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Learn to Skate


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Skating lessons for children looking to learn the basics or build upon their skills while always having fun. Your child will work on a variety of skills including balance, posture, 1-foot glides, squatting and skating backwards. Ages 3-6. Skating is only offered in the Fall and Winter sessions.

Mandatory equipment includes CSA approved hockey helmet, skates, and mitts/gloves. Snow pants are mandatory for Level 1. Cages for the helmets are recommended.

PLEASE NOTE: Learn to Skate is only available during the fall and winter sessions. Check back in July 2020 to see the fall program schedule!

Skating-Level 1 Get Up and Go

This class is designed for children who have beginner to no skating experience.

Skating-Level 1 Get Up and Go

This class is designed for children who have beginner to no skating experience.

Skating-Level 2 Slide and Glide

This class is designed for children who are able to get up and move on their own.

Skating-Level 2 Slide and Glide

This class is designed for children who are able to get up and move on their own.

Skating-Level 3 On the Edge

Work on a 2 foot jump and step spin, 1-foot glides, squatting, lollipops, 2-foot stops and 2-foot glides on a curve.

Skating-Level 3 On the Edge

Work on a 2 foot jump and step spin, 1-foot glides, squatting, lollipops, 2-foot stops and 2-foot glides on a curve.

Skating-Level 4 Speedy Skaters

This class is designed for children who are able to move well, change direction and stop on their skates.

Skating-Level 4 Speedy Skaters

This class is designed for children who are able to move well, change direction and stop on their skates.