Program Decriptions for Kathi Plug Power Skate & St. Catharines Recreational Skate

RECskate (4-15yrs)
RECskate Levels 1-7 are taught. Parents providing they wear skates will be allowed on the ice on Week 1 only. Helmet with face cage is mandatory for skaters 7 years and under.

Jr. RECfigureskate
Must have passed RECskate Level 1. Figure skates are mandatory.

Sr. RECfigureskate
Must have passed RECskate Level 7. Figure skates are mandatory.

POWERskate
The classes ages 4 through 11 years are full instruction of all the skills relating to hockey and ringette. Forward stride, backward skating, stops, turns, crossovers forward and backward. This is not a learn-to-skate program. The skater must be able to move forward minimally and able to get up from falling down. Power Skate levels 1-8 are done with full ice drills and skaters will work on skills in a group according to their skill level.
Full equipment, face cage, mouthguard and stick are mandatory for these sessions.

ELITE POWERskate
This class takes all of the skills learned in the above classes and now increases the endurance, proficiency of each skill and the strength of each stride. The Elite skater MUST be able to do forward and backward crossovers. The skater must have passed Level 6 or on a AA or AAA team. Full equipment, face cage, mouthguard and stick are mandatory for these sessions.

RECskate Parent & Tot (2-6yrs)
RECskate Levels are taught. Parents must wear skates to accompany child on ice. Helmet with face cage is mandatory for these sessions.

RECskate Preschool (3-6yrs)
RECskate Levels are taught. Preschool signifies daytime programs. Parents providing they wear skates will be allowed on the ice with their child during Week 1 . Helmet with face cage is mandatory for these sessions.

RECskate Mini Power
Combination of RECskate and Powerskate skills are taught. Must have passed RECskate Silver Pre Level 1. Hockey skates and helmet with face cage is mandatory for these sessions.

Adult RECskate
RECskate Levels 1-7 are taught. All levels of skaters are welcome. The daytime sessions will be shared with RECskate classes but will be kept totally separate. Beginners are encouraged to wear any type of helmet.

Adult POWERskate
Designed for skaters that know how to skate but wish to improve their skating skills, speed, strength and endurance. Full equipment and stick are mandatory.

RECskate Parent & Tot (2-6yrs)
RECskate Levels are taught. Parents must wear skates to accompany child on ice. Helmet with face cage is mandatory.

Adult RECskate
RECskate Levels 1-7 are taught. All levels of skaters are welcome. The daytime sessions will be shared with RECskate classes but will be kept totally separate. Beginners are encouraged to wear a helmet.

Adult POWERskate
Designed for skaters that know how to skate but wish to improve their skating skills, speed, strength and endurance. Full equipment and stick are mandatory.