Pre-CanSkate (Parent-and-Tot)

PreCanSkate (Parent-and-Tot)

PreCanSkate (Parent-and-Tot) is for beginners (ages 3+) who have never skated before or who are not confident with their balance on the ice. PreCanSkaters work on the essentials needed to move safely and effectively on the ice. Parent/Guardian/Adult are required on the ice (in skates).

PreCanSkate (Parent-and-Tot) for January 2022

Please note: If you are interested in registering your child in Pre-CanSkate for January 2022, please register them in either of the CanSkate Sessions and they will be grouped appropriately.

Monday – Ile des Chenes Arena
Start/End Dates: January 3, 2021 – March 21, 2022 (please see the Calendar of Events for full details)
Time: 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Session Fee: $195 + $45 Yearly Skate Canada Insurance Fee

Wednesday – Lorette Arena
Start/End Dates: January 5, 2021 – March 23, 2022 (please see the Calendar of Events for full details)
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Session Fee: $195 + $45 Yearly Skate Canada Insurance Fee

Please note:  Volunteering is required of all registered families.


About the Program:

PreCanSkate (Parent-and-Tot) is a component of the CanSkate (Learn to Skate) program and is not considered a separate program.  It is designed to prepare skaters to transition to the full CanSkate Program.

PreCanSkate (Parent-and-Tot) consists of 8 skills:

  • Balance on 2 Feet
  • Fall Down & Get Up
  • Move Forward
  • Move Backwards
  • Make Snow
  • Twist
  • March around on the Spot
  • 2-Foot Twist on the Spot
  • Jump on the Spot

Once a skater is capable of these 8 skills they are ready to move to our CanSkate programs  Parents/Guardians will be notified in advance of the move.

Please ensure skaters come equipped with skates, CSA approved skating helmet, mitts, splash pants, and a sweater/jacket.

Payment Options:

Payments can be made by cash, cheque or e-transfer.

SRSC skating families can apply for funding assistance for skating programming through KidSport Manitoba and/or Canadian Tire’s JumpStart program, please visit both links for the online applications and to see if you qualify.