The Barrie Skating Club offers a variety of programs, including the following:
CanSkate - Skate Canada's flagship Learn-to-skate program offers beginner and developing skaters fundamental skills in a fun environment with lots of great incentives. A great foundation for further development in Hockey, Figure Skating, Ringette or Speed Skating, this program for skaters aged 4 and up runs once a week in Fall or Winter blocks, with a variety of options for day of the week. CanSkate runs out of Holly, East Bayfield and Allandale arenas. We also offer one full year, twice a week CanSkate group at Allandale.
Pre-CanSkate - for our youngest beginner skaters, aged 2 - 4, the Pre-CanSkate program allows skaters to work through the levels of the CanSkate program, but with special methods and incentives designed for this younger age group. Pre-CanSkate is offered on weekday mornings and weekend mornings at Holly and East Bayfield. There is also a Pre-Can group that runs in conjunction with our Monday night CanSkate at Allandale.
Power Skating - is a program designed specifically for hockey and ringette players. Skaters will work on dynamic skating, edges, explosive starts and stops with drills designed to improve their game. Classes are completed in full hockey gear.
Bronze Star 1-3
Silver Star 3-5
Gold Star 5-Gold
This program is for our CanSkate graduates who want to continue on with developing figure skating skills.
Adult - a great program for Adults interested in fun and fitness.
Adaptive - Do you have a child with special needs? Do you wish to have your child learn to skate in a safe and supportive environment that can be adapted to meet their needs?
If so, we have the program for you!
For more details on any of the above, please select the particular program from the 'Programs' drop down menu for more specific information!