Learn to Skate

IMG_1224Learn to Skate is a program for beginning skaters ages 3-5 years** where skaters learn balance, coordination, and basic skills through games.

Registrations for Learn to Skate are accepted for either Saturday or Sunday or both days, each class is 1 hour long. Parents are encouraged to come on the ice and share the fun.

Saturday Coaches: Rebecca Mahler and David Silke with skaters from the senior competitive group.

Sunday Coaches: Alexander Gawel and Monique Chapman with skaters from the senior competitive group.

Cost for the year: 

Saturday or Sunday (1 hour/week) = $156 + fees = $167.28
Saturday and Sunday (2 hours/week) = $312 + fees = $326.56

Ice Times: (YK Community Arena)

Saturdays   10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sundays      11:00 am –  12:00 pm

Equipment Required:

  • Helmet, CSA-approved*
  • Soft knee pads
  • Parent on ice with helmet, CSA-approved
  • skates (hockey skates are fine – NO figure skates)

* This may include a hockey or bicycle helmet. Please note that for all competitions bicycle helmets are not permitted.

** Children should be 3 years old by September 30, or can join as per the coach’s discretion. Please email ykspeedskating@gmail.com for more information on this topic.