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Snowplow Sam (3 - 5 year olds)

John Loehr

Skating Director

Phone: 919-741-5263

Snowplow Sam Program

Snowplow Sam is our skating instruction program for children ages 3-5 (Formerly known as Mice on Ice), combining pre-school environment with the US Figure Skating Snowplow Sam curriculum. Using games, songs, toys and our imaginations, we will encourage students to gain confidence and independence as they learn basic skating skills. During our 30-minute class, we discuss safe ways to sit, stand, and move on the ice. As student's progress and pass Mice I, they will be eligible to continue to more advanced skills in the Mice II class. At the completion of both class levels, student will be well-prepared to join either the Polar Ice House Rink Rats or Learn to Skate programs.

Skill Breakdown:

Snowplow Sam Skills: falling down, standing on ice, marching on ice, two foot glides, stand still dips, forward swizzles, rocking horse, moving dips, backward wiggles, two foot hop, one foot glides

All new and returning students at any skill level welcome!!

 *Please see the flyer at the top of the page for program times and fees


-Rental skates are included

-Snowplow Sam beginner students should use figure skates, with toe-picks.

-Helmets (bike or hockey) are required.

-Waterproof pants, warm jacket, mittens/gloves and mid-calf length socks recommended.

-We reserve the right to add or cancel classes contingent upon enrollment

-Parents and Tots will be assigned to respective Learn to Skate level, and then can enjoy open skating before or after the class.