Freestyle Sessions

The Rinks offers a number of daily Freestyle Sessions for figure skaters. These are special sessions provided for the practice of jumps, spins, turns, steps, moves in the field, etc. Skaters are allowed to share the sound system in order to practice their routines to music. Skaters are provided with full ice usage, as no cones are allowed on Freestyle sessions.

Schedule

Beginning Wednesday, September 1, Westminster ICE will offer 5:30 a.m., 6:30 a.m., 7:45 a.m. & 8:45 a.m. sessions.

Next week's registration opens for skaters on Fridays at 6:00pm. To the view the upcoming schedule in advance (including rink information), click HERE

Maximum number of skaters is 30 skaters on all levels of Freestyle Sessions.

Return to Play Protocols

Please review our Return to Play protocols before registering for Learn to Skate, Freestyle, or other Figure Skating camps. 

Failure to comply with these guidelines will result in loss of skating & coaching privileges

Return to Play

Level Requirements

Open Freestyle Session Requirements

Open to any level of skater. Rental skates are only available if the skater is currently registered in The Rinks Learn to Skate program while we do not have Public Sessions available to practice. Hockey players may skate on these sessions so long as they have a lesson scheduled with a staff coach of The Rinks. Learn to Skate practice passes are NOT valid on this session or any type of Freestyle Session.

Freestyle Session (Basic 4 & Up) Requirements

Learn to Skate USA Basic 4 level and higher. Singles Free Skating, Pairs, or Dance only. Rental skates are not available or allowed on Basic 4 & Up Freestyle Sessions. No hockey skates allowed. Private lesson instructor strongly encouraged to promote safety and Freestyle Session etiquette.

Medium Freestyle (Single Axel & Up) Requirements

Skaters must be able to land a Single Axel.

High Freestyle (Juvenile & Up) Requirements

Skaters must be currently competing at the USFS Well Balanced Juvenile Free Skate level or higher, have passed the USFS Juvenile Free Skate test by June 29th, AND be able to land a fully rotated Double Loop, Flip, or Lutz. Singles Free Skating only. No solo ice dance, ice dance teams, or pairs.

Pricing

Please note: There are no refunds or credits on Freestyle Sessions. 

Freestyle Session - $13
1 hour session

Basic Package (10) - $125
$12.50 per session

Bronze Package (25) - $306.25
$12.25 per session

Silver Package (50) - $600
$12 per session

Gold Package (75) - $881.25
$11.75 per session

Freestyle Session is a 1 hour session.  Please note that 1 hour passes may only be used during 1 hour sessions. Each Freestyle Package is to be used by 1 skater only and they are not interchangeable.

You may redeem a Freestyle Session credit plus a $6 upsell charge to skate on a Freestyle Plus session, or a $4 upsell charge to skate on a Freestyle Flex session.

Anaheim ICE Freestyle Packages can be redeemed at The Rinks - Anaheim ICE, Lakewood ICE, Poway ICE, Westminster ICE, and Yorba Linda ICE. They may not be redeemed at Great Park ICE, as their pricing is different.

Purchase Freestyle Packages

To purchase passes:

  • Log in
  • Scroll down to "Passes"
  • Select "Add Passes" to your card
  • Check out

Note: The Rinks freestyle passes are only valid at The Rinks (not Great Park Ice)

If multiple family members will be using passes, please purchase under the account holders name and then all family members can use passes.

To apply passes:

  • Select Freestyle Sessions through our registration portal
  • BEFORE you check out, when the session is in your shopping cart, click "Apply Pass"
  • Check out

Guest Coach Protocol

  • Contact Skating School Lead, Carrie Harris, for approval at least 24 hours in advance
  • Submit proof of:
    • Coach Compliance (successfully passed background screen and completion of SafeSport Training)
    • Verification of current coach liability insurance
      • Certificate holder must list:
        Great Park Ice & FivePoint Arena, Irvine Ice Foundation, Ice Management LLC, City of Irvine, Orange County Great Park Corporation, their respective agents, officers, and employees. 
        888 Ridge Valley
        Irvine, CA 92618
        Attn: Jesse Campbell
    • To view the full insurance requirements, click here
  • Create an Account Here
  • Pay $35 Daily Guest Coaching Fee BEFORE taking the ice (on the day you are teaching) or $130 The Rinks - Weekly Guest Coaching Fee* on Monday. 
    • Go into your Customer Account through Dash
    • Scroll down to "Memberships"
    • Click "Add Membership"
    • "Guest Skating Coach (Westminster)" - Add to Cart
    • Check out

More Information

For more information, contact:

Westminster ICE Program Office
714.248.9611 ext. 0
wiprogramoffice@therinks.com

Westminster ICE Skating School Lead – Carrie Harris
charris@therinks.com

Westminster ICE Skating Manager – Chris Pottenger
cpottenger@therinks.com

The Rinks Figure Skating Director – Alex Chang
achang@therinks.com