Skate Toronto offers many ice skating lessons in Learn to Skate and Figure Skating programs at various locations in the Greater Toronto Area including North York, Scarborough, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Etobicoke and Mississauga. Our learn to skate programs are offered for children, youth and adults and have four skating levels. In these learn to skate classes skaters will learn basic to advanced skating skills including skating forwards, skating backwards, turning and stopping. For those skaters that have completed the learn to skate program, Skate Toronto has figure skating school which skaters that are interested in learning to figure skate can continue with. The Skate Toronto figure skating classes are similar to any other figure skating clubs in Toronto where there are freestyle, ice dance and theatre on ice classes and programs at various levels. The learn to skate and figure skating classes at Skate Toronto are always small in size allowing coaches to give more personal attention to each skater.
Skate Toronto Learn to Skate and Figure Skating Program Locations
North York -Our location in North York is at the Canlan Sports Arena on Victoria Park just one block north of McNicoll between Finch and Steeles Avenue.
Scarborough – Our Scarborough location is at the Ice Galaxy at the Centennial Community Center located at Markham Rd and Ellesmere just off of the 401.
Thornhill – Our Thornhill location is located at the Thornhill Community Center at John and Bayview. It is between Steeles and Highway 7.
Richmond Hill – Our Richmond Hill location is at the Tom Graham Arena located at Leslie and Elgin Mills (1300 Elgin Mills Rd) just off of the 404.
Etobicoke – Our Etobicoke location is at the Westwood Arena located just one block north of the Finch and Highway 27 intersection, easy access from the 401, 410 and 407 highways.
Skate Toronto coaches come from professional figure skating backgrounds with years of skating and coaching experience. Skate Toronto coaches specialties and figure skating disciplines include freestyle figure skating, free dance, international pattern ice dance, interpretive skating, speed skating, artistic skating, choreography, off ice conditioning and post injury rehabilitation for figure skaters. Skate Toronto also hosts programs for international competitive figure skaters that come from abroad in the winter and summer for who we provide technical support such as jump classes and choreography for figure skating in competitive programs. Our coaches provide private skating lessons in all of these disciplines and learn to skate and figure skating levels at all of the skating rinks listed above. If you are in the Greater Toronto Area or visiting Toronto and are interesting in private skating lessons then please contact us.
Skate Toronto Ticket Ice Program
The Skate Toronto Ticket Ice program allows skaters to purchase tickets in singles and in books to use Skate Toronto ice to practice their figure skating or to take private lessons. Ticket Ice programs are also offered by some cities in the Greater Toronto Area. All skaters that wish to use the Skate Toronto Ticket Ice program must be registered Skate Toronto members. For more information about the Skate Toronto Ticket Ice Program please contact us.
The City of Toronto has more public skating rinks then any other city in Canada. Skating rinks in Toronto that are operated by the City of Toronto are usually located in community centers. These skating arenas usually all have public skating sessions for Toronto residents every winter and fall season running from October through March. The City of Toronto allocated public skating, family skating and leisure skating sessions at these skating rinks during the evenings and weekends for the general public to attend. For more information about a skating arena near you in Toronto or to check the public skating schedule for an arena near you, go to the City of Toronto’s main website and search under recreation.
In addition to public skating, the City of Toronto also offers Learn to Skate and Tot Skate programs in Toronto at it’s skating rinks. These Learn to Skate programs are open to the public for registration. For more information about the City of Toronto’s learn to skate program check the website of an arena near you. Learn to skate programs are offered in two season during the fall and winter. The learn to skate program rates at community center arenas and skating rinks operated by the City of Toronto are generally affordable and available.
Within the City of Toronto there are also private skating rinks that offer public skating, ice rink rentals and learn to skate programs at their arenas. In addition to learn to skate programs many skating rinks in Toronto and it’s districts including North York, Etobicoke and Scarborough have figure skating clubs and hockey leagues that offer figure skating programs and hockey programs for children, youth and adults. These include not for profit organizations and private skating schools. The same goes for skating rinks that are in the Greater Toronto Area including Markham, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Mississauga, Brampton, Newmarket, Ajax and Aurora.