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Program Assistants 

Our 2015-2016 program assistants


Program assistants are an important component to the CanSkate program. They assist the Skate Canada coach on the delivery of the program. Some of their responsibilities include: 

  • Managing groups
  • Effectively demonstrating skills and progressions
  • Reinforcing learned skills (follow-up on coach instruction) by repeating demonstrations and explanation
  • Leading warm-ups and cool-downs
  • Leading circuits, drill, group activities
  • Maintaining continuous interaction with the assigned CanSkate group on the ice.

Program Assistant - Minimum requirements 

Candidates must demonstrate:

  • A helping nature
  • Patience with children
  • An ability to communicate ideas clearly
  • Ability to lead activities in a creative and enthusiastic manner

Other considerations:

  • Be a minimum of 12 years of age
  • Passed the complete Preliminary Free Skating Test
  • Must have completed 2 full years with the club.

You are responsible to provide copies of all updated information via email ( 48 houres BEFORE registration:
  • Borough issued documents for Low-income families wishing to benefit from a discount. (Fall-Winter session only)
Registrations which have been completed without providing the mandatory documents and a confirmation of the account update will not receive the associated discounts. In accordance with the borough policies, no adjustments will be issued once the registration has been finalized by the account holder.