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Fall School 2019 Programs

September 3 – October 10


 Per Canskate, Canskate / Rising STARS, STARSkate (Senior)

Power Skating (Initiation to Atom Age Groups) 

ALL PROGRAMS ARE HELD AT THE iPLEX untless otherwise noted.

 

Sanctioned by Skate Canada

Coached by SCSC Professional Skate Canada Coaches

Payment method is Credit Card-Online

  • All program fees do not include the $40.00 Skate Canada membership fee (skater insurance)
  • No refunds will be issued after September 12th, 2019.  Refunds apply to only the program fee (not the Skate Canada membership).

Families registering with Kidsport or Jump Start funding must email swiftcurrentskateclub@gmail.com with the following information BEFORE registering: 

  • Parent's Name
  • Skater's Name
  • Program Name (ie. First Blades, Canskate, Rising STARS, STARSkate, Power Skating)

 

PRE-CANSKATE

Pre-Canskate is a program for first time skaters (must be 3 years of age by August 31, 2016) with little or no skating experience. The program uses circuits and games in a group environment to introduce skaters to the basic skating skills. Creating a fun and positive experience for your skater is key. Preschool children should be enrolled in this program.

 

Pre-Can A - 11 sessions - $194

Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:15 - 5:45 pm

September 3, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 

October 1, 3, 8, 10

 

Pre-Can B - 11 session  $194

Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:45 - 6:15 pm

September 3, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26

October 1, 3, 8, 10

 

CANSKATE

CanSkate is THE learn-to-skate program for skaters of all ages (must be 4 years of age by August 31, 2019). CanSkate offers basic skating instruction taught in a group format.  Circuits are used throughout the program to introduce basic skating skills to skaters which focus on skill progression and repetition.  The program focuses on three fundamentals of skating – Balance, Control and Agility.  The Fastrack and Fun Zone are highlights of the program. Previous skating experience is recommended.

11 sessions $231

Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:15 - 7:00 pm

September 3, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26

October 1, 3, 8, 10

 

RISING STARS

Rising STARS is for skaters working on Stages 4-6 in the CanSkate program.  This program is for those skaters that are interested in pursuing Figure Skating as skaters are required to wear figure skates.  Circuits are used to introduce basic skating skills to skaters which focus on skill progression and repetition.  The purpose of this program is to introduce Figure Skating skills to your skater.

 

11 sessions $210

Tuesdays & Thursdays  7:15 - 8:00 pm

September 3, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26

October 1, 3, 7, 10

               

STARSKATE (formerly Senior)

The STARSkate program offers opportunities for skaters working toward Preliminary to Gold levels.  Figure skating skills in the following areas are developed:  stroking, skills, ice dance, free skate and interpretive.

STARSkate - $18/ session  Sessions vary from 40 to 60 minutes

See the Fall School Schedule posted under Fall School Schedule   


Stroking Sessions are available in a Monday Block & a Saturday Block. Times Vary- $30/block

 

POWER SKATING

 

CanPowerSkate is designed to enhance a hockey players skating technique and ability.  The SCSC power skating programs will focus on proper skating technique to help increase your skater's balance, power, speed, agility and efficiency! Puck and stick handling will be used periodically throughout the sessions.  These power skating programs are NOT learn-to-skate programs.  Please register your skater in the sessions you feel would be most appropriate.  This session requires full hockey equipment.

 

POWER A - Initiation - $163

Skaters should be able to skate forward the length of the ice with a push/glide concept and get up on their own.  Skaters not able to perform these basic skating skills should register in the SCSC CanSkate program. Focus in Power A will be on teaching proper posture and balance, forward stopping and forward and backward stride technique.  Skaters will be grouped according to skill level within the sessions.  Drills worked on throughout the sessions will be adapted to the appropriate skill level of the skaters. We will keep the FUN in these fundamentals!

Sundays and Wednesdays - 9 sessions

Times Vary.   See the Fall School Schedule posted under Fall School Information. 

Exception:  Wednesday, September 25 @ Fairview West

 

POWER B – Novice - $184

Focus in Power B will be on re-enforcing proper posture and balance, forward stopping and forward and backward stride technique.  Skaters will be introduced to skills such as forward and backward crossovers, fast V starts, crossover starts, quick back starts, backward V stops and tight turns.  Skaters will be grouped according to skill level within the sessions.  Drills worked on throughout the sessions will be adapted to the appropriate skill level of the skaters. We will keep the FUN in these fundamentals! 

 

Sundays and Wednesdays - 9 sessions

Times Vary.   See the Fall School Schedule posted under Fall School Information. 

Exception:  Wednesday, September 25 @ Fairview West

 

POWER C – Atom - $184

Focus in Power C will be on re-enforcing proper forward and backward crossover technique, fast V starts, crossover starts, quick back starts, backward V stop and tight turns.  Skaters will be introduced to skills such as reverse turns, forward 360 spins, forward and backward lateral movement. Skaters will be grouped according to skill level within the sessions.  Pucks will be introduced and drills will incorporate skill development with stick handling. Drills worked on throughout the sessions will be adapted to the appropriate skill level of the skaters. We will keep the FUN in these fundamentals! 

 

Sundays and Wednesdays - 9 sessions

Times Vary.   See the Fall School Schedule posted under Fall School Information. 

Exception:  Wednesday, September 12 @ Fairview West

 

For information contact:

swiftcurrentskateclub@gmail.com