A place for every skater

Our programs are organized by age, skill level, and skater goals. If you're not sure where you fit in, please contact us and we will help you find a program!



Learn to skate

Learn to Skate

Canskate is Skate Canada's learn to skate program that is designed as a program for beginners and introductory skaters of all ages. The program focus is on fun, participation and the development of the basic skills in skating.
Canskate for children is our club's feeder system into our Rising Stars and STARSkate Academy programs.

THURSDAY
5:45pm - 6:30pm

SATURDAY
11:15am - 12:00pm

Program Coordinator: Deneen Sokoloski
learntoskate@skatecoquitlam.com


Hockey and Ringette Skating Skills

Power Skating

This is an action-packed, high energy instructional power skating program geared to hockey and ringette skaters that focuses on balance, power, agility, speed and endurance. Skills, techniques and conditioning drills are taught in a progressive format that emphasizes how the skills apply to game situations.
Pre-power: Early program for developing basic skills
Power skating levels 1-6: Progressive curriculum for stronger skaters

PRE-POWER
THURSDAY
5:45pm - 6:30pm

PRE-POWER
SATURDAY
11:15am - 12:00pm

Program Coordinator: Bruno Delmaestro
powerskating@skatecoquitlam.com


Figure Skating Competitive Training

Figure Skating

Rising Stars Academy

Rising Stars Academy is an introduction to figure skating program. Children receive high level coaching in a group format as a learn the founding stages of how to figure skate. Entry to this program is decided by our coaches. Prospective new members are welcome, but must contact us for an audition before registering.
Ages: 4-7 years


STARSkate Academy

STARSkate Academy is an introduction to figure skating program. It is designed for older children to learn the founding stages of how to figure skate. Entry to this program is decided by our coaches. Prospective new members are welcome, but must contact us for an audition before registering.
Ages: 8-13 years


Junior

The Junior program is the next step in our learn to figure skate progression. Graduates of Academy programs continue to develop and begin competing. Prospective new members are welcome, but must contact us for an audition before registering.
Ages: all


Intermediate

The Intermediate level is for skaters who have progressed through the Junior program and are developing more advanced skills. Prospective new members are welcome, but must contact us to secure a managing coach before registering.
Session criteria: Landing Axel jump and two double jumps
Ages: all


Senior

The Senior level is for all skaters who have progressed past the intermediate level and are working toward the most advanced skills in the sport. Prospective new members are welcome, but must contact us to secure a managing coach before registering.
Session criteria: Landing all double jumps and double-double jump combinations (excluding double Axel)
Ages: all


Open

Open sessions are open to all figure skaters from Junior level and up, including Adults. A great way to get in extra practice.  Members of any Skate Canada club are welcome to register or drop in.


Adult Figure Skating

Adult Figure Skating

Skating is a fun form of exercise for all ages. We welcome figure skaters 14 years of age and over who are not in CompetitiveSkate to improve their skills, pursue tests, and train for Adult and STARSkate competitions in a fun and friendly environment.  Members of any Skate Canada club are welcome to register or drop in.

For more information, contact Erin Chapple: erinchapple@skatecoquitlam.com
 


Auxiliary Support Programs

  • DEVELOPMENT CLASSES
  • ENRICHMENT CLASSES
  • THEORY CLASSES
  • PERFORMANCE CLASSES
  • OFF-ICE CONDITIONING
  • HARNESS LESSONS
  • DRYLAND TECHNICAL LESSONS

These supplemental programs help figure skaters develop specific fitness and technical requirements for excelling in the sport.  Coaches will assist intermediate and higher level skaters in choosing the relevant programs for their goals. 

Integrated Performance Manager: Christine Reeves-Beleznay
off-ice@skatecoquitlam.com


Not sure where you belong? Not a member of our club? Just ask us and our coaching staff can help you find a good fit!