Greater Kalamazoo Skating Association

Presents: Learn To Skate USA Program

Contact GKSA Learn to Skate Program:

learn2skate@skatekalamazoo.org

The Learn to Skate USA program was developed for beginner skaters, ages 3+. Students participate in group lessons where a professional coach instructs them on the basic techniques used by professional figure skaters. GKSA helps to establish the foundation young skaters need to become confident and successful on the ice.

Learn To Skate Levels & Curriculum Information

Designed specifically for preschool children, these levels help develop the strength necessary to maneuver on the ice, utilizing creative games and toys.

USFS Snowplow Curriculum

Skaters learn forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers, turns and Mohawks

USFS Basic Skills Curriculum

Introduction to jumps and spins

Endorsed by USA Hockey as their learn to skate curriculum   From here, skaters may move directly to a learn to play program.

USA Hockey Curriculum

Designed for the beginning adult skater

USFS Adult Curriculum

What Opportunities Are Available After Learn To Skate?

1. Learn To Skate USA