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Summer FS Training Program

Summer Figure Skating Training Program

The Robert Morris University Island Sports Center is pleased to offer the most comprehensive figure skating training program in the Pittsburgh Area, all under one roof!

This all-inclusive Summer Training Program features a full schedule of daily freestyle ice for  freestyle,  skating skills (field moves) and ice dancing.  In addition to the full daily ice schedule, on-ice specialty class, off-ice conditioning and style & movement classes are offered to enhance a skaters daily training.  The Pittsburgh Figure Skating Club will host two U.S. Figure Skating test sessions.

Skaters do not need to be members of the RMU Island Sports Center Figure Skating Academy to participate in the Summer Training Program. 

For questions on scheduling and your skater's summer skating plan - please discuss with your skating coach. 

Additional questions may be directed to Skating Director, Beth Sutton: sutton@rmu.edu or 412.397.4469

Summer 2024 - Updates!

The 2024 Summer Figure Skating Training Program has some new updates for the summer intensive program!

New Additions:
Wednesday 4:00- 4:50 PM - Off-Ice Conditioning* June 12 - July 31
*Advanced Skating Skills, Figure Skating Development & Axel Double Skaters!  Skaters may do a walk-on or purchase the 10 session summer pass which can be used for all summer off-ice classes.  See Fees Page for details!

Fridays
June 10 - August 9*

10:15 - 10:45 am: On-Ice - Dynamic Jumping with Coach Lauren 
12:00 - 12:50 pm: Off-Ice: Flexibility & Stability with Coach Cara

*No Class August 16 - Sunsational Invitational

2024 SUMMER FIGURE SKATING TRAINING PROGRAM

June 1 - 9 & August 19 - 31*
Regular Season Schedule 

Monday - Friday: 6:00 - 9:00 AM  |  11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 1:50 - 5:50 PM
Tuesday: 2:10 - 5:20 PM & Thursday: 2:10 - 5:50 PM
Saturday: 6:00 - 10:00 AM & 10:15 AM - 12:05 PM (June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)
*See Regular Season Daily FS Schedule for session times.

June 10 - August 16
(See schedule at the bottom of the page for sessions June 10, 11, & 12)

Summer Schedule 
6:00 – 7:00 a.m.  Freestyle/Dance/Pairs
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.  Freestyle/Dance/Pairs
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.  Freestyle
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.  ICE CUT
9:15 – 10:15 a.m.  HIGH FREESTYLE*
(U.S. FS Bronze Singles FS Test and Higher Only)
10:15 – 10:45 a.m. On-Ice Specialty Classes:
Power & Presentation**  

     **Monday & Wednesday: Group A: Pre-Preliminary - Bronze Skating Skills 
    **Tuesday & Thursday: Group B: Pre-Silver - Gold Skating Skills 
  Dynamic Jumping with Lauren:  
   ** Fridays: Skaters landing consistent axel & higher 

10:45– 11:45 a.m. LOW FREESTYLE*
(U.S. FS Pre-Bronze Singles FS and Lower - Must be past Basic 6)
11:45 - 12:00 p.m. ICE CUT
12:00 - 12:50 PM: Off-Ice Classes***
(Mon/Wed: Style & Movement; Tues/Thurs: Conditioning; Fri: Flexibility & Stability)

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.  Freestyle
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.  Freestyle
2:00 - 2:10 p.m. ICE CUT
2:10 - 3:00 p.m.  Freestyle
3:00 - 3:50 p.m.  Low Freestyle/Basic Skills Session****