More than 30 skaters

CanSkate session begin

The CanSkate season began on October 15 with a great turn out.

The CanSkate season began on October 15 with a great turn out.  There was lots of fun and excitement as more than 30 skaters experienced the newly revised program.

Coaches Rachel Stewart, Andrea Poznikoff and the StarSkate program assistants were joined on the ice by Castlegar Rebels Dylan Bowerman, Brian Lubin, Ryan Teslak and Patrick Zubick (sporting their Breast Cancer Awareness jerseys).

These Rebels have volunteered their time to help out during the CanSkating season.

CanSkate is a beginner program aimed at developing and improving basic skills just for fun and recreation or in preparation for figure skating or hockey.

A limited number of spots are still available.  For more information or to print out a registration form, please visit

Registration forms are also available at the Castlegar Community Complex.


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