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Pre-STARSkate

Pre-STARSkate is a figure skating program being offered in conjunction with the CanSkate program. Skaters at the CanSkate Stage 4 level are eligible for this program. Lessons are given in a group format and led by a NCCP certified professional coach. Professional coaches are assisted by trained Program Assistants.

Skaters who should consider this program are those who are interested in going into the Skate Canada STARSkate or CompetitiveSkate program.

  • This program introduces skaters to the basic skills needed for the STARSkate or CompetitiveSkate program.
  • Skaters will be encouraged to practice their skills independently, which is an important aspect of the STARSkate program.
  • After completion of this program, they are ready to move to the large ice surface and retain a NCCP certified professional coach and participate in private instruction.
  • Skaters may only attend this program for a maximum of 2 years.
  • Skater must receive an invitation from a coach prior to registering.
  • New to the club and think this is the correct program? please contact Kirstin Raychert prior to registering. Skater will receive an invitation from her to register.
  • Professional figure skates are required.
  • Must be 5 - 8 years old.

2020-2021 Season (Tentative)

Location: Small Ice Surface / Fitness Studio

Dates Day of the Week Time of the Day Program Cost

Sept 22 - March 27

This is a full year program which includes fall and winter but does not qualify for the Fall and Winter Session discount.

Tuesday - Off Ice 3:50 - 4:05 PM

2 times per week Tue/Wed - $TBD


2 times per week Tue/Thu - $TBD


3 times per week Tue/Wed/Thu - $TBD

Tuesday - On Ice 4:15 - 5:00 PM
Wednesday - On Ice 4:45 - 5:30 PM
Thursday - On Ice 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Skaters must attend twice a week and can choose from the following:

On Ice Time
Tues (45 mins) + Wed (45 mins) = 1.5 hrs
Tues (45 mins) + Thu (60 mins) = 1.75 hrs
Tues (45 mins) + Wed (45 mins) + Thu (60 mins) = 2.5 hrs

Off Ice Time
Tuesday (15 mins)

Additional Fees

Skate Canada Annual Membership Fee

(non-refundable and non-transferable)

  • $44.00
  • INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP
  • Membership year - September 1 - August 31 (you will pay only once during a season, no matter how many sessions you register for).

When you/your child registers for a skating program at our club, you also become a member of Skate Canada, the national sport governing body for figure skating in Canada. There are many advantages that go with a Skate Canada membership such as accident insurance, access to Skate Canada programs and materials, the opportunity to participate in interclub and invitational competitions and special member prices on merchandise from the on-line store.

Please note that your skater's information will be shared with Skate Canada through this website.

This fee does not stay with the club but is sent on to Skate Canada in Ottawa. For more information about Skate Canada, visit www.skatecanada.ca.

Lake Bonavista Community Association (LBCA) Membership Fee

(non-refundable)

  • $30.00
  • FAMILY MEMBERSHIP
  • Membership year - July 1 - June 30

All registrants in the Pre-STARSkate/STARSkate program must have a yearly membership. The LBCA is a privately owned non-profit community centre with membership fees going towards maintaining the facility. Membership also includes access to all programs and to public skating. If you have already paid through another program at the Rec. Centre, you will receive a refund once we have confirmed your membership with the LBCA.

For more information about the LBCA, visit www.lakebonavistacommunity.com

ALL FEES ARE QUOTED IN CANADIAN DOLLARS

STARSkate / CompetitiveSkate

STARSkate offers opportunities for skaters of all ages to develop fundamental figure skating skills in the areas of ice dance, skating skills, free skate and artistic skating.

CompetitiveSkate incorporates a series of assessments and other training opportunities to help competitors with potential to advance.

  • Teaches figure skating skills in private lesson format.
  • Testing and progression through Skate Canada's nationally standardized STAR system.
  • Compete at invitational, sectional, provincial, and regional levels.

Non-Prime Ice (Morning)

It is mandatory for each skater, with the exclusion of those that have achieved GOLD in 3 of the following 4 disciplines: Dance, Skills, Freeskate, Artistic otherwise known as TRIPLE GOLD, to purchase one hour and a half (1.5 hours) of non-prime (morning) ice (whether the skater skates on it or not).

An exception is made for Pre-STARSkate skaters that are only "trying out" if they remain registered in the Pre-STARSkate program and are only adding on STARSkate session(s).

2020-2021 Season (Tentative)

Location: Large Ice Surface

Program Fees

Membership Fees

Lake Bonavista Community Association (LBCA) Membership Fee

(non-refundable)

  • $30.00
  • FAMILY MEMBERSHIP
  • Membership year - July 1 - June 30

All registrants in the STARSkate program must have a yearly membership. The LBCA is a privately owned non-profit community centre with membership fees going towards maintaining the facility. Membership also includes access to all programs and to public skating. If you have already paid through another program at the Rec. Centre, you will receive a refund once we have confirmed your membership with the LBCA.

Lake Bonavista Figure Skating Club Membership Fee

(non-refundable)

  • $50.00
  • FAMILY MEMBERSHIP

All registrants in the STARSkate program must have a yearly membership. 

Skate Canada Annual Membership Fee

(non-refundable and non-transferable)

  • $44.00
  • INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP
  • Membership year - September 1 - August 31 (you will pay only once during a season, no matter how many sessions you register for).

When you/your child registers for a skating program at our club, you also become a member of Skate Canada, the national sport governing body for figure skating in Canada. There are many advantages that go with a Skate Canada membership such as accident insurance, access to Skate Canada programs and materials, the opportunity to participate in interclub and invitational competitions and special member prices on merchandise from the on-line store.

Please note: your skater's information will be shared with Skate Canada through this website.

This fee does not stay with the club but is sent on to Skate Canada in Ottawa. For more information about Skate Canada, visit www.skatecanada.ca.

Ice Fees

Non-Prime Time - Morning ice excluding Sunday (less expensive)
Prime Time - Afternoon ice and Sunday (more expensive

Coaching Fees

Private Lessons (when a skater books a 10-15 minute lesson, one-on-one with a Professional Coach). The coach will invoice each family for private lessons.

Before you register, you must have a LBFSC Coach.

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