Gateway Skating School

Next Session - TBD. To be added to the contact list please email Vanessa at

Registation Options:
At this time, we are only offering online registration. If you are unsure of how to register, please email Vanessa -
Online Registration:
     payment cannot be accepted online, to secure your spot, please make deposit via etransfer or credit card over the phone. A 50% deposit is required for this session. If calling in payment, please speak with Myles. He can be reached Monday to Friday until 2pm.
E-transfers can be sent to:
*if you have a credit from Winter 2020 please advise before making payment.

How to Register Online for Gateway Skating School
*please note there is no sibling discount for the Fall 2020 session.
Problems with registration? Please contact Vanessa at

Gateway Classes Offered & Terms and Conditions: Click Here

Classes Offered:

Pre Skate Learn to Skate Pre Hockey
Ages 2-3 and recommended for ages 4/5 with no skating experience

20 minutes of ice time

No skating experience required

Max. 4 skaters per class

Ages 5 and up or 4 years of age if the skater can stand unassisted and are comfortable to perform skills with limited assistance

Basic experience recommended but not necessary *as long as the skater feels comfortable to be on the ice for 40 minutes

40 minutes of ice time

Max. 6 skaters per class

Skater must have skating experience (including standing unassisted and able to make strides

40 minutes of ice time

Focuses on developing hockey related skills

Max. 4 skaters


We will be permitting a total of 15 skaters on the ice surface per hour. The maximum skater amount per class may change based on registration numbers.

There will be no parents on the ice for this session. Only 1 parent can accompany the skater into the rink, no additional family members or friends will be permitted at this time. Social distancing of 2 meters or 6 feet distance must be maintained while inside the facility. The mask bylaw must be followed by all patrons entering the arena. While on the ice surface the mask may be removed however in any common areas it must be worn. We will provide an update if this changes.

If you are unsure of which class to register in, please contact coach Sarah at

Flood Information:
To accommodate a 10-minute flood and Covid-19 Guidelines, class lengths are as followed:

Pre Skate: 20 minutes
Learn to Skate and Pre Hockey: 40 minutes

What to Wear:
Pre Skate & Learn to Skate: Snow or slush pants, warm gloves, warm coat and supportive skates.

A CSA approved hockey helmet with a cage is mandatory.
Pre Hockey: hockey equipment including a stick. A CSA approved hockey helmet with a cage is mandatory.

 Class Dates:

  1. Saturday January 9, 2021
  2. Saturday January 16, 2021
  3. Saturday January 23, 2021
  4. Saturday January 30, 2021
  5. Saturday February 6, 2021
  6. Saturday February 13, 2021
  7. Saturday February 20, 2021
  8. Saturday February 27, 2021
  9. Saturday March 6, 2021
  10. Saturday March 13, 2021
  11. Saturday March 20, 2021
  12. Saturday March 27, 2021

Class Times:
Due to Covid-19 Guidelines, each class will be allowed entry 10 minutes before their scheduled class time and 10 minutes after the class to exit the building. Only 1 parent will be allowed entry per child.

Pre Skate - 20 minutes of ice time
Class Time: 8:10am - 8:30am
Arrive 8am Exit 8:40am
Pre Skate - 20 minutes of ice time
Class Time: 8:45am - 9:05am
Arrive 8:35am Exit 9:15am
Pre Skate - 20 minutes of ice time
Class Time: 9:20am - 9:40am
Arrive 9:10am Exit 9:50am
Pre Skate - 20 minutes of ice time
Class Time: 9:55am - 10:15am
Arrive 9:45am Exit 10:25am
Pre Skate - 20 minutes of ice time
Class Time: 10:30am - 10:50am
Arrive 10:20am Exit 11am


Learn to Skate and Pre Hockey - 40 minutes of ice time
Class Time: 8:15am - 8:55am
Arrive 8:05am Exit 9:05am
Learn to Skate and Pre Hockey - 40 minutes of ice time
Class Time: 9:15am - 9:55am
Arrive 9:05am Exit 10:05am
Learn to Skate and Pre Hockey - 40 minutes of ice time
Class Time: 10:15am - 10:55am
Arrive 10:05am Exit 11:05am


Learn to Skate and Pre Hockey: $461.04 hst included

Pre Skate: $257.64 hst included
*NEW* Due to Covid-19, we will not require payment in full at the time of registration. A 50% deposit must be made at the time of registration and the remaining balance must be paid by Saturday February 6, 2021. We will not be able to offer the 10% discount for siblings for this session.

Payment Terms & Refund Policy:
Due to Covid-19 we will not be accepting Cash payments.

Payment Methods: Cheque, Debit, E-Transfer, Visa, MasterCard
NSF cheques are subject to a $50.00 administration fee.
Refunds may be offered before the start date of the session and will be subject to a $75.00 administration fee per child unless a medical certificate is provided then a reduced administration fee of $50.00 per child will apply. Once the session has begun no refunds or credits will be given unless participants provide a medical certificate and will be subject to the $50.00 administration fee per child. Refunds or credits will not be given for missed classes.

Online Registrations or E-Transfer Information:
If you choose to register online, a 50% deposit must be made within 48 hours to secure your spot.

Payment can be made over the phone with a visa, mastercard or e-transfer. You are not registered until deposit payment has been received.
E-Transfers can be sent to

We will work with the child, help them, and encourage them, but we will not force them to do the activities. Parents are responsible for their child’s behaviour. It is not the responsibility of the coaching staff to handle any tantrums had by a child.

*New* Program: Parent & Tot
Parent(s) can bring their child(ren) for a skate to continue working on skating ability and confidence.
Currently not offered*