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Summer Inline Skating Lessons start July 23rd with our FREE Learn to Inline Skate Clinic

Did you hear that Washington, DC is once again the fittest city in the US according to the American College of Sports Medicine? Read the entire article here: http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/23/health/fittest-cities/

Let’s keep it up! Skater’s Quest can help you keep your activity levels high. Join us this summer for our inline skating lessons for all ages and ability levels whether you have never worn a pair of inline skates to those who want to improve their skills to have even more fun! Our highly trained certified instructors are excited to help you achieve your health and fitness goals through inline skating. We have all the equipment that you need – (inline skates, helmets & protective equipment) for you to borrow at all lessons for free! So, if you’ve never taken an inline skating lesson before, what’s stopping you?

What follows are our regularly scheduled Group Lessons and Clinics. As always, if our scheduled doesn’t match yours, let us know your interests and we will do our best to put together a customized program for you and your friends, family, neighbors, etc.

FREE LEARN TO INLINE SKATE CLINIC
During the Skater’s Quest FREE Learn to Inline Skate Clinics, you will learn the basics of inline skating including the proper use of your protective gear, how to get moving and how to use that heel brake to stop. Supervised practice time is built in. This program is perfect for those who have never tried inline skating or for those that would like to get back to the basics. Take a test drive in Rollerblade brand skates and protective gear!
• FREE Learn to Inline Skate Clinic
• Date: July 23, 2016
• Time: 10:00 – 11:00 AM
• Location: Jones Point Park, Alexandria, VA
• Cost: FREE
• Skate Rental: FREE
• Pre-Register: http://www.skatersquest.com/wp/?page_id=380

GROUP LESSONS
Improve your skills with a professional instructor and a friendly group of people just like you. In our Group Lessons you will develop knowledge, confidence, and skills, so you can enjoy the endless freedom that skating has to offer. These lessons follow our progression of skills. Group Lessons are limited to 10 students so registration is required.  Inline Skates and Protective Equipment (helmet, wrist guards, elbow pads & knee pads) are available to use during our Group Lessons for FREE. If you will need to borrow skates, please let us know your shoe size in advance.

Register for one lesson at a time or sign up for multiple Group Lessons at once and receive a discount! Options are:
• Single (1) Group Lesson: $25
• Two (2) Group Lessons: $45
• Three (3) Group Lessons: $65
• Four (4) Group Lessons: $85
• Five (5) Group Lessons: $100
Please note that to receive the discount, you must register for all Group Lessons in advance.

Adult Group Lessons
All Adult Group Lessons are one hour at Jones Point Park in Alexandria, VA. The following is a list of Adult Group Lessons and dates:
Backward Skating
o Saturday, July 23 @ 11:00 AM – AB1: Backward Skating, Stopping & Turning
o Saturday, July 30 @ 11:00 AM – AB2: Forward & Backward Transitions

Forward Skills Review (T2): Fun review of B1, B2, B3 & T1
o Sunday, July 31 @ 1:00 PM

Beginner 1 (B1): Stride I, Heel Stop, A-Frame Turn
o Saturday, July 30 @ 10:00 AM
o Sunday, August 7 @ 10:00 AM
o Saturday, September 3 @ 10:00 AM

Beginner 2 (B2): Forward Swizzle, Grass Stop, Parallel Turn
o Saturday, August 6 @ 10:00 AM
o Sunday, August 14 @ 10:00 AM
o Saturday, September 10 @ 10:00 AM

Balance (BAL): Balance Drills on and off skates
o Saturday, August 13 @ 10:00 AM
o Saturday, September 17 @ 10:00 AM

Beginner 3 (B3): Spin Stop, Linked Parallel Turns
o Sunday, August 21 @ 10:00 AM

Edgework
o Saturday, August 6 @ 11:00 AM – E1: Drills to focus on inside and outside edges, crossovers, slalom turns
o Saturday, August 13 @ 11:00 AM – E2: More inside & outside edgework plus slalom skating in cones

Trail Prep 1 (T1): Stride II, T-Stop
o Saturday, August 20 @ 10:00 AM
o Sunday, August 28 @ 10;00 AM
o Saturday, September 24 @ 10:00 AM

Trail/Street Skating: Take your skating skills out of the parking lot and have join your instructor to have fun on trails & streets
o Saturday, July 30 @ 10:00 AM

Hill Management (HM): Learn how to conquer hills – up & down – on skates
o Sunday, August 7 @ 10:00 AM

Stopping Skills Review: Review all stopping skills from heel brake to T-stops to Power Slides
o Saturday, August 20 @ 11:00 AM

We recommend the following Group Lesson Session grouping options to maximize your fun (and save you some money, too):

Advanced Beginner Trio [$65.00]
• July 30: Trail & Street Skating
• August 7: Hill Management
• August 20: Stopping Skills Review

Advanced Fun [$85.00]
• July 23: Advanced Backward 1 (AB1) – Backward – Swizzle, Movement, Stopping
• July 30: Advanced Backward 2 (AB2) – Transitions
• August 6: Edgework 1 (E1) – Drills to focus on inside and outside edges, crossovers, slalom turns
• August 13: Edgework 2 (E2) – More inside & outside edgework plus slalom skating in cones

Advanced Fun Plus [$100.00]
• July 23: Advanced Backward 1 (AB1) – Backward – Swizzle, Movement, Stopping
• July 30: Advanced Backward 2 (AB2) – Transitions
• August 6: Edgework 1 (E1) – Drills to focus on inside and outside edges, crossovers, slalom turns
• August 13: Edgework 2 (E2) – More inside & outside edgework plus slalom skating in cones
• August 20: Stopping Skills Review – Review all stopping skills from heel brake to T-stops to Power Slides

Backward Skating Duo [$45.00]
• July 23: Advanced Backward 1 (AB1) – Backward – Swizzle, Movement, Stopping
• July 30: Advanced Backward 2 (AB2) – Transitions

Beginner July Session [$85.00]
• July 30: Beginner 1 (B1) – Stride 1, Heel Stop, A-Frame Turn
• August 6: Beginner 2 (B2) – Forward Swizzle, Grass Stop, Parallel Turn
• August 13: Balance (BAL) – Balance drills on and off skates
• August 20: Trail 1 (T1) – Stride II, T-Stop

Beginner August Session [$85.00]
• August 7: Beginner 1 (B1) – Stride 1, Heel Stop, A-Frame Turn
• August 14: Beginner 2 (B2) – Forward Swizzle, Grass Stop, Parallel Turn
• August 21: Beginner 3 (B3 – Spin Stop, Linked Parallel Turns
• August 28: Trail 1 (T1) – Stride II, T-Stop

Beginner September Session [$85.00]
• September 3: Beginner 1 (B1) – Stride 1, Heel Stop, A-Frame Turn
• September 10: Beginner 2 (B2) – Forward Swizzle, Grass Stop, Parallel Turn
• September 17: Balance (BAL) – Balance drills on and off skates
• September 24: Trail 1 (T1) – Stride II, T-Stop

Edgework Duo [$45]
• August 6: Edgework 1 (E1) – Drills to focus on inside and outside edges, crossovers, slalom turns
• August 13: Edgework 2 (E2) – More inside & outside edgework plus slalom skating in cones

Hill Management Duo [$45.00]
• August 7: Hill Management
• August 20: Stopping Skills Review

Skills Review Duo [$45.00]
• July 31: Forward Skills Review
• August 20: Stopping Skills Review

Please let us know if we can help you put together your personal lesson plan!


Kids Only! Group Lessons

These Group Lessons are only for Kids aged 5-12. No adults allowed! Inline skating skills are reinforced with fun games.
Skill goals in the Kids Only! Group Lesson Session include: Using Protective Gear, Standing Up, March Forward, Dip, Stride 1, Heel Stop, A-Frame Turn, Forward Swizzles, 1-Foot Glide, 1/2 Swizzles
The Kids Only! Group Lesson dates at Jones Point on Saturdays 10:00-11:00 AM are:
• August 6
• August 13
• September 3
• September 10

We recommend the following Group Lesson Session grouping options for consistency and to maximize your fun (and save you some money, too):
Kids Only! August Duo [$45]
• August 6
• August 13

Kids Only! September Duo [$45]
• September 3
• September 10

To learn more and to register for inline skating Group Lessons with Skater’s Quest, please visit our website at skatersquest.com.

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