Programs

The following table lists the programs offered by ESSA for the 2017-2018 season.  Note that if you register for one of these programs you are eligible to attend ALL sessions for that group, but all sessions are optional making speed skating one of the most flexible winter sports in Edmonton!

Watch for online registration in late July 2017!

ProgramDescriptionFall/Spring TrainingWinter TrainingCost
FUNdamentalsCHILDREN ages 3-8.
Kids learn basic speed skating techniques through a series of drills and games. FUN is stressed at this level!
Indoor Training ScheduleOutdoor Training Schedule$199.00 (full season Oct-Mar)
$125.00 (half season Oct-Dec)
NoviceCHILDREN ages 9+ that do not yet have a 400m time of 55.0s or less. This includes all new skaters above 9 years of age.
Children build on the skills they learned in FUNdamentals. Games are still an integral part of training.
Indoor Training ScheduleOutdoor Training Schedule$285.00 (full season Oct-Mar)
$145.00 (half season Oct-Dec)
IntermediateCHILDREN who have a 400m time between 49s and 55s.
Children begin learning intricate racing skills, and begin to develop endurance. The focus here is on technical development.
Indoor Training ScheduleOutdoor Training Schedule$385.00 (full season Sep-Mar)
AdvancedAthletes that have a 400m time of at least 49.0s
Our most advanced athletes train with the desire to be as fast as they can be. This program has both a skating and dryland component.
Indoor Training ScheduleOutdoor Training Schedule$485.00 (full season Sep-Mar)
Adult 1 Long TrackADULT long track skaters who have no or limited experience with speed skating.
Once session per week is actively coached, and one session is self directed training.
Tuesday / Thursday
20:00 - 21:00
December until the ice melts.
$200.00
Adult 2 Long TrackADULT long track skaters who are experienced with speed skating. This program was previously known as MASTERS. Once training session per week is actively coached and one session is self directed training.Tuesday / Thursday
20:00 - 21:00
December until the ice melts.
$260.00

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