GKSA Aspire Program

Ready to advance in the sport of figure skating?

The Greater Kalamazoo Skating Association offers the Aspire Program for Learn to Skate skaters’ levels Basic 3 and up. This program will provide an accelerated training program that will prepare skaters and their parents for club membership along with the various opportunities that follow (such as private lessons, competitions, synchronized skating, testing, Holiday Ice Revue, and more).

Through on-ice instruction and off ice training, participants will progress through a curriculum designed to improve the fundamental skills needed in figure skating. All within a positive and encouraging environment to enhance skaters learning experience.

For parents: informative sessions will be included to enhance your knowledge of the opportunities within the world of skating.

Program Information

  • Classes are offered for skaters level Basic 3 and higher
  • Fees Include
    • On-ice curriculum – specific to ability of skaters divided into small groups
    • Off-ice – warm-ups/stretching and conditioning
    • Parent education session
    • Introduction to figure skating opportunities
    • Class structure
      • 1/2 hour on-ice instruction following weekly lesson plan
      • At least one 15 minute off-ice training session after on-ice
      • Informational parent meeting during on-ice


Sundays Spring I: $90 

Tuesdays Spring I: $75


September 19: Aspire Ice (5:40-6:10pm)

September 26: Aspire Ice (5:40-6:10pm)

October 3: Aspire Ice (5:40-6:10pm)

October 10: Aspire Ice (5:40-6:10pm) 

October 17: Aspire Ice (5:40-6:10pm)

October 24: Aspire Ice (5:40-6:10pm)