ADULT LEARN-TO-SKATE

Medibank Icehouse offers lessons for adults so anyone, young or old, can learn to skate in a fun, supportive and relaxed environment. These classes are unique in that they allow you to move at your own pace, while always giving you new challenges and goals to set for yourself.

Four specially designed levels allow you to move through the basic skills of ice skating at your own pace.  So whether it's your first time on the ice, or you're looking to brush up on your skills, Medibank Icehouse has a class for you!  Supplementary Classes and Private Lessons are also offered within the Adult Learn-to-Skate program for well-rounded skill development.

Adult Easter Camp - REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

  • Sunday 13th April 
  • Camp groups divided by level
  • 8:30-10:45am on ice, 11am-12noon off ice (free warm up ice available from 8:00-8:30am)
  • Levels Adult 1-4, Adult Freeskate 1-4, and ISA Bronze, Silver, Gold
  • Camp fees $75


Adult Skate School Term 2 2014

Term 2 Enrolments ARE NOW OPEN! Please CLICK HERE to enrol via the online estore

Select your class level from the drop-down list under the "SKATE SCHOOL" menu tab

*New registrations must include the once-off $62 registration fee, and online accounts must be created in parents/guadian name (must be over 18)    

  • Saturday mornings 9 week term $198:  26th April to 21st June
  • Sunday mornings 9 week term $198: 27th April to 29th June  *please note: no classes on sunday 8th June
  • Wednesday afternoons 10 week term $220:  23rd April to 25th June

Click here to view the Term 2 class timetable

To register your expression of interest please complete this form or call (03) 8631 3997



 

Skate School Term 2 General Information: 

FIRST TIME ENROLLING:
To enroll in your first class skaters need to be confident in balancing on their own and taking basic skating steps and gliding on the ice. If you are new to the ice we recommend first trying a FREE 15 minute "quick start" lesson. 
If this is your first time enrolling in Skate School at Medibank Icehouse, you will probably need to register for:

If you are unsure of what level to enroll in because you have previous skating experience, please contact us at programs@icehouse.com.au or on 03 8631 3997 and we can assist you in selecting the appropriate class and/or provide an assessment where necessary.

Please note that a once off $62 registration fee is due for all first-time enrollments, so don’t forget to add that to your shopping cart before you check out. Please Click Here to purchase your registration fee online

 

When are the classes held? Skate School term dates are in line with the Victorian School term:

How long is each class? Each skater receives 30 minute group lesson, plus 30 minutes practice ice AND FREE public skating following your lesson! 

How many skaters in each class? Class size is limited to 8 skaters (6 for Tots classes).

What are the term fees? Aussie Skate program requires a term payment in advance, which is based on $22 per week Eg. 10 week Term =$220 + a once-off $62 registration fee.  Term 1 is $198 for 9 week term (Saturday and Sunday), $220 for 10 week term (Wednesdays only)

What is included? Skate and helmet hire is included in the cost of the program. Your registration fees include a cool backpack and an instructional handbook and parents guide with everything you need to know!

Can I take additional classes? Yes! Once you have passed the Basic 1 and 2 classes we have a range of Supplementary Classes which we recommend, starting with Stroking & skills class which is designed to help you improve your core class skills and try some more challenging skills! 

Can I also take a private lesson? One-on-one Lessons are also available during the practice ice time, and in the following public session. To book a private lesson please contact the coaches directly.  Icehouse coach contact details are available on our Coaches Profiles page.

PRACTICE ICE: Practice ice is available to all skate School participants: Saturdays at 8:00-8:30am and 9:00-9:30am and Sundays at 8:00-8:30am and 10:15-10:45am. Private lesson bookings can be made in these sessions. Bookings need to be made directly with the coaches prior to the start of term, and lesson fees paid at the ticket counter. Click here to view coaches contact details.

SUPPLEMENTARY CLASSES

Supplementary classes are offered to all skaters with a current enrollment in a term based core class. Supplementary classes are essential for well-rounded development and all skaters are encouraged to enroll in at least one supplementary class in addition to their core class. You can find these classes grouped with your core class on the online store. Cost: Up front Term payment based on $11 per week - $99 for the 9 week term.

Stroking & skills Classes: Stroking classes focus on the gliding movements of skating with an emphasis on extension, alignment and flexibility. These classes help skaters get more power out of their skating and experiment with some new moves and skills!

Ice Dance: Ice Dance 1/2 class teaches the basic dance steps and patterns of the Dutch Waltz and Canasta Tango. Recommended for skaters in Intermediate 1/Adult 3 levels and up. Classes available Saturday and Sunday 8:30-9:00am for level 1/2, and Saturdays 8am-8:30am for level 3/4.

Synchro Mini Teams: Have fun learning the basics of Synchronized skating in a small team of 6-8 skaters! Recommended for Skaters in Novice 2/Adult 2 levels and up.

CORE CLASSES

Adult 1: This class is designed for adult beginners who are aged 15 years and over.  We recommend that those enrolling in this class can balance on their own and take basic skating steps before they attend their first class. If you are new to the ice we recommend trying a FREE 15minute "quick start" lesson. 

*Please be reminded that if this is your first time enrolling, a once off $62 registration fee is due, and can also be paid online in the same transaction as your term fee.

Adult 2: This class is designed for adults aged 15 years and over who have passed Adult 1. In addition to this core class, the Adult 2 Stroking Class is also recommended to supplement the skills you will learn in Adult 2. Please note that you must be enrolled in Adult 2 to enroll in any Stroking or other supplementary classes.

Adult 3: This class is designed for adults aged 15 years and over who have passed Adult 2. In addition to this core class, the Adult 3 Stroking Class and Adult Edges Class are also recommended to supplement the skills you will learn in Adult 3. Please note that you must be enrolled in Adult 3 to enroll in any Stroking, Edges or other supplementary classes.

Adult 4: This class is designed for adults aged 15 years and over who have passed Adult 3. In addition to this core class, the Adult 4 Stroking Class and Adult Edges Class are also recommended to supplement the skills you will learn in Adult 4. Please note that you must be enrolled in Adult 4 to enroll in any Stroking, Edges or other supplementary classes. 

Adult Freeskate 1: This class is designed for adults aged 15 years and over who have passed Adult 4. In addition to this core class, the Adult Freeskate Stroking Class and Adult Edges Class are also recommended to supplement the skills you will learn in Freeskate 1. Please note that you must be enrolled in Freeskate 1 to enroll in any Stroking, Edges or other supplementary classes.  

Adult Freeskate 2: This class is designed for adults aged 15 years and over who have passed Freeskate 1. In addition to this core class, the Adult Freeskate Stroking Class and Adult Edges Class are also recommended to supplement the skills you will learn in Freeskate 2. Please note that you must be enrolled in Freeskate 2 to enroll in any Stroking, Edges or other supplementary classes. 

Adult Freeskate 3: This class is designed for adults aged 15 years and over who have passed Freeskate 2. In addition to this core class, the Adult Freeskate Stroking Class and Adult Edges Class are also recommended to supplement the skills you will learn in Freeskate 3. Please note that you must be enrolled in Freeskate 3 to enroll in any Stroking, Edges or other supplementary classes. 

Adult Freeskate 4: This class is designed for adults aged 15 years and over who have passed Freeskate 3. In addition to this core class, the Adult Freeskate Stroking Class and Adult Edges Class are also recommended to supplement the skills you will learn in Freeskate 4. Please note that you must ben enrolled in Freeskate 4 to enroll in any Stroking, Edges or other supplementary classes.

DROP IN CLASSES

Medibank Icehouse also offer a range of Drop In Figure Skating classes for more information click here.

For more information, or to book, please contact us at:
programs@icehouse.com.au
(03) 8631 3997

Programs Refund Policy

A full or partial refund will be issued if:

  1. Medibank Icehouse is unable to provide the program that the participant originally paid for due to lack of demand, technical issues or rescheduling.
  2. Severe injury or illness prevents the participant from beginning or completing the full program.

Full or partial credit will be issued if:

  1. Minor injury or illness prevents the participant from beginning or completing the full program.
  2. The participant is not suited for the particular program they’ve registered for, and is moved to another program. In this case, the credit from the original program will be used to fund the new program.

Refund or credit will not be issued in cases in which:

  1. The participant is not interested in completing the program.
  2. The participant’s availability changes, and they are unable to complete the program.
  3. The participant engages in abusive, immoral or disruptive behavior towards Medibank Icehouse staff or visitors, and is dismissed from the venue.


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