Learn to Skate Camps

Day & Time

  • Wednesdays, 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Note: All sessions are open to all learn to skate levels

Upcoming Dates

Wednesdays:

  • December 9
  • December 16

Saturdays:

  • December 12
  • December 19

Registration for all December Camps will open on Wednesday, November 18th at 5:00 p.m.

Camp Length: 75 minutes (60 minutes on-ice)

  • 15 minutes - Off-ice training 
  • 10 minutes - Skates On (Safety & Equipment Check)
  • 40 minutes - On-Ice Class
  • 10 minutes - Supervised Practice

Note: Groups will be divided by level / age

Cost

  • $25 per camp

Age & Level: Camps are open to ages 6 & up

  • Skaters must be able to properly fall down, stand up, march, and glide on their own to participate in a camp
  • If you are not able to confidently complete the above skills, we recommend starting with a private lesson. To schedule a private lesson, please contact Skating Lead, Courtney Walker
  • Please note: Staff cannot have physical contact with skaters due to COVID restrictions, so it is imperative that skaters can stand up on their own. Groups will be divided by skill level and age
  • If your skater is below age 6, able to meet the above requirements, and would like to sign up, please contact Skating Lead, Courtney Walker

Instructors

Courtney Walker - Skating School Lead

Numbers of Years Experience: 18 years teaching, 9 years Program Director Professional Affiliations: US Figure Skating Member Member of the Board of Directors for San Diego Figure Skating Club Professional Skaters Association Learn To Skate USA Member Skating/Compeitive Background: USFS Double Gold Medalist Coached by former national, international, and Olympic athletes/instructors Two-time synchronized skating Team USA athlete, competing for Team del Sol (Senior) nationally and internationally International Champion, 1st place overall at Trophy D'Ecosse in Dumfries, Scotland Winner of Christopher Buchanan Trophy for Most Entertaining Performance for short and long program 16 years combined competitive experience in singles and synchronized skating Disciplines/Specialties: Basic Skills and ISI All levels of USFS singles skating Edges and Power Skating Off ice strength and conditioning Synchronized Skating coach and choreographer Hockey strength, conditioning and edges Philosophy: As a coach, my wish is to instill passion and perseverence in every figure skating hopeful I meet. To educate and foster the foundations of a lifelong athlete and fellow enthusiast. As a Program Director, I would like to contribute in the building of confidence and commraderie inside a community of support and encouragement.

Kevin Trindl

Education Graduated with honors from California State University San Marcos with a BS in Kinesiology Experience 12 years of coaching figuring skating/hockey USFSA Gold Medalist Regional and Sectional figure skating competitor Coached 1st place Metro League High School Hockey Team Coached by Russian National Champion and Olympic competitor Specialties Skating/Edge work for hockey Off-ice conditioning and training

Matt Gauthier

• 10+ years of competitive ice and roller hockey • 4 years varisty roller hockey at Scripps Ranch High School • 2018 CIF Player of the Year for roller hockey at Scripps Ranch High School • 2018 All-academic team for roller hockey • 2018 first team All-CIF and All-Metro League for roller hockey

If you would like to receive information on our learn to skate class program once we are able to restart classes, please join our LEARN TO SKATE INTEREST LIST

More Information

For more information, contact:

Poway ICE Program Office
piprogramoffice@therinks.com

Poway ICE Skating School Lead – Courtney Walker
cwalker@therinks.com

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