FIGURE SKATING

Figure skating is a multifaceted sport that combines both technical skill and artistic interpretation while gliding effortlessly across the ice. Figure skating is an Olympic sport in four disciplines: Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Pair Skating and Ice Dance.

At the National Ice Centre, you can book lessons and group sessions in Singles Skating and Ice Dance!

JUNIOR FIGURE SKATING ACADEMY

Children aged 3-8 years old, who are interested in developing their skills on the ice as figure skaters are encouraged to join the Junior Figure Skating Academy.

Based on progression and ability, the Junior Figure Skating Academy members are advised on further pathways by our coaching team.

To find out more about the Junior Figure Skating Academy, please contact Janet Wass on 0115 853 3010

NIC FIGURE SKATING ACADEMY

The next step to progressing towards competitive Figure skating is the NIC Figure Skating Academy!

The NIC Figure Skating Academy offers training programmes for different levels of Singles Skating and Ice Dance.

Progression is based on the National Ice Skating Association’s (NISA) test and competition system, combined and supported by the International Skating Union’s (ISU) Guidelines, Rules and Regulations for Figure skating disciplines.

PRACTICE ICE

If you want to master your skating moves, you can attend Practice Ice sessions. These sessions are perfect for skaters who have passed all eight skating grades, have their own skates and are able to train in a serious manner without supervision.

A minimum number of two people are required on the session. There is a charge of £8 per session so take a look at our Ice Schedule for details of our practice ice dates and times.

121 LESSONS

To arrange a 121 lesson, speak to one of the coaches when you are down on the ice or speak to our Box Office Team who will arrange for a coach to contact you.

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Speed Skating

Short Track Speed Skating is a fast, adrenaline-fuelled sport full of unpredictability, where skaters reach speeds of up to 35kmph on blades 46cm long and only 1mm thick.

ice hockey

Ice hockey is an exciting, fast paced and physical contact sport. As the home of the Nottingham Panthers, there’s no better place to immerse yourself in the fastest team game in the world!

synchronized Skating

Synchronized Skating is the fastest growing figure skating discipline. It involves teams of 12-16 skaters skating in formation whilst performing intricate routines to music.