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2018/2019 Season

This calendar is subject to change. Any updates to the schedule will be updated on the Master Schedule below and notices will be emailed.

Schedule Change - Monday, January 21

Please note there has been a change to the schedule for Monday, January 21. Adult III Syncho is now scheduled from 6 - 7:50. Silver FreeSkate, Silver Off-Ice, and Bronze FreeSkate are cancelled for that day.

 

Available Sessions

PreCan / CanSkate / Academy CanSkate

Wednesday
5:00 - 5:45 Academy CanSkate
5:55 – 6:25 Academy CanSkate Off-Ice
5:55 - 6:40 PreCan & CanSkate

Thursday
6:05 - 6:50 PreCan & CanSkate

Sunday
3:30 - 4:15 PreCan & CanSkate
4:25 - 5:10 CanSkate (Stage 2+)

Bronze

Session Requirements: Completed CanSkate

Monday
6:00 - 6:50 Bronze FreeSkate

Tuesday
6:20 - 6:50 Bronze & STAR Off-Ice
7:00 - 8:00 Bronze FreeSkate
7:00 - 8:00 STAR Development
8:00 - 8:20 Bronze & STAR Group

Wednesday
4:00 - 4:50 STAR Development
5:00 - 5:45 STAR Off-Ice

Sunday
4:25 - 5:10 Bronze Off-Ice
5:20 - 6:10 Bronze FreeSkate
6:10 - 6:40 Silver & Bronze Group

Silver/Bronze

Session Requirements: Passed STAR 1 FreeSkate

Friday
6:20-6:50 Gold, Silver & Bronze Group
6:50-7:50 Silver/Bronze FreeSkate

Silver

Sessions Requirements: Passed Complete Preliminary or STAR 3 FreeSkate Test

Monday
6:00-6:45 Silver Off-Ice
7:00-7:50 Silver FreeSkate

Tuesday
4:00-5:00 Silver FreeSkate
5:10-5:40 Gold & Silver Group

Friday
6:20-6:50 Gold, Silver & Bronze Group
6:50-7:50 Silver/Bronze FreeSkate

Sunday
5:15-6:00 Silver Off-Ice
6:10-6:40 Silver & Bronze Group
6:50-7:50 Silver FreeSkate

Gold/Silver

Session Requirements: Passed Complete Junior Bronze or STAR 4 FreeSkate Test

Monday
5:00-5:50 Gold/Silver Freeskate

Thursday
4:00-5:00 Gold/Silver Freeskate

Friday
4:20-4:50 Gold/Silver Off-Ice
5:00-6:10 Gold/Silver Freeskate

 

Gold

Session Requirements: Passed Complete Sr.Bronze Freeskate, Senior Silver Dance or Skills or scored 18.00 in FreeSkate

Monday
4:00-4:50 Gold Freeskate

Tuesday
5:10-5:40 Gold & Silver Group
5:40-6:50 Gold Freeskate

Wednesday
6:50-8:00 Gold Freeskate

Sunday
2:00-3:20 Gold Freeskate
1:00-1:50 Gold Off-Ice

 

Open

Session Requirements: none

Friday
6:00-7:20 AM Open Freeskate

 

Skills Development

Session Requirements: 

Saturday
11:00-11:50 Skating Skills Development

 

Spin

Session Requirements:

Thursday
5:10-5:55 Gold & Silver Spin

 

Locations

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

 

Session Descriptions

 

Pre-CanSkate

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.


CanSkate

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.


STAR Development

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 skater’s will be divided into groups that will rotate through stations that are lead 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 24 skaters.


Freeskate

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 cbsskatingclub@hotmail.ca

  • Pre Bronze -  Passed CanSkate Stage 4 – Max 30 skaters
  • Bronze - Passed CanState Stage 6 – Max 25 skaters
  • Bronze/Silver - Passed CanStage Stage 6 but not passed the complete Junior Bronze or the STAR 5 FreeSkate Test – Max 10 Bronze and 12 Silver skaters
  • Silver - Passed the Preliminary Freeskate Test (Program & Elements) or Passed the STAR 3 FreeSkate Tests (Program and Elements) – Max 22 skaters
  • Silver/Gold - Passed the Junior Bronze Free Skating Test (Program & Elements)  or
    Passed the STAR 5 FreeSkate Tests (Program & Elements) – Max 8 silver and 10 gold
  • Gold -  Passed at least one of the Senior Bronze FreeSkate Tests (Program or Elements)


Group Sessions

We are pleased to offer group sessions throughout the week for all STARSkate/Competitive levels. These sessions will be lead by our club’s professional coaches and will rotate through lesson topics that include Spin Technique, Jump Technique, Edge Development, Endurance, Building Power, Creative Expression and more.

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.


Spin Sessions

The Spin session will give our Silver and Gold 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 22 skaters.


Skills Development

The session is run by two coaches, and each week one coach will lead the session while the other focuses on corrections and provides more individualized attention. During the year, skaters will develop their edge quality and turn quality, power, expression, posture, knee and ankle bend, extension, synchronicity, musicality and timing. Skaters from Juvenile team up, or passed Star Skills 4 test or higher skate together on the session, where less experienced skaters learn from those with more experience, and more experienced skaters have an opportunity to focus on individual improvement. Exceptions are made to allow Pre-Juvenile team skaters, or passed Star Skill 3 if room permits.


Off-Ice Training

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.