Programs and Registration Forms

PreCanSkate (formerly know as KidSkate): Open to preschool skaters ages 3-5 with little to no skating experience.  Skaters are on the ice for 30 minutes at a time.  Children are introduced to basic skating through action songs, games and play.  Please note that parents are not permitted to participate in the lessons.

CanSkate: 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.

CanSkate Inclusive: New for the Fall 2019 season! Learn-To-Skate lessons in small group format with additional support for skaters with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. 

Jr. Learn-To-FigureSkate: For skaters interested in figure skating-this class is intended for skaters working their way through the CanSkate program but are not quite ready for the Learn-To-Figure program. Must be working at at least a CanSkate Stage 3 level Registration is at the discretion of MFSC. Must inquire before registering.  Includes 45 minute group lesson followed by 15 minute practice time. Figure skates and CSA approved helmet required

PrePower:  Open to skaters ages 4 and up that can fall down and get up on their own as well as move forward and backward independently this program is a fun stepping stone to our CanPower program.  Designed to teach basic skating skills in a powerskating style environment.

CanPowerSkate & AdultPower: Lessons are 60 minutes long.  Skaters learn skills required for hockey and Ringette including speed, power and agility.  Skaters will strive to improve their forwards and backwards stride, stops, turns and stroking technique through lessons and skill drills.

AdultSkate: The CanSkate program for skaters ages 15 and older.  CSA helmets are required for skaters in this program that have not completed CanSkate Stage 5.

AdultSkate (Advanced): Advanced-Adult group lessons suitable for adult and teen skaters confident with forwards and backwards skating ready to learn more about edges and stroking technique.  Emphasis will be on figureskating type skating.  Classes consist of 45 minutes of instruction followed by 15 minutes of practice time.

Learn-to-FigureSkate: An introduction to figure skating taught in a group format.  It is recommended that skaters complete Stage 4 of the CanSkate/Learn-to-Skate program before moving up into this program.  Program included both on-ice and off-ice instruction as well as practice ice for skaters to work on the skills they have learned in their lessons.  Skaters participating in this program are strongly encouraged to try out private or semi-private lessons during their practice time.

STARSkate: Skate Canada’s figure skating “test stream”.  Skaters work towards their goals through private and semi-private lessons.

Adult STARSkate: Skate Canada's figure skating stream for adults, parallel to StarSkate.

Group Program Parent Handbook

Registration forms can be printed from the links found after each program description. To register, completed forms may be mailed to the address provided on the form, dropped off at our office, emailed to us or dropped off at one of our registration tables. Please print clearly. Confirmation of your registration will be sent to you via e-mail. If a session is full this will be indicated on our News page.

Jessica Burgess,
Jul 19, 2018, 8:27 PM