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CanSkate Program

CanSkate group lessons are for ages 5 and up,  with a focus on fun, fitness, and participation!

The CanSkate Program stresses progressive learning through fundamental movements explored in 6 stages of learning: forward/backwards skating, stopping, turning, spinning, jumping, and gliding. Each of the 6 stages has a primary focus; once a skater masters the skills at a stage, they are awarded a badge. 

The program is taught in Group Lesson format by Professional Club Coaches helped by trained volunteer Program Assistants (PAs). Our coaches and PAs work as a team to ensure that skaters have fun and achieve success on the ice.  Continual assessment will be done by our Professional Coaches throughout the season. Badges and Progress Report Cards will be given out at the end of each session. 

CanSkate is a feeder program for the PreSTAR and STARskate programs. As well, it will help skaters develop basic skating techniques necessary for ringette and hockey. 

**CSA approved skating helmets are mandatory for all skaters** 

Please dress your skater in warm, ice-friendly clothing. No scarves. Molded or plastic skates are NOT recommended. Skaters must be 5 years of age by December 31, 2022.

This year we are also pleased to announce that our CanSkate will be taught by TWO paid, NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program) certified Coaches plus our wonderful volunteer Program Assistants, as always.

CanSkate Group lessons take place: 

Mondays OR Wednesdays, 4:15 - 5:00pm   

PLEASE NOTE: Our Wednesday Session B is currently FULL, Monday lessons have spots available and if you would like to be added to a waitlist for Wednesday please email registrar at lacombeskatingclub@gmail.com

$125* per session at one day per week

$230* per season (both session A&B) at one day per week

*Additional Skate Canada Insurance Fee of $45 per year

Session A - October 17, 2022 to December 14, 2022

Session B - January 9, 2023 to March 15, 2023

Gary Moe Auto Group Spotsplex, Echo Energy Arena #1

Fundraising of $100 per session ($200 per season) is requested

 

 

 

Fundraising

Fundraising is $100 per family, per session - both A & B

Session A

This year, Lacombe Skating Club is pleased to offer beautiful, fresh and LOCALLY MADE holiday wreaths and swags. Located just northeast of Lacombe, Moniek, of Hulleman Farms, Country Store and Market Garden, will be hand-making them all!

Wreaths measure 22 " - 24"  and are a mixture of fresh greenery for $39

Swags measure 20" - 22" long and are also a mixture of fresh greenery for $32

Please see Fundraising Forms for more info:

LSC Wreath Fundraiser Form 2022.pdf

LSC Swag Fundraiser Form 2022.pdf

 

Session B

Oodles of Chocolate Valentine Fundraiser - more info to come

 

Year End Carnival - March 5, 2023

To showcase our skaters, we hold a year-end Ice Carnival. This annual event includes skaters from ALL programs enrolled in Session B. It is an excellent way to finish the season, and a real hit with participants and spectators alike! Skaters have group routines choreographed, and costumes, provided by Lacombe Skating Club, for the show. 

Participation in Carnival is completely optional, however we ask you let your coach know as soon as possible if your skater will not be participating. Lessons do continue for all skaters, and lesson format may take on a follow the leader type structure as routines, for those participating, begin to take shape

Register here

**Once you click the above "Register Here" button please follow prompts to login or create an account. You must have an Uplifter account to view and register for programs.

Please send EMT to lacombeskatingclub@gmail.com

and include your skaters name in message

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Interac e-transfers can be sent to: lacombeskatingclub@gmail.com

Please include your skaters name on EMT message

Register here

** Once you click the above "Register Here" button, please follow prompts to login or create account.

Once a member account has been created, click on My Profile (top right of screen). Click circle Participants button. Then Add New Participant. Then follow prompts to register. You must have an Uplifter account to view and register for all programs.**