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Cochrane Skating Club

Skate into Winter 50/50 Cash Raffle Winner (AGLC-586282)

 

Congratulations to Chris Long of Calgary, AB.  Chris is the lucky winner of the Cochrane Skating Club's Skate Into Winter 50/50 raffle. Chris takes home $1115.00 (half of the $2230.00 jackpot).   

A huge thank you to everyone who purchased tickets for this raffle and for supporting the non-profit Cochrane Skating Club in our fundraising efforts which allows us to provide learn-to-skate programs to Cochrane and area youth.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated! 


 

REGISTRATION FOR FALL AND WINTER PROGRAMS IS NOW OPEN!

 

Registration is now open for the Fall and Winter Programs for the 2021-2022 season. See Covid-19 Protocols on this page for more details regarding restrictions in place.    

Reminder that membership accounts are still valid from prior years. If you don't remember your password, please use the password reset function. Please do not create a new account. 

If you have any problems or questions about programs please contact office@cochraneskatingclub.ca 

 


 

  

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 4 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 Program Dates:  September 27 to December 6, 2021

Winter Program Dates: January 3 to March 28, 2022

No Skating: Oct 9, Oct 11, Jan 31, Feb 19, Feb 21, Feb 22, Feb 24, Mar 7

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 and the CSC Skater Admin Fees are an annual fee so be sure to sign up for Fall, Winter and Spring Programs as these fees are valid between Sep and Aug no matter how many programs you register for. 

 

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


 

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 Program Dates:  September 27 to December 6, 2021

Winter Program Dates: January 3 to March 28, 2022

No Skating: Oct 9, Oct 11, Jan 31, Feb 19, Feb 21, Feb 22, Feb 24, Mar 7

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 and the CSC Skater Admin Fees are an annual fee so be sure to sign up for Fall, Winter and Spring Programs as these fees are valid between Sep and Aug no matter how many programs you register for. 

     

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

Welcome to the Cochrane Skating Club!

Our home arena is the Cochrane Arena and is located in the tri-school area next to Cochrane High 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.


 

COVID-19 Protocols

 

The Cochrane Skating Club is a user group skating out of the Cochrane Arena, which is operated by Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sport Center.  In order to keep our children and community safe, and in accordance with provincial health restrictions the facility is participating in the Restrictions Exemption Program (REP). 

As of September 20, 2021 the following policies are in place:   

  • Skaters participating in Cochrane Skating Club Programs under the age of 18 do not have to provide proof of vaccination.   
  • Spectators, coaches and volunteers over the age of 12  (*) must provide:
    • proof of vaccination, or
    • proof of a privately-paid negative rapid test taken within 72 hours prior to entering the facility, or
    • medical exemption documentation from a valid health-care provider. 
  • Masks are required in the facility for all spectators, coaches, volunteers at all times. 
  • Masks are required by skaters entering and exiting the building, in washrooms, dressing rooms or any time not on the ice. 

 

*While skaters under the age of 18 are not required to provide proof of vaccination, anyone over the age of 12 that is entering the facility as a spectator is required to provide proof of vaccination status according the the current provincial health requirements.