic 1-6. Beginner level skaters are not eligible. 
Fall Sep 11, 2016 Nov 6, 2016 9/25 8 $176 Closed*
Winter 1 Nov 13, 2016 Jan 15, 2017 12/25, 1/1 8 $176 Closed*
Winter 2 Jan 22, 2017 Mar 12, 2017 8 $176 Closed*
Spring Mar 19, 2017 May 21, 2017 4/9, 4/16, 5/14 7 $154 Closed*
Basic Skills Mondays 6:30-7:20pm (Ages 4-17: All Levels)
Fall Sep 12, 2016 Oct 24, 2016 7 $154 Closed*
Winter 1 Nov 7, 2016 Jan 2, 2017 12/26 8 $176 Closed*
Winter 2 Jan 9, 2017 Mar 6, 2017 2/20 8 $176 Closed*
Spring 1 Mar 13, 2017 May 8, 2017 4/17 8 $176 Closed*
Spring 2 May 15, 2017 June 26, 2017 5/29 6 $132 Closed*
Basic Skills Mondays 6:50-7:40pm (Ages 4-17: Basic 1-6)
Summer Jul 10, 2017 August 28, 2017   8 $176
Basic Skills Mondays 7:50-8:40pm (Ages 4-17: Pre-Free Skate, Free Skate 1-6; Adults: All Levels)
Skaters must have passed Basic 1-6. Beginner level skaters are not eligible. 
  Summer Jul 10, 2017 August 28, 2017   8 $176
Basic Skills Saturdays 2:00-2:50pm (Ages 4-17: Basic 1-6)
Fall Sep 10, 2016 Oct 29, 2016 9/24 7 $154 Closed*
Winter 1 Nov 5, 2016 Jan 14, 2017 11/26, 12/24, 12/31 8 $176 Closed*
Winter 2 Jan 21, 2017 Mar 18, 2017 2/4 8 $176 Closed*
Spring 1 Mar 25, 2017 May 13, 2017 4/8 7 $154 Closed*
Spring 2 May 20, 2017 Jun 24, 2017  5/27 5 $110 Closed*
Basic Skills Saturdays 3:00-3:50pm (Ages 4-17: Pre-Free Skate, Free Skate 1-6. Adults: All Levels.)
Skaters must have passed Basic 1-6. Beginner level skaters are not eligible. 
Fall Sep 10, 2016 Oct 29, 2016 9/24 7 $154 Closed*
Winter 1 Nov 5, 2016 Jan 14, 2017 11/26, 12/24, 12/31 8 $176 Closed*
Winter 2 Jan 21, 2017 Mar 18, 2017 2/4 8 $176 Closed*
Spring 1 Mar 25, 2017 May 13, 2017 4/8 7 $154 Closed*
Spring 2 May 20, 2017 Jun 24, 2017 5/27 5 $110 Closed*
Bridge Saturdays 4:00-5:00pm (Ages 4-17: Must Have Passed Basic 4 & Higher)
Fall Sep 10, 2016 Nov 5, 2016 9/24 8 $240 Closed*
Winter 1 Nov 12, 2016 Jan 21, 2017 11/26, 12/24, 12/31 8 $240 Closed*
Winter 2 Jan 28, 2017 Apr 15, 2017 2/4, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8 8 $240 Closed*
Spring Apr 22, 2017 Jun 17, 2017 5/27 8 $240 Closed*

* Classes shown as closed may have limited availability. Please call 617-787-5283 to inquire.


Campus Managers

Linda Blount

Linda M. Blount
Weekend Campus Manager
boston.weekend@skatingacademy.org
401-419-4041

Linda’s love for skating began when she was nine years old while skating on the outdoor rink her father made for her and her friends in their backyard. After joining The Skating Club of Rhode Island, Linda started private lessons where she loved to jump, skate fast and compete. – continue reading –

Becky Stump

Becky Stump
Monday Campus Manager
boston.monday@skatingacademy.org
617-515-7492

Becky is the Campus Manager for both the Frog Pond and Boston Monday campuses. She has been the Campus Manager for the Frog Pond campus since Skating Academy first opened and has been a skating coach for over thirty years. She skated competitively for six years where she competed in the New England Regional Championships. Her skating levels include Pre-Silver Pattern test and fifth figure. – continue reading –

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Tom McGinnis
Monday Campus Manager
info@skatingacademy.org
617-787-5283

 

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