I Can Excel (ICE)

I Can Excel (ICE)

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I Can Excel (ICE) FSH’s premiere after-school program that improves student academics, encourages active lifestyles, and strengthens leadership skills in girls ages 6-18.

Summer Dreams Camp

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Students enjoy a daily variety of academic enrichment classes and cultural trips followed by skating instruction at the  participating in a total of 35 hours per week.

Synchronized Skating

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Figure Skating in Harlem introduced Harlem Ice Synchronized Skating in 2006 to help students perfect new skills on the ice and continue to learn invaluable lessons in leadership & teamwork.

A Premier After School Program

I Can Excel (ICE) is FSH’s premiere after-school program that improves student academics, encourages active lifestyles, and strengthens leadership skills in girls ages 6-18. At the start of every season, each girl makes a commitment to attend 9-15 hours per week of on-ice instruction and off-ice educational programming, and receives the support of more than 50 tutors, teachers, social workers, counselors and skating coaches. Students receive team warm-up suits and use of skating equipment for the season, and are expected to attend between 3 and 5 afternoons per week. All students perform in the end of season Ice Show and awards banquet. Students may audition for a spot on one of three synchronized skating teams.

The academic component focuses on rigorous small group tutoring to improve basic reading, writing and math competencies. We also introduce STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), financial literacy and communications classes to girls in a way that hones what they are learning in school and builds upon it. Individualized guidance and high school and college access workshops are offered to students throughout the year.

"FSH increased my academic stamina, helped with my time management, and helped me stay dedicated to my academics.”

- KY-ANA MCKAY (FSH ALUMNA NOW ATTENDING GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY)

  • Visit Figure Skating in Harlem:

    361 West 125th St. 4th Floor
    New York, NY 10027

  • Call Us At:

    (646) 698-3440, Option 2

  • Or Email Us:

    registration@figureskatinginharlem.org

I.C.E. New Students!

Upcoming Information Sessions
Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
More Details to come!

I Can Excel (ICE) Core Classes

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Education:

Tutoring, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Financial Literacy, Communications & College Access.

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Skating, Health & Fitness:

Skating instruction and performance; off-ice wellness classes including fitness (GO-FIT), dance & nutrition.

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Leadership:

Life Skills Classes, Career Exploration and Cultural Trips to learn about identity, creating, goals & future planning.

How Can I Apply?

All students must be female, between the ages of 6-17, and must reside in Harlem, Upper Manhattan or the lower Bronx.   All FSH students make a commitment to aim for an “A” average, are in good standing with a “B” average and must attend extra homework tutoring with a “C” average.  After a full application is submitted all students will be contacted for an admissions interview. Tuition is on a sliding scale. 

Contact registration@figureskatinginharlem.org or 646-698-3440, option 2 for more information!

I Can Excel (ICE) Locations

  • FSH Academic Center

    361 West 125th Street
    4th Floor
    New York, NY 10027

  • Riverbank State Park Ice Rink

    679 Riverside Drive
    (West 145th Street)
    New York, NY 10031

  • Lasker Rink

    110 Malcolm X Boulevard
    (110th St in Central Park)
    New York, NY 10026

FSH’s programs work with hundreds of girls annually on the ice and in the classroom. Our staff has grown from 3 to more than 75 coaches, teachers, tutors and counselors.