SFSC is pleased to announce it will be hosting another Jump Start Clinic on 10th Feb 2019 at Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink.

The clinic is for Skate School through to Preliminary level skaters.

The clinic includes 3 hours of instruction on general skills, jumps, spins, edges, and strength and conditioning.

The $50 fee includes the clinic, rink entry, and an information session for parents.

Arrive 7.30am for an 8.00am start. Bring skates, water bottle, and trainers for off ice.

Parent information session will commence at approximately 8.15am in the upstairs mezzanine area.

To register, click here

Please note there is a revised schedule for figure sessions from 7th Jan – 11th Jan with only the 5.30am-7.00am session each morning (M-F) and no 8.15-10.00am sessions. This is due to a hockey camp this week. School holiday lessons will run from 9.30-10.15am.

Session changes for 14th Jan – 18th Jan & 21st Jan – 25th Jan include regular morning sessions but with a 9.30am finish time to accommodate the 9.30-10.15 School Holiday lessons.

From Monday 28 January 2019, all sessions will resume normal hours unless otherwise specified. Skate School will recommence Saturday 2 February and Monday 4 February 2019.

Meet & Greet with Katia & Harley this Saturday 15th Dec 9.30am-11.30am at Canterbury – all are welcome!! Katia & Harley are our current Australian Senior Pairs champions, are the 2017 Junior Worlds Pairs champions, and recently represented Australia at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The pairs team, who in between international competitions train in Canada, came home to Sydney to compete in the recent Australian Figure Skating Championships. They will be off again soon so come and welcome them home – say hello, have a photo with them & get an autograph. These two young skaters are an inspiration to us all & what a wonderful opportunity for those new to the sport to meet them – don’t miss out!!

A Creative Movement Workshop, run exclusively by visiting US coaches Katherine Hill & Ben Agosto, will take place over two days on 18th & 19th Feb 2019, consisting of 4hours on the ice & 3hours off the ice each day. Compromising of edge class, skating skills, creative movement, off ice dance technique, guided improvisation and classroom theory sessions aimed at inspiring, engaging and improving skaters’ affinity for distinct & unique performance styles.

Open to all skaters in levels Preliminary to Senior & competition level Adult skaters. Skaters can book for both days or for 1 day only.

In addition, Katherine & Ben will also be offering Masterclasses specifically aimed at coaches (20 Feb @ 8am & 9am), adult skaters (21 & 22 Feb @ 9am) & Aussie Skate (25 Feb @ 5.15pm, and 2nd March @ 7.45am & 8.45am). There will also be the opportunity to work one on one with them through private lessons while they are here in Australia.

Note: The early bird rate for the workshop expires 15th December, and SFSC members are eligible for a discounted rate on the workshop.

To book, click here.

Don’t miss out!


Workshop DAY 1   Sample

Sunday 17th February 2019   6:45AM-3:00PM

Location: Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink

6:45AM-7:45AM- Full Group Intro/Off-Ice Dance Warm Up

7:45AM-8:00AM- Skates On

8:00AM-9:00AM- Full Group On-Ice Edge Class

9:00AM-10:00AM- Break Out Sessions – On-Ice Skating Skills                                       Group A: Katherine    Group B: Ben

10:00AM-11:00AM- Break Out Sessions – On-Ice Skating Skills                                          Group A: Ben    Group B: Katherine

11:00AM-12:00PM- Full Group On-Ice Improvisation/Choreography

12:00PM-1:00PM- Skates Off + Lunch Break

1:00PM-1:30PM- Break Out Sessions – Off Ice Dance

Group A: Katherine    Group B: Ben

1:30PM-2:00PM- Break Out Sessions – Off Ice Dance

Group A: Katherine    Group B: Ben

2.00PM-3.00PM- Full Group Off Ice Skating History/Cool Down

In the lead up to AFSC, guest skaters will be required to pre-register for nominated figure sessions from 19th Nov to 7th Dec inclusive.

A ‘guest skater’ is a non-SFSC member or a non-regular COIR figure skater, and does not have regular lessons with a COIR coach at Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink (COIR).

General figure sessions allowing guest skaters are listed below. If the session is NOT listed, this means it is restricted to SFSC members and regular COIR skaters that have private lessons with a COIR coach at COIR.

General rules for guest coaches apply, and if you are a visiting coach, you must pre-register with rink management here

Code of conduct and music playing rules apply.

To register as a ‘guest skater’ for figure sessions at Canterbury, please use the following link:  Guest Skater Registration

To view the figure sessions click here: Figure Sessions Nov-Dec 2018