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Oshawa Skating Club
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This is a 30 minute Learn-To-Skate program designed for children who are 2 (as of July 1st) to 3 years old. The basics of forward and backward skating, stopping, turning, jumping and spinning are taught by Professional Coaches and assisted by trained Program Assistants. Skaters completing the Pre-CanSkate Certification will be qualified to register for the CanSkate program.
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CANSKATE - Stages 1 to 6
This is a 50 minute Learn-To-Skate program designed for children 4 or older.
CanSkate, Skate Canada’s flagship program, 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.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.
The CanSkate learning environment is enhanced through fun, music and colourful teaching aids and props along with praise and feedback from coaches. This unique intro-to-ice environment is designed to stimulate and maintain interest and enthusiasm among skaters, allowing participants to gain the physical competency and confidence to remain active for life!
Our club is excited to be offering the New and Improved CanSkate program! Our club is a Mentor club for the New CanSkate Program and has achieved Gold Status for our program from the Eastern Ontario Section. Skate Canada selected one of our coaches as one of the top 10 Best of the Best CanSkate Coaches for 2010.
Private lessons are available during the Private lessons for beginners session. Private lesson fees are in addition to the ice fee and are negotiated between you and your Professional Coach.
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PLB Private Lessons for Beginners
This is a 50 minute session available for those CanSkate and Pre-STARSkate skaters who would like private lessons. This session can only be purchased in conjunction with registering for a one or two day CanSkate session or a one or two day Pre-STARSkate session. Private lesson fees are in addition to the ice fee and are negotiated between you and your Professional Coach.
PRE-STARSKATE - Stages 5 to 6
This program provides the skater and the parent with an introduction to figure skating. Skaters who have passed at least their Stage 4 badge (or are recommended by a coach)and who wish to focus on figure skating will learn basic edge, stroking, and freeskating skills (jumping, spinning, footwork, field movements, etc). Figure skates must be worn.
Private lessons are available during the CanSTARSkate session. Private lesson fees are in addition to the ice fee and are negotiated between you and your Professional Coach.
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ADULT LEARN TO SKATE
This program is for skaters 16 years of age or older as of December 31, 2013 who want to learn how to skate or improve the skills they already have.
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This program provides an introduction to Test and Competitive figure skating. Skaters must have completed CanSkate stage 6 to qualify. Skaters will have the opportunity to learn and acquire tests in three different disciplines - Dance, Skills, and Freeskate. This is the Learn to Train-Entry Stage of the LTAD (Long Term Athlete Development). A private coach is required.
Skaters must have passed 1 complete Preliminary test (i.e. All 3 Preliminary Dances, complete Preliminary FreeSkate, or Preliminary Skills) to qualify. Skaters will have the opportunity to learn and acquire tests in four different disciplines - Dances, Skills, Freeskate, and Interpretive. This session is the Learn to Train-Exit, Stage of the LTAD (Long Term Athlete Development) Model.
Skaters must have passed the complete Preliminary Freeskate Test and 1 complete Junior Bronze Test to qualify. Skaters will have the opportunity to learn and acquire tests in four different disciplines- Dance, Skills, Freeskate, and Interpretive. This is the Train to Train Stage of the LTAD (Long Term Athlete Development) Model.
Skaters must have passed the complete Junior Bronze Freeskate Test and 1 complete Senior Bronze test to qualify. Skaters will have the opportunity to learn and acquire tests in four different disciplines - Dance, Skills, Freeskate, and Interpretive. This is the Learn to Compete, Train to Compete and Learn to Win Stages of the LTAD (Long Term Athlete Development) Model.
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This program is for previous skaters wishing to skate for Fun and/or Fitness! Skaters must be 16 years of age as of December 31, 2013 to enroll in the Adult Recreational program at the level that matches their previous test level. Competitive skaters are not eligible for this program.
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Partial members are those skaters who have registered with Skate Canada through a different club and may register for this program providing they meet the required minimum number of sessions between their home club and the Oshawa Skating Club. Proof of membership will be required.
ADULT SYNCHRONIZED SKATE
The club has one team that skaters age 19 or older can join, Edge Expressions. Previous skating experience is required. A team consists of 12 to 20 skaters on the ice at one time performing footwork and formations in unison to music. Tryouts are held annually. A professional coach is present at all practices. The team competes during the season. E-mail the manager of Edge Expressions for more information.
The City of Oshawa requires each organization to submit registration information along with ice applications each spring. City staff use this information to validate numbers so the number of ice hours assigned to our organization can be determined. Staff also use this information to determine non-residency use of Oshawa
facilities. All information will be kept strictly confidential. City staff will destroy this information according to the municipal file retention by-law. We are required to post or make available the ‘Notice of Intent’ as per the Privacy Commissioner of Ontario’s ruling.