Special Olympics Learn to Skate or Speed Skating Programs
Special Olympics speed skating has three levels.
Special Olympics 1, included in the Off to a Good Start suite of programs, and offering introductory learn to skate and learn to speed skate programs, is not offered in the fall of 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Special Olympics 2 is suitable for skaters who were on the ice with the Full Speed Ahead segment of the Off to Good Start program at 6:30 PM on Tuesdays or Thursdays last season. This programs will be on the ice with the Speed Skating Skills Development 1 program at 6:30 PM on Thursdays. Programs start on October 8, 2020 and run until March 11, 2021, with no ice sessions on November 26 and December 24 and 31, 2020 and January 7, 2021.
Special Olympics 3 is suitable for athletes who are strong skaters and have previous speed skating experience. This program is on the ice with Speed Skating Skills Development 2 at 7:10 on Tuesdays/7:10 on Thursdays. Programs start on October 6, 2020 and run until March 11, 2021, with no ice sessions on November 26 and December 22, 24, 29 and 31, 2020 and January 7, 2021.
Fee is for the full season and can be adjusted or waived if not affordable.