The Burlington Pond, Hockey Training Centre Proudly family owned and operated since 2000.

(905) 631-9061

845 Harrington Court, Unit 8 Burlington, Ontario Canada, L7N 3P3

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QUESTIONS? The quickest way to connect with us is by sending us an email to info@thepond.ca 

If the program you are registering for is FULL. Please continue with the online registration your child will be WAITLISTED. You will be in our system to be contacted if a spot opens up or if we expand. AT THE BURLINGTON POND, we do not hold players back. If we deem midway through a session that your child should be a higher level clinic we will move them to the appropriate clinic! Upon Pond Instructor approval!

 

Preschool & Learn to Skate registration

Our Learn to Skate Program offers a friendly fun-filled first-time on-ice instruction. We highly recommend skaters complete and graduate sessions to gain the skating skills needed to build a solid hockey foundation. Skaters will be taught the fundamentals of skating; forward skating, backward skating, balance, turning, stopping, crossovers and edges. The Learn to Skate is the build blocks to achieve all levels of hockey House League or Rep Hockey!

Mandatory & Suggested Equipment:

  • Helmet with a face mask (mandatory)
  • Hockey Skates or Figure Skates (Plastic Skates are not recommended)
  • Snow pants & Jacket
  • Gloves / Mittens
  • *Knee / Elbow pads should be worn, however sometimes they can restrict movement for very small children

LEARN TO SKATE INSTRUCTORS: JAYMIE (program coordinator) ALISTAIR, JAYMIE, ABI, LEYLA, ALEX

PRESCHOOL SKATE AGES 3,4,5

PreSchool Registration Requirements: 

  • THIS IS AN INTRODUCTION TO LEARN TO SKATE!
  • The first session date is evaluation and orientation day.  After evaluations, your child could be moved to another group.
  • AGES 3-5 registration requirements: new skater with little to no experience
  • Skaters will learn the basics of falling and getting up on their own, forward and backward skating, and build confidence on ice

Preschool Skate Group one

2023 WINTER SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 8:35am – 9:05am
Session Dates: January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 5, 19, 26 (9 weeks)
Ages: 3, 4, 5
Cost: $180 + HST

Registration requirement please see above

2023 SPRING SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 8:35am – 9:05am
Session Dates: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11, 18 (9 weeks)
Ages: 3, 4, 5 
Cost: $225 + HST

Registration requirement please see above

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE UPCOMING WEEKS!

Preschool Skate Group two

2023 WINTER SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 9:10am – 9:40am
Session Dates: January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 5, 19, 26 (9 weeks)
Ages: 3, 4, 5
Cost: $180 + HST

Registration requirement please see above

2023 SPRING SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 9:10am – 9:40am
Session Dates: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11, 18 (9 weeks)
Ages: 3, 4, 5 
Cost: $225 + HST

Registration requirement please see above

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE UPCOMING WEEKS!

LEARN TO SKATE AGES 4-12

Learn to Skate Registration Requirements: 

  • The first session date is evaluation and orientation day.  After evaluations, your child could be moved to another group.
  • AGES 4 – 12  BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE Skaters or graduate of preschool skate
  • Skaters will work on all aspects of skating, learning stops, turns, edges and glides while also adding speed to basic forward & backwards skating.
  • AGES  7 – 12 ADVANCED Skaters Introduction to Power Skating This program focuses on forwards and backwards skating development, Introduction to edges, and Basic stopping. Hockey Pucks will be introduced as the clinic progresses. Hockey Stick required!

Late registration is subject to availability

Learn to Skate Group one

2023 WINTER SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 9:45am – 10:15am
Session Dates: January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 5, 19, 26 (9 weeks)
Ages:
 4-12
Cost: $225 + HST
BEGINNER GROUP ONE
Registration Requirements: passed preschool skate or BEGINNER skater

2023 SPRING SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 9:45am – 10:15am
Session Dates: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11, 18 (9 weeks)
Ages: 4 -12
Cost: $270 + HST
BEGINNER GROUP ONE
Registration Requirements: passed preschool skate or BEGINNER skater

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE UPCOMING WEEKS!

Learn to Skate Group TWO

2023 WINTER SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 10:20am – 10:50am
Session Dates: January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 5, 19, 26 (9 weeks)
Ages:
 4-12
Cost: $225 + HST

BEGINNER GROUP TWO
Registration Requirements: passed preschool skate or BEGINNER skater

2023 SPRING SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 10:20am – 10:50am
Session Dates: 
April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11, 18 (9 weeks)
Ages: 
4 -12
Cost: $
270 + HST

BEGINNER GROUP TWO
Registration Requirements: passed preschool skate or BEGINNER skater

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE UPCOMING WEEKS!

Learn to Skate Group THREE

2023 WINTER SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 10:55am – 11:25am
Session Dates: January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 5, 19, 26 (9 weeks)
Ages:
 4-12
Cost: $225 + HST

BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE GROUP THREE
Registration Requirements: passed group 1 or 2 

2023 SPRING SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 10:55am – 11:25am
Session Dates: 
April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11, 18 (9 weeks)
Ages: 
4 -12
Cost: 
$270 + HST

BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE GROUP THREE
Registration Requirements: passed group 1 or 2 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE UPCOMING WEEKS!

Learn to Skate Group FOUR - Intro to Power Skating

2023 WINTER SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 11:30am – 12:00pm
Session Dates: January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 5, 19, 26 (9 weeks)
Ages:
7-12
Cost: $225 + HST
INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED GROUP FOUR
Registration Requirements: INTERMEDIATE skater/ADVANCED skater  or graduate of groups 1, 2, 3

Hockey Stick required for Group 4! 

2023 SPRING SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 11:30am – 12:00pm
Session Dates: 
April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11, 18 (9 weeks)
Ages: 
4 -12
Cost: 
$270 + HST
INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED GROUP FOUR
Registration Requirements: INTERMEDIATE skater/ADVANCED skater  or graduate of groups 1, 2, 3

Hockey Stick required for Group 4! 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE UPCOMING WEEKS!