NOTE: Acceptance by Audition only
The JumpStart Academy is the VSC’s fast-track program designed to allow age-eligible skaters, ages 4 to 8, the opportunity to learn skating skills in a group format at an accelerated pace. Skaters must audition or be talent identified in order to be registered into this program. Skaters must skate a minimum of TWO DAYS per week.
This program is the starting point for competitive figure skating within the Vancouver Skating Club. Classes include both on-ice and off-ice instruction. Participants will learn how to jump, spin, stroke and perform.
Fall Term 2017 Schedule: (Jumpstart includes an ON & OFF Ice components – both are MANDATORY)
Monday start time 5:45pm at Ice Sports North Shore
Wednesday start time 3:30pm at Ice Sports North Shore
Thursday start time 5:15pm at Agrodome (PNE Grounds)
Saturday start time 12:30pm at Karen Magnussen Arena
Skaters will move into private lessons and begin to test and compete in the sport of figure skating when deemed ready by the Program Coaches.
To arrange for an audition, or for more information about JumpStart program, please contact the JumpStart Academy Director.
JumpStart Academy Director: Tina Leininger