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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 Bell Sensplex and Jack Charron Arena.

2018-2019 Skating Season

Program schedules are available as a drop-down list on the menu bar. Please register online.

STARSkate Session Qualifications

Junior (STAR 1,2): 
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).

Intermediate (STAR 3,4,5): 
Must have passed COMPLETE STAR 2 Freeskate test and be working on STAR 3 Freeskate, STAR 4 Skills, STAR 4 Dance & Up.

Senior (STAR 6+): 
Must have passed COMPLETE Senior Bronze and STAR 5 Freeskate test and be working on STAR 6, Junior Silver Freeskate, Junior Silver Skills, Junior Silver Dances & Up.

Guest Skating

Skaters may guest skate on Freeskate sessions that have space by obtaining permission from the Registrar at least 24 hours in advance. You may purchase guest skating tickets under the Registration option. Please reserve your guest skate by sending an email request to Karina Korchinski at

Upcoming Events

2-Day Skater Development Seminar with Ravi Walia

The Glen Cairn Skating Club is pleased to announce that Canada’s very own Olympic & World Coach from Edmonton, Alberta, ISU, Technical Specialist and Skating Director of Ice Palace Skating Club (West Edmonton Mall),
Ravi Walia will run a two-day seminar hosted by our club.

Ravi Walia holds the 2013 & 2018 Skate Canada’s Coaching Award of Excellence and is the Coach of Kaetlyn Osmond, three-time National Champion, 2018 World Gold Medalist & 2018 Olympic Bronze Medalist.

Monday, April 29th (9:15am – 4:15pm)
Tuesday, April 30th (9:15am – 4:15pm)

Bell Sensplex, 1565 Maple Grove Rd, Kanata

Cost of Seminar for both days:

* $275.00 per skater
* $95.00 per coach (includes lunch for coaches)

Included in the 2-Day Seminar:

* 4 on-ice sessions (per group), focusing on Edges/Footwork & Jumps/Spins.
* 4-5 off-ice sessions (per group) focusing on stretch, flexibility & injury prevention.


Deadline March 29th.

Any inquiries contact Marie Palladini-Hamelin at

Coming Soon

STARSkate Pre-Summer 2019 registration will open soon with programming for May and June.

Summer Camp 2019 is set to run the first two weeks of July; registration for camp will also open very soon - please stay tuned!

Be a Club Volunteer

Here is the Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet for those who wish to earn back their volunteer fee by playing music during ice sessions

Competitions 2018-2019

The last STAR 1-4 Series competition of the season will be held in Milton on March 1.

The Super Series continues February 22-24 with the Elizabeth Manley Winter Classic in Orleans and Manitoulin in Little Current; Lake Simcoe in Georgina on February 23; and the Thunder Bay Open on March 1 & 2.

Qualifying skaters will compete at the Skate Ontario Provincial Championships, which will be held in Mississauga from March 7-9, 2019.

For more information on the competition season, visit Skate Ontario.

Buy & Sell

Please Contact the Buy & Sell coordinator to add your sale items to our web page.

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