Skaters that desire one on one instruction and advancement into recreational and competitive figure skating can take private lessons during the OhioHealth Chiller's extensive freestyle schedule. Private lessons and freestyle ice times are offered at Dublin, North and Easton.
Skaters in private lessons set their personal goals with their private skating instructor and advance more rapidly with individual attention and independent practice. Skaters may desire to perform in OhioHealth Chiller Ice Shows and Competitions or just cultivate their skills at their own pace. Private instruction offers students a personal skating development plan to suit each skater's unique needs, schedule and ability.
There are two costs with private skating instruction.
Freestyle Ice Time - $14.00 per hour if purchased on a day to day basis. To simplify payment procedures and reward frequent customers Freestyle Ice Time Punch Cards may be purchased for the following discounts (1 Punch Card = 5 hours ice time). Punch Cards are for personal use only and may not be transferred.
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Walk in price = $14 per hour
Private Instructor Lesson Fees - Chiller Instructors charge $18 -$30 for 30 minute lessons. Each coach has a different rate. To find a coach, please see our instructor bios or Contact Denise Hughes.
Our goal is to provide professional coaching and outstanding facilities for competitive skaters. Training is individualized so each skater can focus on every aspect of their performance and skill development.
Please check the Freestyle schedule for specific session times & updates.
Please note: Freestyle schedule changes occur periodically and are updated immediately below. Please check back regularly to be sure you have the latest updates or call the rink before coming if you're in doubt. At the request of students and instructors, the schedules are released months in advance. Therefore, unforeseen changes will occur and we do not release a printed schedule for that reason. Please check the schedule below to verify session times - select the date range you want to view and sort by date/time or location.
Thank you for choosing the OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rinks for your figure skating training needs. We appreciate your business and hope you enjoy our facilities. To ensure financial and operational fairness to all of our patrons please review and abide by these procedures.
Ice time may be purchased on a walk on basis. Ice times will be closed at 25 skaters. Ice time is sold and redeemed with pre-purchased punch cards (1 punch card = 5 hours time) on a first come, first serve basis.
Before entering the ice to skate, each skater must check in with the Ice Monitor at the door to the ice surface. If a Monitor is not present at the ice surface door, each skater must check in with the front desk.
Each skater must present the Ice Monitor (or front desk) with a pre-paid punch card. The Ice Monitor or front desk staff person will log the skater's name and start time on the FreeSkate log and hold the skater's punch card until the skater is finished skating.
Once a skater is finished skating they will check in again with the Ice Monitor or front desk staff person as they leave the ice. The Ice Monitor will log the skater's ending time, punch the utilized amount of time from their punch card and return the card to the skater. The OhioHealth Chiller is not responsible for left punch cards. Punch cards may not be left behind. Each skater must pick up their card at the end of their skating time.
Skaters may begin and end their skating ONLY on the hour, quarter hour or half hour. Skaters may not begin and end their skating at any other times unless they are charged for a complete 15 minute period of time.
EXAMPLE: A skater enters the ice at 2:37 PM and exits the ice at 3:45 PM. Skater will be charged Five, 15-minute punches/One hour and fifteen minutes.
EXAMPLE: A skater enters the ice at 4:15 PM and exits the ice at 5:21 PM. Skater will be charged Five, 15-minute punches/One hour and fifteen minutes.
Credits will not be issued for time spent in the restroom or lobby once a skater is checked in on the Freestyle log with the Ice Monitor. If a skater wishes to take a break, they must check out with the Ice Monitor and have their card punched for time utilized thus far and then check in again when they are ready to skate.
Skaters that skate extended periods of time will encounter regularly scheduled ice surfacings. Skaters will not be charged for any ice resurfacing time.
EXAMPLE: A skater enters the ice at 2:30 PM and exits the ice at 5:30 PM. The ice was resurfaced at 4:00 PM. Skater will be charged Eleven, 15-minute punches/Two hours and forty-five minutes of ice time.
It is the intention of the OhioHealth Chiller and its staff to provide a safe and positive environment for all skaters. Freestyle sessions are intended for figure skaters and basic skills skaters in a lesson. In addition to showing respect and good manners, please review and abide by the following rules while skating on the ice.
All guest coaches must be pre-approved by the Figure Skating Director prior to teaching on Chiller sessions. Guest coaches must submit: Proof of liability insurance, PSA Membership & USFS registration. Intended teaching schedule must be emailed to the director. Guest coaches will check in at the front desk before taking the ice and pay a 20% guest fee. Chiller Ice Rinks reserves the right to deny teaching privileges at their discretion.
It is the intention of the Chiller and its staff to provide a safe and positive environment for all skaters. In addition to showing respect and good manners, please review and abide by the following rules while skating on the ice. Any skater not following the rules may be removed from the session by a coach or member of management.
Punch cards are the same as cash and the Chiller cannot assume responsibility for cards left behind. It is each skater's responsibility to TURN IN THEIR PUNCH CARD AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SESSION AND retrieve his/her card at every session..
To address and resolve the problems of forgotten cards, we are immediately instituting the following policy.