Ages 6 - 12 / Levels 1, 2, 3, 4

Your child will learn and improve valuable skating skills while having fun in our Learn to Skate summer camp. Beginners will learn the basics such as improving balance and learning to glide, while advanced skaters will refine skills including walking crosscuts and two-foot parallel hockey stops. Available from Level 1 (beginner) to Level 4. Your child will enjoy two on-ice sessions each day, along with a variety of fun and enriching camp activities.

Learn to Skate - Level 1

No previous skating experience necessary! This program is for those looking to skate for the first time. Our trained instructors will help skaters get more comfortable on the ice through teaching skills on how to improve balance, walk and march, fall down and get back up, jump and turn.

Pre-requisites

  • None

Key Goals

  • Improve balance, walk and march, fall down and get back up, jump and turn. 

Equipment Requirements

  • CSA certified hockey helmet (full face mask is highly recommended)
  • Hockey or figure skates
  • Knee and elbow pads (recommended)
  • Warm clothing in layers
  • Snow pants (recommended)
  • Winter gloves or mittens

IMPORTANT – WAIVERS REQUIRED

Participation in WinSport’s Ice Programs, Camps, and Lessons (the “Program”) is subject to completion of WinSport’s Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreements (the “Waivers”) by each participant or their parent/legal guardian prior to the first day of the Program. PLEASE READ THESE WAIVERS CAREFULLY! By signing, you will waive or give up certain legal rights including the right to sue for negligence, breach of contract, or breach of the Occupiers’ Liability Act or claim compensation following an accident. In the event the Waivers are not completed, participation in the Program shall not be permitted and a refund will be provided. The Waivers can be viewed and completed here:

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Learn to Skate - Level 2

Moving beyond the basics, this program is for skaters who can move around the ice on their own and are ready to learn new skills. Your child will learn to glide on one and two feet, forward sculling, walk backwards and stop. Skaters will start to work on striding and developing their edges.

Pre-requisites

  • Youth Level 1 or equivalent

Key Goals

  • Learn gliding on one and two feet, forward sculling, walking backwards and stopping

Equipment Requirements

  • CSA certified hockey helmet (full face mask is highly recommended)
  • Hockey or figure skates
  • Knee and elbow pads (recommended)
  • Warm clothing in layers
  • Snow pants (recommended)
  • Winter gloves or mittens

IMPORTANT – WAIVERS REQUIRED

Participation in WinSport’s Ice Programs, Camps, and Lessons (the “Program”) is subject to completion of WinSport’s Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreements (the “Waivers”) by each participant or their parent/legal guardian prior to the first day of the Program. PLEASE READ THESE WAIVERS CAREFULLY! By signing, you will waive or give up certain legal rights including the right to sue for negligence, breach of contract, or breach of the Occupiers’ Liability Act or claim compensation following an accident. In the event the Waivers are not completed, participation in the Program shall not be permitted and a refund will be provided. The Waivers can be viewed and completed here:

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Learn to Skate - Level 3

Your child will enhance their skating skills in this program with a focus on edge development and stopping. Instructors also introduce them to backwards skating skills, including gliding, sculling, stopping, and switching between forwards and backwards.

Pre-requisites

  • Youth Level 2 or equivalent

Key Goals

  • Introduce backwards skating skills, including gliding, sculling, stopping, and switching between forwards and backwards.

Equipment Requirements

  • CSA certified hockey helmet (full face mask is highly recommended)
  • Hockey or figure skates
  • Knee and elbow pads (recommended)
  • Warm clothing in layers
  • Snow pants (recommended)
  • Winter gloves or mittens

IMPORTANT – WAIVERS REQUIRED

Participation in WinSport’s Ice Programs, Camps, and Lessons (the “Program”) is subject to completion of WinSport’s Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreements (the “Waivers”) by each participant or their parent/legal guardian prior to the first day of the Program. PLEASE READ THESE WAIVERS CAREFULLY! By signing, you will waive or give up certain legal rights including the right to sue for negligence, breach of contract, or breach of the Occupiers’ Liability Act or claim compensation following an accident. In the event the Waivers are not completed, participation in the Program shall not be permitted and a refund will be provided. The Waivers can be viewed and completed here:

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Learn to Skate - Level 4

Build those on-ice skills! In this intermediate program your child will be introduced to walking crosscuts, developing edges on one-foot, and two-foot parallel hockey stops.

Pre-requisites

  • Youth Level 3 or equivalent

Key Goals

  • Introduce backwards skating skills, including gliding, sculling, stopping, and switching between forwards and backwards.

Equipment Requirements

  • CSA certified hockey helmet (full face mask is highly recommended)
  • Hockey or figure skates
  • Knee and elbow pads (recommended)
  • Warm clothing in layers
  • Snow pants (recommended)
  • Winter gloves or mittens

IMPORTANT – WAIVERS REQUIRED

Participation in WinSport’s Ice Programs, Camps, and Lessons (the “Program”) is subject to completion of WinSport’s Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreements (the “Waivers”) by each participant or their parent/legal guardian prior to the first day of the Program. PLEASE READ THESE WAIVERS CAREFULLY! By signing, you will waive or give up certain legal rights including the right to sue for negligence, breach of contract, or breach of the Occupiers’ Liability Act or claim compensation following an accident. In the event the Waivers are not completed, participation in the Program shall not be permitted and a refund will be provided. The Waivers can be viewed and completed here:

Ice Programs and Camps Waiver

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