Skating Programs – Winter 2018

WSCR is once again pleased to offer a Learn to Skate program and a General Open Skate with Instructor for winter 2018 at WinSport’s Markin MacPhail Centre.   This is a great opportunity for your child to learn the basics of skating.

Registration will open to members on November 17, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. MT.  Space is limited, so don’t delay!

Learn to Skate – Class #1

When:  Mondays,  January 15 to March 26, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. to 1:25 p.m.

Register for Class #1 here

Learn to Skate – Class #2

When:  Mondays,  January 15 to March 26, 2018 at 1:30 pm – 1:55 p.m.

Register for Class #2 here

Cost:  $10 per skater for the 10 class program.
Note:  There will be no classes on Monday, February 19.

General Open Skate with Instructor

An instructor will be present to help fine tune your child’s skills or even help parents learn a few new things.

When:  Fridays, January 19 to March 23, 2018 at varying times

Register for Open Skate here

Cost:  $10 per member family, includes access for immediate family members only

Not a member yet? Sign up here for only $25: Join Now


Mandatory for learn to skate participants:

  • A helmet with full face cage is required for each skater.
  • Mitts are required at all times.
  • Parents/ participants should arrive 10-15 minutes early, so kids are suited up and on the ice for their start time.

Highly recommended:

  • Waterproof mitts
  • Snowpants, to reduce the risk of injury

For Parents/ Caregivers:

  • Parents have the option to help their own children during the classes.
  • Parents are highly encouraged to come on the ice if your child has never skated before and is unable to stand on their own.
  • Parents going on the ice must wear a helmet.
The arena schedule is subject to change and can be confirmed when you arrive at the center by checking the digital boards.
Cancellation Policy: 
Refunds are only provided if notification of cancellation is emailed to 72 hours in advance. Otherwise, refunds will only be provided if the spot can be filled by another participant prior to the start of the program.


A waitlist will open up once the registration fills up. If you require more than one person on the waitlist, please email the participant’s name and birthdate to to add them.

If you have any questions, please email our volunteer organizer, Tanya, at