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I hope everyone had a wonderful summer and enjoyed some much needed time outside! As we move into fall, we encourage members to read through the Fall Program guide and see if anything interests you or your family. If you have any questions regarding our guide please do not hesitate to reach out.

WELCOME!

Big welcome to all of our summer members who have joined on for the year. We are excited to have you continuing on with us!

Starting September 1st, our 2 month Trial Membership Program will be back. So think about your neighbours, lake friends, family and colleagues that you now know through virtual meetings and others who would enjoy the Club and be a great fit. Send their name our way and we can discuss this exciting opportunity!

AQUA FIT IS BACK

Aquafit classes will still run at the same time 9:15 am - 10:15 am, Monday to Friday beginning on Tuesday, September 8th. Due to the distancing restrictions in place class sizes will be smaller, and you will need to register for a class with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You will be able to register maximum of 1 week in advance for a class. The price will be $10.00 per class. All equipment will be provided and thoroughly sanitized before and after each use.

Labour Day weekend hours – Club open Saturday – Monday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The weekend of September 12th we return to our regular weekend hours 7:00 am – 9:00 pm 

Reminder that we have 3 different opportunities for Members to skate recreationally. Watch the schedule for open ice, general skating and general hockey time slots and book in up to 2 days in advance with the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GROUP SKATING PROGRAMS

DUE TO COVID-19 DISTANCING PRACTICES, THERE WILL BE NO BEGINNER SKATING LESSONS. ALL LESSON PARTICIPANTS MUST BE ABLE TO STAND, TAKE STEPS AND GET UP ON THEIR OWN IN ORDER TO TAKE LESSONS.

LEARNING TO SKATE

Learn to skate is designed for skaters of all ages. When you sign-up for Learn to Skate you will be in a program that focuses on fun, participation and basic skill development. Lessons are given in a group format. Skaters are assessed the first session and placed into their appropriate group. As skaters progress they will move into the next level group.

Levels Consist of the Following Skills:

Level 1 - Falling down, marching on the spot, walking forward/backward, walking around on the spot, balance on 2 feet. 

Level 2 - Forward skate the width of the rink, forward glide on 2 feet/1 foot, forward half sit glide, forward sculling width of rink, walk backwards with glide, making snow, forward half snowplow stop, twisting on two feet, two-foot half turn on the spot, two foot spin, two foot jump on spot, two foot jump while gliding forward.

Level 3– Backward skate across the width of rink, backward glide on two feet, backward glide on one foot, forward skate the perimeter of rink, two foot turn forward to backwards, two foot turn backwards to forwards, two foot jump while gliding backwards, forward one foot glide on a curve, two foot jump forward to backward on a curve, two foot jump forward to backward on a curve, forward circle thrusts
coaches make sessions active using teaching aids, music and a wide variety of activities that create a fun environment and promote learning. skaters must wear proper skating attire and a helmet is required.

When: Mondays  5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Session: October 19th - December 21st
Cost: $120 (10 classes)

When: Saturdays  9:45 am - 10:30 am
Session: October 17th-December 19th
Cost: $120 (10 classes)

INTRO TO FIGURE SKATING

Skaters will learn how to do basic jumps, spins and dances. Prerequisite: Must be able to skate forwards and backwards with ease.

When: Mondays  5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Session: October 19th - December 21st
Cost: $120 (10 classes)

When: Saturdays 9:45 am - 10:30 am
Session: October 17th-December 19th
Cost: $120 (10 classes)

POWER SKATING

To become a complete hockey player, skating is the name of the game! Speed, balance, lateral movements, agility, quick turns, backward skills, proper cross-cuts, explosive starts, fast stops, and deeks will have you playing like a pro in no time. Prerequisite: Participants must be 6 years old as of December 31st, 2020 Skaters must possess the ability to move about on the ice for the entire session without assistance at a reasonable speed.

When: Mondays 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Session: October 19th - December 21st
Cost: $120 (10 classes)

When: Saturdays 9:45 am - 10:30 am
Session: October 17th - December 19th
Cost: $120 (10 classes)

Our popular After School program is back! If you will have a consistent weekly visit schedule, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be booked in advance by September 4th for your weekly spots. All other casual bookings can be booked up to 3 days in advance with the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

NO SJR BUS

SJR families, as you know Bus #1 will not be arriving to the WWC but we are still here for your After School Program needs.