ICEHOUSE FIGURE SKATING ACADEMY

Medibank Icehouse offers a range of classes and team training opportunities within the Figure Skating Academy.




TERM 4 2014

Enrolments for Term 4 are now open

To enroll please follow this link to our e-store

Scroll down to find out information and times of classes, teams and squads *Subject to change

Key dates -

Classes commence after the September School Holidays. Monday the 6th, Wednesday the 8th, Friday the 10th Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of October.




CHRISTMAS SHOW 2014

For Levels Intermediate 1 & Adult 3 and above

If you wish to star and be part of the cast in this year’s show please read this form for more information.

The form must be returned to the show Director Dorothy Bisset.

You must also pay for registration via this link to our online store or at the Medibank Icehouse.

If you wish to audition for a main character role please read this form for information.




RISING STARS AND ELITE RISING STARS

For Levels Freeskate 1,2,3,4 & ISA (Ice Skating Australia) Preliminary

Rising Stars is an elite level developmental program for levels Free Skate 1 and 2. Classes take place on Wednesday evenings. Skaters in Free skate 3 level to ISA Preliminary are eligible for our Elite Rising Stars.  The Rising Stars Program is a bridge program from our Skate School to our Figure Skating Academy Advanced Class program, and to competitive figure skating. 


  • Wednesday the 8th of October to December the 10th 5:15pm-6:00pm. $250 for a 10 week Term.

  • Rising Stars taken with Edges, Power and Moves in the Field class 6:00pm-6:30pm $380 for 10 week Term. Edges, Power and Moves in the Field class normally $180 per term save $50.





PRELIMINARY PREPARTION PROGRAM

 

For Levels Freeskate 3 and above to ISA (Ice Skating Australia) Preliminary

 

A group class, on ice training aiming towards the Preliminary test patterns and test program.

Gaining competition proficiency with a focus on jumps and spins drills.


  • Wednesday the 8th of October to the 10th of Decmeber  6:45pm-7:15pm. $200 for  a 10 weeks

  • The Preliminary Preparation Program taken with Edges, Power and Moves in the Field class 6:00pm-6:30pm $330 For a 10 week Term.  Edges, Power and Moves in the Field class normally $180 per term save $50.





EDGES, POWER AND MOVES IN THE FIELD CLASS

For Levels Youth and Adult Freeskate 1 and above

 

Edges, Power class and Moves in the Field class builds and improves skating skills such as speed and flow often providing a cardiovascular workout- complimentary for all competitive level skaters. Also included test patterns for the Australian National Testing structure (ISA pattern Tests). These patterns focus on skills like power, extension, edges, turns and flexibility, and are recommended for Free Skate level and above.  


  • Wednesday the 8th of October to December the 10th 6:00pm-6:00pm $22 drop in price. $180 for a 10 week term save $40.



 

ICE DANCE SENIOR AND JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT SQUADS

For ISA level prelimiary and above, or skaters who have passed Dance 4

Ice Dance is one of the most beautiful disiplines of figure skating, and focuses on musicality, presentation and flow.  Whether you are interested in competing, using it to enhance your solo skating, or just being social, Ice Dance can benefit skaters in many ways.  The primary instructors for these programs are Mark Hochmann, and Katherine Firkin, however other instructors may substitute the class from time to time.


  • Saturday the 18th of October to the 6th of December 8:00am-9:00am. $208 for an 8 week  term. $29.5 per drop in save $28 with term enrolment.


Want to start ice dance? Enrol first in Skate School  Dance level 1 - designed for skaters of all ages to learn the basics of Ice Dance and dance patterns (Dutch Waltz, Canasta Tango, Swing Dance and Fiesta Tango). For skaters who've passed Intermediate 2 / Adult 3 level and above.




OFF-ICE BALLET FOR SKATERS 

For Levels all levels Youth and Adult

Classical Ballet is an essential training tool for all figure skaters, and this class is open to skaters of all levels and ages.  This class is designed to enhance posture, turn-out, musicality, presentation and flexibility. The primary instructor for this class is Svetlana Maskevich, however, other instructors may substitute the class when required.


  • Thursday the 9th of October to 18th December 7:00pm-8:00pm. $150 for the 10 week term




NOVICE SYNCHRONIZED SKATING TEAM - HARMONY

For skaters who have completed Aussie Skate Syncro 4

Team training for at Novice level Synchro.


  • Wednesday the 8th of October to December the 10th 4:30pm-5:15pm plus off-ice 6:00-6:30pm. $250 for 10 week term




 ADULT SYNCHRONIZED SKATING TEAM - ON EDGE

OPEN SYNCHRONIZED SKATING TEAM -FINESSE


On Edge is our resident Adult Synchronized Skating team, and Finesse is the newest addition to the program, aimed at providing Synchronized team opportunity for skaters of all ages.  The teams are currently preparing to compete at Victorian State Championships and the National Championships under the direction of coach, Amber Briant. If you are interested in joining in the team, or the Open Synchro Team "Finesse". 




THEATRE ON ICE TEAM - MELBOURNE STARS

For levels Freeskate 1 and above aged under 15 years. 

The Youth Theatre on Ice Team have compete at the National Federation Challenge Canberra and are two times Gold Medalist (2013 and 2014) They have also competed at other competitions such as  the Crystal Challenge.

The 2014 Team are training under the instruction of Olympian and former men’s National champion Cameron Medhurst. Skaters Freeskate 1 and above are welcome to join the subject to available places.-


  • Sunday the 12th October to the 14th December (includes Christmas Show performances in December. $250 per term for the 10 week term. This cost includes ice time, off-ice practice (as required) and coaching fees. Costumes and competition costs are additional.





ADULT COFFEE CLUB

Mondays at 9:30am to 10:30am.  Adult Coffee Club is open to Adults over the age of 18 who are skating at an Adult 3 level and above.  This class includes free public skating on the day of the class, and focuses on edges, turns and general skating skills in a fun and social way.  This class will be running on a drop-in only basis.  The primary instructor for this class is Dorothy Bisset, however, other instructors may substitute the class from time to time - $22 per class




For more information, help with booking or general enquires 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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