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STARSkate figure skating programs

STARSkate offers opportunities for skaters of all ages to develop fundamental figure skating skills in the areas of ice dance, skating skills, free skate and interpretive skating. Unique in Canada, this program teaches figure skating skills in a group and/or private lesson format in a progressive and sequential manner. Skaters have the opportunity to take Skate Canada assessments through a nationally standardized testing system. 

STARSkate is split-up into two levels of skills and assessments: STAR 1-5 and STAR 6-Gold. (Please see the chart at the bottom of the page for all skills in the STARSkate program).

Calgary North Edge Skating Academy offers the following programs (please click on the link for more detail):

Intro to Figure Skating (STAR 1)

Star 2-5 figure skating program

Star 6-Gold figure skating program 

When you/your child registers for our STARSkate program, you also become a member of Skate Canada and will have access to:

  • opportunities to be recognized through a nationally standardized assessment system for achieving specific figure skating skills
  • invitational and interclub competitions, including the STARSkate championship stream
  • STARSkate Skater of the Year awards program
  • Special STARSkate events and club functions
  • Opportunity to be talent-assessed
  • Opportunity for personal growth and the development of important life skills such as goal-setting, self-discipline, confidence, time management, healthy lifestyle and coping strategies to deal with success and failure.