Learn to Skate / 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.
Two sessions are offered:
- Fall: October 1st – December 20th
- Winter: January 7th – March 1st
Cancellations may occur due to testing.
The Learn to Skate Pre Can program is intended for skaters with limited or no previous skating experience. The 30-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 Can Skate 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 25 minutes long, featuring stroking and skills and is intended as an add-on to the Can Skate program.