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FAQ - Competitive STARSkate


How do I register my child for the figure skating program?

The first thing to do is learn to skate - the CanSkate program prepares skaters for all types of ice sports. If your child shows an interest in continuing in figure skating, talk to a club coach. Every child must be assessed before entering the figure skating stream of our club. If you are already a member of our club the best way to stay informed of your child's readiness is to speak to your coach. If you are interested in joining our club from another club or program please email for assessment dates and availability.


What is proper skating attire? 

The more experienced skater should wear a skating dress or skirt with warm tights, or a tight fitting athletic jacket and skating pants. The male skaters should wear straight-legged stretch pants and sweater. This enables the coach to see proper body positions. Gloves should be worn for practices and warm ups. Long hair needs to be tied back.


What is your buy-on rate and policy? 

  • Drop-in/Buy-on fee is $12.00 per session
  • All skaters must receive permission from the skating director BEFORE registering for a drop-in session to confirm space and coaching availability.  Once permission is granted please email 24 hours prior to session to confirm registration has been completed in Uplifter.


Can I register for off-ice classes if I am not a home club skater? 

Classes are for home club STARSkate/Competitive skaters between the ages of 5-20 or with board approval.


Can I be a guest or CanSkate coach during Killarney ice times?

Killarney Skating Club has an open policy that allows coaches to instruct their students on our ice according to the following guidelines.

  • Adherence to Coach Code of Ethics. No access to skaters, parents, and coaches at or of Killarney FSC for recruitment. This will result in withdrawal of privileges and notification to Skate Canada of Code of Ethics breach.
  • Maintenance of current Skate Canada Coach Certification and Current First Aid Certificate which must be presented to the KCFSC Board of Directors or the KCFSC home club coaches
  • At least 24 hours notice as to the intent to coach is appreciated by email
We would like to acknowledge in the spirit of reconciliation and gratitude that our skating club resides on the lands of the Musqueam [Mus-kwee-um], Squamish [Squa-mish], and Tsleil-Waututh [Slay-wha-tooth] Nations where our skaters and community has the opportunity to live, work, learn and train.