Overview

Figure Skating Programs

Each summer the Olympic Center offers figure skating programs and sessions for all ages to hone their skills and learn from the best. Every skater has different goals and aspirations, and we are dedicated to providing the best atmosphere and program for each skater, regardless of their skating ability, and contributing to the success of each individual.

If you have any questions on the skating program, please e-mail [email protected].

 

 

 

Skating Program Sessions

Lake Placid Summer Skating Program

The Olympic Center offers figure skating ice sessions throughout the summer.  All ice sessions are 50 minutes in length.  Instruction is not included in the session fee, although skaters may book a lesson with approved Lake Placid figure skating coaches listed on this page. If you have any questions on the skating program, please e-mail [email protected]. Detailed instructions will be sent to you via email after registering.

Note: You may enter the arena 30 minutes prior to your assigned session. Please come dressed to skate. No locker rooms will be available. When you check in, you will be assigned a number for that session. There will be a corresponding number for a warm-up area and seating to put your skates on.


SCHEDULE

50-Minute Skating Sessions each.

Thursday, December 1st
7:00 AM 1932 Rink
8:00 AM 1932 Rink
11:00 AM 1932 Rink
12:00 PM 1932 Rink
3:00 PM 1932 Rink
4:00 PM 1932 Rink

Friday, December 2nd
7:00 AM 1932 Rink

Saturday, December 3rd
6:00 AM 1932 Rink
7:00 AM 1932 Rink

Monday, December 5th
7:00 AM USA Rink
8:00 AM USA Rink
11:00 AM USA Rink
12:00 PM USA Rink
3:00 PM USA Rink
4:00 PM USA Rink

Tuesday, December 6th
4:30 PM USA Rink

Wednesday, December 7th
12:00 PM USA Rink
4:00 PM 1980 Rink

Thursday, December 8th
7:00 AM 1932 Rink
8:00 AM 1932 Rink
11:00 AM 1932 Rink
12:00 PM 1932 Rink
3:00 PM 1932 Rink
4:00 PM 1932 Rink
5:00 PM 1932 RInk

Friday, December 9th
7:00 AM 1932 RInk

Saturday, December 10th
6:00 AM 1932 Rink
7:00 AM 1932 Rink

Monday, December 12th
7:00 AM 1932 Rink
8:00 AM 1932 Rink
11:00 AM 1932 Rink
12:00 PM 1932 Rink
3:00 PM 1932 Rink
4:00 PM 1932 Rink

Tuesday, December 13th
7:00 AM 1932 Rink
8:00 AM 1932 Rink
11:00 AM 1932 Rink
12:00 PM 1932 Rink
3:00 PM 1932 Rink
4:00 PM 1932 Rink

Wednesday, December 14th
7:00 AM 1932 Rink
8:00 AM 1932 Rink
11:00 AM 1932 Rink
12:00 PM 1932 Rink
3:00 PM 1932 Rink
4:00 PM 1932 Rink

Thursday, December 15th
7:00 AM 1932 Rink
8:00 AM 1932 Rink
11:00 AM 1932 Rink
12:00 PM 1932 Rink
3:00 PM 1932 Rink
4:00 PM 1932 Rink
5:00 PM 1932 RInk

Monday, December 19th
7:00 AM 1932 Rink
8:00 AM 1932 Rink
11:00 AM 1932 Rink
12:00 PM 1932 Rink
3:00 PM 1932 Rink
4:00 PM 1932 Rink

Tuesday, December 20th
7:00 AM 1932 Rink
8:00 AM 1932 Rink
12:00 PM 1932 Rink
3:00 PM 1932 Rink
4:00 PM 1932 Rink

Wednesday, December 21st
7:00 AM 1932 Rink
8:00 AM 1932 Rink
11:00 AM 1932 Rink
12:00 PM 1932 Rink
3:00 PM 1932 Rink
4:00 PM 1932 Rink

Thursday, December 22nd
7:00 AM 1932 Rink
8:00 AM 1932 Rink
11:00 AM 1932 Rink
12:00 PM 1932 Rink
3:00 PM 1932 Rink
4:00 PM 1932 Rink
5:00 PM 1932 RInk

Friday, December 23rd
8:00 AM 1932 RInk
9:00 AM 1932 RInk
10:00 AM 1932 RInk
11:00 AM 1932 RInk
12:00 PM 1932 RInk

Saturday, December 24th
10:00 AM 1932 RInk
11:00 AM 1932 RInk
12:00 PM 1932 RInk

Monday, December 26th
8:00 AM 1932 RInk
9:00 AM 1932 RInk
10:00 AM 1932 RInk
11:00 AM 1932 RInk
12:00 PM 1932 RInk

Tuesday, December 27th
8:00 AM 1932 RInk
9:00 AM 1932 RInk
10:00 AM 1932 RInk
11:00 AM 1932 RInk
12:00 PM 1932 RInk

Wednesday, December 28th
8:00 AM USA Rink
9:00 AM USA Rink
10:00 AM USA Rink
11:00 AM USA Rink
12:00 PM USA Rink

Thursday, December 29th
8:00 AM 1932 RInk
9:00 AM 1932 RInk
12:00 PM USA Rink
1:00 PM USA Rink

Friday, December 30th
8:00 AM 1932 RInk
9:00 AM 1932 RInk
10:00 AM 1932 RInk
11:00 AM 1932 RInk
12:00 PM 1932 RInk

Saturday, December 31st
8:00 AM 1932 RInk
9:00 AM 1932 RInk
12:00 PM USA Rink
1:00 PM USA Rink

Monday, January 1st
9:00 AM 1932 RInk
10:00 AM 1932 RInk
11:00 AM 1932 RInk
12:00 PM 1932 RInk

PURCHASE

Purchase Ice Session

Adult Skate week

Monday, August 22 – Saturday, August 27

Adult skate week is a fun week for adult skaters of all levels to hone their skills, learn new techniques, make new friends and most importantly, have fun skating!

All skaters and coaches are invited to a welcome meet and greet on Sunday followed by a skating session to get your feet wet before the week ahead.  Monday through Friday consists of sessions for practice and private lessons as well as on-ice group classes.  Saturday continues with more sessions and for practice and private lessons and ends with an exhibition for anyone who would like to participate.  (See schedule tab on the right for tentative schedule).

It isn’t all about skating, though!  One of the best parts about this week is the camaraderie among the skaters.  All our adult skaters have a passion for skating.  it doesn’t matter to anyone whether you are working on your double jumps or basic edges.  Everyone is encouraging and inclusive.

These are NOT public skating sessions. If you purchased the full week, this ticket will be good for any number of adult figure skating sessions August 22-27.


Schedule (Tentative  *Subject to Change*)

Monday – Friday

  • 7:00 AM – 7:50 AM – Patch
  • 7:15 AM – 8:05 AM – Open Adult FS
  • 8:15 AM – 9:05 AM – Open Adult FS
  • 9:15 AM – 10:05 AM – Open Adult FS
  • 10:15 AM – 11:05 AM – Open Adult FS
  • 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM – Adult Group Classes
  • 12:40 PM – 1:55 PM – Adult Group Classes
  • 2:00 PM – 3:40 PM – Adult Group Classes
  • 2:15 PM – 3:05 PM – Open Adult FS
  • 3:15 PM – 4:05 PM – Open Adult FS
  • 4:15 PM – 5:05 PM – Open Adult FS
  • 6:15 PM – 7:05 PM – Open Adult FS
  • 7:15 PM – 8:05 PM – Open Adult FS

Group Classes vary each day and may include classes such as:  skating technique, turns & transitions, spin basics, back spins, salchows, lutz jumps, jump combinations, presentation & style, and connecting movements.


Pricing

  • Adult 1-Day Session – $80  This ticket is good for any number of adult figure skating sessions on one day between August 22-27.
  • Adult 3-Day Session – $210 this ticket is good for any number of adult figure skating sessions on three days between August 22-27, they do not need to be consecutive.
  • Adult 7-Day Session – $375
Buy Now

Please note that you have paid for your ice time only, all instruction, private or group class, is additional. All coaches are independent contractors and lessons must be booked directly with them, but paid for through the Olympic Box Office. Please be mindful when registering as adult skate week sessions are non-refundable and cannot be changed.

Coaches

All coaches are independent contractors. Please contact them directly to arrange lessons. Coaches who would like to teach at the Olympic Center can e-mail [email protected] for more information

Registered Figure Skating Coaches at the Olympic Center:

Ciana Cerruti | World Synchronized Skating competitor | [email protected]


Karen Courtland Kelly | Olympic & World Competitor, Master Rated coach for beginners through adults | [email protected] | 518.523.8706


David DeFazio | Swiss Ice Dance Champion | ISU Championships & Senior international competitor | MA in Peace through Sport | [email protected]


Marc Fenczak | 3-time National Dance competitor | Teaches all levels of dance, moves, power skating and stroking technique | [email protected] | 973.919.6143


Angela Gavin | Teaches all levels of free skating, dance and moves in the field | [email protected]


Amanda Jones | Teaches all levels of free skating and moves in the field | [email protected]


Katrina Kroha | US Figure Skating gold medalist | Teaches all levels of free skating, dance and moves in the field | [email protected] | 518.534.9186


Laurie May | Teaches all levels of free skating and moves in the field | [email protected]


Robin Miller | Over 30 years coaching skaters of all ages and abilities | Emphasis on free skating and moves in the field | [email protected], 518.570.5222


Brooke O’Neil | Teaches all levels of free skating and moves in the field | [email protected]


Amy Payton | US Figure Skating gold medalist | Coaches all ages and levels of skating recreational to competitive | [email protected], 518.524.6390


Mary Catherine Spinelli | US Figure Skating gold medalist | Teaches all levels of free skating, moves in the field and choreography | [email protected] |  518.572.2721


Mimi Wacholder | National & International Competitor and Coach | Specializes in choreography, moves in the field, dance and free skating | [email protected] | 518.637.1482


Paul Wylie | Olympic Silver Medalist | US Figure Skating Hall of Fame | Lake Placid, Year- Round Resident | Available by appointment | Works with all levels of skaters in free skating, moves, choreography | Competed internationally in Pairs | Has coached all over the country, taking skaters to Nationals and mentoring Olympians | Taught seminars and clinics to skaters of all ages and abilities | BA and MBA from Harvard University | PSA Master Rated coach | [email protected]


Evelyn Kramer | World & Olympic Coach | renown spin expert | PSA master-rated in figures & freestyle | master’s degree in psychology | Specializing in high-confidence solutions for athletes of all ages and levels _ www.evelynkramer.com


Kami Netri | USFSA double gold medalist | Coaches all levels of freestyle, moves in the field, choreography & figures | [email protected] | 914-417-7964