Register for Youth Programs

ALL new skaters to Kraken Community Iceplex, register for Snowplow Sam #1 (age 3-6) or Basic Skills #1 (age 7-17). Skaters will be moved to an appropriate level after the first class in the session.

Skaters may level up in any of the seven weeks during the session. Supervisors are working with instructors to help skaters level up as quickly as they can while learning the FUNdamentals of skating correctly before advancing to the next, keeping the lessons fun, challenging and rewarding for everyone!

When registering for the next session of Learn to Skate, please look at the report card on your skater's lanyard. During the open enrollment period (last week of session) of each session, you’ll register for the level that your skater is on during that week.

Designed for first-time skaters ages 3-6, the four levels of Snowplow Sam develop preliminary coordination and strength to move around the ice. Each level is scheduled as a 7-week session. 8-week sessions begin June 17.

All 3-6 yr old skaters new to Kraken Community Iceplex should register for Snowplow Sam 1, and will be moved to an appropriate skill level group during their first lesson. 

Snowplow Sam Curriculum

Ages

3-6; co-ed

PRE-REQUISITE

None

Duration

30-min group classes 1x per week.

Skaters will advance through Snowplow Sam levels 1-4 at varying paces. 

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Designed for first-time skaters ages 7-17. The Basic Skills levels 1 & 2 are introductory levels to allow new skaters with no prior skating experience build confidence while learning to skate. 

All 7-17yr old skaters new to Kraken Community Iceplex should register for Basic Skills 1, and will be moved to an appropriate skill level group during their first lesson.

Basic Skills Curriculum

Ages

7-17; co-ed

PRE-REQUISITE

None

Or if under 7yrs, please complete SnowPlow Sam 4 

Duration

30-min group classes 1x per week.

Skaters will advance through Basic Skills levels 1-2 at varying paces. 

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Upon completion of Snowplow Sam 4 or Basic Skills 2, Figure Skating Basic Skills 3-6 is for skaters wishing to continue into Figure Skating.  

For the inaugural year of Learn to Skate at Kraken Community Iceplex, ALL skaters should register for SnowPlow Sam (ages 3-6), Basic Skills (ages 7-17) or Adult Learn to Skate. If skaters wish to progress into Learn to Skate: Figure Skating, they should discuss with their coach.

Basic Skills 3-6 Curriculum

Ages

3+; co-ed

PRE-REQUISITE

Snowplow Sam 4 or Basic Skills 2

Duration

30-min group classes 1x per week.

Skaters will advance through Basic Skills levels 3-6 at varying paces. Upon completion of Basic Skills 6, Skaters will advance to Emerald Edge programming as part of the Kraken Skating Academy. 

Upon completion of SnowPlow Sam 4 or Basic Skills 2, Hockey 1-2 is for skaters wishing to continue into Hockey.  

For the inaugural year of Learn to Skate at Kraken Community Iceplex, ALL skaters should register for SnowPlow Sam (ages 3-6), Basic Skills (ages 7-17) or Adult Learn to Skate. If skaters wish to progress into Learn to Skate: Hockey, they should discuss with their coach.

Hockey Curriculum

Ages

3+; co-ed

PRE-REQUISITE

Snowplow Sam 4 or Basic Skills 2

Duration

30-min group classes 1x per week.

Skaters will advance through Hockey 1-2 at varying paces. Upon completion of Hockey 2, players will advance to Learn to Play.  

*Denotes pre-requisite.

Schedule & Cost

Session Dates

Session 5 runs 7-weeks from Apr 25 - Jun 17, 2022. Registration for skaters is closed.

Summer Session runs 8-weeks from Jul 5 - Aug 27, 2022. Registration for all skaters is open.

Session Days & Times

Click the Register Now button on your desired program above to view available days and times.

Cost

$189 for one 7-week session
+ $17.50 USA Learn to Skate registration* 

Includes complimentary skate rentals and 3 public skate passes redeemable during the session. 

*If you already have a valid USA Learn to Skate number, please contact Guest Services so we can process your registration without applying the US Learn to Skate registration.

Required Gear

  • Helmets are mandatory for all ages and levels in Learn to Skate. Hockey helmet with facemask is recommended. Bike, ski and skateboard helmets will work.
  • Ice Skates: Rental skates are provided if you do not have your own.
  • Bring gloves or mittens.
  • Warm clothes: Layers are best, no jeans (Please do not dress your skater up in full hockey gear. If hockey is your interest, as they progress in their skating skills, we will slowly add pieces of equipment.
  • Thin socks. (We all think thick socks are better, not in ice skates)

Financial Assistance

Financial support for Learn to Skate programming is available through the One Roof Foundation.

Financial Assistance

What to Expect

Learn to Skate USA and the Seattle Kraken Skating Academy want your first day on the ice to be safe, memorable and fun! Watch this orientation video to ensure that you start your skating journey off right.

Learn to Skate USA logo

All skaters in Learn to Skate will require a Learn to Skate USA Membership that runs annually from July 1 through June 30 of the following year. You can purchase your Learn to Skate USA membership when registering for your classes on the DaySmart registration portal.

 

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