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    ICE SKATING PROGRAM FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    Registration is ongoing for mom and me, home school, learn to skate lessons, hockey.

    Drop in hockey is available Tuesday and Thursday 1:30-2:30pm

    Stick & Shoot - Wednesday evenings from 7-9pm

    Skate with Santa - December 15th from 1-3pm - $5 admission

    We also host: Birthday parties, Company Parties

    For more information contact Pam Nearhoof at (719)333-0229

    Question: How much do lessons cost?
    Answer: $60 plus a one-time per year USFS fee of $12.

    Question: How long are sessions?
    Answer: 1/2 hour, 1 day a week.

    Question: What does the price include?
    Answer: The price includes skate rental (if needed) and practice time the day of the lesson.

    Question: How old do you have to be?
    Answer: 3 years to 99! (Younger children can be evaluated by an instructor to determine if they are ready for lessons).

    Question: What should you wear?
    Answer: Warm, loose clothing, hats, gloves. Helmets are highly encouraged for figure skating lessons and mandatory for hockey lessons.

    Question: On what days are lessons offered?
    Answer: On Monday & Tuesday evenings and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday daytime

    Question: How are children grouped?
    Answer: Children and adults are grouped according to level/age/ability.

    Question: How often do you have lessons?
    Answer: Lessons are scheduled for a six-week period.

    Question: What program do you follow?
    Answer: Our lessons follow the curriculum for the U.S. Figure Skating Skate with U.S. Program / USFS.

    Question: What are your hours of operation?
    Answer: Currently, recreational skating hours are; Monday-Friday-Noon to 1:30 p.m., Monday-Tuesday evening 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Sunday-1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Question: Who is eligible to skate at the Air Force Academy Ice Arena?
    Answer: The Air Force Academy Athletic Corporation welcomes everyone to take lessons and attend recreational skating sessions. We are open to the public.

    Question: What are the fees?
    Answer: Cadets skate for FREE on rec skating only. A fee of $2 for will be charged for skate rental. General public admission is $3.00, skate rental is $2.00 and lessons are $60.00. Freestyle is $8 and drop in hockey is $8.00.

    Question: What size skates do you have?
    Answer: Children's sizes 8-4 figure skates, children's hockey in size 10-4; Adult sizes 4 1/2-13 figure skates, 5-13 hockey skates.

    Question: How many Instructors do you have?
    Answer: Currently, we have 5 instructor/coaches. Donna Baker, Patti Gottwein, Stephanie Kuban, Reuben Archuleta and Carrie Manney.

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