PRE-CANSKATE

Young skaters (over 3 years) will participate in group lessons focusing on fun, participation, and basic skill development. Volunteer Program assistants will be on the ice to ensure the skaters are practicing their skating skills when they are not receiving instruction from the Club Coaches. CanSkate is a national program designed by Skate Canada for children.

Kids who have completed Preschool CanSkate have gone on to enroll in programs such as figure skating, speed skating, hockey, ringette and recreational skating.

Parents wishing to join their children pay only the $38 insurance fee.

Equipment:

CSA approved helmets are mandatory until the skater has successfully completed Level 5.

Skaters can wear figure skates or hockey skates.

Parents may opt to dress younger children in snowsuits.

Mitts or gloves are required.

CANSKATE

CanSkate is a national program designed by Skate Canada for school aged children. They will learn forward and backward skating, stopping, turning and many other skills that are necessary for buildling a strong foundation for other types of skating.

Skaters will progress through the Canskate Badges in the Juvenile and Novice levels. Skills are assessed on a day-to-day basis. A description of skills required for each badge will be posted on the bulletin board in our Club room. Skaters are assigned to groups based on badges being worked on. Volunteer Program assistants will be on the ice to ensure the skaters are practicing their skating skills when they are not receiving instruction from the Club Coaches

Skaters who have completed CanSkate have gone on to enroll in programs such as figure skating (CanStar), speed skating, hockey, ringette and recreational skating.

Equipment:

CSA approved helmets are mandatory until the skater has successfully completed Level 5.

Skaters can wear figure skates or hockey skates.

Parents may opt to dress younger children in snowsuits.

Mitts or gloves are required.

Please print/ fill out Skate Canada Media Release form. Hand in at the time of registration. 

Thank you!