Payment must be made online in advance before the skater goes on the ice. Fairfax Ice Arena monitors the 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 session rate and an additional service fee of 3 credits for the violation. Fairfax Ice Arena reserves the right to ask skaters who are on the ice and are not registered for the session to leave the session and charge them the additional service fee of 3 credits for the violation.
Skaters must cancel at least 15 minutes before the session start time or lose their credits.
Payment of the session does not include the price of a private lesson. All payments for private lessons must go through our payment system.
Always exercise caution during freestyle sessions and follow etiquette.
Policies are subject to change. If you have any questions or concern, please contact us.
40 credits = $110 ($2.75 per credit)
80 credits = $188 ($2.35 per credit)
120 credits = $270 ($2.25 per credit
180 credits = $369 ($2.05 per credit)
*220 credits = $418 (1.90 per credit)
If you would like to sign up for a freestyle session, follow the directions below:
We provide first-rate coaching, competitive figure skating programs, level-specific freestyle sessions Monday-Friday, high performance specialty sessions focusing on stroking, jumps and spins, off-ice conditioning, and additional training tools to aid figure skaters in their development.
Located in Fairfax, Virginia, Fairfax Ice Arena is just minutes from Washington, DC, Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Reagan National Airport (DCA). Our local figure skaters have benefitted training with visiting national and international coaches and competitive skaters. Contact us today to learn more about our freestyle session offerings and to train with our Olympic, Worlds, and National level coaches.
Summer Credit Rates
40 minute High session = 6 credits
40 minute session = 5 credits
30 minute session = 4 credits
Stroking session with coaching = 5 credits
Freestyle sessions are held Mondays–Fridays for figure skaters in level Beta and higher. View the schedule and register for freestyle sessions.
- Sign up for freestyle sessions ahead of time
- Arrive ready to skate
- Arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before you skate
- Leave no later than 15 minutes after you skate
- Wear a face mask at all times unless skating on the ice during specified sessions
- STAY HOME if you feel sick in any way
The following are the credit packages and session credit rates for the Summer Training Center freestyle sessions.
Levels are defined as what level you will be competing in the upcoming season. Instructor approval is required.
Are you a figure skater looking to train with coaches at Fairfax Ice Arena? Contact Skating Director Eric Tsai to request your first private lesson with one of our coaches. In your request, please indicate the coach or coaches you are interested in; a contact name and phone number; the skater's name, age, skating level, experiences and goals; and indicate as many freestyle session days and times that you are available and qualified to skate in. We will follow up with you in a week and a half or two weeks maximum during the busy winter season.
3779 Pickett Road, Fairfax, VA 22031
Specialty sessions are offered during our summer season for jumps, stroking and footwork. These sessions will be taught by staff coaches who have expertise in these areas. Each session will offer a unique opportunity for skaters of all levels to focus on improving their technical skills.
*Summer Special Discounts Rate (220 credits for $418) will be available for use starting June 14, 2021 and expire September 1, 2021. Credits must be used before they expire on September 1, 2021. Summer Training Center credits cannot be extended or transferred.
B.Low: Beta to Freestyle 6
Mix: Freestyle 1 and up
Med: No Test (Lutz and up)
Med/High: Consistent Axel and up, no moves or dance allowed
High: Double Lutz and up
Spin sessions: Spins only, no coach needed