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Recreational skating school

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Age

Group

Class Length (min)

Description

2 to 4 years

Frosty Blades

25

Get acquainted with the ice, standing and shuffling. An adult on skates with some skating experience must accompany the toddler for each lesson. Once passed, register in snowgliders or just you and me. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters, including the adult. A full face mask is highly recommended.

3 to 4 years

Just You N’ Me

50

Learn to skate for the non-skater. An adult on skates with some skating experience must accompany the child for the first three lessons. Once passed, register in kindergliders. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters, including the adult. A full face mask is highly recommended.

4 to 5 years

Snowgliders

25

Learn to skate for children who are new to ice. Children should be comfortable without parental involvement. Once passed, register in kindergliders, junior intro to ice or junior gliders. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters. A full face mask is highly recommended.

4 to 5 years

Kindergliders

50

Learn to skate program for children with some skating experience. Work through 5 levels and receive a badge based on ability. Learn forward skating and stopping skills. Once passed all 5 levels, register in junior gliders. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters. A full face mask is highly recommended.

6 to 12 years

Junior Into to Ice

50

Learn to skate for children who are new to ice or have limited skating experience. Learn correct forward skating and stopping skills. Once passed, register in Junior Gliders. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters. A full face mask is highly recommended.

6 to 12 years

Junior Gliders

50

skating, one foot gliding, and two foot turns. Once passed all 5 levels, register in senior gliders. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters. A full face mask is highly recommended.

8 to 12 years

Senior Gliders

50

For skaters that have passed all 5 levels of the Junior Gliders program. Skills may include backwards crosscuts, one foot turns and waltz jumps. Once passed all 4 levels, register in mastergliders. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters.

8 to 14 years

Child Mastergliders

50

For young skaters who have completed the Senior Gliders program. Work towards figure skating goals including edgework, spirals, and one foot spins. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters.

15 to 17 years

Teen Beginner

50

For teens who can skate forward and beyond. Skills include backward skating, one foot gliding and two foot turns. Once passed all 5 levels, register in intermediate. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters.

15 to 17 years

Teen Intermediate

50

Emphasis placed on increased technical skills (e.g. backwards crosscuts and one foot turns). A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters.

15 to 17 years

Teen Mastergliders

50

For young skaters who have completed the Senior Gliders program. Work towards figure skating goals including edgework, spirals, and one foot spins. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters.

18+

Adult Intro to Ice

50

A learn to skate program for adults who are new to ice or have limited skating experience. Learn how to fall and get up safely, skate forward and stop. Once passed, register in adult beginner. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters.

18+

Adult Beginners

50

For adults who can skate forward and beyond. Skills include backward skating, one foot gliding and two foot turns. Once passed all 5 levels, register in adult intermediate. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters.

18+

Adult Intermediate

50

Emphasis placed on increased technical skills (e.g. backwards crosscuts and one foot turns. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters.

2 to 14 years and 15+ years

Semi Private Lessons

25

Two on one instruction by a certified instructor. Skills to be taught dependent on the client's level. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters.

2 to 14 years and 15+ years

Private Lessons

25

One on one instruction by a certified instructor. Skills to be taught dependent on the client's level. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters.

Compiled with information from the city's Recreational Skating School page