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FIGURE SKATING

Skills, Tests, Achievement, Recognition – this is what STARSKATE is all about!

The mainstay of Canadian figure skating for over 40 years, STARSKATE offers opportunities for skaters of all ages to develop fundamental figure skating skills:  ice dance, skating skills, free skating, artistic skating.  This program offers group and private lesson format, teaching figure skating skills in a progressive and sequential manner.


INTROSTAR

Formerly called Fast Track, IntroSTAR is an accelerated program for identified skaters in Canskate, STAGE 1-4. Skater must be recommended to this program by a professional coach. 1-2x/week commitment. Lessons are taught by a Skate Canada Professional coach in a small group setting. All lessons fees are paid separately to the admin coach. Ice fees are paid to the club.


TeenSKATE

Figure skating for Fun! 1x/week commitment. Skaters must have passed Stage 5 Canskate badge. Ages 13 to 18. Group lessons are included in ice fees. Private lessons are available if you want to hire a coach. This is a fun skill focused program and not suitable for pursuing Skate Canada tests or competition.


STAR 1

A figure skating program focussed on tests and competition. Skaters must have passed the complete STAGE 4 Canskate badge. STAR 1 sessions will be coached in a group format, like IntroSTAR, unless sufficient coaches are available. All group lessons fees are paid separately to the admin coach. Ice fees are paid to the club. *Skaters are required to retain a professional coach for private/semi-private lessons/small group lessons on an alternate session. Arrangements are made between parents and coach including payments. 1-2x/week commitment.


STAR 2-4

A figure skating program focussed on tests and competition. 2-4x/week commitment including off-ice classes. Skaters must have passed the Skate Canada STAR 1 freeskate test. (Skaters that skated STAR 1-3 in 2021/22 that do not qualify, can be grandfathered into the session) Skaters must retain a private lesson coach.


STAR 3-GOLD (Friday only)

An advanced figure skating program focussed on tests and competition. 1x/week commitment. Skaters must have passed the Skate Canada STAR 3 freeskate test. (Skaters that skated on Star 3-Gold in 2021/22 that do not qualify can be grandfathered into the session) Skaters must retain a private lesson coach.


STAR 5-GOLD 

An advanced figure skating program focussed on tests and competition. 2-4x/week commitment including off-ice classes. Skaters must have passed the Skate Canada STAR 4 freeskate test. (Skaters that skated on Star 4-Gold in 2021/22 that do not qualify can be grandfathered into the session) Skaters must retain a private lesson coach