Welcome to our Club!

 

Download 2022/2023 USC brochure here.

Report Card

 

  See what the CanSkate report card looks like before you start.

 
 
Teen and Adult CanSkate NEW!

Program Objectives:

To provide participants with a safe, welcoming and inclusive first experience in the sport of skating.

To develop skating and motor skills through natural learning phases (introduction, acquisition, retention/mastery)

To use skill progression and repetition throughout the stages to introduce physical literacy and establish quality basic skating skills

 

To foster personal achievements and satisfaction through skill acquisition, rewards and recognition

To evoke an interest in life-long participation in skating

The CanSkate program  curriculum is organized into three fundamental areas, divided into six stages of learning.

The Fundamental Areas are:

 

Balance - Concentration on forward skills

Control - Concentration on backward and stopping skills

Agility - Concentrating on turning and jumping skills

The awards consist of:

 

Three fundamental Area ribbons for each stage - balance, Control and Agility

Six Stage badges

To receive a stage badge, skaters must achieve all fundamental area ribbons from the corresponding stage. Skill requirements for each fundamental area are indicated on the report card. (See sample of report card below)

All skaters at the CanSkate STAGE 4 level and below must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.

Bicycle and ski helmets are not allowed.

 

*Session requirements are subject to change due to flood requirements or low enrollment.

** Make up sessions are only permitted if numbers allow.  Requests must be submitted in email to the club in advance.  Response will be provided to allow or disallow.