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Most learn-to-skate programs are offered year-round at rinks located throughout the Waterloo Region. Sessions are organized into five terms that can be purchased separately:


WINTER 2017 (JANUARY-MARCH) - REGISTRATION CLOSED - ALL SESSIONS FULL


LEARN-TO-SKATE PROGRAM SCHEDULES

Parent & Tot (ages 2-3) - view schedule

RINK TIME DATE Extra
Albert McCormick Monday 5:30-6:15 pm* Jan 2 - Mar 6 No Skating Feb 20
Lions (Kitchener) Friday 4:00-4:45 pm* Jan 6 - Mar 10 No Skating Feb 3
Lions (Kitchener) Saturdays 10:00-10:45 am* Jan 7 - Mar 18 No Skating Feb 4 & Mar 11
Lions (Kitchener) Saturdays 11:00-11:45 am* Jan 7 - Mar 18 No Skating Feb 4 & Mar 11
RIM Park (CFSC) Sundays 1:45-2:30 pm* Jan 8 - Mar 5  
*Indicates a shared ice program

Pre-CanSkate (ages 3-5) - view schedule

RINK                      TIME                                            DATE                        Extra
RIM Park (CFSC) Mondays 9:20-10:05 am* Jan 2 - Mar 6 No Skating Feb 20
Albert McCormick Mondays 5:30-6:15 pm* Jan 2 - Mar 6 No Skating Feb 20
RIM Park (Optimist) Tuesdays 5:30-6:15 pm* Jan 10 - Mar 7  
Grand River Thursdays 5:10-5:55 pm* Jan 12 - Mar 9  
Grand River Thursdays 6:00-6:50 pm* Jan 12 - Mar 9  
Lions (Kitchener) Friday 4:00-4:45 pm* Jan 6 - Mar 10 No Skating Feb 3
Lions (Kitchener) Friday 5:00-5:45 pm* Jan 6 - Mar 10 No Skating Feb 3
Lions (Kitchener) Saturdays 11:00-11:45 am* Jan 7 - Mar 18 No Skating Feb 4 & Mar 11
RIM Park (CFSC) Saturdays 1:40-2:25 pm* Jan 7 - Mar 4  
Albert McCormick Sundays 10:00-10:45am* Jan 8 - Mar 5  
Albert McCormick Sundays 11:00-11:50am* Jan 8 - Mar 5  
RIM Park (CFSC) Sundays 2:40-3:30 pm Jan 8 - Mar 5  
RIM Park (CFSC) Sundays 1:45-2:30 pm* Jan 8 - Mar 5  
Don McLaren Sundays 3:00-3:45 pm* Jan 8 - Mar 5  
*Indicates a shared ice program

CanSkate U8 (ages 5-7) - view schedule

RINK TIME DATE Extra
Grand River Thursdays 5:10-5:55 pm* Jan 12 - Mar 9  
Lions (Kitchener) Fridays 4:00-4:45 pm* Jan 6 - Mar 10 No Skating Feb 3
RIM Park (CFSC) Saturdays 1:40-2:25pm* Jan 7 - Mar 4  
Albert McCormick Sundays 10:00-10:45am* Jan 8 - Mar 5  
Don McLaren Sundays 3:00-3:45 pm* Jan 8 - Mar 5  

*Indicates a shared ice program

Skaters who wish to progress more rapidly in the CanSkate program are encouraged to register for two sessions per week.

CanSkate (ages 5-11) - view schedule

RINK TIME DATE Extra
Albert McCormick Mondays 6:30-7:20 pm ~ Jan 2 - Mar 6 No Skating Feb 20
RIM Park (Optimist) Tuesdays 6:30-7:20 pm ~ Jan 10 - Mar 7  
Grand River Thursdays 6:00-6:50 pm* Jan 12 - Mar 9  
Lions (Kitchener) Friday 5:00-5:50 pm* Jan 6 - Mar 10 No Skating Feb 3 

Lions (Kitchener)

Saturdays 12:00-12:50 pm ~ Jan 7 - Mar 18 No Skating Feb 4 & Mar 11
RIM Park (CFSC) Saturdays 2:35-3:25 pm Jan 7 - Mar 4  
Albert McCormick Sundays 11:00-11:50am* Jan 8 - Mar 5  
RIM Park (CFSC) Sundays 12:45-1:35 pm ~ Jan 8 - Mar 5  
RIM Park (CFSC) Sundays 2:40-3:30 pm* Jan 8 - Mar 5  
Don McLaren Sundays 2:00-2:50 pm ~ Jan 8 - Mar 5  

*Indicates a shared ice program

~Enrichment second day option

Skaters who wish to progress more rapidly in the CanSkate program are encouraged to register for two sessions per week.

Community Learn-to-Skate (ages 5-15) - view schedule

RINK TIME DATE Extra
RIM Park (Optimist) Tuesdays 5:30-6:15 pm* Jan 10 - Mar 7  
Lions (Kitchener) Saturdays 10:00-10:50 am* Jan 7 - Mar 18 No Skating Feb 4 & Mar 11
*Indicates a shared ice program

Teen Learn-to-Skate (ages 12-17) - view schedule

RINK TIME DATE Extra
Lions (Kitchener) Saturdays 10:00-10:50 am* Jan 7 - Mar 18 No Skating Feb 4 & Mar 11
*Indicates a shared ice program

Adult Learn-to-Skate (ages 18+) - view schedule

RINK TIME DATE Extra
RIM Park (CFSC) Mondays 9:20-10:05 am* Jan 2 - Mar 6 No Skating Feb 20
Lions (Kitchener) Saturdays 10:00-10:50 am* Jan 7 - Mar 18 No Skating Feb 4 & Mar 11
*Indicates a shared ice program

Enrichment (coach recommendation required) - view schedule

RINK TIME                 DATE   
RIM Park (Lions) Wednesdays 6:00-6:50pm* Jan 11 - Mar 8
Enrichment skaters are required to skate 2 days per week. One Enrichment day is mandatory, and the second day can be selected ~ CanSkate session. Registration only in office.

For Power Skating, please consult the Twin City Hockey Skating School website


Registration for Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 learn-to-skate programs is now closed. Spring 2017 registration will open February 14, 2017 at 2 pm.

FEE INFORMATION

Winter 2017 Pricing - view fees

 

PROGRAM COST
Parent & Tot* $135
Pre-CanSkate*, CanSkate*# $135
Enrichment $295
Community Learn-to-Skate* $110
Adult Learn-to-Skate $215
Teen Learn-to-Skate $155

The Skate Canada membership fee ($35.70) must be payed once per year, and covers the September 1 to August 31 period.

*Add $90 for a second day in the same season

#Skaters who wish to progress more rapidly in the CanSkate program are encouraged to register for two sessions per week.


Latest News

Moving back to CFSC:

Don't forget that all programs move back to the RIM Park CFSC Rink on May 5th, with the exception of Wednesday night CanSkate sessions at Activa. Note: the KWSC office location moves back to RIM Park on Tuesday, April 2nd. There will be no Saturday office hours on April 29, May 20 & June 24. Feel free to drop by and say hello..we missed you.


Registration STAR and COMP:

Online registration for all STAR and Competitive programs opens May 2nd at 4 pm. All summer STAR and Competitive programs will be sold by the week. Info..


Summer 2017 learn-to-skate and power skating registration:

Online registration for summer 2017 learn-to-skate and power skating programs opens Tuesday May 2, 2017 at 4:00 pm. Info...

MORE NEWS...

Apr. 14, 2017:

No skating

May 5, 2017:

All spring programs relocated to the Carolyn Fedy Skating Centre (RIM Park) for remainder of season, with the exception of Wednesday night CanSkate sessions at Activa

May 22, 2017:

No skating

May 30, 2017:

Test Day

Jun. 11, 2017:

KWSC Annual General Meeting & Awards Gala

Jun. 22, 2017:

Test Day


We are K-W's exclusive provider of Skate Canada certified skating programs such as CanSkate and CanPowerSkate.

MORE INFO...

CanSkate was developed by a team of hockey, figure skating, and ringette experts to teach the fundamentals of skating. CanSkate is the only nationally regulated learn-to-skate program in Canada. This tested and proven new curriculum and delivery method promotes unrivaled development of strong basic skills. The new program includes specific skills that pertain to hockey, ringette, speed skating and figure skating. The result is a fun and dynamic program that prepares all skaters for virtually every ice sport.


 

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