Learn to Skate

IMG_1224A program for beginning skaters ages 3-5 years** where skaters learn balance, coordination, and basic skills through games.

Parents are encouraged to come on the ice and share the fun

Registrations for Learn to Skate are accepted for either Saturday or Sunday or both days, each class is 1 hour long.

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

Sunday Coaches:  Alexandre Larouche with skaters from the senior competitive group.


Saturday or Sunday   $149 for the year (1 hour/week)
Both days                    $298 for the year (2 hours/week)

Ice Times: (YK Community Arena)

Saturdays   10:00  – 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.