Skating

Registration for Winter Skating Starts in November!

WHY LEARN TO SKATE AT VIVO?

Vivo’s skating programs introduce participants to the sport in ways that make it irresistible. We believe when you build a love for the sport, you build a foundation for lifelong physical activity and skill mastery.

Our skaters will build mental fortitude and emotional intelligence as they are caringly introduced to new challenges. Staff will not only encourage the creation of new friendships and social skills but participants will naturally begin to develop their own as they work with their peers to master new skills. We’ll have you gliding confidently in no time!

Swing by in November to register for Winter programs!


Learning to skate is practically a Canadian rite of passage! No one should miss out!

Learn more about program subsidies available through Vivo’s Everybody Plays program.

Do I have the right helmet? 

Different types of helmets are designed to protect from different types of risks. At Vivo, all skaters must wear a CSA-approved helmet. To know if you have the right helmet for the ice, check for this symbol:

HOW TO LACE YOUR SKATES

 

Skating Policies

  • All children and adults on the ice are required to wear a CSA-approved helmet.
  • During Parent and Tot lessons, all adults participating in the lesson with their child are required to be confident skaters.
  • The following items are not permitted on the ice:
    • street shoes
    • bike, ski or snowboard helmets
    • hot beverages
  • All change rooms are cleaned, disinfected and sanitized regularly.
  • All staff and instructors will continue to wear masks during lessons.
  • All spectators are asked to remain in the designated viewing areas and away from the players’ bench during the lesson.
  • Parents are required to sign their children in and out for every lesson, unless the child is 9 or older and has been authorized to sign themselves out.
  • When wearing your skates, please walk on the rubber surfaces and avoid the cement and metal. This reduces wear and tear, both to our facility and your skates. It’ll help prevent dull blades, leading to a better skating experience for you!

Cancellation Policy

Vivo’s cancellation policy is designed to provide flexible accommodation in changing environments and personal situations.

Classes missed by the participant are non-refundable or subject to credit.

Programs and Services: 

Days Prior to Course Starting Cancellation Fee Remaining Funds
8+ $30 Refunded to original form of payment
7-3 $30 Put into credit for future use
Less than 2 No cancellation permitted No remaining funds

 

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