Based in Kanata (west end of Ottawa), the Glen Cairn Skating Club offers skating instruction to all levels of skaters. We offer a learn-to-skate CanSkate program, a hockey/ringette skills-based CanPowerSkate program and a figure skating STARskate and Competitive Skate program. All ice sessions are held at the Bell Sensplex and Jack Charron Arena.

Summer 2018 STARSkate

IS NOW AVAILABLE on sessions that are not full. 

From July 16th to August 23rd, the Glen Cairn Skating Club offers evening sessions, 
Mondays - Thursdays at Bell Sensplex.

There are still a couple of extra summer ice sessions left before Test Day on August 23! Only $20 per session, please register online under Summer 2018.

Upcoming Events

Mini Seminar

The Glen Cairn Skating Club is hosting a Mini Seminar to start off our 2018-19 season with World and Olympic coaches
Robert Tebby and Tugba Karademir from the Mariposa Skating School in Barrie, Ontario.

This seminar will be held on:
September 15 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

We will have on-ice sessions at Jack Charron Arena and off-ice classes at Capital City Dance Studio (Kanata) & Jack Charron Arena. Off-ice will be run by Ashley Holmes, certified Joga Instructor. (Please bring your yoga mat).

Group 1 (STAR 1-5 skaters)

9:00 am - 10:20 am (Jack Charron Arena) – On-ice (Robert/Tugba)

10:40 am - 11:40 am (Jack Charron Arena) – Off-ice (Ashley)

Group 2 (STAR 6 & Up skaters)

9:00 am - 10:00 am (Capital City Dance Studio) – Off-ice (Ashley)

10:30 am - 11:50 am (Jack Charron Arena) – On-ice (Robert/Tugba)

Please register and pay online
(under Special Events)

Mini-Seminar Fee $70

PA Clinic

The Glen Cairn Skating Club would like to invite all interested skaters that are 10 years old and at least at the Intermediate level to come join our Program Assistant Team for CanSkate this season.

We are hosting a PA clinic on 
Saturday, September 222018 from 9:00 am -
12:00 pm
at Jack Charron Arena.

*Participate in On-ice & Off-ice Training
*See how the CanSkate sessions
are set up
*Learn the Skate Canada Program
Skills & Circuits
*Follow Energetic Warm-up & Cool-downs
*Listen to the Fun Music & Q’s
for changing groups
*Understand your PA Duties
*Pick up tips on how to help
NEW Skaters & Parents

Plus much more…

Bring skates, warm clothing, pen & paper J

*NB: All returning PAs are
REQUIRED to attend

 PLEASE RSVP to Marie terry.hamelin@sympatico.ca
by September 15, 2018

2018-2019 Skating Season

Fall registration is NOW OPEN for:

- CanSkate
- CanPower Skate
- STARSkate

Program schedules are available as a drop-down list on the menu bar. Please register online...and figure skaters: don't forget to buy your Special Events and Performance Ice on a separate drop-down selection. 

Session Qualifications

Must have passed at least Stage 4 CanSkate, have figure skates and have hired a coach. (If skater is working on Stage 5, s/he must wear a CSA approved helmet).

Must have passed COMPLETE STAR 2 Freeskate test and be working on STAR 3 Freeskate, STAR 4 Skills, STAR 4 Dance & Up.

Must have passed COMPLETE Senior Bronze or STAR 5 Freeskate test and be working on Junior Silver Freeskate, Junior Silver Skills, Junior Silver Dances & Up.

Be a Club Volunteer

Go to Policies > Volunteering Requirement to access the sign-up sheet, which is now ready for those who wish to earn back their volunteer fee by playing music during ice sessions. Please stay tuned for other volunteer opportunities throughout the season.

Competitions 2018-2019

The next competition in the Sectionals Series will be held in North York from August 16 - 19, 2018.

The Super Series will get underway with a competition in Huntsville from October 19 - 21, 2018.

The STAR 1-4 Series will start in January 2019 with several events around the province, including Glen Cairn Skating Club's very own Love to Skate event at the Kanata Recreation Complex.

For more information on the upcoming competition season, visit Skate Ontario to find out more:


Performance Ice

Our first Performance Ice of the season will take place on Wednesday, September 19 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Bell Sensplex. Registration is now available under "STARSkate Extra Ice, Performance Ice, Seminars, Special Events."


Club Jackets

Click here to order a club jacket


Buy & Sell 

Our Buy & Sell section is now OPEN for business. Find great deals on (sometimes barely) used items, or contact the Buy & Sell coordinator to re-home items you no longer use. This is a great way to recycle and SAVE!