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.

Registrations for Learn to Skate are accepted for either Saturday or Sunday or both days, each class is 1 hour long. Parents are encouraged to come on the ice and share the fun.

Saturday Coaches: David Silke with skaters from the senior competitive group.

Sunday Coaches: Rebecca Mahler with skaters from the senior competitive group.

Cost for the year: 

Saturday or Sunday (1 hour/week) = $185.61
Saturday and Sunday (2 hours/week) = $361.22

Ice Times: Yellowknife Community Arena

LTS Saturday    10:00 am – 11:00 am
LTS Sunday    9:30 am – 10:30 am

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.