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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

Holiday Ice Schedule 2018

Singles Skaters Monday December 24th and 31st 7:00am-11:00am ARC/BLUE December 27th and 28th January 2nd and 3rd ARC/BLUE 7:30am-8:30am 8:40am-9:40am 9:50am-10:50am 11:00am-12:00pm 12:10pm-1:10pm 1:20pm-2:30pm   Dancers Monday December 24th 7:30am-11:00am ARC/RED Thursday December 27th 8:00am-11:30am ARC/RED Friday December 28th 8:30-12:00pm BMC Monday December 31st 7:30am-11:00am ARC/RED Tuesday January 1st 11:00am-12:30am TBA Wednesday January 2nd 8:30am-12:00pm TBA Thursday January 3rd 7:30am-11:00am ARC/RED Friday January 4th 7:30am-11:00am BMC   Happy Holidays from all of us at Mariposa!    

*NEW Camp Schedule

Summer Camp Schedule as of Aug 3 *updated Aug 3 2018 This program is 8:00am-5:00pm for young skaters ages 6-11  

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.        

Office closed

Our office will be closed Monday January 22nd and reopen Tuesday January 23rd at 7:45 am

Day Ice Schedule

6:30-8:20* Flood  8:30-9:30  Flood 9:40-10:40 Flood 10:50-11:35 Flood 11:45-12:30 Flood 12:40-1:40 Flood 1:50-3:30* 1 Ticket per hour

March Break Camp Registration- NOW OPEN

Register now for March Break Camp! Click on the program you wish to register for below. Space is limited. Canskate Figure Skating Hockey Camp includes: On Ice Instruction with qualified coaches Stay Safe Program Swim to Survive Physical activity each day (ie. mini trampoline, TRX etc. Flexibility class      

March Break Camp

The Mariposa March Break 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 March Break improving your skating while learning valuable life skills for home, on ice and in water! On Ice Programs for skaters in Canskate, Figure Skating (Starskate) and Hockey Group instruction delivered by a Mariposa Coach per day. Stay Safe Certification Swim to Survive Daily Fitness including mini trampolines, TRX and Flexibility classes…

Mariposa Enrichment

Enrichment offers programming in consultation with the Simcoe County District School Board to enrich skaters with common goals both on and off the ice.  Enrichment includes ice time, coaching with Mariposa Guest Coaches and limited group sizes (maximum 12 skaters per day, 6 skaters per group).  Each skater will receive a free gift from Additional extracurricular activities are included to help enrich a skaters understanding of pathways for professional, competitive and volunteerism in the sport.  Past groups have performed during the Barrie Colts Intermission, the City of Barrie in Winterskate and Mariposa's Annual Christmas Charity Show.  Skaters have also attended…

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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Over the past 2 years our hockey team has participated in Mariposa’s skating program as part of our team development. I have observed immediate and long term results from each of our players edges, agility and Transitions. The results have been remarkable and as a coach I firmly believe in the skill of skating as critical foundation to any player. We will continue to invest our teams development money with Mariposa now and in the future. Mariposa’s staff is world class and nothing compares to the Team Edge and Balance Program! Shawn Bovair Head Coach Barrie Minor Hockey Minor Atom AA Shawn Bovair Police Constable #7473 Operational Support Division - Crime Prevention Unit
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