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COVID-19 Update July 8, 2020

 

The Cochrane Skating Club is excited to be returning to the ice with summer programs for our STARSkate (Figure Skating) programs.    Phase 1 Relaunch plans are in place with skating set to resume July 13th for club members.   

Skate Canada has also just released protocols for Phase 2 relaunch plans which would enable CanSkate to resume this Fall.    

Please check back for more information on our Return to Skate Protocols that will be posted soon. 


 

Pre-CanSkate:

 

Pre-CanSkate is designed for first time skaters to teach how to stand independently without the assistance of a skate aid or adult and to move forward, backward and other basic skating skills.  

Skaters must be over the age of 3 as of the start date of the class.

Pre-CanSkate is a 30 minute program:

  • Monday - 3:15 to 3:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday - 5:15 to 5:45 p.m. 
  • Thursday - 5:15 to 5:45 p.m. 
  • Saturday - 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. or 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. 

Skaters are encouraged to skate in more than 1 program per week whenever possible to see the most advancement in skills (e.g. Tuesday and Saturday or Tuesday and Thursday etc.)

Fall Programs:  September 28 to December 14, 2020

Winter Programs: January 11 to March 29, 2020

No skating:  Oct 10; Oct 12; Nov 23; Feb 15; Feb 16; Feb 18; Feb 20; Mar 8

Skaters are moved to CanSkate mid-season from Pre-CanSkate when they demonstrate the requisite skills. 

Select the Programs / Registrations menu to see pricing information as it varies based on the program and is pro-rated once the season is in progress if there is availability. 

VALUE NOTE:  Skate Canada fees are an annual fee so to get the most value from your annual membership be sure to sign up for Fall, Winter and Spring Programs!!

     

(Select the Register Button above to be taken to the Registration and Pricing Page for Pre-CanSkate.)

 


 

  

CanSkate:

 

CanSkate is a complete series of balance, control and agility skills taught in six stages of learning that pertain to hockey, ringette, speed skating and figure skating as well as general recreational skating.

CanSkate uses nationally-tested and proven curriculum and delivery methods that guarantee skater success in developing stronger basic skills and developing them faster.

At the CanSkate level it is recommended skaters skate 2 times per week if possible for skill development. 

Skaters must be over the age of 3 as of the start date of the class and have passed Pre-CanSkate (or have equivalent skills). 

CanSkate programs run: 

Monday - 3:00 to 3:45 p.m.

Tuesday - 5:15 to 6:00 p.m. 

Thursday - 5:15 to 6:00 p.m. 

Saturday - 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. 

Fall Programs:  September 28 to December 14, 2020

Winter Programs: January 11 to March 29, 2020

No skating: Oct 10, Oct 12, Nov 23; Feb 15; Feb 16; Feb 18; Feb 20; Mar 8

Select the Programs / Registrations menu to see pricing information as it varies based on the program and is pro-rated once the season is in progress if there is availability. 

VALUE NOTE:  Skate Canada fees are an annual fee so to get the most value from your annual membership be sure to sign up for Fall, Winter and Spring Programs!!

 

Select the Register Button above to be taken to the Registration and Pricing Page for CanSkate.)

Welcome to the Cochrane Skating Club!

Our home arena is the Cochrane Arena and is located by the tri-schools at  609 4 Ave N, Cochrane, AB. 

The Cochrane Skating Club is a non-profit organization sanctioned by Skate Canada and has been organizing skating programs for the Cochrane Community and surrounding community for over 40 years.

Our club is run through the efforts of volunteers and professionally certified coaches who dedicate much energy and time to ensure high quality programs are available for all levels and ages. We offer skating lessons in group or private format.

The Cochrane Skating Club continues to provide excellent coaching, skating and activities through the skating season. Skaters experience the joy of skating, the challenges of learning and demonstrating new skills and benefit from the terrific fitness opportunity it provides and as an added bonus our skaters develop amazing relationships in the community and life-long friendships.