CanSkate is Skate Canada's learn-to-skate program for preschoolers and up. It is on Fridays from 4-4:45pm starting October 14 and ending in March (15 sessions in total) and includes warm-up and cool-down, circuit lessons and fun activities. Registration fees are $255 (this includes the $75.00 for Skate Canada Membership).
The program for CanSkate includes lessons from a coach in 3 fundamental areas, Balance, Control and Agility. The focus is on training a well rounded skater who has the skills to pursue any ice sport including hockey, ringette, speed skating and figure skating with the skills learned in the program. We follow a Long Term Athlete Development model to strive for success for our skaters not only during their skating season but into the future as well as figure skating with the skills learned in the program. We follow a Long Term Athlete Development model to strive for success for our skaters not only during their skating season but into the future as well.
Equipment needed: hockey or figure skates with good support (avoid molded skates) and approved hockey helmet. Winter gloves (not mittens) or hockey gloves are also required.
Skates are available for rent, please contact coach Kimber at [email protected] to arrange a time to try on skates if needed, or she will be available the first night of skating from 3-4 pm for skates. All rental skates must be cared for by wearing skate guards when not on the ice and they are only to be sharpened at The Sharpening Den in Moose Jaw.
Registration is open until 11:59pm, November 26, 2022.
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