Our Double Digit group class is a learn-to-skate program for skaters between the ages of 11-17. The Double Digit group class follows the same model as the CanSkate Group classes, so you will learn all of the same skills, just with skaters your own age!
WHY SIGN UP FOR DOUBLE DIGIT CANSKATE?
What is CanSkate?
CanSkate is a dynamic learn-to-skate program that focuses on fun, participation and basic skill development. Based on Sport Canada’s long term athlete development (LTAD) principles, CanSkate centers on physical literacy and the fundamental skills needed to take part in any ice sport or to skate as a recreational activity. We offer a PreCanSkate program for children 2 1/2 -6 as a prep program to CanSkate.
Who’s it for?
For beginners ages 10-17, as well as for those wishing to improve their basic skills whether their focus be for figure skating, hockey, speed skating or just skating for fun.
Who teaches it?
FHFSC - NCCP-trained professional coaches, assisted by trained program assistants.
What will you learn?
A complete series of balance, control and agility skills taught in six stages of learning that pertain to general recreational skating. CanSkate uses nationally-tested and proven curriculum and delivery methods that guarantee skater success in developing stronger basic skills and developing them faster.
What can you expect?
Action, movement and fun! Lessons are given in a group format with a coach-to-student ratio of a maximum 1:10. Skaters progress at their own rate and coaches make sessions active using teaching aids, upbeat music and a wide variety of activities that create a motivational environment and promote learning. Badges, ribbons and other incentives are used to benchmark skaters’ progress and reward effort and participation.
What do you need to participate?
All you need are skates, a CSA-approved hockey helmet, long pants, mittens, warm sweater or jacket. Dress in layers – it will get warm!
How do you sign up?
Be a part of the fun – join our Skate Canada club today and learn to skate with CanSkate!
Click here to see a listing of Private Coaches specializing in CanSkate.