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Programs offered by Woodstock Skating Club

  

Pre CanSkate/Parent and Child, CanSkate 1-6      

CanSkate is Skate Canada’s flagship program and is one of the most sought-after skating programs in Canada. CanSkate was developed by experts to teach the fundamentals of skating in a progressive manner. Designed for beginners of all ages, the focus is on fun, participation and basic skill development. Participants earn ribbons and badges as skills are mastered such as BALANCE, ALGILITY AND CONTROL. Skaters are taught in a group lesson format by Skate Canada professional coaches and supported by trained program assistants. CanSkate is the foundational and feeder program for all other Skate Canada club and community ice sport programs.  More...

CanPowerSkate

CanPowerSkate is an action-packed, high energy instructional power skating program geared to hockey and ringette skaters that focuses on balance, power, agility, speed and endurance. Skills, techniques and conditioning drills are taught in a progressive format that emphasizes how the skills apply to game situations. CanPowerSkate provides an alternative to figure skating and is an excellent complement for those athletes playing on hockey or ringette teams. Its unique skill award program provides incentives and motivation for skaters to continue to achieve.

 

STARSkate Programs  

Skills, Tests, Achievement, Recognition – this is what STARSkate is all about!

STARSkate offers opportunities for skaters of all ages to develop fundamental figure skating skills in the areas of: 

    1. ice dance
    2. skating skills
    3. free skate
    4. artistic skating 

Unique in Canada, this program teaches figure skating skills in a group and/or private lesson format in a progressive and sequential manner and includes specifically designed awards and incentives. Skaters have the opportunity to take Skate Canada Tests through a nationally standardized testing system. Skaters who have mastered figure skating skills in STARSkate may also choose to pursue synchronized skating or pairs skating.

STARSkate has been the mainstay of figure skating in Canada for more than four decades and offers opportunities for skaters of all ages to develop fundamental figure skating skills in the areas of ice dance, skating skills, free skate and artistic skating. Designed for skaters moving into the test stream. Skaters at this level and higher are expected to have their own professional coach.

Intro STAR 

Skaters must have passed CanSkate Stage 6 badge. Skaters are taught in a group lesson format by Skate Canada professional coaches and supported by trained program assistants. Private instruction is recommended. More.... 

Intermediate STAR

Skaters must have passed STAR 1 Skills, STAR 1 Freeskate and STAR 1 Dance. Group instruction is limited.  Skaters should be under the guidance of a professional coach.  More......

Senior STAR 

Skaters must have passed STAR 3 Skills, STAR 1 Freeskate, and STAR 3 Dance. Skaters must be under the guidance of a professional coach. More...

SPECIAL OLYMPICS

A unique program geared to persons with developmental or physical disabilities and endorsed by the local Special Olympics Association.  For further information contact woodskater@execulink.com  More...

SYNCHRO SKATE

Synchronized skating, or “synchro” is a specialized discipline of skating involving groups of eight or more skaters performing various group formations and maneuvers. The objective is for the team to perform as one unit executing circles, blocks, lines, wheels and intersections in unison to the music, while demonstrating quality edges, power and flow. Skate Canada’s SynchroSkate program includes a number of Synchronized Skating categories which accommodate skaters at any age and skill level. **New this year WSC is offering a STAR 3 (beginner) team!!!

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ADULT SKATE 

Adults participate in CanSkate, STARSkate and CanPowerSkate programs as well as on Synchronized Skating teams. Adult championships currently provide opportunities to adult skaters to experience the challenge of a competition in a fun, social environment. Learn more about our Adult Synchronized Skating Team.

 

 

     
                                                                                        

To contact Woodstock Skating Club please email woodskater@execulink.com. We no longer have telephone contact information.