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ASPIRE


ASPIRE
Fall Session

REGISTER NOW: Aspire Fall Session Registration Form

ASPIRE PROGRAM
Fall Session / Sept 18 - Dec 12

Welcome to Aspire!

ASPIRE is a 2-4 day a week program for skaters in Basic 4 - Freeskate 3 who are ready to take the next step in their figure skating journey. 

ASPIRE classes will be offered 4 days a week for the 2021 fall session.  Each ASPIRE participant can pick which days work best for them to skate BUT must register for a minimum of 2 days per week.  If you choose to skate more than 2 days a week the additional classes will be discounted!  

Each class includes 20 minutes of off-ice group instruction, 15 minutes of practice ice, and 30 minutes of on-ice group instruction.

All participants must have an $80 ASPIRE membership (includes both LTS USA + USFS membership) to participate. 

Class Dates & Times

Sunday Classes:

  • Class Dates
    • September 19, 26
    • October 3, 10, 17, 24
    • November 7, 14, 21, 28
    • December 5, 12
  • Class Times: 
    • Off-ice: 3:30-3:50 PM
    • Skates on: 3:50-4:00 PM
    • On-ice: 4:00-4:30 PM
    • Practice: 4:30-4:45 PM

Monday Classes:

  • Class Dates
    • September 20, 27
    • October 4, 11, 18, 25
    • November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    • December 6
  • Class Times: 
    • Off-ice: 5:45-6:05 PM
    • Skates on: 6:05-6:15 PM
    • Practice: 6:15-6:30 PM
    • On-ice: 6:30-7:00 PM

Wednesday Classes: *Wednesday class times will change 1/2 way through the session due to limited ice availability; thank you for understanding!*

  • Class Dates
    • September 15, 22, 29
    • October 6, 13, 20
  • Class Times: 
    • Off-ice: 4:45-5:05 PM
    • Skates on: 5:05-5:15 PM
    • Practice: 5:15-5:30 PM
    • On-ice: 5:30-5:45 PM

* time change*

  • Class Dates
    • October 27
    • November 3, 10, 17
    • December 1, 8
  • Class Times: 
    • Off-ice: 5:30-5:50 PM
    • Skates on: 5:50-6:00 PM
    • On-ice: 6:00-6:30 PM
    • Practice: 6:30-6:45 PM

Saturday Classes:

  • Class Dates
    • September 18, 25
    • October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    • November 6, 13, 20
    • December 4, 11
  • Class Times: 
    • Off-ice: 9:30-9:50 AM
    • Skates on: 9:50-10:00 AM
    • On-ice: 10:00-10:15 AM
    • Practice: 10:15-10:45 AM


Cost & Payment Plans: 

2 days/week

  • Includes 8 hours of off-ice instruction, 6 hours of practice, and 12 hours of on-ice instruction. 
  • *NEW* includes 15 minutes of semi-private instruction during allotted practice time
  • Cost: $600
  • Payment options:
    1. Pay in Full (pay $600 at check out)
    2. Payment Plan (pay in 3 payments: (1) $200 at check out, (2) $200 on 10/5/21, (3) $200 on 11/5/21)

3 days/week

  • Includes 12 hours of off-ice instruction, 9 hours of practice, 18 hours of on-ice instruction. 
  • *NEW* includes 30 minutes of semi-private instruction during allotted practice time
  • Cost: $864 ($36 discount)
  • Payment options:
    1. Pay in Full (pay $864 at check out)
    2. Payment Plan (pay in 3 payments: (1) $288 at check out, (2) $288 on 10/5/21, (3) $288 on 11/5/21)

4 days/week

  • Includes 16 hours of off-ice instruction, 12 hours of practice, 24 hours of on-ice instruction.  
  • *NEW* includes 45 minutes of semi-private instruction during allotted practice time
  • Cost: $1,128 ($72 discount)
  • Payment options:
    1. Pay in Full (pay $1.128 at check out)
    2. Payment Plan (pay in 3 payments: (1) $367 at check out, (2) $367 on 10/5/21, (3) $367 on 11/5/21)

Additional Practice Ice Options are located in the Freestyle Registration Form in the Learn to Skate/Aspire Practice Ice section. Note: These sessions are by invite only, please arrange this with your coach before registering. Skater must be a LTS/Aspire program member. You must have a SFFSC coach's prior permission and the coach must be on the ice with the skater. Click here to go to that Registration Form

ASPIRE + TOI + Freestyle Package Program

*Pre-Freeskate and Above only*

Aspire is designed to help our young Learn To Skate skaters move towards a more rigorous training schedule that enables them to enhance their skills, compete and perform while they grow in their love for the sport through independent practice time, private lessons, advanced group classes and team opportunities. 

To help bridge skaters interested in competing and private lessons, we are offering a package with 1 Day of ASPIRE + Regional TOI and 30 minutes of freestyle ice.

This program will include:

  • 1 day of ASPIRE each week (Sept-Dec); we offer ASPIRE on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • Regional TOI team registration (season begins 9/23/21 and ends 5/7/22) -  30 minutes of team practice on Thursday evenings as well as 4  regional competitions and performing in both home shows.
  • 30 minutes of freestyle practice ice each week (Sept-Dec); Choose from Monday 5:15 - 5:45 or Saturday 9:00 - 9:30 This time can be used for independent practice or to work with a private lesson coach. (Coaching fee's not included)

Cost: $918

  • Breakdown: TOI = $456 + Aspire 1 Day and Freestyle ice = $462 

Payment options:

  1. Pay in Full (pay $918 at checkout) 
  2. Payment Plan (pay in 3 payments: (1) $306 at check out, (2) $306 on 10/5/21, (3) $306 on 11/5/21)

If you participate in ASPIRE 2+ days each week and choose to participate in our regional TOI team on top of that you will receive a discount code for 10% off your Regional TOI registration.

ASPIRE Make-up policy: 

ASPIRE participants will have the opportunity to make up as many classes as needed throughout the course of a session by requesting to attend ASPIRE classes on days they do not register for or skating on freestyle ice.  Please email info@sffsc.com to schedule a make-up class.  No walk-in make-ups are allowed.

IMPORTANT MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

ASPIRE skaters are considered full members of the Sioux Falls Figure Skating Club, which requires them to be registered as an ASPIRE member; the ASPIRE membership includes both a full USFS membership and a LTS USA membership. Memberships for the 2021-22 calendar year will begin on July 1, 2021 and expire on June 30, 2022.  For your convenience, a link to this membership is located on the Skater Information page of this registration. You must purchase an ASPIRE membership before we are able to welcome your skater onto the ice.  You will only have to do this once for the 2021-22 season.

Please contact info@sffsc.com if you have any questions regarding memberships!  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Class Sizes: Our class sizes are limited to 15 per class, with a minimum of 5. We reserve the right to cancel or combine a class due to low enrollment.

Location: Classes are held at the SCHEELS IcePlex, 4300 N. Bobhalla Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57107 (Sanford Sports Complex)

Refunds: All registration and processing fees are non-refundable except in cases where Sioux Falls Figure Skating Club cancels classes. 

REGISTER NOW: Aspire Fall Session Registration Form



 Aspire

The Next Step in Your Figure Skating Journey

 

What is Aspire?

Aspire is a two day a week group lesson program for skaters who are ready to take the next step in their figure skating journey. The goal of Aspire is to promote figure skating advancement while helping skaters and their parents learn more about the world of figure skating.

Aspire combines the following components to develop well-rounded athletes:

  • On-ice and off-ice group lessons
  • Introduction to different skating pathways, including ice dance, synchro, Theater on Ice and more
  • Parent education
  • Character development, with the chance to earn badges for the following values:
    • Attitude
    • Sportsmanship
    • Perseverance 
    • Integrity
    • Respect
    • Effort

Who is eligible for Aspire?

Aspire is designed for skaters in Basic 4 – FreeSkate 6. 

Membership

Aspire skaters are full members of the Sioux Falls Figure Skating Club (SFFSC) and United States Figure Skating (USFS), with the following benefits:

  • Recognition on the SFFSC bulletin board and other recognition opportunities
  • Mentoring with older skaters
  • Parent education and resources
  • Special invitations to member-only social events
  • Access to SFFSC freestyle ice for additional practice or private lessons*
  • Access to SFFSC club house
  • Eligible for solo or small group in Holiday Show*
  • Ability to participate in club programming
  • Ability to participate in USFS test sessions, with a reduced rate at SFFSC hosted sessions*

Questions?

Contact info@sffsc.com 

*additional costs apply