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.
This Halloween San Diego Ice Arena's Skating School students did a fantastic job participating in our annual Halloween costume and coloring contests! During the week before Halloween all skating school students get the chance to skate in costumer on our afternoon...read more
Date: April 8, 2017 Time: 7:00 am - 7:50 am (after two freestyle sessions) Focus: Axel, Double Jumps Cost: $15 Coaches: Breanne Bonilla, Katy Hewitt, Simon Hewitt, Karyl Kawaichi, Wendy Smith and Geoffry Varner **Open Strictly to Pre-Preliminary and above...read more
The San Diego Figure Skating Club hosted Sarah Kawahara's, Pallette of Choreography on Saturday June 25, 2016. Sarah Kawahara is known for finding and developing hidden treasures of movement in skaters, helping to create a signature style unique to the individual...read more
What are freestyle sessions?
Walk-on Session for $10.00
- 30 Sessions for $240.00 ($8.00 per session)
- 15 Sessions for $125.00 ($8.33 per session)
- 15 1/2 Sessions for $80.00 ($5.33 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.
June 12 – August 25, 2017
Frequently Asked Questions
Private Lesson Policies
The Studio at SDIA is a professionally built dance facility within the San Diego Ice Arena in Mira Mesa. World renowned instructor Charleigh France directs the dance program at SDIA and focuses on training competitive figure skaters in ballet, along with other genres of dance and acrobatics. Charleigh also runs classes for recreational skaters, dancers, tots, adults and special needs. Below is her link where you can read her bio and resume along with reading a more in depth write up about The Studio at SDIA.
The San Diego Ice Arena takes great pride in welcoming Charleigh France to their award winning coaching staff! Among her numerous credits, Charleigh trained at the Julliard school of ballet in New York and performed in the Cirque Du Soleil Las Vegas Beatles production “Love”.
SDIA is proud to offer its annual figure skating Summer camp . Click below for details for this summers camp.
Off-ice Testing Combine is coming to SDIA
May 1st, 2016
S.T.A.R.S. (Standardized Testing of Athleticism to Recognize Skaters) is a U.S. Figure Skating program designed to standardize testing of the athletic abilities that support development of on-ice skills
SDIA’s Performance Enhancement Consultant
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.
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.
Tel: 858 652 0443
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 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
Tel. 858 652 0443
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.
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.