Learn how to speed skate

introduction to Speed Skating session

Experience the fun of short track speed skating while learning the basics through four 50-minute weekly sessions.


  • 4 week session on Mondays or Wednesdays from 7:15pm – 8:05pm
  • Enjoy your 4 lessons and then have the opportunity to register for the remainder of the season at a pro-rated rate.
  • Registration: $100, 
  • We loan you everything you need to get started including: Helmets and speed skates

Our coaches will guide the skaters through all they need to know so that they can experience the fun of short track speed skating.  At the completion of your Learn to Speed Skate sessions, your coach will recommend the best Milton Speed Skating Club group for you to join, should you choose to continue for the remainder of the season.

Available for: Skatetr ages 5 to 95 years old with basic skating ability – we recommend you complete level 6 of pre-can-skate or level 1 canskate.  Participants must be able to skate one rink lap under their own power in about 35 seconds.

2023-2024 Sessions:

  • Session 1 – Mondays Oct 16 to Nov 6
  • Session 2 – Mondays Nov 20 to Dec 11
  • Session 3 – Mondays  Jan 22 to Feb 12, 2024

After you register, please plan to come the week prior to your start date to get outfitted with your Speed Skates and safety equipment.  That way on your first day you will be ready to hit the ice right away! 

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Equipment Requirements

New for 2023-24, we will loan you everything you need to get started in speed skating.

However, if you have your own equipment that you know fits well, you are more then welcome to use it.

  • Speed skates 
  • Kevlar ankle guards 
  • Helmet  (hockey, snowboard/ski, and skateboarding helmets are acceptable; Bike helmets not permitted)
  • Gloves (ideally cut-resistant leather gloves)
  • Knee protection (ie. volleyball knee pads)
  • Neck protection (kevlar hockey bib)
  • Shin guards (soccer shin guards)
More details on Equipment can be found here:  Equipment
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