CANSKATE IS THE LEARN TO SKATE PROGRAM WHICH ALL OTHERS ARE MEASURED AGAINST.
The CanSkate program is geared to beginners of all ages…children, adults, newcomers to Canada and athletes with a disability (AWAD). Whether you are looking to improve basic skating skills for figure skating, hockey, ringette or speed skating, or wish to skate for recreation, fitness or fun, CanSkate will get you there.
Conducted in a fun, friendly environment, the CanSkate program showcases a comprehensive series of balance, control and agility skills, using a nationally-tested and proven curriculum that supports skater success in developing stronger basic skills on the ice.
Millions of Canadians, including World and Olympic figure skating champions and National Hockey League stars, have taken their first steps on the ice with the CanSkate program. Offered at clubs and skating schools across Canada and delivered by NCCP coaches, CanSkate will help you realize your skating goals.
THE BEST CURRICULUM
A comprehensive series of balance, control and agility skills designed to prepare skaters for all ice sports requiring skates, as well as recreational skating.
National standardized assessment structure and proven curriculum, with delivery methods that support skater success.
Designed for 90% continuous movement to maximize learning and practice time in a fun and active group setting.
Easily adapted for skaters of all abilities.
THE BEST START
Provides skaters with a strong foundation for figure skating, hockey, speed skating and ringette.
Introduces a healthy, lifelong activity at an early age.
Promotes fun, fitness and participation for skaters of all ages, including adults.
THE BEST COACHES
Coaches certified by the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), trained in teaching the mechanics and proper technique of skating.
Coaches are assisted by trained program assistants.
Ensures a 1:10 coach/program assistant to skater ratio or lower.
National Safe Sport Program
CP2R's vision is to inspire all our members to embrace the joy of Skating. In partnership with Skate Canada, CP2R places the highest priority on ensuring there is a safe, professional, inclusive, and respectful environment for all individuals in the skating community.
To learn more about how we are making the sport of skating a safe and inclusive environment for everyone, follow this link to Skate Canada's Safe Sport website.