Figure Skating News

Volunteers (18 years+) Required for Merlin Casino

Merlin Casino for RGC Junior Athletes:  Tuesday April 17 and  Wednesday April 18, 2018 at Grand Villa Casino located at the Rogers Center ( 10204  104 Ave). We require volunteers from the Skating Section to attend.  Merlin assists with Junior Athlete Development at the RGC, recently they have assisted with seminars and funding for the skaters and other athletes in the club.  Re-imbursement can be paid upon receipts for the following: Taxi, parking, child care.  Official receipts will be required, for re-imbursement.
Please let me know if you can volunteer by February 16. Presently we have four adults that have kindly volunteered to attend the casino.  We are in need of more volunteers!

Stars on Ice, May 13

Stars on Ice is coming to Edmonton, Sunday May 13, see Canada's Olympic Stars. It would be fun if RGC skaters and their families could attend the event as a group.  If you want to purchase tickets, please email by Thursday February 15 with how many tickets you will require, so we can purchase the tickets at a group rate: $80 +$12.50 service charge =$92.50 ($10 discount from regular price).  Payment for tickets will be done on GameTime, more details to follow for ticket payment.

2018 RGC Elements Event for Future Stars

The 2018 RGC Elements Event for Future Stars will be hosted by the Royal Glenora Figure Skating Club. Edmonton Skating Clubs and surrounding areas will be in attendance.  Registration now open on GameTime. Deadline for registration February 16, 2018.  Volunteers will be required for the event (ice captains, announcing, awards presentations, registration, etc).
Please email for registration or volunteering.
The following categories will be offered for Canskate, Junior Academy and Junior Competitive:

  • CanSkate Individual and Group
  • Jump Event Individual (Level A, B) 
  • Spin Event Individual (A,B)
  • Spin Spiral Jump Team Event (Level A, B)

Upcoming Competitions

  • AB Winter Games, February 16-19, 2018, Fort McMurray
  • Calgary Winter Invitational (Star 4+, Pre-Juv+), March 9-11, 2018 – Calgary, AB; registration open on Skate AB website
  • Starskate and Adult Championships, Spruce Grove March 23-25, 2018; registration open on Skate AB website
  • Sunsational April 20-22


Family Day Changes

February 19: Programs cancelled from 1:30-7 pm. Ice available from 9 am-12 pm. Please arrange skating times with your coach.

2018 Spring Figure Skating Programs

Registration now open on GameTime
*No Skating from May 26-June 3 due to arena shutdown.

Group Lesson Programs

1) Junior Academy Program

This program allows CanSkaters to work with highly trained RGC Competitive Figure Skating Coaches with National/International experience to learn the technical skills to excel in their skating. This program will focus on transitioning CanSkaters to the STARSkate program while learning the fundamentals of skating. 

Jr Academy Times Dates  # Classes Price Code
Monday 6:15-7pm April.9-June 25 10 $160 FSSP3206
Wednesday 5:30-6:15pm April 4-June 13 10 $160 FSSP3206A
Saturday 12:30-1:15pm April 7-June 23 9 $145  FSSP3206B

2) Starskate Program

This program is for the advanced CanSkater who wants to learn figure skating skills in group lessons with Figure Skating Instructors. The program includes 45 minutes of off-ice instruction followed by a 45-minute on-ice group lesson.

Starskate Classes Times Dates # Classes Price Code
Tuesday 4:15-4:45pm Ballet
5-5:45pm Ice
Apr. 3-June 26 12 $275 FSSP3205B
Thursday 3:50-4:35pm Jazz
5-5:45pm Ice
April 5-June 28  12 $275 FSSP3205C
Off-ice class Tuesday or Thursday 1:15-2pm Ice April 7-June 23 9 $210 FSSP3205D
Tues/Sat See above April 3-June 23 21 $400 FSSP3205
Thurs/Sat See above April 5-June 23 21 $400 FSSP3205A

Competitive Programs: April 3-June 28

1) Junior Competitive Program: $550

This program is for 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. Private lessons not included.

  • Mondays: 4:15-5pm Yoga, 5:15-6pm on-ice, 6-6:15pm group spins
  • Tuesdays: 4:45-5pm group stroking 2 group classes/day 4:45-5:45pm on-ice 
6-6:30pm ballet
  • Wednesdays: 4:30-5:15pm on-ice 2 group classes/day 5:15-5:30pm group spins
 5:45-6:15pm off-ice jump
 6:30-7pm on-ice
  • Thursdays: 3:50-4:35pm jazz 2 group classes/day 4:45-5 group stroking
 4:45-5:45pm on-ice
  • Fridays: 4:30-5:00pm off-ice jump 1 group classes/day 5:15-6:15pm on-ice
  • Saturdays 11:15-12:30 pm on-ice. 1:15-2pm on-ice
2) Intermediate/Senior Competitive: $750

This program is for the highly competitive skater, Pre-Juvenile + Senior Competitive, and includes on-ice group lessons in stroking (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday), spins (Tuesday, Thursday), and off-ice fitness, including ballet/stretch and jump class (Monday-Thursday), and designated senior free skate. Private lessons not included.


For information about skating programs and lessons, please contact Katherine at