Skater Qualifications


Must be a minimum of 4 years of age as of January 1, 2023. Learn fundamentals of skating in preparation for figure skating, hockey or recreational skating; 45 minutes of group instruction including a warm-up and cool-down session. Skaters will work on CanSkate badges 1-6; upon completion of Stage 3 skaters have the option to move up into the Primary StarSkate Program. Maximum of 10 skaters per group. Each group is led by a Skate Canada certified coach and assisted by a program assistant. 

STAR 1-4 (Formerly Primary)

The Primary program is an introduction to figure skating. Skaters must have passed level 3 CanSkate and have a desire to pursue figure skating. The sessions consist of two 15 minute group lessons and a 15 minute stroking lesson with 15 minutes of freetime for the skaters to work independently or with a coach for private lessons (parents to arrange private lessons directly with coaches). 

STAR 5-10 (Formerly Intermediate & Senior)

Skaters must have passed their Dutch Waltz. Sessions consist of a 15 minute group stroking lesson. Skaters will work independently or with a professional coach for private lessons. Skaters must contact coaches to arrange for lessons. 

Guest Skating

There will be NO guest skating by non club members one week prior to test days or competitions.

**Guest Skating - $20 per guest skate. Guest skaters must skate at the appropriate level. Non club members must show proof of registration with Skate Canada.