CANSKATE (recommended age 4 and up)
Open to skaters ages 4 and up, this is Skate Canada’s flagship learn-to-skate program. Lessons are 45 minutes in length. Skaters are grouped according to age and skating ability as they progress through a series of badges.
Saturday mornings @ The Meadows Recreation Center (2704 17 St NW, Edmonton, AB)
Sunday mornings @ Kinsmen Arena (1979 111 St NW, Edmonton, AB)
CLICK HERE to view the Winter class schedule
CLICK HERE to REGISTER
If you have any questions regarding program placement, please email email@example.com
For CanSkate, hockey or figure skates are acceptable
We reccomend the following stores for the purchase of skates:
Professional Skate 9216-51 Ave
United Cycle 16972-111Ave
Before purchasing skates check carefully for:
- Proper fit
- Firm ankle support
- Correct blade placement
- CSA approved helmets are MANDATORY.
- A hockey helmet is the ONLY acceptable helmet as they wrap around the back of the head and are designed to withstand repeated bumps.
- Fit should be snug.
- Clothing should provide warmth but not restrict movement.
- Layering of sweat suits, sweaters, ski jackets and long underwear or leotards is recommended. Bulky snowsuits can hinder movement.
- Warm mittens or gloves are a must.
Parents do not accompany their children on the ice.