2018 winter skate january 5-7/18 fredericton nB Good Luck to the following skaters: Megan Hanley - Star 2 Girls, Abigail caldwell - Star 3 girls, jenna durelle - star 3 Girls, alyssa evans - novice women And carly cousins - silver women adult f
Please note that there will be NO SKATING on the following dates: Monday, January 1st; Friday, January 5th and Saturday January 6th
Pre-CanSkate West - Both sessions are almost full
PreCanSkate West and advise that it is now in person registration only available on a 1st come basis.
Registration is now open for the skating season.
Pre-CanSkate programs always fills out early, so do not wait too long.
In person registration will be held at the following locations:
Friday, September 15th at Brunswick Square from 12 until 2pm
Saturday, September 16th at McAllister Place from 12 until 3pm
Saturday, September 23rd at Lancaster Mall from 12 until 3pm
Please note the following dates that there will be NO SKATING:
Saturday, December 2nd WEST
Monday, Dec 25th WEST
Friday, Jan 5th EAST
Saturday, Jan 6th WEST
Saturday, Feb 3rd WEST
Friday, Feb 16th EAST
Saturday, Feb 17th WEST
Friday, March 9th EAST
Saturday, March 10th WEST
Gold!!!! A MAJOR accomplishment on the life of any skater is to receive their gold pin. It indicates the highest level of achievement possible. Congratulations to Alyssa Evans on receiving her gold pin for Interpretive Singles and for Skills. Awesome work!! Presented by SJSC head coach, Kim MacVey.
Our Pre-Can Skaters, many of them second time on the ice. Video.
Both Pre-CanSkate sessions on the West side are full now and registration has been closed.
Today registration was closed for PreCanSkate Session 2 at Murray-West, as the group is now full.
On October 11th, registration was closed for PreCanskate 1 at Murray-West as the group is now full.
Please note that places might become available in week one or two if anyone decides to switch groups or withdraw. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What is next...
Hi Everyone.....here's an update on our registration date:
UPCOMING IN PERSON REGISTRATION DATES:
Saturday, September 17th we will hold registration at the Lancaster Mall from 12 - 4pm
Friday, September 23rd we will hold registration at Brunswick Square Shopping Center from 12 - 4pm
Saturday, September 24th we will hold registration at McAllister Mall from 12 - 4pm
Hope to see you there!!!!
Thursday, September 8, 2016 we are the Community Group Registration.
Location: Centrum in Grand Bay-Westfield
Time: 6.30 PM to 8.30 PM
First day of skating on the West side is October 24, 2016.
First day of skating on the East side is October 26, 2016.
November 2014. Recently published in the AB/NUN/NWT newsletter
CanSkate Centers on Physical Literacy
What is this new buzz word ‘Physical Literacy’ and how does it relate to the new CanSkate program? Physical Literacy is about being competent and confident in a variety of activities and environments for the healthy development of the whole person.
The concept of Physical Literacy states that at the FUNdamental stage of the LTAD the focus is on developing the ABCs – Agility, Balance, Coordination and speed. The new CanSkate curriculum is organized into three fundamental areas including Agility, Balance & Control with a Fast Track to encourage speed and length of stride using the full perimeter of the ice.
Physical Literacy tool-kits are designed to enhance a child’s movement repertoire by increasing a number of skills they are competent in, as well as increasing their overall proficiency level in a fun setting, using repetition based learning as the basis of available circuit designs. The new CanSkate program includes well-structured circuits which incorporate skill progressions and repetition, offering opportunities for teaching, practice and the development of muscle memory.
The theory of Physical Literacy tells us that rhythm activities help develop fluid movement patterns, and help children perform many fundamental movement and fundamental sport skills with greater ease and efficiency. The new CanSkate program uses music and movements during full-ice warm-ups, group activities and cool-downs to challenge development by encouraging speed, balance and control in a way that is fun and interactive.
Physical Literacy says that it is important children master movement skills before learning sport skills, and fundamental sport skills before sport specific techniques. Learning fundamental sport skills before mastering the related fundamental movement skills actually reduces performance ability later. In the new CanSkate program fundamental ice sport skills are taught in stages 1-3, in stages 4-6 all skaters are exposed to a variety of sport specific skills for hockey/ringette, figure skating and speed skating.
CanSkate is listed as a quality program on www.physicalliteracy.ca for having embedded Canadian Sport for Life values and principles and is recommended for the development of physical literacy in children. Follow this link to watch a short video on Physical Literacy and its importance: http://www.physicalliteracy.ca/videos/physical-literacy-3-minutes
Whether skating for recreation or competitive sport performance physical literacy and CanSkate evoke an interest in life-long participation!