No, skaters are responsible for providing their own equipment. We recommend purchasing skates from United Cycle or Professional Skate Services as they sell good quality equipment and their staff are
Can my skater use an ice skating assist (pusher) or skateez skating aids during lessons or other club programming?
No, these aids are not permitted on the ice during any of our programs. We believe in teaching skaters to learn to skate without these aids. From our experience these
Here are a few things to think about when shopping for a helmet: Hockey helmets are the best for skaters. As stated above, CSA approved hockey helmets are mandatory for
As per Skate Canada’s helmet regulations for CanSkate programs, skaters must have a CSA approved hockey helmet. All CanSkate and Adult CanSkate participants up to and including Stage Five (5)
The rule of thumb for skate sharpening is to sharpen after every 30 to 50 hours of ice time. Use these hours as a rough guideline: need for skate sharpening
Modern skates provide firm support around the ankles. To accomplish this, the skate manufacturer installs stiff leather inserts between the outer and inner layers of the boot. Old skates may
Clothing should keep skaters warm but not restrict their ability to move. Typically the more active a skater is, the less they need to wear. As a general rule, layers