Starting October 4th, 2017
The CanSkate A program is a positive first learn to skate experience. It is a program for two to five year olds emphasizing participation and FUN.
CanSkate A is divided into two 11-week sessions.
Session 1 – October 4, 2017 to December 22, 2017
Session 2 – January 3, 2018 to March 23, 2018 (includes Carnival)
WEDNESDAY &/or FRIDAY 5:50-6:20 pm
The CanSkate B program is a learn to skate program teaching the basics of skating with participation at the skaters own level of interest. It is based on small number group instruction for skaters working on badges – Stage 1-5.
WEDNESDAY &/or FRIDAY 5:30-6:20 pm
Starting October 5th, 2017
Junior /Badge Program
Qualifications – Skaters will be working on Badge 6 and then their preliminary levels. This is a continuation of the CanSkate Badge Program. Although this session includes group instruction, ideally the skaters involved can work with limited supervision. This session is geared to skaters who show an interest in pursuing the sport of figure skating and possibly trying Skate Canada Tests and participating in recreational competitions.
MONDAY &/or THURSDAY 5:30–6:20 pm (6:40 with dance)
Qualifications – Skaters will have passed their Dutch waltz dance, passed badge 7 and be working on their preliminary skills, or be under the recommendation of a professional coach. This session includes limited group instruction so skaters should be under the direction of a private coach.
MONDAY off ice training 5:30-6:00 pm , on ice 6:15-7:50 pm
THURSDAY 6:15–7:50 pm
Qualifications – Skaters will have a private coach to skate at this level. Skaters will choose the appropriate skill and dance session based on their levels. Must have Preliminary Skills. They must also have one of the following: ALL Jr Bronze Dances or Preliminary FRSK Elements. (Skaters that are registered for Seniors in the 2013-2014 season will be grandfathered in for this year only but will need to meet the senior qualifications for the following season.) Skaters must follow the published guidelines for right of ways.
MONDAY off ice training 6:20-6:40 pm , on ice 7:10-8:50 pm
THURSDAY 7:10–8:50 pm
Offers opportunities for adult skaters of all levels to develop skating and figure skating skills. Skaters may wish to continue testing fundamental skills acquired from earlier skating experience, or simply learn to skate. This program is geared towards adults that enjoy skating as a recreational sport.
MONDAY &/or THURSDAY 6:10–7:00 pm