Registration Is Open!

  • FALL/WINTER TERMS (Membership required, passing levels, compete, and perform!)

  • COMPETITION CLASS (Eligibility-must be attending either a Tuesday and/or Thursday Basic or Jr. Club group lessons)
  • TO REGISTER starting September 1, 2022: Go to the drop down menu on the top of this page and select ‘REGISTRATION’ to get started.  HAVE QUESTIONS?  contact KAY POOL (kaymlarson@gmail.com) OR ERICA NOE (enoesk8@gmail.com)

Skating is one of the world’s greatest sports! Skating in Learn to Skate USA is fun, challenging and rewarding regardless of age. Skating is a sport that can last a lifetime! Whether your goal is to aim for the Olympics, learn to skate backward, improve your overall health and fitness, impress your friends, or just to have fun on the ice, you can find it with our Learn to Skate USA program.

Objectives of LEARN to SKATE USA:

  • Teach children and adults the fundamentals of ice skating 
  • Building confidence and proper skating skills 
  • Provide a progressive curriculum that ensures success from the first steps on the ice to the mastery of advanced skills  
  • Promote the health and fitness benefits of ice skating 
  • Equip each participant with the foundation necessary to reach their skating goal
  • Learn to Skate USA is the only ice skating program endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating, USA Hockey, and U.S. Speedskating.  

What do Marquette Figure Skating Club LTS USA lessons look like?

  • Four 5 week terms on Tuesday & Thursday evenings.
  • Ages 4 to Adult are eligible.
  • A skater may have a choice of 1 or 2 sessions of lessons per week. Two sessions are recommended for optimal progress. 
  • All classes are held at Marquette’s Lakeview Arena 
  • Taught by Professional Skaters Association, “Excellence on Ice” skating instructors.
  • Marquette Figure Skating Club Learn to Skate Membership is required.
  • Membership includes many other opportunities to skate.

Membership (Required)

Marquette Figure Skating Club Learn to Skate and Jr. Club Membership

  • Membership is effective through June 30, 2023
  • Opportunity to purchase 1 Club session to take a private lesson
  • $67.00 for the 1st family member and $25.00 for the 2nd family member
  • First family membership includes 3 fundraising cash cards to sell for $10 a piece

 

*NEW* Marquette Figure Skating Club Learn to Skate and Jr. Club Membership PLUS

  • Membership is effective through June 30, 2023
  • Opportunity to purchase up to 3 Club sessions to take private lessons
  • $98.00 for the first family member and $35.00 for the 2nd family member
  • First family membership includes 6 fundraising cash cards to sell for $10 a piece

 

All Learn to Skate and Jr. Club Memberships include:

    • Online Official LEARN TO SKATE Membership Card
    • Official LEARN TO SKATE Record Book
    • General Sports Accident Insurance
    • Badges earned
    • Marquette Figure Skating Club (MFSC) Monthly Newsletter (via email)
    • Fundraising cards
    • Eligibility to Competition Participation Opportunity (Competition Class)
    • Eligibility for Ice Show Melody on Ice (Registered required for Term 3 and 4) 
    • Eligibility for purchasing MFSC Club Ice Session(s) for private lessons 

Group Classes Available

  • BASICS (Snowplow Sam 1 through Basic 6) Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 – 6:50 pm 25 minutes instruction and 25 minutes of practice ice
    • Simple and progressive method of intimate small group instruction (3-6 skaters) for the basic skills of ice skating. 

 

  • JUNIOR CLUB (Pre-Freeskate level through FreeSkate 2) Tuesday and Thursday 6:25 – 7:20pm 25 minutes practice ice and 30 minutes instruction (full ice)
    • After completing Basic 6 skaters continue to work on badges that introduce Freeskating, Skating Skills, and Ice Dancing figure skating disciplines.

2022-2023 Group Class Schedule

TIMES: BASICS (6:00-6:50pm) and JUNIOR CLUB (6:25-7:20pm)

*Term 2 has no classes 11-22-22 and 11-24-22

Dates in RED have been updated due to a schedule change

Term 1 – 5 weeks Tuesday  9-27-22 to 10-25-22    
Term 2 – 5 weeks* Tuesday  11-1-22 to 12-8-22*
Term 3 – 5 weeks Tuesday  1-3-23 to 1-31-23
Term 4 – 5 weeks Tuesday 2-7-23 to 3-7-23
 
Term 1 – 5 weeks Thursday  9-39-22 to 10-27-22
Term 2 – 5 weeks* Thursday 11-3-22 to 12-10-22*
Term 3 – 5 weeks Thursday 1-5-23 to 2-2-23
Term 4- 5 weeks Thursday 2-9-23 to 3-9-23
*No class 11-22-22 and 11-24-22

2022-2023 Tuition

*NEW* Payment plan available when you sign up for Tuesday and Thursday night, all 4 terms

  • BASICS Payment Plan $148.00 per term
  • JUNIOR CLUB Payment Plan $168.00 per term

BASICS-Snowplow Sam (Beginner) through Basic 6

Tuition and Fees Multiple Night Discounts
  1 Night Savings 2 Nights Savings
1 Term     $90.00               $170.00  $10.00
All 4 Terms  $345.00  $15.00  *$560.00 $160.00

 *All 4 Term

Payment Plan

N/A 
 
 *$148.00 per term  $88.00

Tuition includes a Christmas Exhibition and Party (12-11-22) and End of Year Banquet (TBD).  Competition Class, Competitions, Private lessons and Melody on Ice Show are additional fees and ice time.

JUNIOR CLUB-Pre-Freeskate through Freeskate 2

Tuition and Fees Multiple Night Discounts
  1 Night Savings 2 Nights Savings
1 Term   $100.00    $190.00 $10.00
All 4 Terms  $385.00 $15.00  * $640.00  $160.00
*All 4 Term Payment Plan N/A

*$168.00 per term $88.00

Tuition includes a Christmas Exhibition and Party (12-11-22) and End of Year Banquet (TBD).  Competition Class, Competitions, Private lessons and Melody on Ice Show are additional fees and ice time.

*Payment plan available when you sign up for Tuesday and Thursday night, all 4 terms (BASICS $148.00 per term, JUNIOR CLUB $168.00 per term)

2022-2023 Optional Activities:

  • Ice Show: Melody on Ice 2023- Date TBD.  For all ages and abilities, sign up begins in October, participants must participate in Term 3 and 4 of lessons to be eligible. Costume and ice fee required.
  • Competition Class: Ron Carlson-Marquette International Open (RC-MIO) takes place in Marquette on February 10-12, 2022. All Snowplow Sam, Basics, and Jr. Club level events are offered.  RC-MIO is the figure skating event for the Meijer State Games of Michigan.  See information below.
  • Other Upper Peninsula competitions: Escanaba Holiday Classic, December 3, 2022
  • Christmas Party and Exhibition: December 11, 2022, Lakeview Arena
  • End of Year Banquet: Date TBD
  • Private Lesson Sessions: Offered Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights, from September 27, 2022 to March 16, 2023 at Lakeview Arena.  Ice Sessions can be purchased one session at a time (Drop in) at the cost of $19.00 per ice session.  Ice Session Packages are also available.  You make skate up to one private lesson session per week with a Learn to Skate Membership and UP TO 3 private lesson sessions with the Learn to Skate Membership PLUS.   If you are interested in Private Ice Sessions and Private Lessons please contact Kay Pool (906-869-4597, kaymlarson@gmail.com)   

Contact Kay Pool (kaymlarson@gmail.com) or Erica Noe (enoesk8@gmail.com) for more information on these activities. 

Competition Class

This class is an exciting, fun, and affordable introduction to competing.  The Competition Class prepares skaters to participate in local competition, the Escanaba Holiday Classic on December 3, 2022 and the Ron Carlson Marquette International Open (RC-MIO) on February 10-12, 2023.  The RC-MIO is the figure skating event for the Meijer State Games of Michigan Winter Games.  All Learn to Skate members are eligible to register for these class.  

Competition Class includes:

  • Escanaba Holiday Classic: On-ice group instruction for skaters, November 2022, dates and times TBD at Lakeview Arena
  • Ron Carlson Marquette International Open: On-ice group instruction for skaters on Sunday, January 8, 2023-February 5, 2023 from 4:30-5:00pm at Lakeview Arena
  • Coach assigned to your skater
  • Off-ice meetings for parents
  • Coaching at the competition

Competition Class Tuition and Extra expenses:

  • Competition Tuition: $90.00
  • Competition entry fee ($60.00 for one event, $30.00 for any additional events)
  • Appropriate competition attire (This will be covered in parent meetings)

-REGISTRATION INFORMATION-

Pre-Registration / Late Fee Registration: Pre-registration is necessary for all programming. Class time and instructor assignments will be posted rink side on the first night of each term. Registrations received less than 72 hours (3 days) prior to class start date will be accessed a $10.00 late fee.  Late registrations will be accepted after paying the late fee and based on class availability.

Registration and Payment is done on marquettefigureskating.org ONLY

Membership is required for all programming except Skate Camp

Two Group Classes each week are recommended for optimal progress

Rental Skates: $10.50 per/5 week term, per/night. Availability is limited, first come, first serve basis. Fees are paid to MFSC; please sign up for rental skates during the online registration process.

Volunteerism: The Marquette Figure Skating Club is a non-profit organization run by volunteers and provides many volunteer opportunities. You will be asked to select where you would like to volunteer during registration.  Please contact Volunteer Coordinator Erica Noe, enoesk8@gmail.com for more information.  

Snow Days: Skating classes are not always canceled when there is a school snow day.  Please check the MFSC Facebook page or website for information.  If time allows an email may be sent.

Refund PolicyNo make-up classes for missed or canceled sessions.  This includes Skate Camp and Competition Class.  Refunds will not be given for any reason except upon a physician’s written excuse.  Membership and Fundraising fees are non-refundable.

-HOW TO REGISTER-  

  1. Registration and Payment is online ONLY
  2. www.marquettefigureskating.org
  3. Select ‘Learn to Skate’ on the Home Page
  4. At the top of the ‘Learn to Skate’ page click the top bar and select ‘Registration’
  5. Fill out your personal information
  6. Check the boxes for the waivers
  7. Select the preferred volunteer position
  8. Learn to Skate Membership
  9. Select the Group Class Term(s) and which day (Tuesday, Thursday, or both) you would like to skate
  10. Rental Skates (if applicable)
  11. Late Registration Fee (if applicable)
  12. Payment (See below)
  13. Complete a separate registration for each skater

-PAYMENT INFORMATION-

  • Pre-registration is necessary
  • Payment is available online ONLY
  • No mailed payments will be accepted
  • Registration deadline is 3 days prior to lesson start date
  • Late registration will be accepted after paying the late fee and based on class availability.

*Marquette Figure Skating Club accepts the following Credit/Debit Cards: MasterCard, Visa, AmericanExpress, Discover, and Diners Club.  If you do not have a credit/debit card, please contact the administrators.

*NEW* for 2022-2023 LTS Season: If choosing the “Payment method’ (See ‘2022-2023 Tuition) an email will be sent with a payment link, no further registration after Term #1 will be necessary.

QUESTIONS?  Contact Learn to Skate Administrators

Erica Noe

enoesk8@gmail.com

1 (651) 315-5880

Kay Pool

kaymlarson@gmail.com

1 (906) 869-4597

SafeSport Public Statement –

MFSC is committed to creating a safe and positive environment for members’ physical, emotional and social development and ensuring that it promotes an environment free of miscon­duct. Members should not attempt to evaluate the credibility or validity of misconduct allegations as a condition for reporting to appropriate law enforcement authorities. Instead, it is the responsibility of each member to immediately report suspicions or allegations to Lorelei Johnson (phone: 906-204-4142 or loreleijohnson@alumni.edu) or safesport@usfig­ureskating.org. Complaints and allegations will be addressed under U.S. Figure Skating’s disciplinary rules and procedures.

MFSC recognizes that the process for training and motivating athletes will vary with each coach and athlete, but it is nevertheless im­portant for everyone involved in sport to support the use of motivational and training methods that avoid misconduct.

Marquette Figure Skating Club