We are a community club with great coaches who are passionate about teaching the FUNdamentals of skating to Yellowknifers of all ages and abilities!

Interested in Speed Skating?

Are you looking for a skating club that builds character and fosters a positive attitude? The Yellowknife Speed Skating Club has classes for everyone!

Learn to Skate (ages 3-5)

Speed Skate I, II, III

Senior Competitive

NEW! Learn to Speed Skate (adult)

What we offer


The YKSSC offers a variety of programs for skaters ages 3 and up. Please view the tabs for more information on each program, the times and fees as well as equipment required.

Speed Skate 1

SS1 is for kids approximately 5-8 years old. Starts, stops, basic position and technique are introduced by non-competitive games of sustained activity.

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Speed Skate 2

Speed Skate 2 (SS2) is for kids approximately 7-12 years.  Coaches emphasize positioning, crossovers, balance and agility.

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Speed Skate 3

In Speed Skate 3 (SS3), techniques are further developed with emphasis on fitness, fun, skill enhancement and speed. Participation in local meets is encouraged.

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Learn To Skate

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

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Senior Competitive

For older skaters with increased skill level and commitment who are interested in fitness training and preparation for competitions.

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Ice Times & Date

Look up upcoming ice times and dates for all programs from Learn to Skate to Senior Competitive.

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