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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:July202023

Skate Canada Membership 2022-2023

Skate Canada Membership for skaters planning to represent the Mariposa School of Skating in the 2022/2023 season.  This fee is non-refundable.
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Ongoing. Ends:February92023

Edge and Balance Plus: Backwards

This program is under the direction of Paul Matheson
The program runs for 5 weeks.
Thursday 4:00-4:50pm
Out of Stock
Upcoming. Starts:February162023

Edge and Balance Plus: Turning & Transitions

This program is under the direction of Paul Matheson
The program runs for 5 weeks.
Thursday 4:00-4:50pm
THERE WILL BE NO EDGE & BALANCE ON THE MARCH BREAK
Out of Stock
Upcoming. Starts:March132023

Hockey March Break Camp 2023

Activities vary from
  • Daily Lessons with Paul Matheson 1 hour
  • Power Skating 1 hour
  • Swimming
  • Daily Dryland
Spend your March Break improving your skating while learning valuable physical development on land and ICE! 6 years old and up
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Upcoming. Starts:March132023

March Break Camp Canskate & Figure Skating 2023

Activities vary from
  • Daily Group Lessons 2 hours (time is divided throughout the day)
  • Swimming,
  • Daily Dryland
Spend your March Break improving your skating while learning valuable physical development on land and ICE!
All participants must be 6 years old and up
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Upcoming. Starts:April102023

Power Skating

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 23 skaters
  • All sessions will be divided into groups according to the skaters level.
  • This program requires full equipment
 
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Upcoming. Starts:April102023

Spring Canskate (Learn to Skate) 2023

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:April102023

Spring Pre-Canskate (Learn to Skate) 2023

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:April112023

Edge and Balance Plus: Acceleration

This program is under the direction of Paul Matheson
The program runs for 5 weeks.
Thursday 4:00-4:50pm
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Upcoming. Starts:April132023

Edge and Balance Plus: x-overs

This program is under the direction of Paul Matheson
The program runs for 5 weeks.
Thursday 4:00-4:50pm
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Upcoming. Starts:August82023

Summer Hockey Skating Camp 2023

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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