Figure Skating Child is for skaters who are interested in the development of various elements of figure skating skills including the introduction of spins, jumps, footwork, dance and music choreography.
Prerequisite: Successful completion or skill ability equal to Learn to Skate 4 (able to execute cross-overs, backwards stop, one foot turn and backward circle thrusts).
Mandatory Equipment: CSA approved hockey helmet and figure skates.
Learn to Skate Adult is divided into beginner and advanced lessons for skaters.
Learn to Skate - Beginner: Development of balance and posture. Introduction to various skills involving balance and posture, forward and backward skating and stopping. Prerequisite: None.
Learn to Skate - Advanced: Development of edges and turns. Introduction to cross-overs, slalom skating, two foot turns, parallel stopping, backward circle thrusts. Prerequisite: Successful completion or skill ability equal to Learn to Skate - Beginner.
Mandatory Equipment: CSA approved hockey helmet and hockey or figure skates.
Learn to Skate Early Child introduces new skaters aged to basic skating skills. The lesson consists of a warm-up, skill development, games and free skate. Program variations offered: Learn to Skate - Beginner and Learn to Skate with Caregiver.
Learn to Skate - Beginner: Skaters must be capable of going on the ice alone and be able to stand and walk on skates off the ice.
Learn to Skate with Caregiver: Caregivers must be at least 14 years of age, a competent skater and actively participate with the enrolled skater.
Mandatory Equipment: CSA approved hockey helmet with full face cage (child) and CSA approved hockey helmet (caregiver) in with Caregiver programs. All participants require hockey or figure skates.
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