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Learn To Skate (Pre-CanSkate & CanSkate)

 

2019-2020 Learn To Skate.pdf

2019-2020 Reference Sheet .pdf (first day of classes, equipment, locations)

Fliteway is a non-for-profit organization dedicated to providing skating opportunities to children of all ages, levels and abilities.   Located in North Edmonton, Fliteway offers a wide range of programming and services to meet all your skating needs.    

Pre-CanSkate (Ages 3 to 5 or first time skaters ages 6 to 9)

Pre-CanSkate is a learn to skate program for ages 3 to 5. Pre-CanSkate is designed to give skaters a positive first experience on the ice.  Skaters learn through creative activities and teaching methods which are age appropriate.  This program will focus on positive reinforcement, basic skating skills, and will prepare children for Fliteway’s Skating Club CanSkate Program.   All sessions (classes) include a 15 minute off-ice warm-up, and 30 minute on-ice instruction.   Skaters will be placed in small groups according to age and skating level.  Pre-CanSkate is also for children ages 6 to 8 who have never been on skates or ice before.  

CanSkate (Ages 4 and up)

CanSkate is the Skate Canada 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. 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 just an interest in acquiring basic skating skills. 

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Pre-CanSkate Session #1 (September to October 2019)

Pre-CanSkate #1

Mondays

6:15 – 7:00pm

Sept. 9,16,23,30 Oct. 7,21,28

7 Classes

$105

GTA

Pre-CanSkate #2

Tuesdays

5:00 – 5:45pm

Sept. 3,10,17,24 Oct. 1,8,15,22,29

9 Classes

$135

CDA

Pre-CanSkate #3

Tuesdays

5:30 – 6:15pm

Sept. 3,10,17,24 Oct. 1,8,15,22,29

9 Classes

$135

CDA

Pre-CanSkate #4

Tuesdays

6:00 – 6:45pm

Sept. 3,10,17,24 Oct. 1,8,15,22,29

9 Classes

$135

CDA

Pre-CanSkate #5

Thursdays

5:15 - 6:00pm

Sept. 5,12,19,26 Oct. 3,10,17,24

8 Classes

$120

CDA

Pre-CanSkate #6

Thursdays

5:45 – 6:30pm

Sept. 5,12,19,26 Oct. 3,10,17,24

8 Classes

$120

CDA

Pre-CanSkate #7

Saturday

12:15-1:00pm

Sept. 14,21,28 Oct. 5,19,26

6 Classes

$90

GGA

Pre-CanSkate #8

Sunday

12:00-12:45pm

Sept. 8,15,22,29 Oct. 6,20,27

7 Classes

$105

GTA

GTA=Grand Trunk Arena / CDA=Castle Downs Arena / GGA= Glengarry Arena  

No Skating Dates: Oct. 12,13,14,31

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CanSkate Session #1 (September to October 2019)

CanSkate #1

Mondays

6:15-7:00pm

Sept. 9,16,23,30 Oct. 7,21,28

7 Classes

$105

GTA

CanSkate #2

Tuesdays

6:00 - 6:45pm

Sept. 3,10,17,24 Oct. 1,8,15,22,29

9 Classes

$135

CDA

CanSkate #3

Thursdays

5:45 - 6:30pm

Sept. 5,12,19,26 Oct. 3,10,17,24

8 Classes

$120

CDA

CanSkate #4

Sundays

12:00-12:45pm

Sept. 8,15,22,29 Oct. 6,20,27

7 Classes

$105

GTA

GTA=Grand Trunk Arena/ CDA=Castle Downs Arena

No Skating Dates: Oct. 12,13,14,31

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Pre-CanSkate Session #2  (November to December 2019

Pre-CanSkate #9

Mondays

6:15–7:00pm

Nov. 4,18,25 Dec. 2,9,16

6 Classes

$90

GTA

Pre-CanSkate #10

Tuesdays

5:00-5:45pm

Nov. 5,12,19,26 Dec. 3,10

6 Classes

$90

CDA

Pre-CanSkate #11

Tuesdays

5:30-6:15pm

Nov. 5,12,19,26 Dec. 3,10

6 Classes

$90

CDA

Pre-CanSkate #12

Tuesdays

6:00-6:45pm

Nov. 5,12,19,26 Dec. 3,10

6 Classes

$90

CDA

Pre-CanSkate #13

Thursdays

5:15-6:00pm

Nov. 7,14,21,28 Dec. 5,12,19

7 Classes

$105

CDA

Pre-CanSkate #14

Thursdays

5:45-6:30pm

Nov. 7,14,21,28 Dec. 5,12,19

7 Classes

$105

CDA

Pre-CanSkate #15

Saturdays

12:15-1:00pm

Nov. 2,9,16,23,30 Dec. 7,21

7 Classes

$105

GGA

Pre-CanSkate #16

Sundays

12:00-12:45pm

Nov. 3,10,17,24 Dec. 1,8,15,22

8 Classes

$120

GTA

GTA=Grand Trunk Arena / CDA=Castle Downs Arena / GG=Glengarry Arena

No Skating Dates: Nov. 11, Dec. 14

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CanSkate Session #2 (November to December 2019)

CanSkate #5

Mondays

6:15 - 7:00pm

Nov. 4,18,25 Dec. 2,9,16

6 Classes

$90

GTA

CanSkate #6

Tuesdays

6:00 - 6:45pm

Nov. 5,12,19,26 Dec. 3,10

6 Classes

$90

CDA

CanSkate #7

Thursdays

5:45 - 6:30pm

Nov. 7,14,21,28 Dec. 5,12,19

7 Classes

$105

CDA

CanSkate #8

Sundays

12:00-12:45pm

Nov. 3,10,17,24 Dec. 1,8,15,22

8 Classes

$120

GTA

GTA=Grand Trunk Arena / CDA=Castle Downs Arena

No Skating Dates: Nov. 11, Dec. 14

 

 

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

Long Term Athlete Development

·         Skate 1 day per week  Pre-CanSkate

·         Skate 2 days per week CanSkate

·         Skate 8-10 months per year

·         Participate in a variety of activities including gymnastics, swimming, dance, team sports 

·         See LTAD Series1 for recommendations

 

Downloads

2019-2020 Learn To Skate Package_EDIT1.pdf

2019-2020 Reference Sheet .pdf

CanSkate Video (Click Here)