Skate - FUN Guide Spring/Summer 2017

Scarborough District • Spring/Summer 2017
Skating
Lessons
Lace them up,
get on the ice
and Skate!
Come and discover the joys of one of Canada’s
oldest and most popular recreational activity.
Whether it’s a leisurely skate or a breakaway
up the ice, Toronto’s skating programs have
something for everyone.
Integration Services may be requested if an
individual requires assistance to participate
in recreation programs. Refer to the Adapted
Recreation Programs and Integration Services
section or visit toronto.ca/accessibility.
Snap and Share photo contest – Photographer: Annie Ku
What to wear and equipment
Skating Job Opportunities
Ice Permits
Clothing
Wear gloves or mittens, and layers of clothing that
are warm, water-resistant, non-bulky.
Jobs are available as Rink Guards, Skate
Instructors and Rink Facility Attendants. You must
be at least 14 years old. Visit toronto.ca/recjobs.
For information on ice rates visit
toronto.ca/parks/permits.
Helmets
Recruitment Day Information
For helmet requirements, see the “mandatory
skating safety equipment requirements” on the next
page. Visit toronto.ca/skate for more information on
helmet education and awareness.
Send your name and contact information by email
to SkateJobs@toronto.ca. Various dates city-wide
in July, August and September. Staff will contact
you about available jobs and recruitment date.
Skates
Skate Sharpening Services
Proper fitting skates are required. The rule for
purchasing skates is one size smaller than shoe
size. New skates do not come sharpened and will
require sharpening prior to the first class. Shoes
are not to be worn on the ice.
78 Skating
To skate properly, skates should be kept
sharpened. The following arenas have pro shops
that offer this service at various times and
seasons: Centennial Arena (Etobicoke/York), Don
Montgomery CC, Downsview Arena, East York
Memorial Arena, Herbert H. Carnegie Centennial
Centre, Pleasantview CC and Victoria Village Arena.
City of Toronto Photography Policy
Patrons wishing to use cameras, video cameras
or other photographic devices must receive
permission from staff before filming. The use of
photographic devices, cameras, video cameras,
camera cell phones and PDAs are prohibited in all
change rooms and washrooms in Parks, Forestry
and Recreation facilities.
Registration begins – SPRING: March 5, SUMMER: June 3
Instructional Skating
Instructional skating programs are offered for beginners and more accomplished skaters alike. All children, youth, and adults participating in our instructional
programs must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet. Face masks and neck guards will be required for certain programs (see mandatory skating safety
requirements). This is a progressive program. Please see the skating flow chart and prerequisites to ensure registration in the appropriate program level. For
more Instructional skate information visit toronto.ca/skate
Mandatory Instructional Skating
Safety Equipment Requirements
CSA Approved Hockey Helmets
These programs introduce new skaters under the
age of 6 years old to the basic skills of skating.
Focus is on building the skaters comfort and
confidence on the ice through fun activities and
games. The 30 minute session consists of a
warm up, group lesson, games and free skate.
All participants must wear skates while on the
ice. CSA approved hockey helmets with full
facial protection are mandatory for all Preschool
Programs.
Learn to Skate
Caregiver and Tot
•C
aregiver: CSA approved hockey helmet –
Mandatory
• Tot: CSA approved hockey helmet and
full face mask – Mandatory
Preschool
•C
SA approved hockey helmet and
full face mask – Mandatory
Children (6-12 years)
• CSA approved hockey helmet – Mandatory
Youth (13-18 years)
• CSA approved hockey helmet – Mandatory
Adults (19 years+)
• CSA approved hockey helmet – Mandatory
Hockey Programs
Preschool
• CSA
Approved hockey helmet, full face mask,
gloves and neck guard – Mandatory
Children (6-12 years)
• CSA
Approved hockey helmet, full face mask,
gloves and neck guard – Mandatory
Adults (19 years+)
•C
SA approved hockey helmet and gloves –
Mandatory
Figure Skating
Children (6-12 years) and Youth (13-18 years)
• CSA approved hockey helmet – Mandatory
Preschool Programs
Instructional Skating
•A
ll participants must wear a CSA approved
hockey helmet with all helmet straps attached for
all skate programs.
• Face masks are mandatory for all preschool,
hockey and power skate programs.
• All adult participants must wear a CSA approved
hockey helmet.
• Broken helmets, bicycle, ski and utility helmets
are not acceptable and will not be permitted on
the ice.
Note: Please refer to the Instructional Skating Flow
Chart or individual course listings for specific ages.
Program Information
•P
articipants may not be able to relocate if they
select an incorrect level. Please read class
descriptions carefully.
• Parents/caregivers are requested to remain at the
facility during lessons.
• When registering for Learn to Skate Levels
2-5, a participant must have passed the level
preceding the level being registered for. Proof of
passing may be requested on the first day of the
session. Participants will be assessed if there
is no proof of passing the preceding level then
the participant will only be put in the appropriate
level if that class is not full.
Scarborough District – Spring/Summer 2017
Caregiver and Tot
•O
ne adult (14 years of age or older) must
accompany each child enrolled.
• Caregiver must be a competent skater and be
present on the ice to assist their child for the
entire class.
• All participants must wear skates while on the ice
including the caregiver.
• Caregivers must wear a CSA approved hockey
helmet.
Preschool-Beginner
• Child must be capable of going on the ice alone.
• Child should be able to stand and walk on skates
with straight ankles off the ice.
• Caregivers are not permitted on the ice.
• Instructional focus will be on Learn to Skate Level
1 and 2 curriculums.
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Learn to Skate-Levels 1-5: Children
Spring Lessons
The Toronto Learn to Skate curriculum is designed to guide skaters through a five-level technical skills progression
that takes them from those first nervous steps on the ice to a striding and gliding confident skater. At the end of the
season, participants will receive a progress report.
• Ages 6-12 years.
• Classes include a group warm up, instructional lesson and individual free skate time.
• Participants must complete one level before moving on to the next level.
Learn to Skate: Child-Level 1
Prerequsite: Level 1 is for participants who are new
to skating and are unable to skate the width of the ice
surface with a glide. Participants should be able to stand
and walk on skates with straight ankles off the ice.
• Development of balance and posture
• Introduction to forward skating, gliding, stopping and
backward skating
Learn to Skate: Child-Level 2
Prerequsite: Successful completion of Level 1.
• Development of forward gliding, stopping, backward
skating
• Introduction to one foot glides and backward gliding
Learn to Skate: Child-Level 3
Prerequsite: Successful completion of Level 2.
• Development of backward stopping, backward gliding
and edges
• Introduction to cross-overs, slalom skating, 2 foot turns
Learn to Skate: Child-Level 4
Prerequsite: Successful completion of Level 3.
• Development of cross-overs, backward stopping
• Introduction to one foot turns, backward circle thrusts
Learn to Skate: Child-Level 5
Prerequsite: Successful completion of Level 4.
• Development of backward cross-overs, forward edges,
skill combinations
• Introduction to parallel stopping, backward edges and
turns
Hockey Programs
CSA approved hockey helmet with full facial protection,
neck guards, hockey gloves and hockey stick are
mandatory for all participants in the Hockey Programs.
Full equipment is highly recommended for all ages.
Hockey Skills-Beginner
Prerequisite: Completion of Learn to Skate-Level 1 or
equivalent or can skate one length of the ice surface.
This program introduces new hockey players to the basic
hockey skills and rules of the game. If you’ve never
played organized hockey, this is the program for you! The
program is designed to prepare participants for entry into
house league or recreational/pick up hockey.
• Introduction to the basic hockey skills including skating,
passing, shooting and puck control.
Learn to Skate: Youth
Youth-Beginner
CSA approved hockey helmets are mandatory for all
participants.
• Classes follow the level 1-2 Learn to Skate curriculum
with emphasis on the development of balance and
posture, forward skating, gliding, stopping and
backward skating.
Youth-Advanced
Prerequisite: Completion of Youth-Beginner
CSA approved hockey helmets are mandatory for all
participants.
• Classes follow the level 3-5 Learn to Skate curriculum
with emphasis on forward and backward crossovers,
edges, advanced stopping and backward skating skills.
• All participants must wear a C.S.A. approved hockey
helmet.
Centennial RC
1967 Ellesmere Rd, 416-396-4057
Day Time
Start Code
Learn to Skate-Preschool-Small Group
3-4 yrs
Free/8 wks
Mon1pm-1:30pm
Mar 20 2943577
Mon1:30pm-2pm
Mar 20 2943578
Mon2:15pm-2:45pm Mar 20 2943579
Learn to Skate Child-Level 1
6-12 yrs
Free/8 wks
Mon4:30pm-5:15pm
Mar 20 2943528
Mon5:15pm-6pm
Mar 20 2943524
Mon6pm-6:45pm
Mar 20 2943529
Learn to Skate Child-Level 2
6-12 yrs
Free/8 wks
Mon4:30pm-5:15pm
Mar 20 2943542
Mon5:15pm-6pm
Mar 20 2943543
Mon6pm-6:45pm
Mar 20 2943544
Mon7pm-7:45pm
Mar 20 2943545
Learn to Skate Child-Level 3
6-12 yrs
Free/8 wks
Mon4:30pm-5:15pm
Mar 20 2943557
Mon5:15pm-6pm
Mar 20 2943558
Mon6pm-6:45pm
Mar 20 2943559
Mon7pm-7:45pm
Mar 20 2943560
Learn to Skate Child-Level 4
6-12 yrs
Free/8 wks
Mon5:15pm-6pm
Mar 20 2943568
Mon6pm-6:45pm
Mar 20 2943569
Mon7pm-7:45pm
Mar 20 2943570
Learn to Skate Child-Level 5
6-12 yrs
Free/8 wks
Mon6pm-6:45pm
Mon7pm-7:45pm
Mar 20 2943588
Learn to Skate-Advanced
13-18 yrs
Free/8 wks
Mon7pm-7:45pm
Mar 20 2943589
Learn to Skate-Beginner
18 yrs+
Free/8 wks
Mon12:15pm-1pm
Mar 20 2943519
Mon7:45pm-8:30pm Mar 20 2943518
Hockey Skills-Beginner
4-7 yrs
Free/5 days
Tu/Th6:30pm-7:15pm Apr 4 2943515
Hockey Skills-Beginner
7-10 yrs
Free/5 days
Tu/Th7:15pm-8pm
80 Skating
Mar 20 2943574
Mon7pm-7:45pm
Mar 20 2943575
Learn to Skate-Beginner
13-18 yrs
Free/8 wks
Apr 4 2943516
Registration begins – SPRING: March 5, SUMMER: June 3
Summer Lessons
Centennial RC...
Day Time
Start Code
Hockey Skills-Beginner
11-14 yrs
Free/5 days
Tu/Th8:15pm-9pm
Apr 4 2943517
Don Montgomery CRC
2467 Eglinton Ave E, 416-396-4043
Day Time
Start Code
Learn to Skate-Preschool
3-5 yrs
Free/9 wks
Commander Park RC
140 Commander Blvd, 416-396-4024
Learn to Skate-Preschool
3-5 yrs
Sat1:45pm-2:15pm
Wed5:45pm-6:15pm
$42/6 wks
M-F9:45am-10:15am Jul 3 2943838
Learn to Skate Child-Level 1
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Mar 18 2943582
Sat2:15pm-2:45pm Mar 18 2943583
Learn to Skate Child-Level 1
6-12 yrs
$42/6 wks
Sat11:30am-12:30pm Mar 18 2943525
Learn to Skate Child-Level 2
6-12 yrs
$42/6 wks
Sat11:30am-12:30pm Mar 18 2943537
Sat12:30pm-1:30pm Mar 18 2943538
Learn to Skate Child-Level 3
6-12 yrs
$42/6 wks
Don Montgomery CRC...
Day Time
Start Code
Learn to Skate Child-Level 3
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Sun12:30pm-1:15pm Apr 2 2943554
Sun1:15pm-2pm
Apr 2 2943555
Sat11:30am-12:30pm Mar 18 2943552
Sun3:15pm-4pm
Apr 2 2943556
Sat12:30pm-1:30pm Mar 18 2943553
Learn to Skate Child-Level 4
6-12 yrs
$42/6 wks
Wed5pm-5:45pm
Apr 12 2943550
Wed5:45pm-6:30pm
Apr 12 2943551
Sat12:30pm-1:30pm Mar 18 2943566
Learn to Skate Child-Level 5
6-12 yrs
$42/6 wks
Sat12:30pm-1:30pm Mar 18 2943572
Don Montgomery CRC
2467 Eglinton Ave E, 416-396-4043
Learn to Skate-Preschool
3-5 yrs
Free/9 wks
Sun2pm-2:30pm
Apr 2 2943584
Sun2:45pm-3:15pm
Apr 2 2943585
Wed6:45pm-7:15pm Apr 12 2943586
Learn to Skate Child-Level 1
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Sun1:15pm-2pm
Apr 2 2943526
Sun3:15pm-4pm
Apr 2 2943527
Wed5pm-5:45pm
Apr 12 2943522
Wed5:45pm-6:30pm Apr 12 2943523
Learn to Skate Child-Level 2
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Sun12:30pm-1:15pm Apr 2 2943539
Sun1:15pm-2pm
Apr 2 2943540
Sun3:15pm-4pm
Apr 2 2943541
Wed5pm-5:45pm
Apr 12 2943535
Wed5:45pm-6:30pm
Apr 12 2943536
Jun 28 2943837
Free/9 days
Wed7:15pm-8pm
Apr 12 2943561
Learn to Skate Child-Level 4
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Sun12:30pm-1:15pm Apr 2 2943567
Wed5:45pm-6:30pm
Apr 12 2943563
Wed7:15pm-8pm
Apr 12 2943564
Learn to Skate Child-Level 5
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Sun12:30pm-1:15pm Apr 2 2943573
Wed7:15pm-8pm
Apr 12 2943576
Learn to Skate-Beginner
13-18 yrs
Free/9 wks
Wed7:15pm-8pm
Apr 12 2943590
Learn to Skate-Advanced
13-18 yrs
Free/9 wks
Wed7:15pm-8pm
Apr 12 2943591
Malvern CRC
Tue5pm-5:30pm
Free/6 wks
Mar 21 2943580
Tue5:30pm-6pm
Mar 21 2943581
Learn to Skate Child-Level 1
6-12 yrs
Free/6 wks
Tue6pm-7pm
Mar 21 2943520
Learn to Skate Child-Level 2
6-12 yrs
Free/6 wks
Tue6pm-7pm
Scarborough District – Spring/Summer 2017
3600 Kingston Rd, 416-396-4048
Learn to Skate-Preschool
3-5 yrs
Tu/Th5pm-5:45pm
Mar 30 2943521
Tu/Th5:45pm-6:30pm Mar 30 2943530
Learn to Skate Child-Level 2
6-12 yrs
Free/4 wks
Wed6:15pm-7pm
Jun 28 2943772
Free/9 days
M-F9am-9:45am
Jul 3
2943777
M-F10:30am-11:15am Jul 3 2943776
Learn to Skate Child-Level 2
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Wed5pm-5:45pm
Jun 28 2943792
Wed6:15pm-7pm
Jun 28 2943793
Free/9 days
M-F9am-9:45am
Jul 3
2943795
M-F10:30am-11:15am Jul 3
2943794
Free/4 wks
Tu/Th4:30pm-5pm
Mar 30 2943587
Learn to Skate Child-Level 1
6-12 yrs
Free/4 wks
Jun 28 2943771
Scarborough Village RC
M-F11:15am-12noon Jul 3 2943796
Learn to Skate Child-Level 3
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Wed5pm-5:45pm
Jun 28 2943811
Wed6:15pm-7pm
Jun 28 2943812
Free/9 days
Tu/Th5pm-5:45pm
Mar 30 2943532
M-F9am-9:45am
Jul 3
2943813
Tu/Th5:45pm-6:30pm
Mar 30 2943533
M-F10:30am-11:15am Jul 3
2943814
Tu/Th6:30pm-7:15pm Mar 30 2943534
Learn to Skate Child-Level 3
6-12 yrs
Free/4 wks
Tu/Th5pm-5:45pm
Mar 30 2943547
Tu/Th5:45pm-6:30pm
Mar 30 2943548
Tu/Th6:30pm-7:15pm Mar 30 2943549
Learn to Skate Child-Level 4
6-12 yrs
Free/4 wks
M-F11:15am-12noon Jul 3 2943815
Learn to Skate Child-Level 4
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Wed6:15pm-7pm
Jun 28 2943822
Free/9 days
M-F10:30am-11:15am Jul 3
2943824
Mar 30 2943562
M-F11:15am-12noon Jul 3 2943825
Learn to Skate Child-Level 5
6-12 yrs
Free/9 days
Tu/Th6:30pm-7:15pm Mar 30 2943565
Learn to Skate Child-Level 5
6-12 yrs
Free/4 wks
M-F11:15am-12noon Jul 3 2943831
Hockey Skills-Beginner
4-7 yrs
Free/9 wks
Tu/Th6:30pm-7:15pm Mar 30 2943571
Hockey Skills-Beginner/Intermediate
18 yrs+
Free/5 wks
Wed7:15pm-8pm
Jun 28 2943762
Hockey Skills-Beginner
8-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Wed8pm-8:45pm
Jun 28 2943761
Tu/Th5:45pm-6:30pm
30 Sewells Rd, 416-396-4054
Learn to Skate-Preschool
3-5 yrs
Malvern CRC...
Day Time
Start Code
Learn to Skate Child-Level 3
6-12 yrs
Free/6 wks
Tue6pm-7pm
Mar 21 2943546
Wed5pm-5:45pm
Thu7:25pm-8:25pm
Thu8:30pm-9:30pm
Mar 23 2943513
Mar 23 2943514
Mar 21 2943531
Skating 81
Scarborough Village RC
3600 Kingston Rd, 416-396-4048
Day Time
Start Code
Learn to Skate-Preschool
3-5 yrs
Free/9 wks
Scarborough Village RC...
Day Time
Start Code
Learn to Skate Child-Level 3
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Sun6:30pm-7:15pm
Jun 25 2943805
Sun7:15pm-8pm
Jun 25 2943806
Learn to Skate Child-Level 3
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Sun9:30am-10am
Jun 25 2943835
Sun10am-10:30am
Jun 25 2943836
Tue5:45pm-6:15pm
Jun 27 2943834
Free/9 days
Tue5pm-5:45pm
Jun 27 2943816
Tue6:30pm-7:15pm
Jun 27 2943810
M-F9am-9:30am
Aug 21 2943833
Learn to Skate Child-Level 1
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Tue7:15pm-8pm
Jun 27 2943807
Thu5:45pm-6:30pm
Jun 29 2943808
Thu6:30pm-7:15pm
Jun 29 2943809
Thu7:15pm-8pm
Jun 29 2943798
Free/9 days
Sun10:30am-11:15am Jun 25 2943765
Sun5:45pm-6:30pm
Jun 25 2943766
Sun6:30pm-7:15pm
Jun 25 2943767
Sun7:15pm-8pm
Jun 25 2943775
Tue5pm-5:45pm
Jun 27 2943778
Tue6:30pm-7:15pm
Jun 27 2943768
Thu5:45pm-6:30pm
Jun 29 2943770
Thu6:30pm-7:15pm
Jun 29 2943769
Free/9 days
M-F9:30am-10:15am Aug 21 2943799
M-F10:30am-11:15am Aug 21 2943800
M-F11:15am-12noon Aug 21 2943801
Learn to Skate Child-Level 4
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Sun11:30am-12:15pm Jun 25 2943819
Sun6:30pm-7:15pm
Jun 25 2943820
M-F9:30am-10:15am Aug 21 2943774
Tue5pm-5:45pm
Jun 27 2943826
M-F10:30am-11:15am Aug 21 2943773
Learn to Skate Child-Level 2
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Tue7:15pm-8pm
Jun 27 2943821
Thu7:15pm-8pm
Jun 29 2943823
Free/9 days
Sun10:30am-11:15am Jun 25 2943780
Sun11:30am-12:15pm Jun 25 2943781
M-F10:30am-11:15am Aug 21 2943817
Sun5:45pm-6:30pm
Jun 25 2943782
Sun6:30pm-7:15pm
Jun 25 2943783
M-F11:15am-12noon Aug 21 2943818
Learn to Skate Child-Level 5
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Sun7:15pm-8pm
Jun 25 2943786
Sun11:30am-12:15pm Jun 25 2943828
Tue5pm-5:45pm
Jun 27 2943797
Sun7:15pm-8pm
Jun 25 2943829
Tue6:30pm-7:15pm
Jun 27 2943784
Tue7:15pm-8pm
Jun 27 2943832
Tue7:15pm-8pm
Jun 27 2943785
Thu7:15pm-8pm
Jun 29 2943830
Free/9 days
Thu5:45pm-6:30pm
Jun 29 2943787
Thu6:30pm-7:15pm
Jun 29 2943788
Thu7:15pm-8pm
Jun 29 2943779
Free/9 days
M-F11:15am-12noon Aug 21 2943827
Learn to Skate-Youth-Beginner
13-18 yrs
Free/9 wks
M-F9:30am-10:15am Aug 21 2943790
M-F10:30am-11:15am Aug 21 2943789
M-F11:15am-12noon Aug 21 2943791
Learn to Skate Child-Level 3
6-12 yrs
Free/9 wks
Sun10:30am-11:15am Jun 25 2943802
Sun11:30am-12:15pm Jun 25 2943803
Sun5:45pm-6:30pm
82 Skating
Jun 25 2943804
Sun12:15pm-1pm
Jun 25 2943839
Tue7:15pm-8pm
Jun 27 2943840
Learn to Skate-Youth-Advanced
13-18 yrs
Free/9 wks
Sun12:15pm-1pm
Jun 25 2943842
Tue7:15pm-8pm
Jun 27 2943841
Learn to Skate-Beginner
18 yrs+
Free/9 wks
Sun12:15pm-1pm
Thu8pm-8:45pm
Jun 25 2943763
Jun 29 2943764
Registration begins – SPRING: March 5, SUMMER: June 3