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CANSKATE

 

LEARN TO SKATE

Mississauga Figure Skating Club offers five Learn to Skate programs:
  • PreCanSkate
  • CanSkate
  • CanSkate Power
  • Parent and Tot
  • Adult CanSkate
Curious about the new CanSkate Program?
Have a look at this article from Skate Canada, or read our Welcome to CanSkate!  letter.

 

CANSKATE (AGES 5 & UP)

CanSkate is Skate Canada’s flagship learn-to-skate program. It teaches the fundamentals of skating in a progressive and sequential manner.  Lessons are taught in a group format led by a Certified Skate Canada Professional Coach, with the assistance of a trained Program Assistant.  Group sizes are of no more then 8 skaters. CanSkate is designed for all ages, with the focus is on fun, participation and basic skill development that can be used for figure skating, hockey, ringette and synchronized skating.

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PRECANSKATE (AGES 3 TO 5)

PreCanSkate is a 30 minute learn-to-skate program, especially designed for those participants who are 3-5 years of age, who have no skating experience. Lessons are in a group format and led by a Certified Skate Canada Professional Coach with the assistance of trained Program Assistants. Group sizes are no more then 8 skaters.  Skaters who master PreCanSkate skills are moved to CanSkate level as soon as they are ready.

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CANSKATE POWER (AGES 5 AND UP)

CanSkate Power program follows the same format as the CanSkate Stage 1-3 program. Skaters in the CanSkate Power program will learn the basic fundamentals of skating forwards, backwards, stopping and turning that will enhance their skills for hockey or ringette. Lessons are taught in a group format by a Certified Skate Canada Professional Coach, with a group size of no more then 8 skaters. A CSA approved hockey helmet is required for all participants. Participants must be in hockey skates and use hockey/ringette sticks and gloves.

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ADULT CANSKATE (AGES 18 AND UP)

Adult CanSkate is a 40 minute session that follows the same format as the CanSkate program.  Lessons are taught in a group format and led by a Certified Skate Canada Professional Coach, with a group size of no more then 8 skaters.  All levels of adult skaters are welcome from first steps on the ice to adults that have some skating background that wish to continue on in advancing their skating skills. Adult CanSkaters MUST be wearing a helmet on their sessions until having passed level 5.  Please read the Helmet policy on this page.

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PARENT AND TOT SKATE (AGES 2 TO 4)

Parent and Tot is a 30 minute session designed so young children can experience skating for the first time in the company of a parent. Lessons are taught in a group format by a Certified Skate Canada Professional Coach, along with the assistance of a trained Program Assistant.The same parent must accompany the skater on the ice for each class. The parent must be able to skate forwards and backwards, and stop on the ice, and MUST wear a helmet at all times.
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CANSKATE REGISTRATION STEPS

Please review the information on our Registration Instructions page before registering for our programs.

EQUIPMENT GUIDELINES

Helpful information on what you’ll need to participate in the program is here (PDF). Find tips and tricks to buying proper fitting skates, helmets, appropriate clothing and more.

FEES

Please add $44 Skate Canada fee to first registration for each skater (covers SC membership for full year 1 September – 31 August). If your contact address is not in Mississauga, please add the non-resident fee ($30 per session to a max. of $60 per skating season for each skater)

This season MFSC is participating in the Skate Ontario Promotional Contest.  Each skaters will receive a booklet of 20 raffle tickets valued at $40.00 that they may sell or keep. The $40.00 will be charged at the time of registration. If the skater sells all of their tickets, the $40.00 goes back to the skater.  A draw will be held by Skate Ontario in June 2022.  These funds help to subsidize ice and program costs.

The parent accompanying a child on the Parent and Tot session must pay the $44 Skate Canada fee for each parent attending; there is no Club program fee for the parent. Parents must be wearing a helmet to be on the ice with their tot.

PAYMENTS

If paying by installments, charges to your credit card will be made automatically on these payment due dates:

  • Skate Canada fee + 50% of program fees at registration
  • 50% of Fall program fees on November, 15 2021
  • >50% of Winter program fees on February 15, 2022