Summer Skating School

Sharpen Your Skating Skills

The Sun Valley Ice Rinks offer group and private ice skating lessons year round. 
For the latest lesson schedule and information, please call 208-622-2194

The Sun Valley Skating School June 23 - August 22, 2014

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Nestled in the middle of the spectacular Sawtooth Mountain Range is picturesque Sun Valley. There is no better place to train than the Sun Valley Skating Center which features:

  • A beautiful 180 foot by 90 foot outdoor rink
  • A full sized indoor rink equipped with ballet studio and jumping harness
  • Up to 20 sessions a day to choose from
  • High altitude training
  • Over 10 different clinics offered by some of the most well-respected professionals in the country
  • Full service skate shop
  • An international staff of over 20 top professionals, consisting of numerous champions
  • Off-ice training round out our summer packages


Sun Valley FSC Summer 2014 Test Sessions

Sunday, August 3 - Application deadline is July 18

Sunday, August 31 - Application deadline is August 15

Applications can be downloaded from the SVFSC website


2014 Sun Valley Summer Championships / July 24 - 27

The annual Sun Valley Summer Championships.

The Sun Valley Summer Championships offers events from Basic Skills to Senior in Compulsory, Free-Skate, Artistic, Showcase, Improvisation and Group Production.

For more information please visit us online at or email us at


Pro Skaters Live Competition - July 27

Live Audition & Performance Camp - 7/28 & 7/29
more info


10th Annual Adult Skaters Weekend / August 26 - 30

This adults only weekend will include:

  • 12 sessions with on ice seminars
  • World-class presenters in Freestyle, Dance and Choreography
  • On Ice activities and clinics fee $360.00

Gondola ride and lunch are available at an addtional cost.


Other Activities

  • Hiking & Biking
  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Olympic sized swimming pool
  • 2 heated swimming pools
  • Hot tub
  • Tennis courts
  • Bowling alley
  • Boating
  • Game room
  • Movie theater
  • Gun club
  • Golf on one of four area courses
  • Over 30 tennis courts
  • Full service salon and Massage facilities
  • Outdoor concerts
  • Art galleries
  • Numerous restaurants, including famous Lodge terrace of Gretchen's restaurant, where you can watch world renown skaters as you dine!


Spin To Win with Craig Heath

Class will focus on Craig's techniques to improve overall speed, length of spins and positions.With the new judging system in place, this is the perfect time to give extra attention to all of your spins.

Dates: 6/24 - 8/21
Times: 8:30 - 8:55am, Tuesday & Thursday
Outdoor Rink
Cost: $32 per week
Jump To Win with Craig Heath

Give your day a "JUMP" start with Craig's "Jump to Win."Class will focus on jump technique, exercises to improve jumping ability, solid landing positions and overall consistency. Craig will guide you in the right direction to be the best jumper that you can be.

Dates: 6/23 - 8/20
Times: 8:30 - 8:55am Monday & Wednesday
Outdoor Rink
Cost: $32 per week
Old School Edges with Lisa-Marie Allen

Class offers skaters a warm-up routine working on basic and complex movements using exercises with edges and turns. Helpful in strengthening overall skating skills and creative ability for step sequences and connecting steps. Juvenile level & above.

Dates: 6/24 - 8/21
Times: 3:35 - 4:00 pm, Tuesday & Thursday 
Indoor Rink
Cost: $32 per week
Stepping Out with Ashley Clark

Learn how to perform like a pro. Each week a new dance combination is taught to music and developed to performance quality by Friday. Focus is on learning newstep combinations, counting music, learning to perform and developing different styles. This class is fast, energetic, and fun. Great for all levels of skating - even the pros!

Dates: 7/7 - 8/22
Times: 3:10 - 3:35 pm, Mon. through Fri.
Outdoor Rink
Cost: $70 per week
Coffee Club (Adults Only)

Join us on the beautiful outdoor rink for a morning of learning & fun. Class is for adults only, taught by a rotating staff of professionals focusing on a different aspect of the sport each day. Skills include edges, moves, dance, choreography, style, musical interpretation, show skating moves, precision, figures, freestyle, stretching techniques and more. Coffee included in the session price.

Dates: 6/23 - 8/22
Times: 9:05 - 9:30 am, Mon through Friday
Outdoor Rink
Cost: $75 per week
Off-Ice Conditioning

Each day will focus on different strength and conditioning exercises, including stretching, off-ice jumps, Bosu Ball, dance, etc. to help build core strength and flexibility. Ballet Studio.

Dates: 6/23 - 8/22
Times: 11:30 am – 12:15 pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Outdoor Rink
Cost: $50 per week
Theater On Ice with Gia Guddat

Skaters will explore a wide range of musical styles and ideas, with an emphasis on the dramatic and show business side of skating. Individual and group exercises are used to enhance creativity and performance quality. Focus is on musical interpretation, character development, use of space, relating to an audience,working with props and showskating moves.This is a fun class and all levels of skaters are welcome.

Dates: 6/24 - 6/21
Times: 4:10 - 4:35 pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Indoor Rink
Cost: $32 per week
Spiral In Style with Darlin Baker

Make your spirals sparkle and shine. Class will focus on basic spirals to advanced spirals, variations and extensions.Emphasis will be on technique, turn out, extension and flexibility, while working on sustaining positions and being creative.

Dates: 6/25 - 8/20
Times: 4:10 - 4:35 pm, Wednesdays
Indoor Rink
Cost: $16 per week
SK8 Ttricks with Craig Heath

This class will focus on all the different traditional "showtricks" such as butterflys, illusions, hydroblading, stars, spread eagles, hitch kicks, etc

Dates: 6/27 - 8/22
Times: 8:30 - 8:55am, Friday
Outdoor Rink
Cost: $16 per week
Stroking/Power Class with Natalia Zaitseva

Maximize your overall power on the ice through your edges, your knees and your feet. Exercises and drills will be adapted to all levels of skating.

Dates: 6/23 - 8/22
Times: 3:35-4p.m. Mon.,Wed.& Fri.
Outdoor Rink
Cost: $40 per week
Dance with our Stars

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced ice dancer, the stars of Sun Valley on Ice will help sharpen your skills. Join our rotating staff of dance coaches and feel the thrill of one of the hottest disciplines in skating.

Dates: 7/7 - 8/18
Times: 4:10-4:35p.m., Mondays
Outdoor Rink
Cost: $16 per class
Jump Technique

Rotating staff of coaches will focus on various aspects of jump technique and practice exercises. Hone your jumpin skills today.

Dates: 6/27 - 8/22
Times: 4:10-4:35p.m., Fridays
Outdoor Rink
Cost: $16 per class
Rhythm on Ice

Inspired by Latin rhythms, this easy-to-follow, calorie burning dance fitness party on ice is sure to put a spring in your step and a smile on your face. All levels welcome.

Dates: 6/22 - 8/23
Times: 9:05 - 9:30 a.m., Saturdays
Outdoor Rink
Cost: $16 per class
Figures 101

School figures are the basis for almost every element in skating, join Michele Monnier and learn basic figure elements that inspired the modern sport. Twenty-five minute group instruction and patch session included.

Dates: 6/23 - 8/18
Times: 7:40 - 8:05 a.m., Mondays
Outdoor Rink
Cost: $16 per class




Lisa Marie Allen
Coaches: Freestyle, Choreography
U.S. Silver medalist, Olympic and World competitor, US Professional Champion, co-founder of City of Angeles Ice Theater.
Darlin Baker
Coaches: Freestyle, Dance and Moves in the Field and Choreography
USFSA Gold Medalist in Dance, National Competitor, Bronze Medalist in US Open Professional Championships.
Julie Barnett
Coaches: Freestyle, Dance and Moves in the Field
USFSA Gold Medalist in Dance.
Judy Blumberg
Coaches: Dance, Freestyle, Moves and Choreography
Five time US Ice Dance Champion, three time World Medalist, two time Olympian, US and World Professional Champion, Ensemble Director of the Ice Theatre of New York.
Brent Bommentre
Coaches: Ice Dance and Moves in the Field
USFSA GoldMedalist in Dance and Moves in the Field, Two-Time U.S. BronzeMedalist
Ryan Bradley
Coaches: Spins, Jumps & Basic Skills
Ty Cockrum
Coaches: Ice Dance, Moves in the Field & Choreography
Ashley Clark
Coaches: Style, Choreography, Freestyle, Spins, Moves in the Field
USFSA 2x Gold Medalist in Freestyle and Moves in the Field. Certified Dartfish Instructor.
Joel Dear
Coaches: Ice Dance, Choreography, Aerial Skills
USFSA Gold Medalist in Dance, Free Dance, Moves in the Field, Two-time US National Medalist, Professional Dancer and Aerialist.
Sonya Dunfield
Decades of teaching experience in all area of skating
Beginers to Olympic Medal pupils
Former US N.A.M., World Professional Champion.
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Linda Fratianne
Coaches: Freestyle
Four time National Champion, Twice World Champion, Olympic Silver Medalist.
Stephanee Grosscup
Coaches: Coaches: Choreography, Spins,Moves, Style & Line
Olympic Opening & Closing Choreography Team, Choreographer of the Year nominee
Gia Guddat
Coaches: Freestyle, Choreography and Style and Clinics
Canadian double Gold Medalist, 2000 U. S. Open Medalist Performer, director, choreographer for Tours, Shows, TV specials & Olympic Champions.
Anita Hartshorn
Coaches: Freestyle, Moves, Pairs, Choreography and Style
USFS Triple Gold Medalist, World Professional Champion, US Open Champion, Coaches in Europe and Sun Valley.
Craig Heath
Coaches: Spins, Jumps, MIF and Choreography
World Pro Bronze Medalist. 2-time American Open Silver Medalist, US National and International competitor. Coaches in Sun Valley and Hong Kong.
Michele Monnier
Coaches: Figures, Freestyle, Dance, Moves and Choreography
USFSA Gold medalist in Figures, Freestyle and Dance. USFSA Gold Medalist in Figures, Freestyle and Dance Coach of 1999 U.S. National Competitor.
Kim Navarro
Coaches:  Freestyle, Dance, Moves and Choreography
USFSA Gold Medalist in Dance & Moves in the Field
Two-Time U.S. Bronze Medalist
Dawn Peterson
Coaches: Hockey, Figures, Freestyle, Moves & Hockey Power Skating
USFSA Gold Medalist. National and International Competitor.
Erin Reed
Coaches: Spins, Jumps, Basic Skills & Choreography
Frank Sweiding
Coaches: Freestyle, Moves, Pairs, Figures and Style
USFS Triple Gold Medalist, World Professional Champion, US National competitor in pairs and singles, US Open Champion, Coaches in Europe and Sun Valley.
Holly Wheeler
Coaches: Figures, Freestyle & Moves
USFSA Gold Medalist in Figures and Freestyle. Twenty years coaching experience.
Jonathon Hunt
Coaches: Freestyle, Pairs & Pole Harness
Natalia Zaitseva
Coaches: Freestyle, Pairs, Power Stroking & Choreography
Russian Master of Sport in Pairs. AFFA Certified Instructor
Specializing in pilates mat, TRX and Zumba

*Coaches Subject to Change Due to Unforseen Circumstances


78th Annual Summer Skating School at Sun Valley Resort
June 23 through August 22, 2014

If you prefer to send your application by mail please enclose a check or credit card number and mail the application to:

Instructions for filling out forms:
Please print all forms and fill out completely before mailing and send to:

Scott Irvine - Sun Valley Ice Skating School
P.O. Box 10
Sun Valley, ID 83353-0010

or Fax them to:  208-622-2199

1. When selecting ice time please begin by selecting the weeks you wish to attend on the Skating School Application form.
2. Next select your sessions by placing a check-mark next to your desired session on the Summer Skating Schedule form.
3. For indoor ice during the Sun Valley Competition, please fill out the Competition Ice Schedule.

All fees are due by June 1, 2014. Reservations will be taken by mail or fax only. Phone reservations will not be accepted. For information only contact 208-622-2192 or 208-622-2193

 * Note - To print the above forms use the printer icon on the upper right portion of the form page. Printing from your browser will not print the form properly.