PreCanSkate, CanSkate and PreSTAR skaters are required to wear a CSA approved hockey or skating helmet. Bike helmets are not permitted.
6:10- 6:40 PM
11:20- 11:50 AM
Recommended for skaters 3-4 years of age with little to no skating experience. Skaters are introduced to the basics of skating in a fun, group setting. Upon completion of the PreCanSkate program skaters progress directly into the main CanSkate program.
Skate Canada’s flagship learn to skate program for beginners of any age. In this program skaters learn fundamental movements and basic skating skills. Certified coaches and trained program assistants teach a complete series of balance, control and agility skills to prepare skaters for ice skating sports and recreational skating.
Recommended for skaters who have completed CanSkate Stage 3 or show an interest in figure skating. Skaters continue through the CanSkate system while being introduced to STAR 1. All sessions include 30 minutes of group lesson time with a professional coach. Parents may also choose to inquire about semi-private or private lessons.
Designed for skaters who have completed CanSkate Stage 5 who wish to continue with the sport of figure skating. Skaters work to complete the final CanSkate badge as they begin STAR 1 and 2 assessments. At this level skaters receive a 15 minute group lesson and are required to have a private coach.
Designed for skaters who have completed 2 of 3 STAR 1 assessments. All Intermediate sessions include stroking, freeskate, skills and dance. Intermediate skaters have the opportunity to test and compete in all disciplines of figure skating. Skaters must have a professional coach and are encouraged to skate 2 days a week.
For skaters who have completed 2 of 3 assessments at the STAR 3 level. Skaters at this level test and compete in adherence to STAR standards. Private lessons with a professional coach are required and skaters are encouraged to skate a minimum of 2 days a week.