Snowplow Sam-Ages 3-5

Snowplow Sam
Discover, Learn and Play!

Snowplow Sam 1 – 4: (Ages 3 – 5)  Helmet Recommended
The Snowplow Sam levels are introductory classes divided into four progressive levels allowing our littlest skaters to build confidence and stability while learning the basic skills of skating. These classes are designed to help young skaters to develop the A, B, C’s of skating; Agility, Balance, Coordination, and Speed.  All classes will be taught in a safe and positive environment, incorporating fun and games making class time an enjoyable experience for all! 

  • Children ages of 3-5 years (Please inquire for children age 2 1/2) 
  • Skaters who pass all 4 Snowplow Sam levels before they turn 6, will transition into Basic 3
  • Skaters who turn 6 before they complete all 4 Snowplow Sam levels, may transition into the Basic Skills level equivalent to their current skill level *Please ask your coach.

Some of the basic elements for the younger skaters include: standing up on the ice, marching in place, marching forward, swizzles, backward wiggles, glides and dips. (skills vary based on level)


Skaters who pass all four Snowplow Sam levels before they turn 6, will transition into Basic 3.  Skaters who turn 6 before they complete all 4 Snowplow Sam levels, may transition into the Basic Skills level equivalent to their current skill level. 

For more information on the Snowplow Sam Curriculum please see the Learn to Skate USA Curriculum tab or click the logo below to be directed to the Learn to Skate USA website.