Adult Learn to Skate (16+ yrs)

SUPPORT your own community and SAVE at Cardel Rec South!

Do you like to save money? Do you have your Community Association Membership card?

If you are a resident of one of our Partner Association Communities AND you have purchased your community membership, you will be eligible to receive a minimum discount of 10% off of our program registration fees. (Note: Joint programs run by outside providers will not be eligible for the discounts offered for Cardel Rec South run programs)

Proof of membership into one of the following Partner Community Associations will be required in order to receive your discount.

Each of the above links will offer information on how to purchase your community membership.

All proceeds from these memberships go directly back to your own community!

Here's what to expect!

  • Members: Partner Community Association members (with their cards)  will receive a minimum 10% discount in one of our registered recreation programs.
  • Residents: Community residents of our Partner community association who are not members of their community association (no cards) will receive a 5% discount.
  • Public: Non community residents do not receive a membership/residency discount.
  • A 10% multi program discount is offered to families registering in two or more programs offered in the same program session.

Registration for the 2018-2019 year will open at 9:00 am on June 12, 2018 for Partner Community Association Members WITH their Community Association Membership Cards.

Registration for the 2018-2019 year will open at 9:00 am on June 19, 2018 for Community Association Residents without their cards/Public.

Absolutely NO registrations will be accepted prior to 9:00 am on these dates.

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Have you always wanted to learn to skate? Or have you taken a break from skating and want to get back on the ice? This class is for you! Join us in our new Adult Learn to Skate program. In these 45 minute classes, participants will learn proper skating technique, backward skating, turns etc. You will learn at your own pace in a fun environment.

Equipment Required: CSA approved hockey helmet(NO bike helmets), skates, mitts and nylon pants. 

Cardel Rec South in conjunction with THE CITY OF CALGARY will have NEW PARTICIPANT HELMET STANDARDS for all Learn To Skate and Recreational Hockey Programs. For a complete guide of the REQUIRED helmet protection, click here.

PARTICPANTS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN SKATES, GLOVES AND HELMET FOR ALL ON ICE PROGRAMMING.


The adult learn to skate class is led by a qualified instructor who will base the lessons on the participants' current abilities. The adult classes are designed to give adults both structured instruction time and also supervised practice time to work on skills that were taught.

If the participant have a basic understanding of skating; typically, the instructor will move on to more difficult skills such as backward skating, crossovers, stopping, turns. The instructors are also very open to teaching skills that the participants are interested in learning.

Ages: 16+ yrs.

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm - 45 Min Class

Cost:  $70.00 (members with card) (7 weeks)

          $7700 (residents without card)

          $85.00 (public)

Fall #1 September 11, 2018 - October 23, 2018 7 Weeks Course Code #7455
  #2 October 30, 2018 - December 11, 2018 7 Weeks Course Code #7456
Winter #1 January 15, 2019 - February 26, 2019 7 Weeks Course Code #7466
  #2 March 05, 2019 - April 16, 2019 7 Weeks Course Code #7467

Ages: 16+yrs.

Day/Time: Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm*45 Min Class (Fall and Winter sessions)

Day/Time: Thursdays, 5:10 pm - 5:55 pm  (Spring Session Only)**

Cost:  $70.00 (members with card) (7 weeks)

          $77.00 (residents without card)

          $85.00 (public)

Fall #1 September 13, 2018 - October 25, 2018 7 Weeks Course Code #7457
Fall #2 November 01, 2018 - December 13, 2018 7 Weeks Course Code #7458
Winter #1 January 17, 2019 - February 28, 2019 7 Weeks Course Code #7468
Winter #2 March 07, 2019 - April 18, 2019 7 Weeks Course Code #7469
Spring May 02, 2019 - June 13, 2019 7 Weeks Course Code #7476**

Ages: 16+ yrs.
Day/Time: Saturdays, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Cost:  $70.00 (members with card) (7 Weeks)

          $77.00 (residents without card)

          $85.00 (public)

Fall #1 September 08, 2018 - October 27, 2018 (no class on Oct 06, 2018) 7 Weeks Course Code #7459
  #2 November 03, 2018 - December 15, 2018 7 Weeks  Course Code #7460
Winter #1 January 05, 2019 - February 23, 2019 (no class on Feb 16, 2019) 7 Weeks Course Code #7470
  #2 March 02, 2019 - April 13, 2019 7 Weeks Course Code #7471
Spring   May 04, 2019 - Jun 22, 2019 (no class on May 18, 2019) 7 Weeks Course Code #7477

Cardel Rec South proudly accepts the City of Calgary Fair Entry - Programs and services for low income Calgarians Fee Assistance Program.

**Important Information**

Registration deadlines for each session are one (1) week prior to course start date. In order to guarantee your spot we strongly recommend signing up early! Classes fill up quickly and in an effort to keep our instructor/student ratios low we do limit registration numbers in each class. Late registrations will be accepted provided there is space available in the class. We reserve the right to cancel classes if minimum numbers are not met by the registration deadline. Member rates are available for Cardel Rec South Founding Members as well as members of the following community associations: Millrise, Midnapore, Sundance, Shawnessy, Evergreen, Shawnee, Chaparral, Bridlewood & Somerset. Multiple program and/or multiple family member registrations will receive a 10% discount if registered before the registration deadline.

Refund Policy: Refunds requested up to one week prior to the start date of desired program will receive a full refund. For cancellations within 7 days of the program start date or if the program has started Refunds will only be issued for medical reasons, and will require a doctors note prior to the the refund being processed.

The refund amounts will be pro-rated based upon the number of classes remaining in the program. All refunds requested after the registration deadline, regardless of the reason are subject to a $10.00 admin fee.

Please Note: There will be a $25.00 fee charged on all NSF cheques posted to South Fish Creek Recreation Association.

Cardel Rec South proudly accepts the City of Calgary Fee Assistance Program.