North Toronto Skating Club

CanSkate and IntroSkate

CanSkate A and B programs run Sep 21/18 to May 16/19

IntroSkate runs Sep 6/18 to May 16/19

Canskate A – 30 minute group lesson (3 – 5 yrs)
Beginner to CanSkate level 2 taught by Skate Canada coaches.
This is a first introduction to skating. The skaters will learn the basics of skating such as falling down and getting up by themselves, moving forwards and backwards across the ice and feeling comfortable on the ice. In this class, skating is combined with games and lots of fun.

  • 3 year olds are taught in groups of up to 5 skaters
  • 4 – 5 year olds are taught in groups of up to 7 skaters
  • All skaters are required to wear a CSA Approved hockey helmet. Face masks are highly recommended for beginner skaters.
  • Snow pants or waterproof pants and a warm jacket with gloves or mitts are recommended.

Daytime classes will be offered only if numbers permit.

Canskate B – 60 minute session (6 – 9 yrs)
Beginner through CanSkate level 6 taught in groups of up to 10 skaters.
This program is divided up into 6 Stages. Skaters earn ribbons for Balance, Control and Agility to earn their Stage badge. After completion of Stage 6 the skater is ready to take skating to a new level in our STARSkate program.

  • 15 minutes of supervised practice time
  • 15 minute group warm up with a Skate Canada coach
  • 30 minute group lesson with a Skate Canada coach

All skaters are required to wear a CSA Approved hockey helmet. Face masks are highly recommended for beginner skaters.

Snow pants or waterproof pants and a warm jacket with gloves or mitts are recommended.

IntroSkate – 60 minute session (10 – 17 yrs)
Beginner through CanSkate level 6 taught in groups of up to 10 skaters.
This program is perfect for the late starter and designed to build balance, strength and confidence on the ice in a fun environment. Skaters progress at their own rate through the CanSkate Stages.

  • 45 minute group lesson with a Skate Canada coach
  • 15 minutes of free practice time (Private coaching available)

CSA Approved hockey helmets are recommended for skaters of all levels. Face masks are highly recommended for beginner skaters.

Snow pants or waterproof pants and a warm jacket with gloves or mitts are recommended.

Learn more about the CanSkate program here: SkateCanada CanSkate Program

Want to sign up for one of these programs? Please visit our Register page.

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