2017/2018 Season Skating Club Programs
Come out and learn to skate with the Stratford Skating Club. New sessions begin October 2017. Learn to skate from our National Certified coaching staff. Preschool (3-4 year olds), and Canskate (5 year olds to adult) sessions run from October to March. For more information see our Registration page or call 519-275-2379.
Learn to Skate Programs
Preschool (ages 3-4)
A learn to skate program for children ages 3 to 4, offered in a group session format. Sessions run in play-based environment. Register today.
CanSkate (5 and older)
This is the Skate Canada nationally acclaimed badge program. Skaters learn to skate in a skills progression, group lesson format. Excellent program for those students wishing to move into figure skating or acquire skills for use in hockey or ringette. Skate Canada’s flagship program is one of the most sought after learn to skate programs in the world. CANSkate was developed by experts to teach the fundamentals of skating in a progressive and sequential manner. Designed for beginners of all ages, the focus is on fun, participation and basic skill development. Skaters are taught in a group lesson format by National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) certified professional coaches, assisted by trained Program Assistants. Register today.
Adult CANSkate is offered in conjunction with the evening CANSkate sessions. If you are wishing to learn to skate or would like to refresh your skating skills, our Adult program will fit your needs. Instruction is offered in a group format, or for adults who have prior figure skating experience, you are welcome to enroll on the Intermediate/Senior sessions according to your test level (you will be assessed by one of our Coaches and placed based on this assessment).
CSA CERTIFIED HOCKEY HELMETS (NOT BIKE HELMETS), ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL PRESCHOOL AND CANSKATE PARTICIPANTS
Figure Skating Programs
Intro to Figure Skating
For skaters who have solid skating skills and who wish to further their figure skating level. This program is offered in a group lesson and private coaching* format with most skaters working on their CanSkate badges or beginning their Preliminary Skating level. Register today.
Intermediate and Senior
Follows the recognized Skate Canada test levels from Preliminary through Gold. Private/Semi-private coaching* must be arranged by the skater. Senior level ice requirements: Must have completed Preliminary Freeskate or with Skating Club Board approval.
Visit our Registration page to download registration forms for the above programs.
*For a list of private coaches available, please contact the Skating Club at 519-275-2379.