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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.

 

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, Alex, Leyla, Brooke, Jaana

LEARN TO SKATE AGES 3-6 and 6-12

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 3-6 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
  • AGES 3 – 12  BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE 
  • Skaters will work on all aspects of skating, learning stops, turns, edges and glides while also adding speed to basic forward & backwards skating.
  • AGES  6 – 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

2023 fall registration

Preschool Skate Group one

2023 FALL SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 8:35am – 9:05am
Session Dates: September 17*, 24, October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17 (13 weeks) *September 17th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 24th
Ages: 3, 4, 5 
Cost: $390 + HST
Instructor: Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Abbey, Leyla, Claire
PRESCHOOL: VERY Beginner
Registration Requirements: new skater AGES 3 TO 5 with little to no experience
THIS IS AN INTRODUCTION TO LEARN TO SKATE!

Preschool Skate Group two

2023 FALL SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 9:10am – 9:40am
Session Dates: September 17*, 24, October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17 (13 weeks) *September 17th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 24th
Ages: 3, 4, 5 
Cost: $390 + HST
Instructor: Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Abbey, Leyla, Claire
PRESCHOOL: VERY Beginner
Registration Requirements: new skater AGES 3 TO 5 with little to no experience
THIS IS AN INTRODUCTION TO LEARN TO SKATE!

PRESCHOOL SKATE AND Learn to Skate Group THREE

2023 FALL SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 9:45am – 10:15am
Session Dates: September 17*, 24, October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17 (13 weeks) *September 17th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 24th
Ages: PreSchool Skate Ages 3-5 and Learn to Skate Ages 4-6
Cost: $390 + HST
Instructor: Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Abbey, Leyla, Claire

BEGINNER GROUP
Registration Requirements:
new skater AGES 3 TO 5 with little to no experience or BEGINNER skater ages 4-6

PRESCHOOL SKATE AND Learn to Skate Group FOUR

2023 FALL SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 10:20am – 10:50am
Session Dates: September 17*, 24, October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17 (13 weeks) *September 17th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 24th

Ages: PreSchool Skate Ages 3-5 and Learn to Skate Ages 4-6
Cost: $390 + HST
Instructor: Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Abbey, Leyla, Claire

BEGINNER GROUP
Registration Requirements:
new skater AGES 3 TO 5 with little to no experience or BEGINNER skater ages 4-6

Learn to Skate Group FIVE

2023 FALL SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 10:55am – 11:25am
Session Dates: September 17*, 24, October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17 (13 weeks) *September 17th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 24th
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $390 + HST
Instructor: Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Abbey, Leyla, Claire
BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE GROUP 
Registration Requirements: passed group 1 or 2 

Intro to Power Skating GROUP SIX

2023 FALL SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays  11:30am – 12:00pm
Session Dates: September 17*, 24, October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17 (13 weeks) *September 17th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 24th
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $390 + HST
Instructor: Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Abbey, Leyla, Claire
INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED GROUP
Registration Requirements: INTERMEDIATE skater/ADVANCED skater  or graduate of groups 1, 2, 3
Hockey Stick required for Group 6! 

2024 WINTER REGISTRATION

2024 Winter groups are full - please REGISTER FOR SPRING PROGRAM FURTHER DOWN THE PAGE

PRESCHOOL SKATE AND Learn to Skate Group one

2024 WINTER SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 8:35am – 9:05am
Session Dates: January 14*, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 3, 17, 24 (9 weeks) *January 14th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 21st
Ages: 3, 4, 5, 6
Cost: $270 + HST
Instructor:Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Leyla, Brooke, Jaana
BEGINNER GROUP
Registration Requirements: new skater AGES 3 TO 5 with little to no experience or BEGINNER skater ages 4-6

Preschool Skate Group two

2024 WINTER SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 9:10am – 9:40am
Session Dates: January 14*, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 3, 17, 24 (9 weeks) *January 14th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 21st
Ages: 3, 4, 5 
Cost: $270 + HST
Instructor:Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Leyla, Brooke, Jaana
PRESCHOOL: VERY Beginner
Registration Requirements: new skater AGES 3 TO 5 with little to no experience
THIS IS AN INTRODUCTION TO LEARN TO SKATE!

PRESCHOOL SKATE AND Learn to Skate Group THREE

2024 WINTER SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 9:45am – 10:15am
Session Dates: January 14*, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 3, 17, 24 (9 weeks) *January 14th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 21st
Ages: 3, 4, 5, 6
Cost: $270 + HST
Instructor:Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Leyla, Brooke, Jaana
BEGINNER GROUP
Registration Requirements: new skater AGES 3 TO 5 with little to no experience or BEGINNER skater ages 4-6

PRESCHOOL SKATE AND Learn to Skate Group FOUR

2024 WINTER SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 10:20am – 10:50am
Session Dates: January 14*, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 3, 17, 24 (9 weeks) *January 14th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 21st
Ages: 3, 4, 5, 6
Cost: $270 + HST
Instructor:Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Leyla, Brooke, Jaana
BEGINNER GROUP
Registration Requirements: new skater AGES 3 TO 5 with little to no experience or BEGINNER skater ages 4-6

Learn to Skate Group FIVE

2024 WINTER SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 10:55am – 11:25am
Session Dates: January 14*, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 3, 17, 24 (9 weeks) *January 14th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 21st
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $270 + HST
Instructor:Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Leyla, Brooke, Jaana
BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE GROUP 
Registration Requirements: passed group beginner group

Intro to Power Skating GROUP SIX

2024 WINTER SESSION

Day & Time: Sundays 11:30am – 12:00pm
Session Dates: January 14*, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 3, 17, 24 (9 weeks) *January 14th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 21st
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $270 + HST
Instructor:Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Leyla, Brooke, Jaana
INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED GROUP
Registration Requirements: INTERMEDIATE skater/ADVANCED skater  or graduate of group 5
Hockey Stick required for Group 6! 

2024 SPRING REGISTRATION

Learn to Skate Group one ages 3-6

BEGINNER GROUP

Day & Time: Sundays 8:35am – 9:05am
Session Dates: April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23 (11 weeks) *April 7th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 14th
Ages: 3 – 6
Cost: $330 + HST
Instructor: Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Abi, Leyla
Registration Requirements: new skater or beginner skaters

LEARN TO SKATE GROUP TWO AGES 3-6

BEGINNER GROUP

Day & Time: Sundays 9:10am – 9:40am
Session Dates: April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23 (11 weeks) *April 7th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 14th
Ages: 3 – 6
Cost: $330 + HST
Instructor: Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Abi, Leyla
Registration Requirements: new skater or beginner skaters

Learn to Skate Group THREE ages 3-6

BEGINNER GROUP

Day & Time: Sundays 9:45am – 10:15am
Session Dates: April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23 (11 weeks) *April 7th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 14th
Ages: 3 – 6
Cost: $330 + HST
Instructor: Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Abi, Leyla
Registration Requirements: new skater or beginner skaters

LEARN TO SKATE GROUP FOUR AGES 3-6

BEGINNER GROUP

Day & Time: Sundays 10:20am – 10:50am
Session Dates: April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23 (11 weeks) *April 7th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 14th
Ages: 3 – 6
Cost: $330 + HST
Instructor: Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Abi, Leyla
Registration Requirements: new skater or beginner skaters

Learn to Skate Group FIVE ages 6-12

BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE GROUP

Day & Time: Sundays 10:55am – 11:25am
Session Dates: April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23 (11 weeks) *April 7th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 14th
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $330 + HST
Instructor: Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Abi, Leyla
Registration Requirements: beginner & intermediate skaters

Intro to Power Skating GROUP SIX

ADVANCED GROUP

Day & Time: Sundays 11:30am – 12:00pm
Session Dates: April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23 (11 weeks) *April 7th evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 14th
Ages: 5-12
Cost: $330 + HST
Instructor: Jaymie, Alistair, Alex, Abi, Leyla
Requirements: Advanced skaters
Hockey Stick required for Group 6!