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Learn to Skate Schedule

Our Learn to Skate (CanSkate) classes are taught at the McKinney Centre, located at 222 McKinney Drive in Whitby. 
 
Summer 2019 Schedule:
 
July 2nd - August 13th, 2019
 

 

Power Skating

KinderCANSkate

(Ages 3-5)

CANSkate

(Ages 5+ and Badges 1-6)

PreSTARSkate

(CANSkate Badges 4,5,6)

Tuesday

 

6:00pm-6:50pm

6:00pm-6:50pm

7:00pm-8:10pm

Wednesday

7:10pm-8:00pm

 

6:10pm-7:00pm

6:10pm-7:00pm

Thursday

 

 

 

6:00-pm-7:10pm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
You can register for one of these programs by clicking on the Registration tab. If you don't have a family profile already, you will need to set one up, along with a profile for each skater.
 
Questions regarding additional information, or for help determining the correct program for your skater, please contact our Recreation Co-ordinator, Sheryl Snowden.
 
Be sure to read our Helmet Policy below before your skater starts their session.
 

Non-Skating Days


August 5, 2019 - Civic Holiday
August 14, 2019 - Test Day

 

*Tentative Test Day - On Test Days there will be no skating on Pad 3 Programs, Power Skating Programs on Pad 1 and 2 will still run.

 
 

Helmet Policy

All Skate Canada member clubs and skating schools who offer a CanSkate program must ensure all CanSkate and Adult CanSkate participants up to and including Stage 5 must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet while on the ice.  

This policy also applies to all other Skate Canada programs, therefore Clubs and skating schools may choose to expand the use of CSA approved hockey helmets in their club as they see necessary.  In general, anyone who lacks good control/balance when skating forward, backward and has difficulty stopping, as well as maneuvering around obstacles on the ice must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet.

The WFSC also highly recommends a cage on the skater's helmet, however this is not mandatory per policy.

 

For more details, or to see the most up-to-date version of this policy, please click on the following link: Skate Canada Helmet Use Policy.