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2014 Summer Figure
Skating Training Program

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The University of Delaware High Performance Figure Skating Center offers a comprehensive summer training program that incorporates off-ice strength and conditioning along with intensive on-ice training. Coaching is available in Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Pairs, Dance, Choreography and Stroking from our large staff of highly qualified coaches. The daily schedule consists of Freestyle, Pairs and Dance sessions. All Freestyle sessions are divided into three levels: Low (No Test – Pre-Juvenile), Medium (Juvenile – Intermediate), and High (Novice – Senior), accompanied by off-ice dance and strength training.

Elite sessions are offered to skaters at the National level who have been selected to compete Internationally for the current competitive season.

Stroking classes are offered Monday – Thursday; pre-register for the class by the week or purchase a walk-on ticket daily. .

2014 Summer Schedule – Begins June 23, 2014 and continues through August 1, 2014
Click here to download schedule


Click here to download Weekly Summer Ice Package Contract (Highlights listed below)

Three (3) pre-registered on-ice sessions per day Monday-Friday

One (1) pre-registered off-ice conditioning session per day Monday-Friday

One (1) pre-registered off-ice dance session per day Monday-Thursday


Clich here to download Associate Contract (Highlights listed below) Please note Summer Associate Contract is from May 25, 2014 until August 22, 2014.

One hundred and thirty (130) High Performance Center session tickets can be used from May 25, 2014 until August 22, 2014.

Tickets may be used during any of the 13 weeks of the Associate Summer Contract and can be used for ice time, off-ice conditioing, or off ice dance. Coupons can only be used on the correct session levels.

Unused session coupons expire on August 22, 2014, no exceptions.

Session tickets are non-transferable. They may not be used for any other person other than the name listed on the coupons and they cannot be split into two half sessions.

Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis and will be processed in the order they are received. It is recommended you send your applications as soon as possible, as there are no guarantees on any sessions that are requested. Ice Fees are detailed in the application form.


 – Stroking class will be available Monday – Thursday
 – Stroking sessions will cost $10 per session or if you register for weekly summer ice package cost is $25.00 per week.
 – Advanced registration is suggested because class size may be restricted.


A frequently asked question is “Are lessons included with registration?” No, private lessons are arranged by contacting one or more of the coaches at the numbers provided on the coaches list. Lessons should be scheduled during the ice sessions that you register for; your coach needs to have availability during those sessions. Coaches are paid directly; not at the the Ice Arena office.

Summer Training Center Housing Program

The University offers resident hall living for those athletes attending the High Performance Figure Skating Center, while the campus provides a comfortable and secure environment for skaters of all ages. Trained residence hall staff members are assigned specifically to the skating program and to oversee skaters‘ daily needs. Counselors are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The residence hall for skaters features air-conditioned rooms, controlled access entrance and a T.V. lounge exclusively for skaters‘ use. Skaters have $100 in UD Points for meals. The points can be used at the arena, dining hall, or any student center on campus. This amount is more than enough for three meals plus snacks for one week.

A University vehicle and counselors are assigned to provide local transportation to and from training facilities. Resident skaters have access to the basketball, volleyball and tennis courts adjacent to the resicence hall. Activities are done as a group and skaters are always back at the dorms by 8:00 p.m. Saturday excursions are planned for skaters staying for multiple weeks who wish to stay on campus over the weekend. Permission forms are required as is spending money to cover the activity and food for the day. Examples of trips include going to the beach and Hershey Park. Further information will be provided upon registration. Housing and meal fees are on the application form.


The University of Delaware Advantage

The University of Delaware provides many advantages in addition to the excellence of its training facilities and staff.

Great Location ! The University is located in close proximity to Philadelphia and Baltimore, as well as only a two hour drive to Washington, D.C. or the Delaware Beaches.

Outdoor Pool! For $5 a day, skaters have access to the UD Outdoor Pool, located directly behind the Gold Arena.

Pro Shop! Crystal Sports is a full service figure skating and hockey pro shop. It is located in the lobby of the Fred Rust Ice Arena. Expert sales and service to beginners through Olympic competitors. Phone: (302) 831-3110; E-mail:

.For further information and to request a registration form, contact the following:
     Fred Rust Ice Arena
     University of Delaware
     547 S. College Avenue
     Newark, Delaware 19716
     Phone: (302) 831-6038
     Fax: (302) 831-4699

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