Skate to Ski & Urban Slopes Ski Simulator Clinic

Date: Friday, June 24, 2022 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET
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Event Type: Education Clinic

Location: Ausblick Ski Hill (Parking Lot - Please arrive 30 minutes before the event start time to ensure time to gear up.)

Registration Information:
- Regular Rate: $85.00
- CEUs: 6

Prerequisites: None

Additional Fee for Non-Members: $25.00

Registration Deadline: Friday, June 24, 2022, 4:59 pm ET

This is a highlighted event that is anticipated to be very popular.

Online Registration: CLOSED

Offline Registration: Contact the division office.

Course Description:

Get ready for summer cross-training with the Rollerblade Skate to Ski program and Urban Slopes SkyTech Sport Ski Simulator! Join Rollerblade ambassador and National Team Alumni Heidi Ettlinger to explore using the Skate to Ski program with specific activities to enhance your skills and the fun factor of training for ski-readiness. This event is a great opportunity to discover how adding a summer of inline skating will hone your accurate and relevant skill focus, while combining heaps of repetition in a consistent environment, plus quality feedback.

Standard education fee/pp includes access to inline skates/pads, the Skate to Ski program, and an introduction to Urban Slopes Ski Simulators. A non-member fee ($25) will apply to all non-members participating.


  • Inline skates and protective pads are provided by Rollerblade.
  • Please bring your own skates if you have them. We recommend bringing our own chair for putting on skates. 
  • You will need to provide your own helmet (mandatory) and we encourage wearing protective pads.
  • You may bring your own ski boots to use at Urban Slopes or use their gear.  


RollerbladeĀ® created the Skate to Ski program as an innovative approach to help skiers train and stay in shape. Inline skating is the best way in the off-season to recreate skiing motions.

Rollerblade Skate to Ski Program: https://www.rollerblade.com/usa/en/skate-to-ski

Rollerblade Training App: https://apps.apple.com/app/skate-to-ski/id1458606967

Choosing the Right Skates: https://www.rollerblade.com/usa/en/skate-to-ski-choosing-skate

Urban Slopes

Heat up your snow sports skills without the chill factor with a trip to Urban Slopes. Beginner or master, skier or snowboarder, our simulators and ski instructors can sharpen skills, teach new techniques, accelerate speeds, and build stamina for the ski season.

Urban Slopes: https://urban-slopes.com/about-us/

Urban Slopes Experience: https://youtu.be/C-Ghw5wLt10

What to Expect: https://urban-slopes.com/what-to-expect/

Additional Event Details:

Cap off the event with the staff at Urban Slopes using the SkyTechSport ski simulator. This is a game-changing tool for skiers (and snowboarders) looking to develop balance, reaction time, visual acuity, plus... it's a lot of fun. This is a snow sports experience that everyone can enjoy! Urban Slopes instructors have worked with people of all ages, from 2 to 82! Beginners to advanced skiers and snowboarders, racers, and Olympic pros benefit from our simulated experience. Whether you seek to learn or perfect your skills, recover from an injury, or get in a good workout, the Urban Slopes experience is for you.

Event Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CT) (5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (ET)(Please arrive at 3:30 to allow time to gear up at the Ausblick Parking Lot.

Event Timeline & Details:

Please meet at 3:30 PM (CT) in the parking lot outside the Ausblick Ski Area.

Meet at 3:30 PM (CT) to begin gearing up at Ausblick to have everyone in skates/gear integrating into activities by 4:30. Access to Urban Slopes starts at 6 PM (CT); however, participants can transition independently to Urban Slopes, with some who may practice longer at Ausblick. **event will accommodate those who arrive after 4 PM (CT) to integrate them into activities. Finish time at Urban Slopes by 8 PM.

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