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What is CanSkate?

CanSkate is a dynamic learn-to-skate program that focuses on fun, participation and basic skill development.  Based on Sport Canada's long term athlete development (LTAD) principles, CanSkate centers on physical literacy and the fundamental skills needed to take part in any ice sport or to skate as a recreational activity. 

Who is it for?

For beginners 3 years of age and older, as well as those wishing to improve their basic skills whether their focus be for figure skating, hockey, speed skating or just skating for fun.

Who teaches it?

NCCP trained professional coaches, assisted by trained program assistants.

What will you learn?

A complete series of balance, control and agility skills taught in six stages of learning that pertains to hockey, ringette, speed skating and figure skating as well as general recreational skating.  CanSkate uses nationally-tested and proven curriculum and delivery methods that guarantee skater success in developing strong basic skills and developing them faster.

How do you sign up?

Find a Skate Canada BC/YK Section club near you (see listing under "Clubs") to register for upcoming CanSkate programs.

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