Learn to Skate / Canskate
New to CanSkate?
The CanSkate and Pre-CanSkate Learn to Skate programs teach skating fundamentals for use by recreational, hockey, ringette, or figure skaters. Only skaters and coaches are allowed on the ice. All skaters must wear a CSA-approved hockey/skating helmet and gloves.
- Week of Oct. 11th – Week of Dec. 13th, 2021
- Week of Jan. 3rd– Week of March 7th, 2022
Pre-Canskate: Skaters must be 4 years of age or older at time of registration
The Learn to Skate Pre-Can program is intended for skaters with limited or no previous skating experience. The 40-minute group lesson with a Professional Coach is designed to focus on balance, introduction of basic skills, and making skating fun through the use of games, toys, activities, and music.
Lessons are given in a group format led by certified professional Coaches and assisted by trained Program Assistants.
The program is 50 minutes long, featuring warm-up, coached lessons, and free skate time.
For skaters who have completed CanSkate Stage 3 and are interested in continuing in the Figure Skating stream.
Lessons are given in a group format led by certified professional Coaches. The program is 40 minutes long, featuring stroking and skills, and is intended as an add-on to the CanSkate program.