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DDFSC 2021 2022 ICE SCHEDULE ON letterhead (2).pdf

Subsidy for sports programs can be accessed by applying to

www.childrensfoundation.org

Individual Child Funding | Programs | Jumpstart (canadiantire.ca)

 

 
 

Parent &Tot and PreCanskate

These programs are designed to teach the very young skater basic movement on the ice and inspire confidence. These programs have a strong element of play built in to encourage and capture the attention of young students. The programs will help to prepare the young skater for our Mainstream CanSkate program.

Skaters who register for either program must be 3 years old by Oct 1st or age 4 by Dec 31st.  These programs will offer one 30 minute session per week and will be held on Thursdays. Skaters who are 4 years old have an option to try out a two-day program, based on his/her previous skating skills and comfort level.  

The PreCanskate program will be instructed and assessed by a professional Skate Canada coach and lead by volunteer Program Assistants (P.A.s). 

The Parent and Tot program will be instructed and assessed by a professional Skate Canada coach.  The parent will assist their own skater on the ice.  The on-ice parent must be able to skate.

CSA approved hockey/skating helmets are mandatory 

 


 

Canskate

The CanSkate program is geared to beginner skaters ages 4 and older. Whether you are looking to improve the basic skating skills for figure skating, hockey or ringette, or just wish to skate for fun and recreation, CanSkate is the place to start. 

Conducted in a fun and friendly environment the CanSkate program showcases a comprehensive series of balance, control and agility skills, using a nationally-tested and proven curriculum that supports skater success in developing stronger basic skills on the ice.

This program is instructed and assessed by professional Skate Canada coaches and lead by volunteer Program Assistants (P.A.s).

This program runs twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

CSA approved hockey/skating helmets are mandatory

 

PreStar

The PreStar program is a great next step in figure skating. The program introduces the skaters to the basic figure skating elements to create the foundation for singles, pairs and ice dance. 

This program is for Canskate Stage 5 and 6 skaters. 

This program is instructed and assessed by professional Skate Canada coaches.

The PreStar program runs twice a week on Tuesdays & Thursdays.

CSA approved hockey/skating helmets are mandatory until skater has completed the Canskate Stage 6 level.

StarSkate 1-5

 

The Star 1-5 program is the next step in figure skating, the program introduces the skater to the basic figure skating elements to create the foundation for singles, pairs and ice dance. 

All skaters in this program must have passed all CanSkate Stage 6 or equivalent.

This program runs Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

StarSkate 5-Gold

 

The Star 5-Gold is an assessment and event structure for skaters who have completed Star 1-5 Program. This structure builds on the skills acquired in Star 1-5 and introduces skaters to more advanced figure skating elements. 

 

This program runs Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Star Squad

Star Squad was created as a way to expose young skaters to the team side of skating.  Skaters will be taught some of the elements of synchronized skating and from this a program will be created for them to exhibit in the December Showcase and the year end Carnival.  

Skater must be register in a full program with DDFSC and be currently in CanSkate Stage 4, Stage 5, Stage 6 or Stars 1-3 .

 Friday, 6:05pm to 6:50pm