This program is a half-hour group lesson designed for children ages 3-5 who have no or very little skating ability. PreCanskate is the starting point where skaters advance to the Canskate program. Basic skills such as skating forward, backwards, turning, jumping and stopping will be taught.
Skaters are grouped according to age and/or ability. Age appropriate toys, other props and visual aids may be used during the lessons. Circuits and trails will be drawn on the ice for skaters to learn and practice their skills.
Skaters who master their Pre-Canskate skills will advance to the Canskate 1-6 program.
Hockey or Figure Skates, and CSA approved hockey helmets with chin strap are mandatory for all skaters.
Face masks (cages) are mandatory for the 3 & 4 years old skaters and are highly recommended for the 5 years old skaters and skaters who wear glasses.
Ski pants, Warm jacket & mittens (no thin finger mitts).
5:00 - 5:30 pm
October 13, 2023 - March 22, 2024