Speed Skate 1
For kids approximately 5-8 years old. Starts, stops, basic position and technique are introduced by non-competitive games of sustained activity. Parents with helmets are welcome to skate.
Registrations for Speed Skate 1 (SSI) are accepted for either Saturday or Sunday or both days.
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 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sundays 12:00 – 1:00 pm
- Helmet, CSA-approved or ASTM F 1849 certified (no bicycle helmets)
- Knee pads (not hard style)
- Bib-style neck guard
- Leather/cut-resistant gloves/mitts
- Shatter-resistant non-tinted safety glasses with safety straps (prescription eyeglasses do not require additional safety glasses but do require a safety strap)*
- skates (hockey skates are fine – NO figure skates)
*Safety glasses can be purchased at Overlander Sports in Yellowknife.