News & Registration Information

Welcome to our site. We have basic information about the skating programs we have to offer. If you would like information about fees, schedules and program delivery, please contact us at : info@skateamherst.ca

Financial Assistance
If you are in need of financial assistance, Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart and Sport Nova Scotia’s KidSport programs help children from low income households participate in physical activities and have supported many of our skating club members. Download the applications here:

jumpstart-application-form-august         KidSport Application Form – Cumberland

Our current programs include:

CanSKATE – is Skate Canada’s flagship learn-to-skate program for beginners of any age that teaches fundamental movements and basic skills.

Prepower – focuses on balance, power, agility, speed and endurance skills, all of which are especially important for hockey and ringette players.

CanPower – focuses on balance, power, agility, speed and endurance skills, all of which are especially important for hockey and ringette players.

StarSKATE – offers opportunities for skaters of all ages to develop fundamental figure skating skills in the areas of ice dance, skating skills, free skate and interpretive skating.