Ice Skating Training Facilities
San Diego Figure Skating Communications
Group Class Programs -
Progression of Skaters
The success of every new ice skating facility depends on an understanding of how to adapt to the general national economic conditions and the implications to the specific geographic site's existing and potential market expansion to the base of youth, adults, and seniors who will provide the financial support necessary to support recreational and competitive ice related sports.
There must be a pragmatic plan that goes beyond the Hollywood Field of Dreams "If you build it, they will come." Almost every rink offers group class lessons so there is an urgent need to have a clear under- standing of what percentage of beginners who enroll in group classes will:
The most important assets to a rink are the people who operate and maintain the facilities, the personnel who instruct the group classes, and the coaches who make the recreational and competitive program successful.
The roles of ISI and USFS Basic Skills programs
A comparision of Ice Rinks and USFS Club List by State
The following internet links have been gleaned from personal communications
combined with information from public institutions and athletic organizations/
associations that have a web presence with information concerning team and
individual sports programs:
All materials are copy protected.
The limited use of the materials for education purposes is allowed providing
credit is given for the source of the materials.