We proudly deliver Canada's flagship learn to skate program



Learn to Ice Skate
  • A complete series of balance, control and agility skills that will prepare skaters for any ice skating sport or recreational skating.
  • Nationally-tested and proven curriculum and delivery methods that guarantee skater success.
  • Designed for 90% movement so skaters learn in an active and fun group setting.
Ice Skating ChildrencI
  • Nationally certified coaches trained specifically in teaching the mechanics and proper technique of skating.
  • Coaches are assisted by trained program assistants.
  • Ensures no more than 10 skaters per coach/program assistant.
Ice Skating Coach
  • Provides kids with the best foundation for figure skating, hockey, speed skating and ringette.
  • Introduces a healthy, lifelong activity at an early age.
  • Promotes fun, fitness and participation.
Skating Lessons
  • Some of the best skaters in the world learned to skate with CanSkate including Olympic figure skaters, Olympic speed skaters, men’s and women’s Olympic hockey players and NHL players.
  • Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir, Olympic and World ice dance champions.
  • Patrick Chan, Olympic medalist and World men’s figure skating champion.
  • Ivanie Blondin, Olympic and World long track speed skater.
  • Matt Duchene, NHL Colorado Avalanche and Olympic hockey team gold medallist.
  • Jeff Skinner, NHL Carolina Hurricanes, NHL Rookie of the Year and former Canadian juvenile men’s figure skating medallist.

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: What equipment do I need?
A: A helmet, skates and basic gloves or mittens are all that are required.

Q: What kind of helmet do I need?
A: A CSA approved hockey or skateboarding helmet is required. Bicycle helmets are not suitable for skating. 

Q: Can I rent skates from you?
A: No, unfortunately we do not rent skates out.

Q: What kind of skates should I get?
A: Skates should fit snugly and have plenty of ankle support. The exact type does not matter until a skater wants to pursue a specific sport.

Q: Are there age restrictions?
A: Anyone 4 years of age or older is welcome to register. Children 3 years of age can be assessed by our coaches to determine their readiness.

Q: My skater did some lessons elsewhere, how do I know where he/she will fit into your program? Do they have to start at the beginning level?
A: Skaters with some experience will be assessed by our coaches and placed in the appropriate level.

Q: Can I do more than one session per week?
A: Absolutely! We usually offer 3 - 4 different sessions depending on the season.

Q: I am an adult, can I learn to skate too?
A: Definitely! Adults are welcome to learn to skate, power skate, and figure skate with us.  

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