Cub Scout Ice Skating

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Ice Skating
Belt Loop and Pin
Ice Skating Sports Belt Loop
Ice Skating Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)


Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

1. Explain ways to protect yourself while ice skating, and the need for proper safety equipment.
2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing the skills of skating.
3. Go ice skating with a family member or den for at least three hours. Chart your time.

Sports Pin Requirements

Earn the Ice Skating belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

1. Participate in a pack or community skating event.
2. Demonstrate how to sharpen your skates correctly.
3. Demonstrate how to lace, assemble, and dissemble your skates correctly.
4. On two occasions, spend at least 30 minutes practicing warm-up exercises before skating.
5. Play a skating game on the ice.
6. Learn two new figure-skating skills: Forward Swizzles, Glides, Backward Swizzles, and Backward Wiggle.
7. Demonstrate how to "start" in a speed skating race.
8. Explain the difference between long-track and short-track speed skating.
9. Participate in a skating skill development clinic.
10. Tell about an Olympian athlete in figure skating or speed skating. What were some of his or her best traits?
11. Play a game of ice hockey.
12. Participate in a hockey skill dvelopment clinic.


  1. Earning the Cub Scout Ice Skating Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is an option for requirement 3 of the Sportsman Activity Badge.
  2. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times

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