Train

Our team of competitors earns first place rankings due to their hard work and dedication to on-ice and off-ice training. We are the only skating school in Chicago who offers two hours of consecutive ice time, two days a week in downtown Chicago. We also offer private and semi-private lessons to help students advance faster.

GROUP TRAINING

10-Week Sessions

Our competitor skaters train as a team with up to five coaches on Thursdays, 4:30 to 6:30 pm and Saturdays, 10 am to 12 noon at Johnny’s IceHouse East, 1350 W. Madison. The Group Training sessions gives each skater the opportunity to practice and fine-tune his or her competition routines so they can be their best at competition. Learn more about competing>

COST for 10 lessons

Two Hours – $720
One Hour – $370
Annual USFSA Basic Skills Membership $15

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Summer Skating Camps

summercamp2_2016Our Summer Skating Camps give skaters the chance to train like an Olympian. Their structure schedule includes:

  • 8:30 to 8:50 a.m. – warm-up at Johnny’s IceHouse East (Wednesdays at 8 a.m.)
  • 9 to 11 a.m. – on-ice training
  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – off-ice training at Skinner Park on Monroe Street

On the last day of each camp, skaters are invited to show off their routines from 10 to 11 a.m. Parents/Guardians, bring your cameras and watch your young skaters perform like a star! After skating, we’ll celebrate with a bowling party at Diversey River Bowl, 2211 W. Diversey. Please pick up your skater at the bowling alley at 1 p.m.

Dates

Session : August 7 – 18 – Register & Pay Online

Cost

$750 for 2 weeks per session per skater
$425 for 1 week per session per skater
$90 for drop-in per day per skater


PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE TRAINING

Private and Semi-Private training is available to skaters to supplement group training sessions. We require competitors to take at least two Private or Semi-Private lessons a week in order to compete with Team Figure Skate Chicago. All of our coaches provide private training at McFetridge Sports Center, 3843 W. California.

Costs

Private Training Single Lesson

  • Per hour – $80
  • Per half hour – $43

Private Training Package Options

  • Five one-hour lessons package – $400
  • 10 one-hour lessons package – $800
  • Five half hour lessons package – $215
  • 10 half hour lessons package – $430

Semi-Private Single Training

  • Per skater per hour – $49
  • Per skater per half hour – $27

Semi-Private Package Training Options

  • Five one-hour package per skater – $245
  • 10 one-hour package per skater – $490
  • Five half hour package per skater – $135
  • 10 half hour package per skater – $270

McFetridge Ice-Time Fees
McFetridge Sports Center charges $10 per hour for ice-time. Packets of 10 coupons are available for $70.

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OFF-ICE TRAINING

cropped-summercamp.jpgBalance, agility and stamina are required in figure skating. We provide off-ice training recommendations and ballet training for our competitive team on Thursdays, 3:55 to 4:25 pm Saturdays, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Johnny’s IceHouse East, 1350 W. Madison. No registration is required. Cost varies based on number of participants.