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
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.
Speed Skate 2
Speed Skate 2 (SS2) is for kids approximately 7-12 years. Coaches emphasize positioning, crossovers, balance and agility.
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.
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.
For older skaters with increased skill level and commitment who are interested in fitness training and preparation for competitions.
Ice Times & Date
Look up upcoming ice times and dates for all programs from Learn to Skate to Senior Competitive.