Speed Skate 1
Speed Skate 1 (SS1) registration is now open for a start date of early October. Only a few spots remain (max 17 skaters per class) so please register soon to avoid disappointment.
SS1 is for kids approximately 5-8 years old. Starts, stops, basic position and technique are introduced by non-competitive games of sustained activity. Parents will not be allowed on the ice this year due to the NWTASSA Safe Return to Skate Guidelines.
Saturday Coaches: Rebecca Mahler with help from David Silke and Monique Chapman.
Sunday Coaches: Alexandre Larouche
Cost: $149 for the year (1 hour/week)
Ice Times: (YK Community Arena)
Saturdays 10-11 or 11-12
Sundays 11-12 or 12-1
- 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.