Our 2023/2024 Regular Season Program October 10th to March 21st

We have 4 groups/levels in our club based on skill level (and age) – see descriptions below.

Need help deciding which group is best for your skater(s)? Email us at wcspeedskating@gmail.com

8-Week Learn-to-Skate (Ages 4 to 17 yrs old)
Fall: October 12th to November 30th
Winter: January 11th to February 29th
• new to skating /basic beginner
• learn to stand on skates and glide (regular skates)
• learn to fall
• learn confidence on skates
• skaters are NOT required to complete this program before entering our full-season programs but are welcome to join

Training Group 1 (Ages 4 to 17 yrs old)
• Fundamentals
• able to stand and move on skates
• learn to do cross-over strides
• learn to do basic edging control
• increase speed for next level

Training Group 2
• Learn to Train (L2T)
• intermediate skill level
• 54:00 seconds minimum 400m time
• Can do cross-overs smoothly
• basic edging proficiently
• develop specific speed skating techniques and speed

Training Group 3 + Advanced
• Train to Train (T2T)
• Advance skill level
• 45:00 seconds minimum 400 m time
• proficient aptitude and execution of proper speed skating technique
• base physical fitness and speed to train at a high level