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WE ARE BACK - All skating resumes Tuesday, February 16, 2021!!

CanSkate Winter Registration - All programs are full

STARSkate Winter Registration - Space available in all programs

 

Skaters of all ages learn best when they are active, engaged, moving, challenged, motivated and having fun. This is what CanSkate is all about!


As Skate Canada’s flagship learn–to–skate program that is geared to beginners of all ages, CanSkate offers basic skating instruction taught in a group lesson format by Skate Canada professional coaches who are assisted by trained program assistants. CanSkate is the foundational and feeder program for all other Skate Canada programs.

The winter 2021 CanSkate programs are full.

To see the requirements for the Winter 2021 CanSkate season click here.

 

To see the requirements for the Winter 2021 CanSkate season click here.

 

CanSkate - 4 to 12 years of age

A 50 minute program for skaters ages 4 to 12. No previous skating experience is required. Skaters are placed in small groups (maximum ratio of 10 skaters to 1 coach) and are encouraged to learn and advance at their own pace. Skaters are grouped according to age and skill level. All participants are required to provide their own skates and CSA approved hockey helmets. Waterproof pants or snow pants are recommended as skaters may spend some time sitting on the ice and or falling. For participation in the 2020-2021 season, skaters must be four (4) years of age by December 31, 2020.

Pre-CanSkate - 3 to 4 years of age

A 40 minute program for skaters ages 3 to 4. No previous skating experience is required. Skater take part in a nine (9) minute off ice warm up (with their skates on) and then they take to the ice for three 10-minute lessons. Skaters then leave the ice while the CanSkaters do the group activity and cool down. Skaters are placed in small groups (maximum ratio of 10 skaters to 1 coach) and are encouraged to learn and advance at their own pace. All participants are required to provide their own skates and CSA approved hockey helmets. Waterproof pants or snow pants are recommended as skaters may spend some time sitting on the ice and or falling. For participation in the 2020-2021 season, skaters must be three (3) years of age by September 1, 2020.

Teen/Adult CanSkate - 12+ years of age

A 40 minute program for skaters ages 12 and up. No previous skating experience is required. Skater take part in a nine (9) minute off ice warm up (with their skates on) and then they take to the ice for the 3 10-minute lessons. Skaters then leave the ice while the CanSkaters do the group activity and cool down. Skaters are placed in small groups (maximum ratio of 10 skaters to 1 coach) and are encouraged to learn and advance at their own pace. All participants are required to provide their own skates and CSA approved hockey helmets.