Homeschool Classes

The Rinks - Yorba Linda ICE offers a variety of skating classes for all ages and levels, as well as specialty programs as part of our Learn to Skate program. See below for more information.

Current series

Home School Learn to Skate Classes - click here for more information about days and times available.

Group classes are the fastest and safest way to learn and enjoy any sport or recreational activity. Skating classes at Anaheim ICE include the following benefits:

  • Entertaining and fun!
  • Great source of exercise
  • Meet new friends
  • Build self-confidence and sportsmanship
  • Participate in group performances

Anaheim ICE has group classes for all ages and abilities:

Ages 3-5

  • Tot classes
  • Parent & Me classes

Ages 6-15

  • Youth classes
  • Elite classes
  • Hockey Skills classes
  • Homeschool classes
  • Off-ice classes

Ages 16 & Up

  • Adult Classes

An 8-week series of skating classes include the following:

  • One half-hour lesson per week
  • Public Session admission on the day of your class
  • Skate rental on the day of your class
  • Five additional public skating passes (valid only during 8-week session)
  • Practice recommendation on the 5th class
  • Progress report on the 7th class
  • Certificate of Completion on the 8th class
  • Bring a Guest class on the 8th class

Homeschool Class Curriculum (6-15 years)

Homeschool Basic 1 (Prerequisite – none)

  • Sit and stand up – on-ice
  • March forward across the ice
  • Forward two-foot glide
  • Dip 
  • Forward swizzles (6 in a row)
  • Backward wiggles (6 in a row)
  • Beginning snowplow stop, in place (right and left)

*Bonus skill: Two-foot hop in place

Homeschool Basic 2 (Prerequisite – Homeschool Basic 1)

  • Sit and stand up – on-ice
  • March forward across the ice
  • Forward two-foot glide
  • Dip 
  • Forward swizzles (6 in a row)
  • Backward wiggles (6 in a row)
  • Beginning snowplow stop, in place (right and left)

*Bonus skill: Two-foot hop in place

Homeschool Basic 3 (Prerequisite – Homeschool Basic 2)

  • Beginning forward stroking showing correct use of blade
  • Forward half swizzle pumps on a circle (clockwise and counterclockwise, 6 in a row)
  • Moving forward to backward two-foot turns on a circle (clockwise and counterclockwise)
  • Beginning backward one-foot glides - focus on balance
  • Backward snowplow stop - right and left
  • Forward slalom

*Bonus skill: Forward pivots - clockwise & counterclockwise

Homeschool Basic 4 (Prerequisite – Homeschool Basic 3)

  • Forward outside edge on a circle (right and left, 3 seconds)
  • Forward inside edge on a circle (right and left, 3 seconds)
  • Forward crossovers (clockwise and counterclockwise)
  • Backward half swizzle pumps on a circle (clockwise and counterclockwise)
  • Backward one-foot glides (right and left, 2 seconds)
  • Beginning two-foot spin - up to two revolutions

*Bonus skill: Forward lunges - both legs

More Information

For more information, contact:

Yorba Linda ICE Program Office
714.692.8776 ext. 10
ylprogramoffice@therinks.com

Yorba Linda ICE Skating Manager – Shari Jude
sjude@therinks.com

The Rinks Figure Skating Director – Alex Chang
achang@therinks.com