Figure Skating

Figure Skating

Plex Figure Skate

This is a group figure skating program designed for skaters wanting to pursue the sport of figure skating. Skaters will have the opportunity to learn fundamental figure skating skills in the areas of stroking, edge development, ice dancing, freestyle, and theatre on ice. The program has been developed in a progressive sequential manner which includes awards / incentives and will be coached by our coaches.

Skaters must have completed or be passed Plex Skate Level 4. Skaters will concentrate on figure skating skills at are taught at the higher level badges until they reach Pre-Preliminary level of skating.
Appropriate figure skating attire is recommended.
USFSA & ISI skaters are eligible to enroll in this program provided they meet min. skill requirements.
OFFERED 12 months / year
6 week sessions
1 hr classes
(45 minute instruction + 15 min supervised practice time)

Private Figure Skating Lessons

Private lessons are available to members who are interested in pursuing the sport of figure skating on a one on one basis for 30min or 60min lessons. Private lessons are a great way to supplement a skaters group lesson development at the beginner levels. All advanced figure skaters require private lessons to achieve their goals in the USFSA test & competitive programs.

Below is the process for obtaining figure skating private lessons. Skaters should be working towards Plex Skate Level 5/6 (USFSA Basic 5/6) to Gold Freestyle.

  • Skater needs to purchase a monthly Freestyle “add-on” to their account
  • Skater will be able to access freestyle sessions scheduled for the month. Freestyle sessions are usually scheduled twice per week.
  • Skater needs to make arrangements for lessons from one of our coaching staff
  • All private lessons will take place on freestyle sessions only. Ask instructor for more details

Pricing (cost per session)
30min: $20 – $35
60min: $40 – $70

Meet Our On-ice Coaching Staff

The McKendree MetroRecPlex requires all of our coaching staff to be certified by USA Hockey, or the Professional Skating Association as well as be an active member of the USFSA. This ensures that the highest level of training is available to our members and skating students. Our goal is to provide the best on ice lesson experience as possible with our enthusiastic coaching staff.

Lyssa Cobb

Karen Geideman

Shauna Hamby

Debbie Kosak

Justine Oestricker

Bailey Manuel

Kelsey McFarland

Miabella Polistina

Keirra Wick