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Figure Skating

PICKWICK FREESTYLE CAMPS

All camps require pre-registration and are for freestyle level figure skaters.

For the week of Sept 28 - Oct 2, 2020

  • Monday - Friday
  • Camp 1 5:45am-7:15am $32 each day
  • Camp 2 7:30am-9:00am $32 each day
  • Camp 3 9:15am-10:45am $32 each day
  • Mon & Wed Camp 4 11:00-11:45am $16 (no discounts)
  • Friday Figures Camp 11:00-11:45am $16 (no discounts, includes group lesson)
  • Friday Off-ice workout 12:00-12:30pm $8

 $32 per skater per individual daily camp, paid in advance. Punch cards are not valid at this time.

Max. 24 skaters per camp.

All sales final. No refunds. No transfers. No switching.
No-shows may be refused a later reservation.

The rink is not open to ‘walk-ins’. There are no public sessions. The number of people on the ice is restricted, so we welcome reservations on a first reserved, first serve basis.

These Policies and Procedures may be modified as conditions change and experience dictates. Thank you for your continued support and understanding.

Coaches may submit skater's requests Friday between 12pm-7pm for the following week. Please compile all requests into one email. Additions must be sent at least 48 hours before the camp you are requesting and are not guaranteed. Without a confirmation, consider the request denied. For more information contact ben.blandford@lakingsicepickwick.com or call 818-333-8018

Figure 8s Camp

Friday September 11 from 11:00-11:45am

$16 (includes group lesson and patch)

Space is limited. Email ben.blandford@lakingsicepickwick.com today to reserve your patch.

Figure 8s Camp

Skate & Study for figure skaters

A supervised, remote-learning environment during school hours with a figure skating component. See the attached flyer above for details.

Email ben.blandford@lakingsicepickwick.com to register.

SCHEDULE NOTICES: 

JUNE 18, 2020 COVID-19 CDPH GUIDELINES UPDATE

June 18, 2020

Per Governor Newsom’s announcement of the updated Covid-19 California Department of Public Health guidelines, face coverings are required for anyone entering the LA Kings Ice Pickwick and for all program participants. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

https://covid19.ca.gov/

LAKIP Management

Pickwick Ice  offers a complete program of activities for beginner skaters to elite and Olympic athletes. Whatever your level or interest, our goal is to make your skating experience a success.
The Skating Department and its professional staff share a love of skating and an unmatched standard of quality. Accompanying a wealth of expertise is a genuine caring for each skater and his or her individual needs.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP
CONTACT BEN BLANDFORD 818-333-8000 ext 318
ben.blandford@lakingsicepickwick.com

PRICING AND RATES

Walk on: $16.00  |  10 Session: $144.00  |  20 Session: $275.00


HOW TO FIND A FIGURE SKATING COACH

Your  Coach/ Instructor will be more than just a teacher: he or she will be your child’s mentor, guide, and role model.
We have many Coaches on staff giving lessons at Pickwick Ice. Choosing the best coach for your child can be confusing, so take your time before making a commitment to a particular Coach or Instructor.
 

Here are a few things to think about before speaking with a coach.

  • How much extra time am I willing to give a coach for lessons during the week?
  • Where can I fit in extra time per week for lessons and practice
  • Do you have the proper equipment for skating lessons?
  • Is your child’s goal to compete in competition, or is this for recreational reasons and you just want them to be better skaters and have more fun on Public session?

These questions will help you when you’re ready to speak with a coach directly as they will follow up with these exact questions with you. We also like to recommend trying a coach on a trial basis. Narrow down the coaches you like and do a single lesson with each coach and make an informed decision from there. For more information on finding a coach please check with our Guest Services staff who will also be available to help answer your questions in finding the right coach at LA KINGS ICE.


HOW TO CHANGE COACHES

There is no easy way to switch from a coach you have been working with for some time! However, the following suggestions will help you make or move forward with a change if you feel this is the right move for you and your child.

I have attached a link to the Professional Skaters Association (PSA) who has outlined what a proper change in coaching should look like. We do expect our coaches, skaters and parents to follow the guidelines of the PSA at all times.  https://skatepsa.com/parent-information

*Please note that many coaches work together or team teach and that is a good alternative to changing altogether.


LA KINGS ICE CENTER PICKWICK GUEST COACHES RULES

GUEST COACHES RULES

  • Guest coaches must contact the Skating Director for approval prior to teaching at LA Kings Ice Pickwick.
  • Guest coaches may teach on Camp sessions that are under maximum limit, if permission was granted to an advance request.
  • Proof of Insurance must be supplied and all fees must be paid before going on ice.
  • Guest coach must sign and date rules form.
  • Guest coaches may teach a limit of two (2) sessions per day and no more than 5 days per month. 
  • Guest coaches are not allowed on public sessions. You may request to use a public session but it must be approved by Management only.

ICE RULES AND REGULATIONS

All students are required to check in and pay before skating. Students and coaches are expected to obey Pickwick’s “Zero Tolerance Policy” no kicking ice, no profanity, and no attitude, facial or body gestures. Please refer to the policy posted at the music booth.

  • No food or drinks on ice (water bottles ok.)
  • Cellular phones or iPods are prohibited on the ice.
  • No standing on the ice away from the rails.
  • Music boxes (volume) must be kept to a minimum.
  • The skater doing their program has the “right of way”. Yelling “move”, “ excuse me” etc... is not acceptable. The word “program” is to be used!
  • RinkMusic- A Pickwick music “FOB” must be purchased for $15.00 to have music played. We cannot play music with a cd or ipod.
  • Skaters doing their programs must wear colored belts (provided).
  • Skaters and coaches must clear the ice immediately upon request.

Please check in at the front office to sign up and fill out the forms.

JULY & AUGUST 2020 ACADEMY

2020 ACADEMY JULY 8 TO AUGUST 28 Click here for more info

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PUBLIC SKATE HOURS (Cancelled)

No Public Sessions until further notice, due to LA County guidelines

MON.  3:00pm - 5:00pm
TUES.  1:00PM - 2:30PM
WED.  3:00PM - 5:00PM  |  8:30PM - 10:00PM
THUR.  1:00PM - 2:30PM
FRI.  3:00PM - 5:00PM
SAT.  2:00PM - 4:00PM  |  7:30PM - 9:00PM
SUN.  2:00PM - 4:00PM

PRICING INFORMATION

GENERAL ADMISSION (4YR AND UP):  $11.00
SENIOR ADMISSION (65YR AND OLDER):  $10.00
UNDER 3 YRS (WITH RENTALS):  $8.00
RENTAL SKATES:  $5.00
GROUP RATE (20+SKATERS - INCLUDES RENTALS):  $13.00
BOBBY RENTALS:  $15.00

  • WEDNESDAY @ 8:30 & SATURDAY @7:30PM ONLY
  • CHEAP SKATE NO SKATE RENTAL $8.00
  • CHEAP SKATE WITH SKATE RENTAL $10.00

CONTACT US

LA KINGS ICE PICKWICK
1001 Riverside Dr.
Burbank CA 91506
PHONE: 818-333-8000 ext. 173
FAX: 818-845-5839

www.lakingsicepickwick.com

BEN BLANDFORD

Skating Director

Phone: 818-333-8000 ext.318

DARIN MATHEWSON

General Manager

Phone: 818-333-8000 Ext. 115

DIRECTIONS

FROM THE 5 FREEWAY
Exit Western Avenue westbound, turn right onto Riverside Drive

FROM THE 134 FREEWAY
Exit Buena Vista Street (Bob Hope Drive), turn right onto Bob Hope then left onto Riverside Drive