If you are looking to train in the sport of figure skating with some of the best that the figure skating world has to offer then the University of Delaware is the place to go. The University of Delaware set up the University of Delaware Figure Skating Club and the Delaware Ice Skating Science Development Center. The combination of these two programs make the University of Delaware a highly coveted figure skating school.
The University of Delaware started their ice skating program in 1986 with the building of the Blue and Gold arena or the Fred Rust Arena. This addition of a complete ice training facility has made many figure skaters wish to attend the University of Delaware.
The University of Delaware’s Ice Skating Science Development Center is one of the most talked about programs in the ice skating world. This ice skating program is designed for ice skaters of all ages and backgrounds. The Development Center takes first time ice skaters, first time competitors and even Olympic champions. However, it is the focus on the world and Olympic champion aspect that makes the program so desirable.
The Ice Skating Science Development Center is open all year round and offers some of the most intensive ice skating training that an ice skater can go through. It offers daily training sessions, weight rooms, ballet classes and nutritional classes. Anything an ice skater could want to know about is offered through this program.
Beyond the ice arena, skating club and program offerings it is the coaching staff that brings in young ice skaters from all over the world. The University of Delaware has some of the most well known ice skaters from all over the world. All of the coaches that are offered through this program have extensive experience in the ice skating world.