Streetsville Meadowvale Skating Club is Mississauga’s largest skating club, and we’ve been teaching skills, technique and sportsmanship to all levels of skaters in our community for more than 50 years. We offer a dynamic and comprehensive range of programs year-round – from learn to skate to recreational skating, figure skating and power skating – that improve the skills of our 600+ members.
SMSC skaters, both male and female, range in age from 4 to adult. Our aim is to help each skater achieve his or her personal goals, enhance self-esteem and promote a healthy lifestyle. We do this by teaching the high quality skating skills in a friendly, accessible, team-oriented environment.
Based in Rink 3 of Meadowvale Four Rinks, we are a not-for-profit Skate Canada-sanctioned club with our year-round operations made possible thanks to our dedicated team of volunteers, who work alongside professional skating coaches.
SMSC Mission Statement
We will deliver comprehensive, high quality skating programs - for skaters of all ages and skill levels - in a friendly team-oriented environment, designed to help our members achieve personal goals while promoting good sportsmanship, competitive spirit and life skills.
CanSkate is Skate Canada's flagship learn-to-skate program, developed by experts to teach the fundamentals of skating to beginners of all ages. CanSkate provides a solid background for all ice sports and is suitable for new skaters as well as those with some experience. CanSkate is the feeder program to all other Skate Canada Skating Programs.
When you sign up for CanSkate you will be in a program that focuses on fun, participation and basic skill development. You will earn badges and other incentives as you learn fundamental skating skills. Lessons are given in a group format and led by an NCCP certified professional coach. Professional coaches are assisted by trained Program Assistants. The coach to student ratio is a maximum of 1:8. Skaters progress at their own rate and coaches make sessions active using teaching aids and a wide variety of activities that create a fun environment and promote learning.
Skills, Test, Achievement, Recognition - that is what STARSkate is all about
STARSkate offers opportunities for skaters of all ages to develop fundamental figure skating skills in areas of ice dance, skating skill, free skate and interpretive skating. Unique in Canada, this program teaches figure skating in a group and/or private lesson format in a progressive and sequential manner and includes specifically designed awards and incentives. Skaters have the opportunity to take Skate Canada Tests through a nationally standardized testing system.
Skaters who wish to challenge their figure skating skills and who show potential as competitive skaters can participate in the CompetitiveSkate program.
CompetitiveSkate is a program for skaters in singles, pair and ice dance wishing to compete in qualifying events within Skate Canada. The Skate Canada CompetitiveSkate Program offers nationally standardized competitions to competitive skaters. These events are the stepping stones to things such as the National Team and the World and Olympic teams. Skaters competing in the qualifying event structure can do so at the Juvenile (optional category), Pre-Novice, Novice, Junior and Senior levels in singles, pair and ice dance.
CanPowerSkate is Canada's only nationally regulated power skating program. Our program uses expert techniques to develop players' agility, acceleration and endurance through strong and controlled edges, quick turns and powerful stops and starts.
Our CanPower sessions are led by experienced professional power skating/figure skating coaches with many years of experience with players at all levels -- house league, A/AA/AAA, and up to the OHL. Skaters must be able to skate forwards/backwards and stop independently. On-ice instruction requires full hockey gear + sticks.
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