Skating is one of the most popular sports in the world today. In Canada more than six million people lace up skates every year, and there are many winter celebrations that feature skating. Through the inclusive programming we offer, we encourage people to become involved and stay involved for life.  Learning to skate is a natural part of Canadian life. From early steps on the ice, holding onto a parent’s hand, to skating as a family activity, or moving on to other ice sports, skating offers a rich tapestry of experiences. As we bring our vision to life, and inspire all Canadians to embrace the joy of skating, Skate Canada continues to find creative new ways to teach and to keep people skating.  

     Skate Canada’s athletes have had continued success on the world and Olympic stage. In an effort to continually move the sport forward, Skate Canada is looking at ways to enhance that level of achievement, and to improve it. Our athletes benefit daily from the expertise, experience and leadership of some of the world’s best coaches. Coaching excellence is one of the main reasons for the leave of success consistently achieved by Canadian figure skaters.  Welcome to our club!

CanSkate now features a fresh look, new awards, improved tools for coaches and most importantly a tested and proven new curriculum and delivery 

methods that guarantee success in developing stronger basic skating skills and developing them faster. It also includes specific skills 

useful in hockey, ringette, speed skating and figure skating thereby preparing all skaters for virtually every ice sport. It has also been tailored 

to teach new skaters of all ages from young children up to adults even if the goal is simply to learn how to skate for fun and to stay active.