The Northfield Skating School (NSS) encourages participation, enjoyment and achievement in skating by fostering a positive, challenging and inclusive learning environment. NSS is an official Learn to Skate USA program, endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey and US Speedskating, where you'll build skills and confidence for skating and for life. Skaters receive a weekly lesson and an open skate punch card for practices. Class assignments will be distributed at parent meeting. NSS reserves the right to cancel, combine, or adjust classes based on registration and does not pro-rate. For more information email email@example.com or visit facebook.com/northfieldskatingschool. Register for Northfield Skating School in 2 simple steps Step 1: Obtain or renew your annual Learn to Skate USA membership for $17.25 by visiting www.learntoskateusa.com.This step will need to be completed once annually, not every session. Learn to Skate membership year is July 1 - June 30. Registration is incomplete without an up-to-date LTS-USA membership. Step 2: Register and make payment through Community Education. Enter your skater's Learn to Skate membership number in the required section at the time of registration. Please also list as "new skater" or skills mastered in the notes section if you have skated but not with NSS. Registrations after January 5 will only be accepted if space permits and will also incur a $15 late fee. Things to note: No refunds after registration deadline; rental skates are available (first come, first served); and no double-bladed skates are permitted. Helmets are recommended for skaters age 6 and under. Registration is for current session and may not be transferred to future sessions. Like us on Facebook for program updates. NSS parent meeting via zoom on January 12, 7 - 8 p.m. Attendance a Zoom parent meeting required for all new parent/adult athletes. Please mark the date! Call Melissa at 507-664-3502 if interested in private skating lessons. Contact Northfield Skating School: Email: NorthfieldSkatingSchool@gmail.com Web: facebook.com/NorthfieldSkatingschool Snowplow Sam 1- 4 (ages 4 & 5) Designed to help the preschool age skater develop coordination, strength, and comfort on the ice. Skills include dips, swizzles, stops, and games. Skaters who complete Snowplow Sam enter the “Basic” curriculum. Basic 1-6 (ages 6+) Learn all fundamentals of the sport including forward and backward skating techniques, stops, turns, & edges. The Basic levels prepare skaters with the basic knowledge to enable advancement into specialized areas of skating. Skaters who complete Basic 6 enter Pre-Freeskate. Specialized classes are typically open to skaters Basic 4+ or Basic 5+. Adult 1- 6 (age 18+) Designed to promote overall fitness, improving balance and coordination while mastering skating basics. Skaters who complete Adult 6 enter Freeskate 1. Power/Edge Class - (Recommended for all skaters Basic 5 +) Develop your edges, strength, skating power, and agility in this fun class designed for our advancing skaters/players. Learn drills, exercises, and sequences that cover the ice surface to support and develop your skating foundation. Taught by NSS coaches.