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Ray Friel Recreation Complex

Ray Friel Recreation Complex, courses for Skating in the spring

Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Frosty blades during the fall 2020
* Frosty blades during the winter 2021
Get acquainted with the ice, standing and shuffling. An adult on skates with some skating experience must accompany the toddler for each lesson. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory for all skaters, including the adult. Full facemask is highly recommended.
  • Tue, 5 pm-5:25 pm, May 5-Jun 23, $41.25 1527739
    2 yrs-4 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 6 pm-6:25 pm, May 5-Jun 23, $41.25 1527742
    2 yrs-4 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Intro to ice during the fall 2020
* Intro to ice during the winter 2021
Learn to skate for children who are new to ice or have limited skating experience. Learn correct forward skating and stopping skills. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory. Full facemask is highly recommended.
  • Tue, 5 pm-5:50 pm, May 5-Jun 23, $82.25 1527992
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 6 pm-6:50 pm, May 5-Jun 23, $82.25 1527995
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Intro to ice - Low ratio during the fall 2020
* Intro to ice - Low ratio during the winter 2021
Learn to skate for children who are new to ice or have limited skating experience. Learn correct forward skating and stopping skills. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory. Full facemask is highly recommended.
  • Mon, 5 pm-5:50 pm, May 4-Jun 22, $155.50 1528372
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 7 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Junior Gliders during the fall 2020
* Junior Gliders during the winter 2021
For children who can skate forward and beyond. Levels 1 - 5. Skills may include backwards skating, one foot gliding, and two foot turns. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory.
  • Tue, 5 pm-5:50 pm, May 5-Jun 23, $82.25 1528009
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 6 pm-6:50 pm, May 5-Jun 23, $82.25 1528011
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Junior Gliders - Low ratio during the fall 2020
* Junior Gliders - Low ratio during the winter 2021
For children who can skate forward and beyond. Levels 1 - 5. Skills may include backwards skating, one foot gliding, and two foot turns. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory.
  • Mon, 6 pm-6:50 pm, May 4-Jun 22, $155.50 1528455
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 7 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Kindergliders during the fall 2020
* Kindergliders during the winter 2021
Learn to skate program for children with limited skating experience. Work through 5 levels and receive a badge based on ability. Learn forward skating and stopping skills. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory. Full facemask is highly recommended.
  • Tue, 5 pm-5:50 pm, May 5-Jun 23, $82.25 1527948
    4 yrs-5 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 6 pm-6:50 pm, May 5-Jun 23, $82.25 1527955
    4 yrs-5 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Kindergliders - Low ratio during the fall 2020
* Kindergliders - Low ratio during the winter 2021
Learn to skate program for children with limited skating experience. Work through 5 levels and receive a badge based on ability. Learn forward skating and stopping skills. CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory. Full facemask is highly recommended.
  • Mon, 5 pm-5:50 pm, May 4-Jun 22, $155.50 1528362
    4 yrs-5 yrs, 7 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Private lessons during the fall 2020
* Private lessons during the winter 2021
One on one instruction. Skills taught dependent on the skater's level. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory.
  • Mon, 5 pm-5:25 pm, May 4-Jun 22, $202.00 1528104
    2 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   cancelled
  • Mon, 5 pm-5:25 pm, May 4-Jun 22, $202.00 1528105
    2 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   cancelled
  • Mon, 6 pm-6:25 pm, May 4-Jun 22, $202.00 1528110
    2 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   cancelled
  • Mon, 6 pm-6:25 pm, May 4-Jun 22, $202.00 1528115
    2 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   cancelled
  • Mon, 6 pm-6:25 pm, May 4-Jun 22, $202.00 1528117
    2 yrs-14 yrs, 7 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Senior gliders during the fall 2020
* Senior gliders during the winter 2021
For skaters that have passed all the 5 levels of the Junior Gliders program. Skills may include backwards crosscuts, one foot turns and waltz jumps. CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory.
  • Tue, 6 pm-6:50 pm, May 5-Jun 23, $82.25 1528091
    8 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Skating - Private lessons during the fall 2020
* Skating - Private lessons during the winter 2021
One on one instruction. Skills to be taught dependent on the skater's level. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory.
  • Mon, 6:25 pm-6:50 pm, May 4-Jun 22, $228.25 1528441
    18 yrs+, 7 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Snow gliders during the fall 2020
* Snow gliders during the winter 2021
Learn to skate for children who are new to ice. Children should be comfortable without parental involvement. A CSA approved hockey helmet is mandatory. Full facemask is highly recommended.
  • Tue, 5:25 pm-5:50 pm, May 5-Jun 23, $41.25 1527754
    4 yrs-5 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 6:25 pm-6:50 pm, May 5-Jun 23, $41.25 1527757
    4 yrs-5 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
Map location of Ray Friel Recreation Complex
Ray Friel Recreation Complex
1585 Tenth Line RD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 830-2747


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