Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex offers 25 or 50-minute freestyle ice sessions for skaters looking to practice their skills and develop their routines. Figure skaters may practice solo or with an Academy Coach. Admission for freestyle ice sessions and private coach instruction can be paid for at the customer service desk prior to the start of the session. View Freestyle Ice Session Schedule
Freestyle Session Costs
- Walk-On (50 minutes) – $16.00
- Beginner Walk-On (25 minutes) – $8.00
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- General politeness and good manners are expected at all times.
- All skaters and coaches must read and follow all safety rules posted by Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex.
- All skaters and coaches agree to review and abide by the Freestyle Ice Music Policy.
- Zamboni doors must be closed before skaters may take the ice.
- All skaters must meet the requirements for any leveled freestyle ice session.
- Shoes are only permitted on the ice to access the hockey boxes.
- Except in the case of an emergency, yelling or shouting is NOT permitted at any time.
- Skaters and coaches are expected to be considerate of everyone on the ice.
- For the safety of everyone, skaters and coaches may not sit on the boards.
- Other than water, no food or drink is permitted on the ice or in the hockey boxes.
- Skaters and coaches are expected to be respectful of the Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex sound equipment. Unhooking, moving, or changing anything regarding the sound equipment is not permitted. If you need help, contact the manager.
- Vests should be worn when skating a program to music. Four orange vests will be in the scorekeeper box for this purpose.
- The primary right of way should be given to any skater performing their music program. This skater will be identified by the orange vest.
- The secondary right of way should be given to a skater in a lesson
- All skaters should avoid skating through a coached lesson
- For everyone’s safety, skaters and coaches are expected to know and respect the traffic patterns used for freestyle skills and should skate and coach accordingly.
- For the safety of all skaters and coaches on the ice, skaters should only socialize in the office areas.
- Parents, skaters, and coaches are not permitted to stand in the ice surface door. The ice surface door must remain open and unblocked at all times.
- Skaters may not leave anything on the boards during an ice resurfacing. When leaving the ice, skaters must completely remove all their items.
- Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex is not responsible for any items left at the rink unclaimed.
- All programs must be played using the Rink Music system and the key fob. See Customer Service to obtain or replace a key fob.
- It is the responsibility of skaters and coaches to immediately notify Customer Service if the Rink Music is not working properly.
- If key fobs are forgotten or lost, skaters should temporarily use their coach’s key fob until a replacement is obtained.
- Coaches may use boom boxes for choreography purposes. The volume should not interfere with other lessons or with program music played through Rink Music.
- CDs are permitted as a backup only.
- All music must be acceptable for all ages. Adult language or content will not be permitted. No iPods, Walkman or any device needing headphones are permitted on the ice.
- Music may not be played excessively loud. Please remember coaches must be able to talk and hear over any music.
- Each skater may play their program music a total of: 3 times on a 50-minute session 2 times on a 25-minute session
- Play is defined as ANY start of the music whether in or out of a lesson.
- Vests should be worn when skating a program to music. Four orange vests will be in the scorekeeper box for skaters use.
- It is the program skater’s responsibility to politely alert other skaters in their path or to slightly alter the placement of that element in their program.
- Every session is a shared workspace. All skaters and coaches are expected to strive to practice well while being courteous, polite, and respectful to all others.
- The rules outlined in this policy apply to all sessions always.
- It is the responsibility of every skater and coach to comply with these rules always.
Failure to comply with any part of this policy will result in appropriate consequences as determined by the Figure Skating Department.