Fall/Winter Figure Skating Sessions

Southern Alberta Skating Academy is open to all registered Skate Canada skaters. Whether you home club with us, another club in southern Alberta or somewhere else in our great nation, we invite you to enjoy our sessions, off-ice, simulations and seminars.

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Academy Sessions

Our Academy sessions are open to both STARSkate and CompetitiveSkate figure skaters at the Star 4 or higher level (landing an Axel and working on some double and/or triple jumps). These session typically have some group lesson time (stroking, edges, spins, etc.) as well as training time for skaters to practice or arrange private lessons. Make sure to include our off-ice programming to complete your schedule.

Sunday – Academy (4:30-6:30pm) – ENMAX
4:30-5:15pm Off-Ice
5:30-6:30pm On-Ice
15 Minute Group Stroking/Edges/Spins

January  7, 14, 21, *28 (*Jan 28 is 9:00-9:45am @ Civic)
February 4, 11, 18, *25 (*Feb 25 is 8:15-9:15pm @ Civic)
March *4, 11, 18, 25 (*Mar 4 is 8:00-9:00am @ Civic)

Cost $140 – Registration Closed


Junior Academy Sessions

Our Junior Academy sessions are open to STARSkate figure skaters at the Star 1 to Star 4 level (working on single jumps up to the Axel). These session typically have some group lesson time (stroking, edges, spins, etc.) as well as training time for skaters to practice or arrange private lessons. Make sure to include our off-ice programming to complete your schedule.

Sunday – Junior Academy (9:00-11:00am) – Civic
9:00-10:00am On-Ice
10:15-11:00am Off-Ice
30 Minute Group Lesson + 30 Minute Private Lesson/Free Time

January 7, 14, 21 (no skating Jan 28)
February 4, 11, 18,*25 (*Feb 25 starts at 8:00am)
March 4, 11, 18, 25

Cost $170 – Registration Closed


Combined Academy Sessions

Our Combined Academy sessions are open to both STARSkate and CompetitiveSkate figure skaters at the Star 2 or higher level (working on single, double and/or triple jumps). These session typically have some group lesson time (stroking, edges, spins, etc.) as well as training time for skaters to practice or arrange private lessons. Make sure to include our off-ice programming to complete your schedule.

Monday AM – Combined Academy (6:15-7:45am) – Civic
15 Minute Group Stroking/Edges
15 Minute Group Spins
60 Minute Training Session

January 8, 15, 22, 29
February 5, 12, 26 (no skating Feb 19)
March 5, 12, 19, 26

Cost $150 – Registration Closed

Tuesday AM – Combined Academy (6:15-7:45am) – Civic
15 Minute Group Stroking/Edges
15 Minute Group Spins
60 Minute Training Session

January 9, 16, 23, 30
February 6, 13, 20, 27
March 6, 13, 20, 27

Cost $165 – Registration Closed

Friday – Combined Academy (1:00-2:45pm) – Henderson
1:00-2:00pm On-Ice
2:15-2:45pm Off-Ice

January 12, 19, 26
February 2, 9, 16, 23
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Cost $115 – Registration Closed


Top Up Sessions

Looking for more training time? Add our monthly Top Up pack to any of your other sessions. Top Up sessions are open to both STARSkate and CompetitiveSkate figure skaters at the Star 2 or higher level (working on single, double and/or triple jumps). These sessions offer additional training time (no group lessons) for skaters to practice or arrange private lessons.

March Top Up Sessions – $50
March 7, 14, 21, 28: 5:15-6:15pm @ Nic Sheran (March 21 @ ATB)
March 24: 6:15-7:15pm @ Enmax  Cancelled

March Chinook Practice – $10
March 29: 3:45-4:45pm @ Henderson

April Chinook Practice – $18
April 3: 6:45-7:45pm @ ATB Centre
April 4: 5:15-6:00pm @ ATB Centre

Drop-In for these session is $12/hour

Registration


Simulation Ice

Simulation Ice will be arranged before most competitions for skaters to perform their solos in a competition like setting. When possible, judges, tech specialists or other figure skating experts will be invited to provide feedback to the skaters.

Upcoming Simulation Ice:
February 23: 5:00-6:30pm @ ATB
March 16: 6:30-7:30pm @ ATB
March 17: 6:15-7:15pm @ Enmax

Cost $15 per solo – Registration


Seminars

Seminars are open to both STARSkate and CompetitiveSkate figure skaters at the Star 1 or higher level (working on single, double and/or triple jumps). These sessions are designed to expose skaters to important aspects of skating including theatre and choreography, technique, nutrition, mental preparation, judging and conditioning. Topics and registration for the Seminars will be posted approximately 2 weeks in advance of the session.

Upcoming session dates include:
TBD