Get a step up on the competition with CanPowerSkate, a high-energy instructional power skating program geared to hockey and ringette players. This program focuses on balance, control and agility skills including components of power and speed. Skating skills, techniques and performance drills are taught in a progressive format by Skate Canada coaches certified through the NCCP to enhance the skating ability required in game situations.
Skaters must be between 8 and 13 years old and must have previous skating experience (see below for minimum requirements) Adaptive skaters and sledge hockey skaters who have an identified skating level are welcome. All CanPowerSkate participants must have hockey skates, gloves, a stick, and helmet. Full equipment is optional.
Minimum requirements - players must be able to comfortably skate the perimeter of the ice without their stick, push with both feet, skate forwards and backwards, stop, balance and glide on one foot.
Hillsburgh- Friday 8 weeks
November 24th- January 26th
(no lessons Dec 22nd and 29th)
$140 plus $60 Skate Canada Fee
The program maybe cancelled if we don't get a minimum of 15 skaters signed up, and all funds will be returned.