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CANSKATE REGISTRATION OPEN

 

The Cochrane Skating Club is looking forward to the resumption of skating this Fall. 

CanSkate registration is now OPEN!  Regrettably due to COVID restrictions  the club will not be able to offer Pre-CanSkate this Fall.  

Skaters must be 4 years or older to register in CanSkate (must be 4 on the first day of classes) and must have basic skills (e.g. be be able to stand up and move/shuffle forward on skates unassisted, turn around, get up after falling etc.).  Skater must be able to follow simple directions and maintain physical distance from other skaters as coaches and program assistants will not be able to help/hold hands or assist skaters due to physical distancing restrictions. 

All families will be required to attend mandatory health and safety protocols education prior to the first day of skating, sign a Skate Canada Assumption of Risk and Liability Waiver and parents will have to answer health screening questions daily for skaters.  

CanSkate Parent Meeting Dates

  • Saturday September 19 at 11:00 a.m. 
  • Thursday September 24 at 7:00 pm. 
  • Tuesday September 29 at 8:00 p.m. 

An email with a registration link will be sent out to registered skaters to sign up for a session.  All families are required to attend a session prior to the first day of skating.  

Check your Communication Preference setting to ensure you are set to receive News and Emails from the Club.  If you do no have all three Communication Preferences set to Yes you will not receive Club emails. The club is not responsible for missed communication due to preferences not being set. 

 


 

  

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 Programs:  September 28 to December 14, 2020

Winter Programs: January 11 to March 29, 2021

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.)


 

Pre-CanSkate (NOT RUNNING IN FALL 2020):

 

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:  Cancelled due to COVID-19

Winter Programs: January 11 to March 29, 2021 **Will depend on COVID-19 Restrictions ** Watch this page or FB for Updates

No skating:  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.)

Notice of Annual General Meeting 

The Cochrane Skating Club AGM will be held September 16, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in an online meeting format. 

All 2019-2020 members in good standing were emailed information regarding registering for this meeting.  Please check your email and advise president@cochraneskatingclub.ca if you did not receive the message (please check junk or spam folders).

Note a mandatory meeting for all STARSkate and Advanced CanSkate families will be held immediately following the AGM.   


 

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.