Preschool CanSkate (3 and 4 years of age)
This program teaches skating skills through the use of simple instruction, games and toys. The goal is to help skaters develop balance and coordination on ice, with the emphasis on having fun in a group format.
CSA approved Hockey/Skating helmet WITH FULL CAGE is mandatory.
CanSkate - Learn To Skate (5 to 13 years of age)
This National CanSkate Badge Program teaches beginner & up skating skills in 6 stages. 15 minute warm up plus 30 minute group lesson with our NCCP Certified Professional Coaches.
CSA approved Hockey/Skating helmet is mandatory. Bike/Ski helmets are absolutely not permitted.
Junior - Advanced CanSkate
CanSkate badges 5 – 7 taught including an introduction to figure skating. 15 minute warm up, 30 minute group lessons, 15 minute supervised practice time. Skaters must have completed a minimum of Stage 4 CanSkate to qualify.
CSA approved Hockey/Skating helmet is mandatory for Stage 5. Bike/Ski helmets are absolutely not permitted.
Private lessons are optional but required if skating without a helmet.
Program focuses on skating techniques that will prepare skaters for competitions and tests evaluated by Skate Canada certified judges. Skaters develop their Dance, Skating Skills, Freeskate and Stroking techniques in private lesson format. A 15 minute group Stroking lesson is provided per session. Skaters must have passed CanSkate Level 7 to be eligible for this program.
Private Lessons Required
See Novice details: This program further develops skills and techniques. One 15 minute Stroking lesson is provided per session.Skaters must have passed one of: Jr. Bronze Dance or Jr. Bronze Skills or complete Preliminary Freeskate tests or previously registered as a Senior with RHFSC to qualify for this program. Private Lessons Required
Theater On Ice
Novice and Senior skaters will develop their musicality and artistry. Program will incorporate various genres of music and focus on edges, flow, posture and overall presentation skills. Simulation sessions prior to competition or test days will also be included.
An enhancement program focused on improving strength, movement, posture.
Off-ice class is mandatory & included in Novice and Senior program fees.
Beginner Adult - Adult CanSkate
For inexperienced adult skaters 14 years of age and older. This program teaches basic skating skills in 6 stages. Skills are taught in a group format by a Professional Coach. This class is exclusively for Beginner or non-skaters that are working at equivalent level 6 Canskate or below.
CSA approved hockey/skating helmets are mandatory.
Private lessons optional.
Advanced Adult - Adult StarSkate
Includes 15 min. stroking lesson conducted by a Professional Coach. Minimum 16 years old with Novice Qualifications
Private lessons and test days are optional.