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CanPower - Hockey Skills 


CanPowerSkate is an action-packed, high energy instructional power skating program geared to hockey and ringette skaters that focuses on balance, power, agility, speed and endurance. Skills, techniques and conditioning drills are taught in a progressive format that emphasizes how the skills apply to game situations. CanPowerSkate is an excellent complement for those athletes playing on hockey or ringette teams.

** Please Note:  full protective hockey equipment and a hockey stick are required for these classes

See the coaches page for information on our CanPowerSkate coaches



This program is for skaters who wish to build on strengthening their hockey power-skating abilities. Skaters entering the program should be able to skate forwards, walk backwards or have completed CanSkate Stage 5/6.

What's included

Focus is on correcting and enhancing skating posture, form and technique, both forward and backward, with the addition of speed and power. More advanced skating skills are taught, including pivot turns and cross-overs.

** Please Note:  full protective hockey equipment and a hockey stick are required for these classes

Sessions 2023/2024 - Pre-Powerskate  Hockey Skills 


Day Fall and Winter 10 Week Sessions  Time ( 50 minutes) Ice surface 
Fall 2023- Tuesday  Oct.10 - Dec. 19 5:00- 5:50 pm  Leisure Pad 
Fall 2023 - Thursday  Oct. 12 - Dec. 14 5:00-5:50 pm  Leisure Pad 
Winter 2024 - Tuesday  Jan. 2 - March 5  5:00- 5:50 pm  Leisure Pad 
Winter 2024 - Thursday  Jan. 4 - March 7  5:00- 5:50 pm  Leisure Pad 
$270/10-week Fall or Winter session + once per year cost of Admin /Skate Canada Fee* $80


* Fee includes a small administration fee and the compulsory Skate Canada fee for skaters registering in Skate Canada sanctioned clubs. Skate Canada, the national governing body responsible for the development and administration of skating in Canada, is the largest skating association in the world. With skating programs for athletes of all ages, offered at clubs and skating schools across the country, Skate Canada is an association dedicated to providing every Canadian the opportunity to learn life skills while experiencing the power, strength and creativity of one of Canada's premier sports.

Powerskate ( not currently offered) 


Should have passed Level 1 of the CanPower Program or mastered fast forward crossovers, forward 180° pivots, backward snowplow stops, and reverse pivot turns.

What's included

Power and speed-focused drills program in a fast-paced environment. Emphasis is placed on skill development, crossovers, speed and agility with continual emphasis on the use of edges. Further skill advancement is taught (i.e. reverse pivot turns etc.) in this program.
** Please Note:  full protective hockey equipment and a hockey stick are required for these classes


We do not currently offer PowerSkate at this time. Please check back to see if we are offering it in the future. 

We look forward to the opportunity to offer Pre-Canskate, CanSkate, PrePower and StarSkate sessions in the 2024/2025 season!
    Skate Canada National Association