Central New Hampshire Skating Academy





Location: Merrill Fay Arena
Learn to Skate: Skill Development
Basic skills Group instruction, basic 1 - basic 8, ages 3 - adult

Our energetic and credentialed professional figure skating staff will guide skaters age 3 to adult through the essentials of beginner to advance levels of skating. Each group skating lesson will include a warm-up and review of skating skills. This will then be followed by skill work on specific elements required to pass the next USFSA level. The lesson will conclude with coach supervised practice. Every Group class will begin with a group warm up encompassing edge work using the USFSA Moves In The Field patterns, cardiovascular power skating and freestyle and position training.

Group power & edge patterns & freestyle skills

Level - Free Style 1 and up

USFSA basic & freestyle skill levels  are designed to give skaters a strong foundation on which to build their skills. This is the point where the skater can choose whether to pursue a recreational or competitive approach to the sport of figure skating. Level Basic 8 and higher Skaters will be lead through the essentials of edge work and how to create power through correct positioning and correct use of blade. Every group class will begin with meditative school figures, cardiovascular power skating, and repetitive skills and position training.

Performance group

Spread Your Wings and Soar Benefit Rehersal and Show

All levels welcome ! Join CNHSA professionals & skaters in prep for our annual shows. Solo & duet opportunities are available with private lessons .

Off-ice class with Jen Tondreau
Level - All levels and ages welcome!
Who are we?
CNHSA is led by a spirited group of skaters dedicated and determined to maintain the tradition of their sport and organization. CNHSA has a growing member base. CNHSA home ice is the Merrill Fay Arena and is a member of the United States Figure Skating Association. CNHSA is a non-profit organization to serve the Central New Hampshire community.

CNHSA provides goal-oriented programs that encourage ice skating at all levels and to enhance the quality of skating skills at these levels. The objectives of our programs are:

To provide a fun and safe skating experience for the beginner as well as the more advanced skater
To teach correct technique of the simple basic elements
To promote health and physical fitness
To enable all participants to achieve the skills necessary to either skate for fun the rest of their lives or to move competently into the U.S. Figure Skating advanced test and/or competitive structure


Dan Beauregard - Communications
Central New Hampshire Skating Academy
PO BOX 776
Belmont, NH 03220-0776
Email: daniel@cnhskatingacademy.org

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