FAQ

 

What class do I sign up for?

If you or your child have never skated before, or have never had any formal training, we recommend starting in the following classes: Snowplow Sam 1 (SPS1) for ages 3-5; Basic 1 (BS1) for ages 6 and older; Hockey 1 – 4 is recommended for children who would like to pursue Hockey, and have little or no skating experience, ages 3 – 7.

 

What is the class progression?

After Snowplow Sam 1, ages 3-5 advance to Snowplow Sam 2, 3, 4 and then to Basic 2.  After Basic 1, ages 6+ advance to Basic 2-6 levels, then on to Pre-Freeskate, then to Freeskate 1-6 levels. After Hockey 1-4, we recommend the child enter into the Introduction to Hockey program offered through Washington County Hockey Association. Please see their website for more details.

 

 

What are the prices of the classes?

2018-2019 prices

Snow Plow Sam 1 - Basic 1 class: $80

Hockey class: $90

Basic 2 - Free Skate class: $90 

 

What do I need to wear?

Please wear warm, comfortable, layered clothing including gloves and thin, warm socks. You may choose to have your child wear a bike or hockey helmet.

 

How and where do I sign up?

 

 

What do I need to do the first day?

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start time of your first class. Volunteers will guide you where to go. Be ready to have fun!!

 

Can I make up a missed class?

Due to the scheduling of ice time, missed classes cannot be made up.

 

Can I get a refund?

KMFSC has a no-refund policy on classes after the first week of each session.

 

What other classes are offered?

KMFSC offers many different types of skating classes including: Synchronized skating, Spin, and Power & Edge. These classes are offered at different times throughout the year. Visit the Learn to Skate section of our website to learn more about what is currently offered.

 

How do I get to be part of the annual Ice Show?

The Ice Show is our end of season showcase of all of our skaters. It is a very exciting experience to be a part of. Any skater that is registered in a Learn to Skate class within our program, or is a KMFSC member, or is a KMFSC associate member is welcome to be a part of the Ice Show.  Visit the Ice Show section of our website for more details with the date and times of the show. We welcome all skaters, new and returning to join the Ice Show.

 

How do I practice my skating?

To progress through the skating classes and get the most out of your lessons, it is recommended for each ½ hour lesson that a skater practices for 1 hour on their own time. The club has many open ice times to practice. Visit the Practice Ice section of our website to learn about the times, dates, and prices for practice ice. You may also choose to work one on one with a certified coach.

 

How do I choose a coach?

Many skaters choose to work with a coach one-on-one to develop their skills, and progress faster. Working with a coach can offer the opportunities to participate in competitions and test sessions. Visit the Coach section on our website to learn about the coaches. You may email them directly to determine availability and ask questions. You may also ask the Learn the skate coach to see if they are available for private coaching.

 

What is the best place to buy skates or skating apparel?

Many times throughout the season, we offer a used skate/apparel sale at the rink during Learn to Skate sessions. This is a great way to buy used skates/equipment or to sell your skating equipment. Look for details in our monthly newsletters.

 

What is the Kettle Moraine Figure Skating Club?

The KMFSC is a Figure Skating club devoted to the instruction and development of the sport of Figure Skating in the Washington County Community. KMFSC is a 100% parent volunteer non-profit 501c(3) sports club. We currently have a membership of more than 35 skaters and parents. New club members are always welcome. Visit ourMembership section on the website to learn more about our different membership opportunities and the many benefits the members receive. We have club activities and meetings. If you are interested in becoming a member, email us. We welcome all interested and hope you can join us. 

 

How do I learn more about the Kettle Moraine Figure Skating Club or upcoming events?

Our website is continually updated to provide the most up to date information. We also have bulletin boards located at the rink with current information. We distribute a newsletter with current information through email. Like us on Facebook or ask a club member or board member. We are always available to answer your questions.