LEARN TO SKATE
1 or 2 day Program Available
THURSDAY 6:30 pm - 7 pm
SATURDAY 10:00 am - 10:30 am
This program is for children 2-5 years old with very little skating experience. Learn to skate offers basic skating instruction in group lesson format by Skate Canada professional coaches who are assisted by trained program assistants. Skaters learn best when they are active, engaged, moving, challenged and motivated. This program is all about having fun while learning the basics and developing a love for the sport. All skaters must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet with face mask. NEW THIS SEASON * Learn to Skate will offer 2 Professional Coaches for your skater plus trained Program Assistants. The Saturday session will not be shared with Canskate allowing better session structure and learning opportunities
THURSDAY 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SATURDAY 10:30 am - 11:30 am
This program is for skaters who have had some experience on the ice. Canskate offers more advanced skating instruction taught in group lesson format by Skate Canada professional coaches who are assisted by trained program assistants. Canskate is the foundation and feeder program for all other Skate Canada programs. The Canskater's learning environment is enhanced through fun, music, colourful teaching aids and props, along with praise and group and individual feedback from coaches. All skaters must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet. Click HERE for more information about skills being taught.
NEW -- CanPOWER Skate
SATURDAY 10:00 am - 10:30 am
This program is for skaters with some experience on the ice or previously enrolled in our Canskate program and have an interest in hockey. This program has been designed to enhance the skating skills needed for both hockey and ringette players. This program will be taught in group format by Skate Canada professional coaches who may assisted by trained program assistants. Skaters learn best when they are active, engaged, moving, challenged and motivated. This program will focus on stride, starts & stops, lateral movement, pivots and turns. All skaters must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet with face mask. Space is limited for this program, please register now.
MONDAY 4:00 pm - 5 pm
SATURDAY 7:00 am - 8:25 am
This Learn to Train stage of the Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) model introduces more complex skills and has a wide variety on and off ice programming based on an athletes desired pathway and commitment to figure skating. The Skate Canada STAR 1-5 program is the basis for technical skill building at this early stage of development. This program is for skaters working on completing Stage 6, achieving levels from Star 1-3 in the discipline of Skills, Dance and Freeskate.
Click HERE to view more information about the skills your skater will be learning. The StarSKATE Bronze session offers 7 group lessons per week (a value of $94) by Skate Canada professional coaches, but all skaters have the option of private or semi-private lessons if extra help is required. Skaters that wish to participate in Performance Days, area competitions and test day events may require extra coaching to meet goals. Meet our amazing COACHES.
Skaters on this session do not require a helmet. STARSkate Bronze and STARSkate Silver will share a stroking lesson with Coach Karen 8:10am - 8:25 every Saturday morning.
MONDAY 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
SATURDAY 8:10 am - 9:55 am
This program is for skaters working on Star 3 Freeskate, Star 4/5 Dance (Swing, Fiesta, Willow, 10Fox, 14Step & European) and Senior Bronze Skills. The STARSkate Silver session offers 8 group lessons a week (a value of $108) taught by Skate Canada professional coaches. Skaters who wish to participate in Performance days, Area Competitions and test days are encouraged to book private, semi-private or group lessons with a coach or coaches of your choice.
Graduation to STARSkate Gold requires the completion of two of three of the following: Junior and Senior Dances, Junior and Senior Bronze Skills, completion of the Preliminary Freeskate. STARSkate Bronze and Silver will share a stroking lesson with Coach Karen from 8:10 am - 8:25 am every Saturday. At 8:25 the Bronze session leaves the ice and the Silver continues. Resurfacing of the ice is scheduled for 8:55am
STARSkate GoldMONDAY 6:00 pm - 7:30pm
THURSDAY 4:00 pm - 5:50
The STARSkate Gold program is for our most advanced skaters, with some athletes making the move into the competitive skate stream. This program is for skaters working on completion of their Junior Silver to Gold dances, skills and freeskate. Our Gold session now offers an extra group lesson on Monday with Skate Canada professional coaches (rotating between all disciplines and coaches) and will continue to provide a 15 minute group stroking lesson on Thursday (a value of $27 weekly) Skaters are encouraged to use their remaining time for freelance lessons and independent training.
Spring, Summer and Fall Skating, Camps & Power Skating
Regular ice time in Elmvale ends mid-April. If you are looking for programs offered in the
Spring, Summer or Fall. Please contact Jan Hulme.