CanSkate is a dynamic learn-to-skate program that focuses on fun, participation and basic skill development.
In CanSkate, skaters learn basic skills to prepare them for any ice-skating sport or recreational skating
Skaters receive instruction from certified coaches and program assistant s
Participants earn ribbons and badges as skills are mastered. This unique intro-to-ice environment is designed to stimulate and maintain interest and enthusiasm among skaters, allowing participants to gain the physical competency and confidence to remain active for life
Layering of clothing is recommended as skaters get warm after a while.
skaters below CanSkate Stage 5 must wear CSA approved hockey helmets.
Bike, ski, or other sports helmets are not accepted.
Club or fitted jackets is a great way to go.
Skaters can have water bottles, tissues and practice notes on the ice with them.
No gum, food, on the ice.
All phones need to stay in the dressing room.
Consider time to get dressed and put skates on.
A good estimate of 10-15 minutes before Ice time.