Rates, Packages, and Levels

Each freestyle session is assigned a session credit rate. You can either purchase the number of credits you need to skate the session, or purchase a credit package. If you are not purchasing a package of credits, the cost for 1 credit is $3.35. For example, to skate one 40-minute primetime session you would need to purchase 5 credits for a total of $16.75. You must purchase credits first and then register for freestyle sessions.

The following are the credit packages and session credit rates for this season's freestyle sessions from August 28, 2023 – June 14, 2024.​

*2024 Summer Special Discount Credit Package (June 17, 2024-September 1, 2024)

220 Credits= $460/$2.09 per credit

The Summer Special Discount is a credit package of 220 Credits for $460, and is now available for purchase. The credits will be available for use on any freestyle session between June 17, 2024, and September 1, 2024. Credits from this package must be used by September 1, 2024, and cannot be used to register for sessions before June 17, 2024, or past September 1, 2024.Credits cannot be extended or transferred.

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Train with our coaches

Are you looking to train with our coaches at Fairfax Ice Arena? Credentialed through Professional Skaters Association, U.S. Figure Skating and SafeSport, our coaches combine advanced techniques with a passion for teaching to help students master the skills needed to achieve their goals in figure skating.

  • Our coaches have trained skaters who have successfully competed in regional, sectional, collegiate, national, international competitions, Worlds and the Olympics.
  • Our skaters have gone on to become competitive figure skaters, and work for national and international ice show production companies, and become competitive figure skating coaches and choreographers. 

To schedule your first private lesson with our instructors, please submit a private lesson request. We will follow up with you in two weeks (minimum). During the winter season and competition season, you may see follow-ups take as long as 3-4 weeks. 

How to sign-up for freestyle sessions 

  • Login or create your account. Please note that this account is different from the account you use to pay your coaches and register for group lessons.
  • You must purchase freestyle session credits or a credit package before booking your freestyle session.
  • To purchase freestyle session credits, go to the “online store" tab. Next to the question "Would you like to purchase credits or rent a locker?" select "Freestyle Sessions" in the dropdown box.
  • Purchase your credits based on the amount of credits you need for a session or purchase a credit package based on how many sessions you might be skating for in a span of a day, week, month or for the season.  
  • Once you purchase your credits or credit package, go to the “Freestyle Sessions” tab to sign up for the sessions you would like to skate.  
  • If you are having difficulty with your account to register for freestyle sessions or to pay your coach, please contact the office manager by phone at (703) 323-1132 or by email at officemanager@fairfaxicearena.com.

Location
3779 Pickett Rd.
Fairfax, VA 22031

FREESTYLE SESSION

Freestyle Sessions at Fairfax Ice Arena

Our freestyle sessions are the designated times for figure skaters to train and practice. We offer level-specific freestyle sessions Monday-Friday, and specialty sessions focusing on edge work. Ask your coach and stop by the lesson office to see if freestyle sessions are right for your training.

View our freestyle session schedule online for the most up-to-date schedule.You must create your account online to register.

​​​​​​Levels

Freestyle session levels are defined as the level that a skater will be competing in during the upcoming season. Instructor approval is required. If you do not have an instructor, please see the lesson office.

The Levels for the 2024 Summer Training Center freestyle sessions begins on June 17, 2024, and they are: 

  • HIGH: Double Lutz and up
  • MED/HIGH (M/H): Consistent Axel and up
  • MIX: Freestyle 1 and up (Pre-Free Skate and up)
  • B.LOW: Beta to Freestyle 6 (Basic 5 - Free Skate 6)​
  • Low/Med: Gamma to Freestyle 6 (Basic 6 - Free Skate 6)


​Specialty Session

Specialty sessions are specified freestyle sessions for jumps, stroking, spins or edge and footwork. These sessions may be taught by coaches with expertise in these areas. 

  • Stroking: A specialty freestyle session. A coach is included in the session. Please see the schedule for level-specific stroking sessions. Skaters must pay for this specialty freestyle session in advance before the skater goes on the ice like you would a freestyle session.
  • Jumps and Spins: Specialty freestyle sessions. There will be no coach provided in the session and skaters do not need a coach to do the session. Only spins are allowed on the ice during this session. Skaters must pay for this specialty freestyle session in advance before the skater goes on the ice like you would a freestyle session.

Be informed in case of inclement weather and holidays

We post cancellations at the top of the home page of our website. Fairfax Ice Arena does NOT follow any school or federal office weather-cancellations and holidays.

If you would like to cancel your freestyle session, our cancellation policies apply.  

Contact your private lesson instructor(s) directly 24 hours in advance to cancel your private lessons.

2024 Summer Training Center

The summer season for freestyle sessions, the Summer Training Center,  will be held from June 17, 2024 – August 16, 2024.

The schedule will slightly change in the afternoon on June 24–28, July 8-12, July 22-26, & August 12-16.

Credit Packages (begins June 17, 2024)

40 Credits= $124 
​80 Credits= $212

120 Credits= $297

​180 Credits= $406

220 Credits= $460
* Summer Special Discount Credit Package

Contact
(703) 323-1132
officemanager@fairfaxicearena.com

Policies

  • Payment for freestyle sessions must be made online in advance before the skater goes on the ice.
  • Registered freestyle session skaters must check-in with the staff who is monitoring the session before going on the ice. Fairfax Ice Arena reserves the right to ask a skater to step off the session, interrupt a skater during the session and during their private lesson to check-in.
  • Fairfax Ice Arena staff monitors the freestyle sessions to ensure that the skaters on the session are registered and are following etiquette.
  • Skaters who go on the ice during a session and are not registered will be charged the freestyle session rate and a late fee of 3 credits, and may be asked to step off the ice and leave the session while still incurring the charges for the freestyle session rate and the late fee of 3 credits
  • Skaters must cancel 30 minutes PRIOR to the start of a session.
  • If you do not show up to a session or cancel 30 minutes to the start of a session, you will charged the full amount for the session.
  • Payment of the freestyle session does not include the price of a private lesson. All payments for private lessons must go through the Fairfax Ice Arena payment system online.
  • Always exercise caution during freestyle sessions and follow freestyle session policies.
  • Policies are subject to change. If you have any questions or concern, please contact us.
  • Times and levels are subject to change.

Session Credit Rates (June 17, 2024 - August 16, 2024)

one session per person rate
40 minute session = 5 credits
30 minute session = 4 credits
Stroking session = 5 credits
Spins session = 4 credits
Jumps session = 3 credits

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