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If you're interested in learning to ice skate for enjoyment and recreation, or if you want to develop the skating skills to become a figure skater or hockey player, private ice skating instruction is for you!

Private instruction is provided exclusively by qualified instructors approved by the RMU Island Sports Center. Instructors are experienced professionals that offer all levels of instruction based on your personal goals.

Lessons are offered from beginner through advanced levels for recreational ice skating, figure skating and basic hockey skills.

To schedule a private lesson, refer to the list of Private Instructors and contact the instructor directly. Please note that instructors set their own lesson schedules based on their availability, and the RMU Island Sports Center is not responsible for instructors' private lesson schedules.

Additional questions in regards to private ice skating instruction or other RMU ISC skating programs may be directed to the Skating Director

Basic Skating Skills: Instruction on basic fundamentals of ice skating, including the proper way to fall and get up, forward and backward skating, stopping, turns and crossovers. Prepares skaters for more advanced skating in figure skating or hockey.
Figure Skating: Skaters learn more advanced skills such as jumps, spins and footwork, which are building blocks for freestyle and ice dancing.
Basic Hockey Skills: Skaters learn the basic skating skills necessary to advance to more advanced hockey techniques and power skating. No sticks or pucks.

2017-18 Private Instructor Brochure (click on brochure link to open pdf - 2 pages)

Full Time Staff Coach: Full time coaches are devoted to coaching as their career. They spend time on and off ice "managing" their students skating path for testing and competitions and often assist other full or part coaches with supplemental lessons for skaters. General Skills Taught: Basic Skating Skills, Figure Skating Competitive & Recreational, Hockey Skills

Part Time Coaches: Part Time Coaches are accomplished skaters who are in college or have chosen skating as a secondary career choice. They are devoted to the development of their skater but may not be available to attend testing sessions or competition events. General Skills Taught: Basic Skating Skills, Figure Skating, Hockey Skills Junior Coaches: At least 16 years of age or older and are still in high school.

Junior Coaches are accomplished skaters who are limited in their coaching time due to their school schedules and are still actively training as skaters. General Skills Taught: Basic Skating Skills, Basic Figure Skating Skills, Basic Hockey Skills POLICIES AND PROCEDURES