LEWISTON — The Androscoggin Bank Colisee is offering Learn to Skate classes based on the United State Figure Skating (USFS) Learn to Skate USA curriculum. The Learn to Skate USA comprehensive, ongoing method teaches everything from the basic fundamentals to advanced skating skills with every class emphasizing mastering the individual elements.

Your child will learn glides, swizzles, edges and crossovers. Your child will also learn positivity, confidence and personal strength.

Beginner Learn To Skate Program

Free | Ages four and up

They offer a free Beginner Learn to Skate program in the fall. This is a fun program for children with little to no skating experience. The goal is to have children gain confidence on the ice while developing their skating skills. The FREE 10 week program will be offered on Saturday mornings starting in September. There is no age limit, although the majority of skaters are ages 4 and up.

Schedule: Saturdays from 7:50a – 8:50a; 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 12/2


Space is limited. 

*A players may only access “Free” program once per season. General rule, if a player completes a 10 week session then that player should be ready to graduate to the next level.

Advanced Learn To Skate Program

$100 | Ages four and up

They offer an advanced Learn to Skate program that has two sessions per season (fall and winter). Participants who have previous experience or have mastered the skills presented in the beginners session, are ready for a more sport specific approach. Advanced Learn to Skate transitions skaters for hockey or figure skating goals.

Schedule: Saturdays from 9a – 10a; 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 12/2

To register go to http://www.thecolisee.com/skating/learn-to-skate/ or contact Jim Mericer at 207-783-2009 x208/jmercier@thecolisee.com

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