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Skating for Hockey & Ringette


The Derrick Skating Club, with Pure Sk8, is offering this Skate Canada approved programming designed for developing players looking to supplement their hockey training with a specific skating program to enhance their on ice literacy.

CanPowerSkate ideally incorporates skaters/players at the “Golden Age of Learning” (ages 9-12) to enhance their skating ability by teaching technique and efficiency, for quality execution. Hockey and Ringette Players aged approximately 8-11.

Older or more advanced players will be referred to the advanced technical skating program. If your son or daughter is already a Pure Sk8 client, you will be advised as to what class is suitable for your player.

Registration is inclusive of both the ice and coaching fees.

Pure Sk8

Pure Sk8 sessions focus on balance, edge control, and body positioning as the basis for quality programming in a safe and positive environment. Knowledgeable instruction and corrections support players in their quest for efficiency on the ice with dynamic progression of exercises designed to provide a foundation on which to build more intricate and advanced movement.

Pure Sk8 Philosophy is rooted in purposeful and deliberate practice which provides the necessary support to allow players of all levels the opportunity to reach their full potential. Corrective Instruction, from beginner to advanced, is intended to provide strong technical skating fundamentals that are essential and foundational to the growth of each player. Open to hockey and ringette players, U9 / U11 / U13.

PureSk8 Fall 2023

Location: Kinsmen Arena A (1979-111 Street)

Date/Time: Mondays – 3:45-4:45 pm

Start Date: September 18-December 11. *Omit Oct 9 & Nov 13

Sessions: 11

Cost: $450

Puresk8 Winter 2024

Location: Kinsmen Arena A (1979-111 Street)

Date/Time: Mondays – 3:45-4:45 pm

Start Date: January 8-Match 18. *Omit Feb 19

Sessions: 10

Cost: $410

As this session is provided on Derrick Skating Club ice time, all skaters are required to have a Skate Canada Membership of $58.  This fee is added automatically at the time of registration.

*Membership year September 1 to August 1 annually.
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