If you are new to skating, please download and read the Parents Guides provided by U.S. Figure Skating.
“A figure skating parent’s role is to help his or her skater achieve success on and off the ice. These resources will help you and your skater experience a fun and positive skating journey.”
Whether you are new to figure skating or have been involved with the sport for years, we have information and resources for you as you support your children in their development and pursuit of their life, recreational and competitive goals. The U.S. Figure Skating Parent Guides provides everything parents need to know to support their skaters.
USFS Vol 1 Parent Guide
From first steps on the ice to the Olympic podium, U.S. Figure Skating is there for every step in your family’s figure skating journey. For many parents, it begins with the notion that they want their children to learn to skate, but where to start? This guide to being a figure skating parent provides information on figure skating to assist parents as they support their children in their development and participation in the sport of figure skating.
USFS Vol 2 Parent Guide
As your skater progresses through the levels of U.S. Figure Skating, the tips in this parent guide will help lead you and your child to success. This guide book is for parents of children who have found an interest — perhaps even a passion — in skating and who are skating recreationally or beginning to enter competitive skating.
You can also find this information on the U.S. Figure Skating Members Only website:
* Go to: https://www.usfsaonline.org, sign in with your or your child’s membership number and password
* Click on the three horizontal bars on the top left of your screen
* Click on ‘Membership‘
* From the drop down Membership menu, click on ‘Parent Info‘
There you can read a wealth of information to assist you with your child’s skating journey!