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PreCan Skate: Session 1 FALL ONLY
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Day / Time / Location: Tuesday, 5:40pm - 6:10pm
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena,
Ice Surface
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Program Description:

All of the Collingwood Skating Club's programs are Skate Canada certified. Each program teaches skating skills in progressions, gradually building strong conditioning and technique for skaters of all ages and skill levels.

Pre CanSkate

Pre CanSkate is our Learn-to-Skate class for the absolute beginner, typically ages 3 to 5 years. Skaters will be taught the basic skating fundamentals with a focus on continuous movement through fun activities to keep skaters interested in learning. Pre CanSkate focuses on standing on the ice, learning how to get up and fall down, balance, posture, skating forwards and backwards. This 30-minute group lesson is taught by our Skate Canada certified professional coaches, with assistance from our Club Program Assistants. This class is offered once a week.

Prerequisites

No previous skating experience required. However, CSA approved helmets are mandatory.

Lesson Format

Group Lessons (1 half-hour lesson per week).

Skills

Eight skills are required to pass in order to move on to CanSkate. Skaters receives a Pre CanSkate Ribbon.

  1. Balancing on two feet
  2. Falling down and getting up
  3. Moving forward
  4. Moving backward
  5. Marching around on spot
  6. Making snow
  7. Jumping on the spot
  8. Two foot twist on the spot

Registration Begins: August 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Registration Cut-off: December 4, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Withdrawal Deadline: October 23, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Day / Time / Location: Tuesday, 5:40pm - 6:10pm
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena,
Ice Surface
$250.00 Loading...
Program Description:

All of the Collingwood Skating Club's programs are Skate Canada certified. Each program teaches skating skills in progressions, gradually building strong conditioning and technique for skaters of all ages and skill levels.

Pre CanSkate

Pre CanSkate is our Learn-to-Skate class for the absolute beginner, typically ages 3 to 5 years. Skaters will be taught the basic skating fundamentals with a focus on continuous movement through fun activities to keep skaters interested in learning. Pre CanSkate focuses on standing on the ice, learning how to get up and fall down, balance, posture, skating forwards and backwards. This 30-minute group lesson is taught by our Skate Canada certified professional coaches, with assistance from our Club Program Assistants. This class is offered once a week.

Prerequisites

No previous skating experience required. However, CSA approved helmets are mandatory.

Lesson Format

Group Lessons (1 half-hour lesson per week).

Skills

Eight skills are required to pass in order to move on to CanSkate. Skaters receives a Pre CanSkate Ribbon.

  1. Balancing on two feet
  2. Falling down and getting up
  3. Moving forward
  4. Moving backward
  5. Marching around on spot
  6. Making snow
  7. Jumping on the spot
  8. Two foot twist on the spot

Registration Begins: August 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Registration Cut-off: December 18, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Withdrawal Deadline: October 23, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Day / Time / Location: Tuesday, 6:10pm - 7:10pm
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena,
Ice Surface
$300.00 Loading...
Program Description:

CanSkate

CanSkate is a nationally delivered learn-to-skate program and CSC is proud to be one of the first recipients of Skate Ontario's Advanced standard designation for CanSkate excellence.  CanSkate programs emphasize fun, participation, challenge and achievement. Skaters progress through six stages, focusing on three fundamental movements (balance, control and agility). This program provides the basic foundations, enabling transition to any ice sport: figure skating, hockey, ringette, or power skating.

Prerequisites

All new skaters will be assessed by the coaching staff and placed into the most appropriate program within the first week. CSA approved helmets are mandatory.

Lesson Format

Group Lessons (1 hour, 1 night a week).

Skills

There are six stages with three fundamentals in each

  1. Balance: Concentrating on most forward skills, pushing technique and edges
  2. Control: Concentrating on most backward skills, stopping, and speed elements
  3. Agility: Concentrating on most turning and jumping skills

Every skater needs to pass the 3 fundamentals (balance, control and agility) in order to pass a stage.

Evaluation

Each time a fundamental is mastered, the skater is awarded a ribbon. Once all three in that level are mastered, a badge is awarded.


Registration Begins: August 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Registration Cut-off: February 15, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Withdrawal Deadline: October 23, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Day / Time / Location: Tuesday 6:10pm and Friday 5:30pm
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena,
Ice Surface
$475.00 Loading...
Program Description:

Advanced CanSkate

Advanced CanSkate is offered by invitation only.

Skaters invited into this program will continue to skate on the Tuesday CanSkate session, as well as, being integrated into the Friday StarSkate session.  Skaters will further develop fundamental skills in: ice dance, skating skills, free skate and interpretive skills.  

Private lessons are recommended at this level.

Prerequisites

This program is invitation only and only offered to skaters that have passed Stage 4 of the CanSkate stream. CSA approved helmets are mandatory.

Lesson Format

Group Lessons (40 minutes with intermediate, one hour with CanSkate, two nights a week). Private lessons are also strongly recommended.

Skills

Ice Dancing, free-skate, interpretive and synchronized skating skills are taught by this program.


Registration Begins: August 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Registration Cut-off: February 11, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Withdrawal Deadline: January 17, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Day / Time / Location: Tuesday, 4:40pm - 5:40pm
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena,
Ice Surface
$350.00 Loading...
Program Description:

Star Skate (Intermediate)

Star Skate offers opportunities for figure skaters of all ages to develop fundamental skills in: ice dancing, skating skills, free skate and interpretive skills.  Skaters have the opportunity to take Skate Canada Tests through a nationally standardized testing system and to compete in competitions.

Prerequisites

Intermediate: Skaters must have passed stage 5 and be working on stage 6 of the CanSkate stream, and/or be invited up at coaches discretion.

Lesson Format

Intermediate: Group lessons for free skate, dance, skills and stroking at specific times chosen with a club coach. Private lessons with a freelance coach are strongly recommended.

Skills

There are six stages with three fundamentals in each

  • Skating Skills: a combination of fundamental skating movements, executed on a pattern and skated solo. The basic components of all disciplines of figure skating are incorporated into the program. The movements are derived from former compulsory figures, free skating and ice dancing. The objective of the Skating Skills program is mastery of the basic fundamentals of skating - edge quality, control, power and speed.
  • Ice Dance: teaches timing, musicality, rhythm interpretation, structure as well as basic skating skills such as edges, flow, control and unison. There are both traditional compulsory dances, and Creative Dances to challenge skaters' creativity, artistry and originality.
  • Free Skate: the execution of jumps, spins, footwork, field movements and stroking, either in isolation or performed in sequence to music.
  • Interpretive: to encourage and develop skaters' creativity, expression, musicality, movement, interpretation of music, as well as the use of space, rhythm, line and style. The program provides skaters with the opportunity to explore the performance aspect of skating without focusing on technical elements.

Evaluation

For each discipline, skaters participate in testing to progress through sequential levels.

  • Skating Skills: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold.
  • Ice Dance: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold, diamond. Note: The dances in the Star Skate Program can be tried in any order but a candidate must pass the required number of dances in a dance test before proceeding to the next level.
  • Free Skate: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold. Note: Each test consists of two parts - elements in isolation and a free program
  • Interpretive: introductory, bronze, silver, gold. Note: The interpretive tests consist of skating to and interpreting a piece of music 2 - 3 minutes (+/- 10 seconds) in length. Skaters can take interpretive tests as individuals and/or as a couple (male/female, female/female or male/male)

Registration Begins: August 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Registration Cut-off: February 11, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Withdrawal Deadline: October 25, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Day / Time / Location: Tuesday, 7:20pm - 9:00pm
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena,
Ice Surface
$350.00 Loading...
Program Description:

Star Skate (Senior)

Star Skate offers opportunities for figure skaters of all ages to develop fundamental skills in: ice dancing, skating skills, free skate and interpretive skills. Skaters have the opportunity to take Skate Canada Tests through a nationally standardized testing system and to compete in competitions.

Prerequisites

Senior: Skaters must have achieved 2 of the following: Dance - Star 5a, Freeskate - Star 3, Skills - Star 3 and/or be invited up at the coaches discretion. 

Lesson Format

Senior: There will be 15 minutes of group coaching offered on this session.

Private coaching must be arranged between the skater/parent and the freelance coaches of your choice.

Skills

There are six stages with three fundamentals in each

  • Skating Skills: a combination of fundamental skating movements, executed on a pattern and skated solo. The basic components of all disciplines of figure skating are incorporated into the program. The movements are derived from former compulsory figures, free skating and ice dancing. The objective of the Skating Skills program is mastery of the basic fundamentals of skating - edge quality, control, power and speed.
  • Ice Dance: teaches timing, musicality, rhythm interpretation, structure as well as basic skating skills such as edges, flow, control and unison. There are both traditional compulsory dances, and Creative Dances to challenge skaters' creativity, artistry and originality.
  • Free Skate: the execution of jumps, spins, footwork, field movements and stroking, either in isolation or performed in sequence to music.
  • Interpretive: to encourage and develop skaters' creativity, expression, musicality, movement, interpretation of music, as well as the use of space, rhythm, line and style. The program provides skaters with the opportunity to explore the performance aspect of skating without focusing on technical elements.

Evaluation

For each discipline, skaters participate in testing to progress through sequential levels.

  • Skating Skills: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold.
  • Ice Dance: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold, diamond. Note: The dances in the Star Skate Program can be tried in any order but a candidate must pass the required number of dances in a dance test before proceeding to the next level.
  • Free Skate: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold. Note: Each test consists of two parts - elements in isolation and a free program
  • Interpretive: introductory, bronze, silver, gold. Note: The interpretive tests consist of skating to and interpreting a piece of music 2 - 3 minutes (+/- 10 seconds) in length. Skaters can take interpretive tests as individuals and/or as a couple (male/female, female/female or male/male)

Registration Begins: August 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Registration Cut-off: February 11, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Withdrawal Deadline: October 25, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Day / Time / Location: Wednesday, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena,
Ice Surface
$350.00 Loading...
Program Description:

Star Skate (Intermediate)

Star Skate offers opportunities for figure skaters of all ages to develop fundamental skills in: ice dancing, skating skills, free skate and interpretive skills.  Skaters have the opportunity to take Skate Canada Tests through a nationally standardized testing system and to compete in competitions.

Prerequisites

Intermediate: Skaters must have passed stage 5 and be working on stage 6 of the CanSkate stream, and/or be invited up at coaches discretion.

Lesson Format

Intermediate: Group lessons for free skate, dance, skills and stroking at specific times chosen with a club coach. Private lessons with a freelance coach are strongly recommended.

Skills

There are six stages with three fundamentals in each

  • Skating Skills: a combination of fundamental skating movements, executed on a pattern and skated solo. The basic components of all disciplines of figure skating are incorporated into the program. The movements are derived from former compulsory figures, free skating and ice dancing. The objective of the Skating Skills program is mastery of the basic fundamentals of skating - edge quality, control, power and speed.
  • Ice Dance: teaches timing, musicality, rhythm interpretation, structure as well as basic skating skills such as edges, flow, control and unison. There are both traditional compulsory dances, and Creative Dances to challenge skaters' creativity, artistry and originality.
  • Free Skate: the execution of jumps, spins, footwork, field movements and stroking, either in isolation or performed in sequence to music.
  • Interpretive: to encourage and develop skaters' creativity, expression, musicality, movement, interpretation of music, as well as the use of space, rhythm, line and style. The program provides skaters with the opportunity to explore the performance aspect of skating without focusing on technical elements.

Evaluation

For each discipline, skaters participate in testing to progress through sequential levels.

  • Skating Skills: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold.
  • Ice Dance: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold, diamond. Note: The dances in the Star Skate Program can be tried in any order but a candidate must pass the required number of dances in a dance test before proceeding to the next level.
  • Free Skate: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold. Note: Each test consists of two parts - elements in isolation and a free program
  • Interpretive: introductory, bronze, silver, gold. Note: The interpretive tests consist of skating to and interpreting a piece of music 2 - 3 minutes (+/- 10 seconds) in length. Skaters can take interpretive tests as individuals and/or as a couple (male/female, female/female or male/male)

Registration Begins: August 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Registration Cut-off: February 11, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Withdrawal Deadline: October 25, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Day / Time / Location: Wednesday, 4:40pm - 6:00pm
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena,
Ice Surface
$350.00 Loading...
Program Description:

Star Skate (Senior)

Star Skate offers opportunities for figure skaters of all ages to develop fundamental skills in: ice dancing, skating skills, free skate and interpretive skills.  Skaters have the opportunity to take Skate Canada Tests through a nationally standardized testing system and to compete in competitions.

Prerequisites

Senior: Skaters must have achieved 2 of the following: Dance - Star 5a, Freeskate - Star 3, Skills - Star 3 and/or be invited up at the coaches discretion.

Lesson Format

Senior: There will be group coaching, integrated with the StarSkate skaters, during the last 30 minutes of this session.  

Private coaching must be arranged between the skater/parent and the freelance coaches of your choice.

Skills

There are six stages with three fundamentals in each

  • Skating Skills: a combination of fundamental skating movements, executed on a pattern and skated solo. The basic components of all disciplines of figure skating are incorporated into the program. The movements are derived from former compulsory figures, free skating and ice dancing. The objective of the Skating Skills program is mastery of the basic fundamentals of skating - edge quality, control, power and speed.
  • Ice Dance: teaches timing, musicality, rhythm interpretation, structure as well as basic skating skills such as edges, flow, control and unison. There are both traditional compulsory dances, and Creative Dances to challenge skaters' creativity, artistry and originality.
  • Free Skate: the execution of jumps, spins, footwork, field movements and stroking, either in isolation or performed in sequence to music.
  • Interpretive: to encourage and develop skaters' creativity, expression, musicality, movement, interpretation of music, as well as the use of space, rhythm, line and style. The program provides skaters with the opportunity to explore the performance aspect of skating without focusing on technical elements.

Evaluation

For each discipline, skaters participate in testing to progress through sequential levels.

  • Skating Skills: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold.
  • Ice Dance: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold, diamond. Note: The dances in the Star Skate Program can be tried in any order but a candidate must pass the required number of dances in a dance test before proceeding to the next level.
  • Free Skate: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold. Note: Each test consists of two parts - elements in isolation and a free program
  • Interpretive: introductory, bronze, silver, gold. Note: The interpretive tests consist of skating to and interpreting a piece of music 2 - 3 minutes (+/- 10 seconds) in length. Skaters can take interpretive tests as individuals and/or as a couple (male/female, female/female or male/male)

Registration Begins: August 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Registration Cut-off: February 11, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Withdrawal Deadline: October 25, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Day / Time / Location: Friday, 5:30-pm - 6:30pm
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena,
Ice Surface
$350.00 Loading...
Program Description:

Star Skate (Intermediate)

Star Skate offers opportunities for figure skaters of all ages to develop fundamental skills in: ice dancing, skating skills, free skate and interpretive skills.  Skaters have the opportunity to take Skate Canada Tests through a nationally standardized testing system and to compete in competitions.

Prerequisites

Intermediate: Skaters must have passed stage 5 and be working on stage 6 of the CanSkate stream, and/or be invited up at coaches discretion.

Lesson Format

Intermediate: Group lessons for free skate, dance, skills and stroking at specific times chosen with a club coach. Private lessons with a freelance coach are strongly recommended.

Skills

There are six stages with three fundamentals in each

  • Skating Skills: a combination of fundamental skating movements, executed on a pattern and skated solo. The basic components of all disciplines of figure skating are incorporated into the program. The movements are derived from former compulsory figures, free skating and ice dancing. The objective of the Skating Skills program is mastery of the basic fundamentals of skating - edge quality, control, power and speed.
  • Ice Dance: teaches timing, musicality, rhythm interpretation, structure as well as basic skating skills such as edges, flow, control and unison. There are both traditional compulsory dances, and Creative Dances to challenge skaters' creativity, artistry and originality.
  • Free Skate: the execution of jumps, spins, footwork, field movements and stroking, either in isolation or performed in sequence to music.
  • Interpretive: to encourage and develop skaters' creativity, expression, musicality, movement, interpretation of music, as well as the use of space, rhythm, line and style. The program provides skaters with the opportunity to explore the performance aspect of skating without focusing on technical elements.

Evaluation

For each discipline, skaters participate in testing to progress through sequential levels.

  • Skating Skills: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold.
  • Ice Dance: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold, diamond. Note: The dances in the Star Skate Program can be tried in any order but a candidate must pass the required number of dances in a dance test before proceeding to the next level.
  • Free Skate: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold. Note: Each test consists of two parts - elements in isolation and a free program
  • Interpretive: introductory, bronze, silver, gold. Note: The interpretive tests consist of skating to and interpreting a piece of music 2 - 3 minutes (+/- 10 seconds) in length. Skaters can take interpretive tests as individuals and/or as a couple (male/female, female/female or male/male)

Registration Begins: August 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Registration Cut-off: February 11, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Withdrawal Deadline: October 25, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Day / Time / Location: Friday, 4:00-pm - 5:30pm
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena,
Ice Surface
$350.00 Loading...
Program Description:

Star Skate (Senior)

Star Skate offers opportunities for figure skaters of all ages to develop fundamental skills in: ice dancing, skating skills, free skate and interpretive skills.  Skaters have the opportunity to take Skate Canada Tests through a nationally standardized testing system and to compete in competitions.

Prerequisites

Senior: Skaters must have achieved 2 of the following: Dance - Star 5a, Freeskate - Star 3, Skills - Star 3 and/or be invited up at the coaches discretion.

Lesson Format

Senior: There is no group coaching offered at this level. Private coaching must be arranged between the skater/parent and the freelance coaches of your choice.

Skills

There are six stages with three fundamentals in each

  • Skating Skills: a combination of fundamental skating movements, executed on a pattern and skated solo. The basic components of all disciplines of figure skating are incorporated into the program. The movements are derived from former compulsory figures, free skating and ice dancing. The objective of the Skating Skills program is mastery of the basic fundamentals of skating - edge quality, control, power and speed.
  • Ice Dance: teaches timing, musicality, rhythm interpretation, structure as well as basic skating skills such as edges, flow, control and unison. There are both traditional compulsory dances, and Creative Dances to challenge skaters' creativity, artistry and originality.
  • Free Skate: the execution of jumps, spins, footwork, field movements and stroking, either in isolation or performed in sequence to music.
  • Interpretive: to encourage and develop skaters' creativity, expression, musicality, movement, interpretation of music, as well as the use of space, rhythm, line and style. The program provides skaters with the opportunity to explore the performance aspect of skating without focusing on technical elements.

Evaluation

For each discipline, skaters participate in testing to progress through sequential levels.

  • Skating Skills: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold.
  • Ice Dance: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold, diamond. Note: The dances in the Star Skate Program can be tried in any order but a candidate must pass the required number of dances in a dance test before proceeding to the next level.
  • Free Skate: preliminary, junior bronze, senior bronze, junior silver, senior silver, gold. Note: Each test consists of two parts - elements in isolation and a free program
  • Interpretive: introductory, bronze, silver, gold. Note: The interpretive tests consist of skating to and interpreting a piece of music 2 - 3 minutes (+/- 10 seconds) in length. Skaters can take interpretive tests as individuals and/or as a couple (male/female, female/female or male/male)

Registration Begins: August 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Registration Cut-off: February 11, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Withdrawal Deadline: October 25, 2019 at 12:00 AM
PreCan Skate: Session 2 WINTER ONLY
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Day / Time / Location: Tuesday, 5:40pm - 6:10pm
Eddie Bush Memorial Arena,
Ice Surface
$150.00 Loading...
Program Description:

All of the Collingwood Skating Club's programs are Skate Canada certified. Each program teaches skating skills in progressions, gradually building strong conditioning and technique for skaters of all ages and skill levels.

Pre CanSkate

Pre CanSkate is our Learn-to-Skate class for the absolute beginner, typically ages 3 to 5 years. Skaters will be taught the basic skating fundamentals with a focus on continuous movement through fun activities to keep skaters interested in learning. Pre CanSkate focuses on standing on the ice, learning how to get up and fall down, balance, posture, skating forwards and backwards. This 30-minute group lesson is taught by our Skate Canada certified professional coaches, with assistance from our Club Program Assistants. This class is offered once a week.

Prerequisites

No previous skating experience required. However, CSA approved helmets are mandatory.

Lesson Format

Group Lessons (1 half-hour lesson per week).

Skills

Eight skills are required to pass in order to move on to CanSkate. Skaters receives a Pre CanSkate Ribbon.

  1. Balancing on two feet
  2. Falling down and getting up
  3. Moving forward
  4. Moving backward
  5. Marching around on spot
  6. Making snow
  7. Jumping on the spot
  8. Two foot twist on the spot

Registration Begins: August 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Registration Cut-off: February 15, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Withdrawal Deadline: January 21, 2020 at 12:00 AM