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Summer Spirit days

All Wednesday in Summer school will be Spirit day July 3rd Red and White day July 10th Tie-Dye Day July 17th Hawaiian Day July 24th Neon Day July 31st Mexican Fiesta Day August 7th Jersey day August 14th Wacky Hair Day

Break Ice 2019 (May June)

DAY ICE MAY 2019 MAY 13TH-17TH Monday-Thursday 2:10-5:00pm Friday 11:10-2:00pm MAY 21TH-24TH NO-ICE MAY 27TH-31ST Monday-Thursday 12:10-5:00pm Friday 11:10-2:00pm JUNE 3rd-21st Monday-Friday 6:30AM-1:00PM   *All skaters must register with the office or online prior to using this ice time (link provided below) *All skaters must sign in on the clip board provided on the boards. Day Ice *Allandale recreation center is a public facility, please do not keep valuables in dressing rooms.

Mariposa Summer Camp 2019

Summer Camp Schedule 2019 Day Camp is for skaters looking for childcare for the day while also experiencing the benefits of a multi sport camp that includes TRX, Mini trampolining, Pilates, Zumba, Swimming and of course Skating! Camp runs July2nd-August 16th 8:00am-5:00pm   The Mariposa Skating camp is the only skating camp in the area to offer multi sport participation from Olympic and World level coaches.  Hosted at the Allandale Recreation Centre, a state of the art facility which offers a multitude of recreation and training services.  Spend your summer improving your skating while learning valuable physical development skills on…

Synchronized Skating at Mariposa

Mariposa is excited to offer a NEW synchronized skating program! This new program involves a Synchro Development Series in April for new and experienced synchro skaters from around the region.  This opportunity is offered to skaters of all levels from all skating clubs as a way to connect, develop and learn new synchro-specific skills with various Mariposa coaches. Mariposa is also happy to announce the launch of Team Mariposa - Barrie's newest youth synchronized skating teams. All skaters with and without synchro experience are welcome.  Teams are being fielded for various levels and include skaters working on Canskate Level 5…

43rd Annual Mariposa Seminar

43rd Annual Mariposa Seminar Registration is now online! Register today spots filled up in 2018 by March 11th Coaches and skaters of all levels welcome!! Mariposa Seminar Poster 2019

Spring Skating

**REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR SPRING SCHOOL** *ALL REGISTRATION MUST BE DONE ONLINE* Power Skating with Scott Grover April 2-May 3.  Edge and Balance program designed by Paul Matheson April 3-May 3.   Star 1-5 & 5-10 April 9-May 10.   CanSkate Saturday at East Bayfield 9:00am-10:00am March 17-April 14. CanSkate Sunday at Allandale 9:00am-10:00am April 8-May 6. CanSkate Monday and Wednesday 5:30 at Allandale April 9-May 9.        

Hockey Edge and Balance Program

New Program* Edge and Balance - This program is specifically designed by Paul Matheson to build a foundation of balance and edge awareness that is a key first step in the development of players at this particular age and level. Players will be introduced to concepts such as forward and backwards inside and outside edges through exercises that are based around detailed repetition. Each player will receive five weeks of instruction with two professional skating instructors from Mariposa School of Skating that specialize in working with athletes at this age and level. Power Skating with Scott Grover- Explosive acceleration, proper…

National Champion of Malaysia Julian Yee shares his secret

As figure skating fans tuned into Worlds last month, they saw the result of hundreds of thousands of hours dedicated to training. To the figure skaters who were watching, they know just how difficult it is to reach that level.  Young girls and boys will dream of the world stage and their parents attempt to navigate through the figure skating world to help them reach their goals.  In Canada, we are fortunate to have rinks in most towns and programs dedicated to figure skating.  Our coaches are Nationally Certified and we have a strong federation which helps us to navigate…

March Break Spring Day Camp – March 13-17, 2017

We are offer March Break camp for skaters 6yrs and up, March 12-17 2018 Open to figure skaters and hockey players. This is a fantastic way for athletes to spend their week learning new skills and making new friends, This is a multi sport camp with, skating skills, yoga, TRX training, stretch class, Mini trampoline class and more. We offer the only skating camp in the area that runs in a full facility dedicated to teaching and developing elite skaters. March Break Camp March 12-17 2018

My Year At Mariposa

In June of 2013, I travelled to Barrie, ON for the Mariposa School of Skating’s Annual Seminar, and a couple weeks of summer school. Knowing the world-class skaters that had come out of Mariposa, the nature of the sport, and my ability at the time, I was nervous that I’d be out of place. As soon as I walked through the doors, I was at peace with the friendly atmosphere and the staff’s willing enthusiasm to help skaters achieve their goals. It’s now summer of 2014 and I’m still here! The access to everything a high performance athlete needs, essentially…

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I have been bringing skaters to the Mariposa Seminar for 18 years. Every year is a fabulous experience for both my skaters as well as myself. It never ceases to amaze me how professional everyone is and how willing this team of coaches is to share information to both the skaters as well as the coaches at the seminar.
— Charleen Cameron, St. Margarets Bay Skating Club —