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Intro to Figure Skating (advanced CanSkate/PreStar)

This program is designed for skaters aged 4 years old and older and MUST have passed CanSkate badge 3 or above!

The skaters will be learning skills from the Skate Canada CanSkate badge program and beginning elements from STARSkate-figure skating. Skills include: Agility, Balance, Control, including power, stops, forwards/backwards, edges, turns, and many more!

This program is for CanSkate badge 3-6 skaters who are interested in figure skating.

Must have coaches approval to be on this session.

Must be in proper figure skates: Professional Skate Shop in Calgary (3515 18th Street SW) is the best place to purchase proper figure skates. (proper fit, strong ankle support, proper blades, etc)

All IntroFS sessions are taught by National Certified coaches with with over 10-30 years of experience, along with the assistance of our great coaching assistants. These assistants are figure skaters themselves learning the wonderful skill of giving back to their community.

For an overview of all of our Intro to Figure Skating group sessions for the season (dates, times, costs, items needed,etc), see the below at-a-glance pdf.

Details for Fall/Winter/Spring Sep 2021 - June 2022: at-a-glance.pdf 

Details for Summer July-August 2022: at-a-glance.pdf

 

How to Register

You can register your skater for this program by clicking on the registration tab above. For a program specific registration page, please scroll over the tab and click on the program of interest or click HERE

 

Items Needed

CSA Certified Hockey Helmet (no ski or bike)
Figure Skates (no velcro or molded)
Hard Guards (in case of emergency)
Warm Skating Clothes
 

*Please note, we DO NOT supply any of the equipment.

 

Where to next?

Skaters can register in the STARSkate program (figure skating).  Must have permission from coaches!
Other options are Hockey, Ringette, and Speed Skating (these programs are not part of HHSC).
 
 
For any questions, please email admin@hhskatingclub.com