CanSkate Program Objectives 

• To provide participants and families with a safe, welcoming and inclusive first experience in the sport of skating. 

• To develop skating and motor skills though natural learning phases. 

• To use skill progression and repetition throughout the stages to introduce physical literacy and establish quality basic skating skills. 

• To foster personal achievements and satisfaction through skill acquisition, rewards and recognition. 

• To evoke an interest in life long participation in skating. (Taken from Skate Canada CanSkate Manual)