Power Skating

Posted by Chris Lamothe on Sep 14 2018 at 08:48AM PDT

All Novice, Atom and Peewee players get eight sessions of power skating with coaching from Banff Hockey Academy at the start of the season, but our friends at Banff Skating Club also offer a PowerSkate program that compliments our practice schedule. Information below:

Power Tuesday​ with the Banff Skating Club starting September 25th

Gain the balance, power, agility and speed needed to be the MVP of your team!!! PowerSkate​ is an action-packed, high energy​ instructional power skating program geared to hockey skaters that focuses on balance, power, agility, speed​ and endurance​. Skills, techniques and conditioning drills are taught in a progressive format that emphasizes how the skills apply to game situations. PowerSkate provides an alternative to figure skating and is an excellent complement for those athletes playing on hockey teams.

  • Initiation & Novice aged skaters: 4-4:45pm ​(with the exception of Sept. 25th which is @ 7-7:45pm)
  • Atom & Peewee aged skaters: 4:45-5:30pm​ ​(with the exception of Sept. 25th which is @ 7:45-8:30pm)

Fall 2018- 210$, Winter 2019- 200$ Commit to the full year= 350$ ​(+35$ Skate Canada Fee)

Come join us at our one day TRY-IT session Tuesday September 18th @ 4:15-5:15 pm. Session is FREE- Call 403-762-1251 to register.

CanPowerSkate is geared to skaters aged approximately six or older who already have basic forward and backward skating skills (they must be able to skate the length of the rink using alternate strides) and are able to stop on command without use of the boards. For safety reasons participants should wear full hockey equipment that is CSA approved. The coach to skater ratio is 1:10.