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Aspire Program


The U.S. Figure Skating Aspire Program provides a solid foundation in figure skating through the development of athleticism and artistry, empowering skaters to be successful on and off the ice.

Border Blades Aspire Program (previously named Bridge Program) provides skaters with a transition from Border Blades Skating Academy into private lessons through the use of small group lessons and the option to practice and/or take a private lesson on Border Blades ice. Skaters will learn to train like a figure skater, from edge class to spins and jumps!

This class is for skaters who want to become figure skaters! Skaters should be able to skate at minimum, a basic 2 level (one-foot glides, backward 2 foot glides, snowplow stops). This class is not open to skaters who have already passed their pre-preliminary moves in the field test.

 Skaters will be divided into groups, based on level, to work on combining their basic skills with figure skating elements. 

Skaters will also have the opportunity to perform in our Holiday Exhibition and the annual Ice Show. 


Summer 2023 Aspire

Days and Times
  • June 6 - July 27
  • Tuesday's and Thursday's 11:00 -11:30am
  • 15 minutes of practice time after class: 11:30am-11:45am
  • All dates, times, and locations can be found on the Border Blades calendar


Aspire Coaches

Lizzy Carlson
Brooke Ramlo
Mandy Erickson

Please read the membership information on this page before registering.

Summer registration coming soon!

Registration and Membership Requirement

  1. Register for Membership with the club with one of the following membership options:
    • Learn to Skate - For beginner skaters who will not be competing or testing.
    • Introductory Home - For first year home club skaters who will compete or test at USFS levels, or skate on a competitive synchronized skating team.
    • Note: Summer Aspire is available to non-members, but they must be registered with a different figure skating club or Learn to Skate program.
  2. Register for the current Aspire program.


BBFSC Skating Director