Skating Lessons and How to Register
Visit the Program Registration page, click on the BROWSE AND REGISTER button and choose Arenas in the chosen age category. Register online or call the Registration Call Centre at 604-276-4300, Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.
Richmond Arenas Skate Lessons (4-5 years)
Richmond Arenas Preschool 5 Level skate is designed to provide a fun and safe introduction to ice skating. Evaluations are done at the individual level with movement to the next step when all skills are completed.
The completion of each level helps build children's confidence while introducing them to the essentials of sound skating skills.
Helmets are required to be worn with long pants and gloves recommended. See Helmet Policy and Requirements below.
Arenas - Learn to Skate Levels
Attendance of a minimum of seven (7) lessons is required to receive an evaluation.
Helmet Policy and Requirements
Helmets are approved for each sporting activity for best protection during a specific activity that includes hockey, cycling and boarding. Note: A sport specific helmet cannot prevent all head injuries in all sports. Helmets have a certification expiry date from the CSA, so check and ensure that helmet certifications are current. For all skating and ice-related sports, it is strongly recommended that a hockey helmet be worn.
A valid CSA hockey helmet is mandatory for:
- Lesson programs
- Adult Stick and Puck programs
A valid CSA hockey helmet is strongly recommended for:
- Public skating sessions
A valid CSA hockey helmet and full gear is mandatory for:
- Adult Drop-In Hockey programs
- Child Drop-In Hockey programs
- Youth Stick and Puck
Bicycle helmets are no longer permitted to be worn in any ice-related program.