Figure Skating Program
San Diego Figure Skating Club
San Diego Ice Arena is proud to have one of the top clubs in the country as their “home club”. San Diego Figure Skating Club recently celebrated their 75th year as an affiliate to the Untied State Figure Skating Association. Please visit their website for up to date information.
Summer Figure Skating Camp now taking registrations
We are pleased to announce the San Diego Ice Arena will be running a 6 week Summer Workshop for our competitive skaters. The workshop will primarily focus on Moves with guest appearances from outside coaches covering loops, stroking, and more. The 60 min. off-ice...read more
As a skating parent, it can be very frustrating to see your skater struggle with their consistency and performance in competitions. Many times, skaters have a hard time staying focused in practice and struggle to land new jumps or improve their overall skating ability...read more
Come join the San Diego Ice Arena Running Team and be a part of a 1 mile or 5K run on Sunday, July 29th. We have over 2 months to train! To become a stronger athlete and prepare our skaters for the higher levels in figure skating, come and train with us and get your...read more
Walk-on Session for $11.00
Walk-on 1/2 Session for $7.00
- 30 Sessions for $270.00 ($9.00 per session)
- 15 Sessions for $142.00 ($9.46 per session)
- 15 1/2 Sessions for $90.00 ($6.00 per session)*
- 30 1/2 Sessions for $175.00 ($5.83 per session)*
* Half-sessions can be purchased by skaters who need extra time on a session in order to complete a lesson. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please view our freestyle program for more information.
Summer Freestyle Program
June 18 – August 24
Sessions times are subject to change. Click on the button below to verify session times.
This links with our computer scheduling software.
Frequently Asked Questions
Private Lesson Policies
Competitive Summer Workshop (MITF)
We are pleased to announce the San Diego Ice Arena will be running a 6 week Summer Workshop for our competitive skaters.
The workshop will primarily focus on Moves with guest appearances from outside coaches covering loops, stroking, and more. The 60 min. off-ice conditioning portion of the workshop will follow directly after the on-ice portion. Skaters will meet in the front patio matted area. Don’t forget to bring your workout clothes and sneakers! The workshop is available for any level of skater who is currently working on their Pre-Preliminary Moves and above. The Workshops dates and times:
July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 8, Aug.15
Day and Time:
Wed. 9:00am – 9:45am (On Ice)
Wed. 10:00am – 11:00am (Off Ice in front outdoor matted patio)
$75 for Online Registration ($10.00 late fee if registering after July 2nd)
$18 each week for walk-ons
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The Studio at SDIA is a professionally built dance facility within the San Diego Ice Arena in Mira Mesa. Niesha Smith trained at the Julliard school of ballet in New York, the San Francisco Conservatory for Dance and performed in music videos for several artists such Jason Derulo, Kimberly Cole and Justin Bieber! She is a certified personal trainer as well. Contact Niesha via phone (469)644-3438 for private lessons. For Group ballet lessons, please enroll through our skating school program!
SDIA’s Performance Enhancement Consultant
Meet Our Coaches
USFS Quadruple Gold Medalist in Freestyle, Pairs, MITF and Dance.
11 years U.S. National & International member of team USA, International Silver Medalist & Coach of National level skaters.
28 years coaching experience with expertise in choreography, freestyle, moves in the field and component refinement.
USFS medalist in figures & freestyle. 12 yrs. as a competitive skater throughout California & Regional competitions. National TDS bronze medalist. Trained with National, World and Olympic coaches . 18 yrs of coaching experience.
SDIA Creative director for annual show.
Music editing and remastering specialist.
USFS medalist in MITF.
Member of Int. Sync. Skating team ranked 5th in US.
Trained with Nat./Olympic level coaches.
Performer in Titanic production.
US National Competitor.
US Regional and Sectional medalist.
USFSA double Gold medalist in freestyle & Moves In the Field.
10 years with “Disney On Ice” as principal soloist & pairs skater.
Jr. National Coach. IJS Technical Specialist.
Russian Jr. National champion in single and pairs.
Russian World team member.
Principal skater in St. Petersburg Ballet On Ice.
Finland FSC head coach for freestyle & choreography.
Coach of National, International & World skaters.
Triple Gold Medalist in Figures, Freestyle, and Dance. Canadian National team alternate.
Trained by World & Olympic coaches.
Producer/Director of seminars & shows.
National and Jr. Olympic coach. 30+ years of coaching experience.
James Reamy USFS Gold medalist in Figures and Freestyle. Gold, Silver and Bronze medalist at Golden West, Southwest and Pacific Coast. 1980 US National alternate. Trained by World and Olympic coaches. 19 years of coaching experience.
Tel: 858.530.1825 X410
23 years experience in teaching skaters ages 3 to adult.
Taught for Ice Capades Chalet for 13 years.
Coach of the Pacific Coast Gold Medalist Shining Blades Synchronized Skating Team.
USFS Regional competitor with 11 years competitive experience in USFSA and ISI. Intermediate Freestyle and Senior MITF tests. Cognitive Science B.S. from UCSD.
Member of PSA, USFSA and gold certification with ISI.
Achieved 24th in the World as a 7 yr member of Team USA.
3 Time ISU Grand Prix Competitor. Jr.
Grand Prix Final Bronze Medalist.
Double Gold Medalist in Freeskate/MITF.
10 Time National Qualifier.
National & International Medalist
Jessica Pimentel USFS medalist in MITF & Freestyle w/10 yrs. competitive experience. Most artistic performance winner of the William O. Smyth award.
University training in Jazz & Choreo.
Trained with National, World & Olympic coaches. 10 yrs coaching exp.
USFS Gold medalist in MITF, and member of the International Synchronized Skating Team del Sol.
Trained with National, World and Olympic coaches.
8 years experience as a competitive skater.
USFS Gold medalist in MITF, Double Silver medalist in Figures & Freestyle. 8 yrs.
USFS Regional competitive skating experience.
Star of Ice Follies, Holiday On Ice Disney On Ice, Ice Capades & Sea World.
20+ yrs of coaching exp.
Tel:760 505 2302
U.S./Canadian and International Gold medalist in Ice Dancing.
1972 Junior Dance National Champion.
Senior Dance National and International Competitor,
1976 Olympic team alternate .
Star performer with Ice Follies plus Adult Synchronized National bronze medalist 2002.
30+ years teaching experience.
USFS Quadruple Gold medalist in Pattern Dance, Freedance, MITF and Freestyle. Former skater with Disney on Ice . Two time National Competitor in Dance. Associates Degree in Visual Arts with an emphasis in Dance and Choreography.
USFS Medalist in Figures, Freestyle and Pairs.
Trained by National & Olympic coaches.
Performed with Ice Follies, Holiday on Ice and Ice Capades.
Coach of the Pacific Coast Gold Medalist Shining Blades Synchronized Skating Team.
Tel: 619 665 1849
USFS Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field, Silver Medalist in Freestyle.
Pacific Coast and US National competitor.
Professionally trained in dance and ballet.
Performer with “Legends On Ice” skating show.
10 yrs. coaching experience.
USFS & CFSA Gold Medalist in Freestyle, Dance & Freedance.
Coach of National gold medalist and International Synchronized Skating Team del Sol.
30+yrs. of coaching experience.
ISU Technical Specialist.
Master Rated in Synchro.
Tel:858 486 2148
'96 Junior National Champion. 3-time US National Medalist.
5-time US National Competitor.
Performer in US and Japan shows.
PSA certified coach & ISI Silver judge.
USFSA Triple Gold Medalist in MITF, Figures & Freeskating.
2 time British Jr. Champion in Freestyle & Pairs.
5 time British National & International team member.
British Intergold medalist in freestyle & Gold medalist in dance.
10 years as principal skater with “Disney On Ice” Jr. National Coach
USFS Triple Gold medalist in Freestyle, Dance and Pairs.
National and International competitor.
10 yrs. Principal adagio and soloist in Ice Capades show.
Specializing in choreography, freestyle, pairs and hockey power skating.
USFS Triple Gold Medalist in MITF, Freestyle & Dance.
Regional gold medalist, National collegiate competitor and Adult Synchronized National bronze medalist.
Jr. National and National coach. Ph.D. in Sport Psychology.
Chea Hutton, Ph.D, is a Sport Psychology Consultant to amateur and professional athletes. As a figure skating coach and former competitive skater, Chea understands the pressures of competitive sport. Chea strives to teach her clients how to dependably achieve peak performances. Her main focuses are performance enhancement, confidence development, coping with competitive pressure, assisting with injury rehabilitation, conflict resolution, and motivation for her athletes.