Figure Skating News

Fall Figure Skating Schedule


Please see the Recreation Schedules page of the website for more details.
 

Christmas Ice Show


We are pleased to announce we will be having our Christmas Skating Show on December 15 from 6-6:45pm. Tickets for the show, $10, can be purchased on GameTime. Tickets for the After Show Party, $20 for Adults and $10 for Juniors, can be purchased on GameTime. Must RSVP before December 11 for the dinner at the After Show Party. Kids’ menu: chicken fingers, cheese pizza, veggies, and fruit. Adults: roast beef, salmon on rye, almond crusted chicken, caprese skewers, brie cheese, and cranberry tart. Gluten-free items: roast beef, caprese skewer, and vegetable and fruit tray.
 
Show practices - Please ensure skaters attend all of the practices.

  • Jr Academy: Wednesday, December 13, 5:30-6:15pm; Thursday, December 14 - Dress Rehearsal is from 5-5:45pm

  • STARSkate: Thursday, December 7 5:15-5:45 pm; Monday, December 11 6:15-6:45pm, Thursday, December 14 5-5:45pm

  • Jr Competitive: Thursday, December 7 4:45-5:15pm; Saturday, December 9 12:45-1:15pm; December 12 5:15-5:45 pm; Thursday, December 14 - Dress Rehearsal is from 4:45-5:45 pm.

  • Int/Sr: During Int/Sr sessions



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Competition


NE/NW Regions STARSkate Invitational Competition February 2-4 in Drayton Valley. Registration due December 15. Please discuss with your coach if your child should attend.

 
No Morning Ice


Tuesday, December 19 – Ice cancelled from 7-8am due to OHA group.  

 
Program End


  • Fall programming ends Friday, December 22 for Juniors

  • Fall programming ends Friday, December 22 for Intermediate and Seniors 5pm. No Hip-Hop or Power Stroking on December 22.

 

Holiday Ice Available for Figure Skating


  • Saturday, December 23 9:30-11am (Int./Sr), 11-12 pm (Jr/Int)

  • December 26-30 9-11am (Int/Sr), 11-12:15 pm (Jr/Int)

  • December 26-30 9-12:15pm, January 2-6 11-2pm

  • January 2-6 11-12:45pm (Int/Sr), 12:45-2pm (Jr/Int.) 12:45-2pm (1:30-2pm shared ice with Happy Feet Playroom Camp/Skate Program)



Special Fall Program Registration


Junior Academy – Intro to STARSkate
This program allows CanSkaters to work with highly trained RGC Competitive Figure Skating Coaches National/International experience to learn the technical skills to excel in their skating. This program will focus on transitioning CanSkaters to the STARSkate program, learning the fundamentals of skating. (Ages 4-10 years). Maximum 14 skaters/class with RGC Competitive Figure Skating Coaches and trained Program Assistants. CanSkaters stage 2 and higher are encouraged to participate. Wednesdays 5:30-6:15 pm November 22, 29, December 6, 13, 20 (5 classes) $80
 

Winter 2018 Programs


Junior Academy-Intro. to STARSkate
This program allows CanSkaters to work with highly trained RGC Competitive Figure Skating Coaches National/International experience to learn the technical skills to excel in their skating. This program will focus on transitioning CanSkaters to the STARSkate program learning the fundamentals of skating. (Ages 4-10 years) Maximum 14 skaters/class with RGC Competitive Figure Skating Coaches and trained Program Assistants.
 
No Classes Feb. 17-19
 
Mondays: 6:15-7pm Jan. 8-March 19, 10 classes, $150
Wed. 5:30-6:15pm Jan. 10-Mar 14, 10 classes, $150
Sat. 1:15-2pm Jan. 13-March 24, 10 classes, $150
No classes Feb. 17
 
For registration contact Katherine, skatingdirector.royalglenora@gmail.com, or register on GameTime under Figure Skating/Junior Academy-Intro to STARSkate
 
STARskate:
This program is for the advanced CanSkater that would like to learn figure skating skills in group lessons by Figure Skating Instructors. The program includes off-ice instruction, followed by a 45-minute on-ice group lesson.
No Classes: Feb. 17-19
 
Tuesdays 11 classes $250                      Thursdays 11 classes $250
Jan 9. March 20                                     Jan. 11-March 22
4:15-4:45 pm ballet                                3:50-4:35 Jazz/Ballroom
5-5:45pm on-ice group                         5-5:45 pm on-ice group
 
Saturdays 10 Classes $230
1:15-2pm on-ice group
off-ice attends fitness Tues or Thurs class
 
Tuesday /Thursday $375
Tuesday /Saturday $350
Thursday /Saturday $350
Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday $425
 

Junior Competitive: $500 January 8-March 23
The STARSkater, levels 1-3, who is geared for taking tests and participating in competitions. The program includes off-ice instruction (fitness, ballet, and off-ice jump) and group lessons in stroking and spins. Designated junior free skate is available.
No Group Classes: Feb. 17-19,  March 2. Private lessons not included.
 
Mondays                                         Tuesdays
4:15-5pm Yoga,                                 6-6:30 pm ballet,
5-15-6:15pm on-ice,                         4:45-5:45pm on-ice
6-6:15pm group spins                     4:45-5pm group stroking
 
Wednesdays                                 Thursdays
4:30-5:15 pm on-ice                         3:50-4:35pm jazz/ballroom
5:15-5:30pm spins,                            4:45-5:45pm on-ice
5:45-6:15pm jump class off-ice       4:45-5pm group stroking
 
Fridays                                           Saturdays
4:15- 5pm off-ice,                          11:15-12 pm on-ice
5:15-6:15pm pm on-ice               1:15-2 pm on-ice
 

Int/Sr Competitive: $700 Jan 8-Mar 23
This program is for test and competitive figure skaters Int. (STARSkate levels 4-10, to Juvenile) and Sr. (Pre-Novice+). This program includes on-ice group lessons: stroking/edge (M/W/F/Sat.) and spins (T, Th). This program also features off-ice fitness, including yoga, ballet/stretch, jump class, hip-hop designated Int. and Sr. free skate sessions. Private lessons not included. No group classes: Feb. 17-19, March 2.
 
Monday-Thursday                        Friday
6-7:45am, 1:30-6:15pm                       6-7:45am, 1:30-7pm
 
Saturdays                                      Sundays
8am-12pm                                          9:30-11:30am
 

Upcoming Competitions


  • STARSkate Invitational: St. Albert, November 24-26


Drop-In Dance Classes


We are offering dance drop-in classes for $10/class for the following classes for Juniors ages 6-18 years:

  • Mondays: Yoga - 4:15-5pm (6-9 yrs), 5:15-6:15pm (10+ yrs)

  • Tuesdays: Ballet - 3:50-4:35 pm (6-9 yrs), 5:15-6:15pm (10+ yrs)

  • Fridays: Hip-Hop with Josh Capulong - 5-6pm (9+ yrs)

We encourage athletes from other sports to join our classes. Classes will take place in the new Bowling Alley Studio. Please contact Katherine to register, skatingdirector.royalglenora@gmail.com


Power Skating Private Lessons Available


Learn to master edges, skills, power, and speed, for CanSkaters and STARSkaters, with a figure skating coach. Please contact Katherine to register, skatingdirector.royalglenora@gmail.com. We are still taking registrations for our STARSkate Programs: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
 


Contact


For any questions, comments, or concerns regarding news from Skating, please contact Katherine at skatingdirector.royalglenora@gmail.com.   

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