Skating Lessons – Learn the fundamentals of the sport.
- The Learn to Skate program offers 10 weeks of lessons with an emphasis on fun and progressive skill development.
- Trained instructors will teach participants the various skills of each skating level by using specially selected equipment, activities and games in a non-competitive environment.
- The Learn to Skate program has four categories (each category has multiple levels):
- Basic Skating
- Figure Skating
- Power Skating
- Hockey Skills
- Wondering which level to register your child in? View the skate program descriptions.
To participate in the Learn to Skate program, please note the following:
- Sharpen hockey or figure skates prior to the start of lessons.
- All children should wear mitts or gloves. Layers of warm clothing are recommended. Snow suits are appropriate for preschool-aged children.
- Skate bars will not be allowed to assist in the instruction of the Learn to Skate Program.
- A helmet is mandatory for all children's and adult's Learn to Skate programs. Please note: This includes parents who are participating in the Parent & Cub programs.
- A proper-fitting CSA-approved hockey helmet is recommended. No bicycle helmets allowed.
- We strongly recommend that helmets be equipped with a face mask.
Public Skate – Want to get the kids out of the house or take a few spins around the rink?
- City of Winnipeg public skating opportunities are available at 13 arenas in Winnipeg.
- Times and dates are subject to change without notice at all locations.
- We strongly recommend the use of a proper-fitting, CSA-approved hockey helmet with a face mask for all age groups.
- All public skating activities are provided free of charge.
- Only figure or hockey skates are permitted on the ice.
- Due to safety and liability concerns, we are unable to accommodate wheelchairs, strollers, sleds or toboggans on the ice during public skating sessions.
Last update: August 24, 2017