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WINKLER ARENA SCHEDULE

Winkler Skating Club
The Winkler Skating Club offers a variety of programs, depending on skill levels, interests and goals and is based in the Winkler Arena.

Winkler Skating Club visit www.winklerskatingclub.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/winklerskatingclub

LEARN TO SKATE PROGRAMS

Canskate:
Canskate is a learn-to-skate program for beginners of all ages. Skaters earn badges while learning fundamental skating skills such as forward and backward skating, falling down and getting up, stopping and gliding. CanSkate runs:

Regular sessions begin in October
Mondays 4;45-5:30 p.m.
Fridays 5:15-6:00 p.m.

You can choose to skate once per week or twice per week.

Rising Star:
Skaters may choose GroupSkate if they wish to continue through the CanSkate levels while focusing more on Figure Skating skills. Skaters receive group lessons from a NCCP-certified coach, along with carefully trained Program Assistants. Semi-private and private lessons may also be an option, depending on coach availability.

Regular sessions begin in October
GroupSkate runs Mondays and Fridays and provides instruction in a group setting for the entire hour.

Mondays 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Fridays 4:15-5:15 p.m.

LEARN TO FIGURE SKATING AND FIGURE SKATING PROGRAMS

Junior/Intermediate/Senior Starskate:
Junior StarSkate program offers private or semi-private coaching with more focus on basic figure skating skill for preparation in the StarSkate Program. Skaters working on Preliminary Dances, Skills and Freeskate.

Regular sessions begin in October
Junior StarSkate (4x a week): Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Monday 6:00-6:30 p.m. and 6:45-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday 5:00-6:15 pm
Saturday 10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Intermediate/Senior StarSkate:
Intermediate/Senior StarSkate is a program for skaters to develop basic figure skating skills in four different areas – interpretive, dance, free skate and skating skills. Skaters must pass all Preliminary Skills, Elements, Freekskate and Dances to qualify for Senior Ice. Skaters have the option of taking Skate Canada tests as well as going to different competitions. Skills are taught in group and/or private lessons at the following times:

Monday: 6:00 – 6:30; 6:45-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday time is 5:00-6:15 pm
Friday 7:00-8:00 a.m.
Saturday 10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

CanPowerSkate: CanPowerSkate provides an alternative to figure skating, focuses on teaching balance, power, agility, speed and endurance skills which are especially important for hockey and ringette players. CanPowerSkate will teach skaters to develop and improve both their personal style of skating plus improve the bio-mechanical efficiency of their skating. Once the individual is skating efficiently, the focus changes to developing power and strength.

NEW in Fall of 2017 Sessions run August – September

Pembina Pizazz Synchronized Skating
Pembina Pizazz is synchronized team skating from pre-juvenile to jr. teams. For more information contact Pam Parker at 204-822-5898.

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