Group lessons offer your skater plenty of opportunity to work on developing skills for on ice, and are appropriate if they’re a recreational skater, or have goals that include figure skating or ice hockey. CIFSC is currently partnered with Des Moines Youth Hockey Association to help your skater develop the skating skills necessary to learn hockey. Our summer camp includes a 60 minutes of practice ice followed by a 30 minute group skill lesson. There are classes available for 3 year olds to adult, and for all skill levels! Each participant is invited to join their class for a performance routine in the Winter and Spring Shows!
All summer sessions take place at Metro Ice Sports, 5100 NW 72nd St., Urbandale, IA 50322.
The 8 week ChillZone Summer Skate Camp is $160/skater, and includes 8 classes on Friday evenings. Full payment is due by the first day of the camp. Cash, Checks or Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express) are accepted.
ChillZone Summer Skate Camp
|Fridays, June 16, 23; July 7, 14, 21; August 11, 18, 25
Group Lessons: Practice Ice: 5:45 – 6:15 PM + Group Class: 6:15 – 6:45 PM.
Private Lessons for Club Members: 5:15 – 6:15 PM.
Download, print and fill out the registration form. Submission instructions are on the form.
|Pre-K – K6||These classes are designed for the beginning skater. They focus on finding balance and comfort on the ice as well as working to develop the muscle groups that will be required later in more advanced courses.||It is highly recommended all skaters wear figure skates at this stage since figure skates have an elongated back edge and provide more stability for wobbly beginners. Figure skate rentals are included in the price. Please wear a warm and close fitting jacket; pants and gloves as it gets cold on the ice.|
|Hockey||Hockey classes are for skaters comfortable on the ice and ready to focus on the specific skating techniques used in hockey. They will also continue to develop the different muscle groups to get ready for the hockey season.||
Intro to hockey skates
Intro to gloves and helmet
Full hockey gear
|Level 1 – 7||These classes focus on moves required for many different ice skating sports. Figure skating; speed skating and hockey all use the basics taught to ensure the skater is ready to step into multiple ice sports.||Skaters can use figure skates or hockey skates at these levels. Skate rentals are included in the price.* Please wear a warm and close fitted jacket; pants and gloves as it is cold on the ice.|
|Adult||The adult classes teach the same beginning techniques but at a relaxing pace. For those who wish to use ice skating as a method of exercise or relaxation or just to learn how – this class is for you!||It is highly recommended all skaters wear figure skates at this stage since figure skates have an elongated back edge and provide more stability for wobbly beginners. Figure skate rentals are included in the price. Please wear a warm and close fitting jacket; pants and gloves as it gets cold on the ice.|