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Hockey Skating

Hockey Skating at the Mariposa School of Skating focus on building a solid foundation of proper skating habits that will then be applied to practice and game situations. Our key goal is building good habits with careful skill and drill progressions designed by Paul Matheson.  For more information about private lessons with Paul Matheson, please visit Evolution Skating Development

Edge and Balance

Edge and Balance- Plus for individual player is a 5 week program. 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. Maximum 12 skaters with two Mariposa School of Skating Coaches.

Edge and Balance for Teams– This is a hockey skating development program designed by Paul Matheson to build a strong foundation of balance and edge awareness. Please 705-721-1223 or email info@skatemariposa.com for more information.

Power Skating

Power Skating with Victor Pollowy- Explosive acceleration, proper use of edges, improved lateral movement, increased balance, precise stopping, body checking, puck control and play making drills. Our focus is aiding the player to take his or her game to the next level.

Hockey Programs

Ongoing. Ends:August312024

Skate Canada Membership 2023-2024

Skate Canada Membership for skaters planning to represent the Mariposa School of Skating in the 2023/2024 season.  This fee is non-refundable.
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Ongoing. Ends:April232024

Edge & Balance Plus: Crossovers

This program is under the direction of Paul Matheson
The program runs for 5 weeks.
Tuesday 4:00-4:50pm
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Ongoing. Ends:April252024

Edge & Balance Plus: Tight Turns & Escapes

This program is under the direction of Paul Matheson
The program runs for 5 weeks.
Thursday 4:00-4:50pm
Out of Stock
Ongoing. Ends:May82024

Power Skating Spring 2024

Program runs for 5 weeks

  • All skaters must pre-register for each class online and then check-in at desk upon arrival.
  • All sessions max 30 skaters
  • All sessions will be divided into groups according to the skaters level.
  • This program requires full equipment
 
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Ongoing. Ends:May122024

Spring Pre-Canskate 2024

Pre-CanSkate is a dynamic learn-to-skate program that focuses on fun, participation and basic skill development. Based on Skate Canada’s long term athlete development (LTAD) principles, CanSkate centers on physical literacy and the fundamental skills needed to take part in any ice sport or to skate as a recreational activity. Pre-Canskaters must be 2-4 years of age.  If your child is under 6 years of age and has completed the PreCanskate Ribbon, they may register for the CANSKATE program. Taught by NCCP-trained professional coaches, assisted by trained program assistants.

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Ongoing. Ends:May122024

Spring Canskate 2024

CanSkate is a dynamic learn-to-skate program that focuses on fun, participation and basic skill development. Based on Skate Canada’s long term athlete development (LTAD) principles, CanSkate centers on physical literacy and the fundamental skills needed to take part in any ice sport or to skate as a recreational activity. Canskaters must be 5 years of age OR passed stage one to do this program. If your child is under 6 and has received their CANSKATE RIBBON they may register for Canskate. Taught by NCCP-trained professional coaches, assisted by trained program assistants.

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Upcoming. Starts:July22024

Summer Camp (Canskate, Figure and Hockey Skating) 2024

The Mariposa Summer camp is the only skating camp in the area to offer multi sport participation. 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 physical development while learning valuable skills on land, on ice and in water!      
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Upcoming. Starts:July32024

Summer Pre-Canskate & Canskate 2024

Pre-CanSkate is a dynamic learn-to-skate program that focuses on fun, participation and basic skill development. Based on Skate Canada’s long term athlete development (LTAD) principles, CanSkate centers on physical literacy and the fundamental skills needed to take part in any ice sport or to skate as a recreational activity. Pre-Canskaters must be 2-4 years of age.  If your child is under 6 years of age and has completed the PreCanskate Ribbon, they may register for the CANSKATE program. CanSkate is a dynamic learn-to-skate program that focuses on fun, participation and basic skill development. Based on Skate Canada’s long term athlete development (LTAD) principles, CanSkate centers on physical literacy and the fundamental skills needed to take part in any ice sport or to skate as a recreational activity. Canskaters must be 5 years of age OR passed stage one to do this program. Taught by NCCP-trained professional coaches, assisted by trained program assistants.

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Upcoming. Starts:August62024

Summer Hockey Skating Camp 2024

Activities vary from
  • Daily Lessons with a skating expert trained by Paul Matheson
  • Daily Dryland
Spend your summer improving your skating while learning valuable physical development on land and ICE! 6 years old and up
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Kudos to Mariposa! While you continue to provide 'standard of excellence' your seminar encompassed a healthy and positive atmosphere. No matter the age, the home club location, it was all so heart warming to watch figure skaters on the ice working so hard.
— Gwen —