Learn To Skate (Pre-CanSkate & CanSkate)  

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2017-2018 Pre-CanSkate/CanSkate Reference Sheet .pdf  (New Members)

2017-2018 Pre-CanSkate/CanSkate Registration Package (M).pdf

PRE-CANSKATE (Ages 3 to 8) First Time Skaters

Preschool is a learn to skate program for ages 3 to 5 or first-time skaters ages 6 to 8.  Pre-CanSkate is designed to give skaters a positive first experience on the ice. Children are introduced to all the basic skating fundamentals through creative activities, exercises, and teaching methods which are age appropriate, and designed to make learning fun. All sessions (classes) include a 15 minute off-ice warm-up, and 30 minute on-ice instruction. Skaters will not receive badges in this program. Please Note: This program is also approprate for older, first time skaters.  No fundraising required!  

Recommendations / Equipment

* We recommend that children have at least 1 skating experience prior to the first class
* Helmets MANDATORY! (Hockey style CSA approved)
* Requires sharpened skates with good ankle support (please see link below for more information on equipment)

* Skate Canada membership fee $36.00 (please see bottom of this page for details)

  

 Pre-CanSkate Session #3  (January to March 2018)  

Pre-CanSkate #15

Mondays

5:30 - 6:15pm

Jan 8,15,22,29 Feb 5,12,26  Mar 5,12,19,26

11 Classes

$154.00

GTA

Pre-CanSkate #16

Tuesdays

5:00 - 5:45pm

Jan 9,16,23,30 Feb 6,13,20,27 Mar 6,13,20,27

12 Classes

$168.00

GTA

Pre-CanSkate #17

Tuesdays

5:30 - 6:15pm

Jan 9,16,23,30 Feb 6,13,20,27 Mar 6,13,20,27

12 Classes

$168.00

GTA

Pre-CanSkate #18

Tuesdays

6:00 - 6:45pm

Jan 9,16,23,30 Feb 6,13,20,27 Mar 6,13,20,27

12 Classes

$168.00

GTA

Pre-CanSkate #19

Thursdays

5:30 - 6:15pm

Jan 4,11,18,25 Feb1,8,15,22  Mar 1,8,15,22

12 Classes

$168.00

GTA

Pre-CanSkate #20

Thursdays

6:00 - 6:45pm

Jan 4,11,18,25 Feb 1,8,15,22 Mar 1,8,15,22

12 Classes

$168.00

GTA

Pre-CanSkate #21

Sundays

12:00-12:45pm

Jan 7,14,21,28 Feb 4,11,25 Mar 4,11,18,25

11 Classes

$154.00

GTA

 GTA=Grand Trunk Arena

 

Pre-CanSkate Program (April/May, 2018)                                                            

Pre-Can #1

Tuesdays

5:45-6:30pm

GTA

April 3,10,17,24 May, 1,8,15,22

8 Classes

$112.00

Pre-Can #2

Thursdays

4:45-5:30pm

GTA

April 12,19,26 May, 3,10,17

6 Classes

$84.00

Pre-Can #3

Thursdays

5:15-6:00pm

GTA

April 12,19,26 May, 3,10,17

6 Classes

$84.00

Pre-Can #4

Thursdays

5:45-6:30pm

GTA

April 12,19,26 May, 3,10,17

6 Classes

$84.00

Pre-Can #5

Saturdays

9:30-10:15am

GTA

April 7,14,28 May 5,12

5 Classes

$70.00

GTA=Grand Trunk Arena 

 

 

Pre-CanSkate Summer Camps (July/August 2018)                                                        

Camp 1

Mon-Thurs

5:15-6:00pm

CVA

July 3,4,5

3 Classes

$45.00

Camp 2

Mon-Thurs

5:15-6:00pm

CVA

July 9,10,11,12

4 Classes

$60.00

Camp 3

Mon-Thurs

5:15-6:00pm

CVA

July 16,17,18,19

4 Classes

$60.00

Camp 4

Mon-Thurs

5:15-6:00pm

CVA

July 23,24,25,26

4 Classes

$60.00

Camp 5

Mon-Thurs

5:15-6:00pm

CVA

July 30,31, Aug, 1,2

4 Classes

$60.00

Camp 6

Mon-Thurs

5:15-6:00pm

CVA

Aug, 6,7,8,9

4 Classes

$60.00

  CVA=Clareview Arena A  

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CANSKATE (Ages 4 and up)

CanSkate is Skate Canada's flagship learn to skate program.  Skaters must be able to skate independently to qualify for this program.  Canskate focuses on fun, participation, and basic skill development. All classes are taught in a group format and are led by an NCCP certified professional coach / or advanced program leader. Skaters progress at their own rate in a progressive and sequential badge program .   Canskate is an excellent starting point for children interested in pursuing Figure Skating, Hockey, Ringette, speed skating, or an interest in acquiring basic skating skills. 

 Recommendations / Equipment:

* Helmets MANDATORY! (Hockey style CSA approved)

* Requires sharpened skates with good ankle support

* Recommended skate sharpening: Bladz Skate Shop / Located at CastleDowns Arena

* Skate 2 days a week for accelerated progress

* Fees are Non-refundable     

 CanSkate Session #3  (January to March 2018)  

CanSkate #11

Mondays

5:30 - 6:16pm

Jan 8,15,22,29 Feb 5,12,26

Mar 5,12,19,26

11 Classes

$154.00

GTA

CanSkate #12

Tuesdays

5:15 – 6:00pm

Jan 9,16,23,30 Feb 6,13,20,27

Mar 6,13,20,27

12 Classes

$168.00

GTA

CanSkate #13

Tuesdays

6:00 - 6:45pm

Jan 9,16,23,30 Feb 6,13,20,27

Mar 6,13,20,27

12 Classes

$168.00

GTA

CanSkate #14

Thursdays

6:00 - 6:45pm

Jan 4,11,18,25 Feb 1,8,15,22

Mar 1,8,15,22

12 Classes

$168.00

GTA

CanSkate #15

Sundays

12:00-12:45pm

Jan 7,14,21,28 Feb 4,11,25

Mar 4,11,18,25

11 Classes

$154.00

GTA

GTA=Grand Trunk Arena

 

CanSkate Program (April/May, 2018)                                                                               

CanSkate #1

Tuesdays

5:45-6:30pm

GTA

April 3,10,17,24 May, 1,8,15,22

8 Classes

$112.00

CanSkate #2

Thursdays

5:45-6:30pm

GTA

April 12,19,26 May, 3,10,17

6 Classes

$84.00

 

 GTA+ Grand Trunk Arena

 

CanSkate Summer Camps (July/August, 2018)     

Camp 1

Mon-Thurs

5:15-6:00pm

CVA

July 3,4,5

3 Classes

$45.00

Camp 2

Mon-Thurs

5:15-6:00pm

CVA

July 9,10,11,12

4 Classes

$60.00

Camp 3

Mon-Thurs

5:15-6:00pm

CVA

July 16,17,18,19

4 Classes

$60.00

Camp 4

Mon-Thurs

5:15-6:00pm

CVA

July 23,24,25,26

4 Classes

$60.00

Camp 5

Mon-Thurs

5:15-6:00pm

CVA

July 30,31, Aug, 1,2

4 Classes

$60.00

Camp 6

Mon-Thurs

5:15-6:00pm

CVA

Aug, 6,7,8,9

4 Classes

$60.00

CVA= Clareview Arena 

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Downloads

 2017-2018 Pre-CanSkate/CanSkate Registration Package (M).pdf

2017-2018 Pre-CanSkate/CanSkate Reference Sheet.pdf