Youth Figure Skating

  • Figure Skating Academy

    • Figure Skating Academy

      While encouraging skaters to accelerate their completion of the Basic Skills Curriculum, Academy coaches encourage skaters to enhance the quality of their basic skating giving them a strong foundation in fundamental figure skating techniques.  Skaters are required to attend at least two of the five weekly scheduled academy sessions. All freestyle and public session practice ice and academy sessions are included in fee.

      Basic 2 - Basic 6                    
      Class Schedule                       

      Monday   5:00 pm                    
      Tuesday   5:00 pm                 
      Friday      5:00 pm                 
      Saturday  8:30 am                 
      Sunday    8:30 am                

      Pre Free Skate - Senior Test 
      Class Schedule  

      Monday 7:00 am - All Levels Pre FS+  
      Monday 4:30pm (Pre FS - FS 6)  
      Tuesday 4:30 pm (Pre FS - FS 6)
      Tuesday 5:00pm  (Pre Pre Moves) 
      Wednesday 7:00 am - FS 4+    
      Friday 7:00 am Power - Pre FS+  
      Friday 5:30 pm  - Pre FS - FS 6
      Saturday 7:00am Edge - PreFS+   
      Saturday 8:00 am (Pre FS - FS 6)       
      Sunday 7:30 am  Jump/Spin (Pre FS+)

      Full season $1250 + $50 annual registration fee

      For more information, contact:
      Skating Director, Elise Preston  [email protected]
      Assistant Director, Mikel Garcia   [email protected]   



  • Youth Synchronized Skating
    • Skyliners Sinchronized Skating Team

      Our mission is to prepare skaters to compete at the highest level of synchronized skating locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. To do this, we offer training both on and off the ice to develop our athletes from the beginner through elite levels. We strive to continue to be one of the most competitive teams in the country and welcome skaters who are looking for these challenges.

      Skyliners Synchronized Skating Team was established in 2001 by a group of parents who wanted to create a new competitive synchronized skating club in the tri-state area. Over the last fifteen seasons, Skyliners has grown to be one of the top synchronized skating clubs in the country, winning 6 National Championships, 16 Eastern Championships and placing 4th in the World in 2016. The tremendous growth and success of the team are attributed to the dedicated athletes, the talented coaches and the devoted Board members and parent volunteers who make Skyliners possible season after season.

      This 15th year, Skyliners is again fielding the most teams in its history – 12 competitive lines with 200 skaters ranging in age from 5 to 23. While the majority of the skaters reside in the tri-state area, we also have skaters from California, Minnesota, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin. Skyliners train at various rinks throughout the tri-state region. Our Senior, Junior, Novice, Intermediate and Juvenile qualifying lines and Central Park Skyliners developmental lines represent the Skating Club of New York, while our Pre Juvenile, Preliminary, Pre-Preliminary, Beginner and Intro to Beginner non-qualifying lines represent the Springdale Figure Skating Club.

      Each season, Skyliners participate in numerous competitions throughout the country. Since 2004, every one of our qualifying lines has earned a spot to the National Championships. Both our Junior and Senior lines are designated Team USA, and represent the United States at international events. In the 2015-16 season, the Junior line captured the Gold medal at the Leon Lurje in Sweden, the Bronze medal at the French Cup and 4th Place in the World in Zagreb, Croatia. The Senior line captured 4th place at the Neuchatel Trophy in Switzerland.

      Skyliners are often featured at special exhibitions and ice shows. This past season, the team performed in Nancy Kerrigan’s Halloween on Ice show, the Special Olympics NYC ice show, half-time at regional hockey games, as well as local learn to skate exhibitions. Skyliners have also been invited to perform on televised productions such as the Today Show, Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Show, even as models during Fashion Week at Wollman Rink. The Team also gives back to the community with its involvement in charity fundraisers throughout the region and the annual Pajama Drive.

      We are very excited for the 2017-2018 Skyliners season to begin! GO SKYLINERS!

      For more information on becoming part of a team, 
      email Jen Sais at
      [email protected]


  • Jumping Jacks - Boys Skating Development
    • Boys only | Classes meet for 60 minutes

      This program, exclusively for boys, is designed to accelerate the completion of the Basic Skills curriculum through a consistent and progressive method of learning the fundamental skating skills.  Each hour long class is divided between group instruction, supervised practice and focused individual attention, with the goal of fostering friendships and forming a ‘club’ of boys learning to skate together.  Jumping Jacks will push skaters to enhance the quality of their skating skills helping them to build a strong technical foundation.

      Friday          4:30pm
      Saturday      9:00am
      Sunday        9:00am

      For more information or to arrange for an evaluation, contact the Skating Director, Elise Preston at 212-744-0882 x1142.


    • EXCEL Figure Skating
      Prerequisite:  Academy membership & min level Freeskate 1  

      Highly motivated skaters are invited to enroll in our Excel program to enhance their Academy experience.   

      Excel will commence PRE-SEASON, with Off Ice Training for six weeks starting in September on Tuesdays after school 4:30 – 6:00pm.

      EXCEL Pre-Season Details

      Tuesdays, 4:30 – 6:00pm, commencing September 5th  

      EXCEL Ice Skating Season Details  

      In-Season Schedule:
      Mondays at 5pm
      Fridays at 6:30am
      Sundays at 9:00am

      (Off-Ice)   Off Ice training, will  provide skaters with a warm up and stretching routine, jump and rotation, conditioning and flexibility exercises, and methods for strengthening spin and posture positions off-ice.   

      During the In-Season portion of the program, skaters will have two on-ice sessions per week covering dynamic on-ice warm up, and advanced Jump & Spin technique.   Skaters will also work with our Excel coaches to develop a personalized On Ice Practice and Training Plan recorded into a written log for skaters to reference on their own.

      Our goal for skaters in this program is to encourage each individual to learn how to optimize their time on the ice, to practice efficiently and with purpose and for skaters to learn and understand the importance of committing to a personalized training plan to enhance their rate of development.

      Fees: EXCEL:  $500 for Academy Members (includes Pre-Season and Skating Season)