JumpStart is designed to transition skaters into working independently. Lessons are taught in a group format with time for individual practice.
When is it?
Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00-4:45 pm
October 18, 2022 - March 16, 2023
Who is it for?
Skaters that have achieved a minimum Stage 4 CanSkate level and want to continue on the figure skating stream. The CanSkate coach will approve a skater to move from CanSkate to JumpStart.
Who teaches it?
CanSkate Certified coach
What will they learn?
Continuation of the balance, control and agility skills taught from the CanSkate program. Skaters learn to be aware on the ice with the other levels of skaters.
What can you expect?
Action, movement and fun! Lessons are given in a group format using circuits with a coach to student ratio of a maximum of 1:10. Skaters progress at their own rate and coaches make sessions active using teaching aides, upbeat music and a wide variety of activities.
What do you need to participate?
- CSA approved hockey helmet until Stage 5 is passed
- Figure skates with proper ankle support – no molded skates or adjustable skates
- Clothing that allows free movement
What is the cost and volunteer requirements?
Coaching fees for lessons are included
Coaching fees for Stettler FunStars FunSkate are included. Participation is optional.
Additional costs include:
- Coaching fees for out of town competitions
- In town and out of town competition fees