introduction to figure skating program is designed to serve as a transitional program leading to STAR Skate
Skaters will continue to learn the important basic lessons in Rising Stars.
learning basic figure skating skills in a group setting.
Having fun work towards completing the rising star Badges.
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.
For skaters above Stage 5 Canskate that may be nervous about skating
without a helmet, you are welcome to leave your helmet on as long as you
your comfort & confidence are the most important thing.
The answer to this question is.
it depends on what Ice you have been skating on! let me explain if you skate on a frozen lake your skates will need sharpening more frequently.
If you skate on arena type Ice like you do in Rising Stars, then the rule of thumb is to sharpen your skates after every 15-20 hours of use
Try to find a company that sharpens Figure skates, Hockey skate sharpening is very different.
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.
It is recommended to have 10-15 minutes before Ice time.