Programs

Thunder Bay Figure Skating Club offers a variety of programs for all level of skating whether in the STARSkate or Competitive levels. Our programs are designed to suit the skill levels and experience of all skaters and are bases on the structure offered by Skate Canada nationally. Each category offers a wide variety of instruction, practice, testing, competition and fun for skaters of all ages and levels.

Please note:  Every skater must wear a helmet (as per Skate Canada Helmet Use Policy ), regardless of skating level, until a Level 5 Badge has been earned.   

Program

Purpose

Participants

Coaching

Tests

Competition

Pre-CanSkate

Learn to Skate

Ages 3 and up

Group lessons

Badges for basic skills

-

CanSkate

Learn basic skating skills

Ages 4 and up

Group lessons

Badges for passed levels

-

Pre-Power

Learn basic skating skills for hockey

Ages 4-6

Group Lessons

Ribbons

-

CanPower

Developing hockey skills

Ages 6 and up

Group

Lessons

Badges

-

STARSkate

Star 1 - Gold

Learning and developing elements of figure skating

Skaters ready for independent work

Group and private

STARSkate test levels in four disciplines – skills, dance, freeskate, interpretive

STARSkate competitions from club through provincial levels

Competitive

Learning and developing elements of figure skating

More advanced skaters who want the challenge of competition

Private

STARSkate test levels in four disciplines – skills, dance, freeskate, interpretive

Competitions from local through international levels

Adult Skate

A choice of programs to suit the adult skater from learn to skate to developing existing skills for personal enhancement or for further testing

Adults over the age of 16 from beginners to competitors

Skaters must contact individual coaches to determine availability

Optional STARSkate test levels in four disciplines – skills, dance, freeskate, interpretive

Adult competitions from local through international levels