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.

 

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 7-12

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  5 – 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

2024 FALL REGISTRATION

The first session date is evaluation and orientation day.  After evaluations, your child could be moved to another group.

Learn to Skate Group one ages 3-6

BEGINNER GROUP

Day & Time: Sundays 8:35am to 9:05am
Session Dates: September 22, 29, October 6, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24 December 1, 8, 15 (12 weeks) *September 22nd evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 29th
Ages: 3-6
Cost: $360 + HST
Instructor: 
LEVEL: Beginner
Registration Requirements: new skater or beginner skater

LEARN TO SKATE GROUP TWO AGES 3-6

BEGINNER GROUP

Day & Time: Sundays 9:10am – 9:40am
Session Dates: September 22, 29, October 6, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24 December 1, 8, 15 (12 weeks) *September 22nd evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 29th
Ages: 3-6
Cost: $360 + HST
Instructor: 
LEVEL: Beginner
Registration Requirements: new skater or beginner skater

Learn to Skate Group THREE ages 3-6

BEGINNER GROUP

Day & Time: Sundays 9:45am – 10:15am
Session Dates: September 22, 29, October 6, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24 December 1, 8, 15 (12 weeks) *September 22nd evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 29th
Ages: 3-6
Cost: $360 + HST
Instructor: 
LEVEL: Beginner
Registration Requirements: new skater or beginner skater

LEARN TO SKATE GROUP FOUR AGES 3-6

BEGINNER GROUP

Day & Time: Sundays 10:20am – 10:50am
Session Dates: September 22, 29, October 6, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24 December 1, 8, 15 (12 weeks) *September 22nd evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 29th
Ages: 3-6
Cost: $360 + HST
Instructor: 
LEVEL: Beginner
Registration Requirements: new skater or beginner skater

Learn to Skate Group FIVE ages 7-12

BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE GROUP

Day & Time: Sundays 10:55am – 11:25am
Session Dates: September 22, 29, October 6, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24 December 1, 8, 15 (12 weeks) *September 22nd evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 29th
Ages: 7-12
Cost: $360 + HST
Instructor: 
LEVEL: Beginner & Intermediate 
Registration Requirements: new skater or beginner skater

PrePower Skating GROUP SIX

INTERMEDIATE GROUP

Day & Time: Sundays 11:30am – 12:00pm
Session Dates: September 22, 29, October 6, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24 December 1, 8, 15 (12 weeks) *September 22nd evaluation & orientation formal lessons will start on the 29th
Ages: 4-8
Cost: $360 + HST
Instructor: 
LEVEL: Intermediate skater
Registration Requirements: completed & passed learn to skate beginner

Hockey Stick required for Group 6

Skaters are welcome to wear full hockey gear.