STAR/Competitive Skate Session Eligibility:
- Gold – Passed Complete STAR 5 Freeskate Assessment (Elements & Program),
- Silver – Passed Complete STAR 3 Freeskate Test (Elements & Program).
- Bronze – Working on STAR 1, 2 & 3
- Pre Bronze - Working on CanSkate stages 3-6
View your Calendar in 'My Account' for your registered program sessions and scheduled breaks
Upcoming Important Dates:
Christmas Break - December 23 - January 2
Monday - Robert French Memorial Stadium
Tuesday - Robert French Memorial Stadium
Wednesday - CBS Arena
Thursday - CBS Arena
Friday - CBS Arena
Saturday - Robert French Memorial Stadium
Sunday - CBS Arena
If you are registering for figure skating programs and you aren’t sure which level to register for, please check with your coach.
If you do not have a coach you can find coaches who are accepting new skaters on the Coaches page of our website, or you can contact our technical director Kathryn for assistance firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skaters will be taught the basic skating skills - how to stand, fall down, get up, balance, move forward and backward - with a focus on continuous movement through fun activities to keep skaters interested in learning.
The skater to coach ration on the ice is 10:1 or less. (Not a prerequisite for CanSkate). Skaters must turn 3 years old by the end of skating term. Skaters are awarded ribbons for basic skills.
This program is designed for beginners of all ages. The focus is on fun, participation and basic skill development. Returning skaters (Stages 1 to 6) and those skaters new to the program but can at least stand and move forward on their own with little to no help. (Coach ratio on this ice is 10:1 or less). Skaters are awarded Badges & ribbons for basic skills.
The bronze development session will allow our STAR 1 – 3 Level Skaters the chance to work on the fundamentals of skating in a group setting. During this sessions skaters will be divided into groups that will rotate through stations that are led by professional coaches and focus on things such as Skating Skills, Turns, Dance, Field Movements, Basic Spin Technique and Basic Jump Technique. Coaching fees and ice time are included in the cost. Max 26 skaters.
Freeskate (Bronze, Silver, Gold)
During a session labeled as a Freeskate session skaters are overseen by their private coaches. The registration fees for these sessions covers the ice time only. Coaching fees are billed separately by the coaches according to the arrangements made between the skater and coach. (If there is a group session in conjunction with this Freeskate session the cost of this will be included as well - Please see below). It is up to each skater’s coach how their lesson time and structure is organized. If you require assistance finding a private coach, please contact us at email@example.com.
- Gold – Passed Complete STAR 5 Freeskate Assessment (Elements & Program), Senior Silver/STAR 9 Dance or Senior Silver/STAR 9 Skills Test. (Max 18 Skaters)
- Gold/Silver – Passed complete STAR 4 Freeskate Assessment (Elements & Program). (Max 18 Skaters)
- Silver – Passed Complete Preliminary or STAR 3 FreeSkate Test (Elements & Program). (Max 22 Skaters)
- Silver/Bronze – Passed all three STAR 1 Assessments.(Max 22 Skaters)
- Bronze/STAR Development – Completed CanSkate Stage 6. (Max 26 Skaters)
We are pleased to offer group sessions throughout the week for all STARSkate/Competitive levels. These sessions will be led by our club’s professional coaches and will rotate through lesson topics that include Jump Technique, Edge Development, Basic Synchro Skills, Dance Elements, Endurance, Building Power, Creative Expression and more. There will also be numerous warm-up and cool down exercises done in the group session format.
The registration fee for this session covers ice time and coaching and is included in the cost of the corresponding freeskate session for that day.
The Spin session will give our skaters an opportunity to work on their spins in a group setting. During this session led by our professional coach’s skaters will be placed into groups based on level which will rotate through several stations that will cover all basic spin variations, technique, variations and much more. Coaching fees and ice time are included in the cost. Max 24 skaters for Gold/Silver and 30 Skaters for Silver/Bronze.
Off-Ice Training is provided in a group setting, usually in our warm room. During the session skaters will work on agility and strength training, core and balance work, athletic/skating related games specific to skating skills.
Off-Season Skating Schools
Our Club season generally runs from October through March/April. During our off-season there are a few organizations that provide off-season skating schools that our skaters may access. Please visit our Off-Season Skating Schools page for more information on sessions and how to register.
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