Learn to Skate

The Aurora Skating Club offers Canada's only national Learn-to-Skate program which was developed by experts in the field. There are two types of Learn to Skate programs: CanSkate & CanSkate Plus
Learn to Skate - CanSkate Badges: Level 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.

What is CanSkate?

CanSkate is Canada’s only national learn-to-skate program for skaters aged 3 and up.  CanSkate teaches the fundamentals of skating in a progressive and sequential manner designed to give skaters the basic skating skills required for hockey, figure skating and recreational skating The 45-minute program combines a 15-minute warm-up and two 15-minute group lessons with a professional coach.  The CanSkate program coaches evaluate their skaters on a day-to-day basis, and upon completion of the program will provide a report card outlining their progress.


What is CanSkate Plus?

The CanSkate Plus program is geared towards skaters who have completed Stage 5 or higher in the CanSkate program and are interested in continuing onto Figure Skating.  Classes are 60 minutes in length and skaters will receive 15 minutes of stroking and two 15 minute group lessons per session, and 15 minutes free-skate to practice what they have just learned.

Important Note:

  • CSA approved helmets and single blade skates are mandatory for skaters up to and including level 5, (skates & helmets are not provided by the Aurora Skating Club)
  • A parent /guardian must be present for the duration of all classes.
  • Waterproof mittens, pants and jackets are recommended (no scarves).
  • Program pricing does not include a mandatory $35.70 payment for a non-refundable Skate Canada membership fee upon initial registration in the 2016-2017 season. (membership valid from 01Sept./16 - 31Aug./17)  - NO HST
The Aurora Skating Club teaches at: The Aurora Family Leisure Complex, 135 Industrial Parkway, north of Wellington Street East, Aurora ON.
The Aurora Skating Club Office is located at the back of the AFLC RINK by the Zamboni Garage

Click here for CanSkate Brochure


  • $20.00 discount will be applied when registering the same skater for multiple days within the same session.
  • A 10% discount will be applied on the lowest rate for the 3rd or subsequent sibling within an immediate family when all skaters register and pay in full at the same time.

Skate Canada Membership Fee:

  • Please note: Annual $35.70 Skate Canada membership fee not included in session rates.
  • Skate Canada membership valid: Sept 1st/16 to Aug 31st/17