Club and Skating School Resources


Skate Canada programs are offered in a Skate Canada Registered Club or Skating School. Clubs and Skating schools must adhere to the Club and Skating School Minimum Operating Standards Policy set by Skate Canada in order to remain in good standing.

Skate Canada links for clubs/skating schools:
Skate Canada Info Center
Guide to Safe Sport
Helmet Use
Incident Reporting and Guidelines
Insurance Information (FAQ)
Entandem – Music Licensing 
Marketing Tools
Bring a Friend Day & Family/Fun Skates

Section resources for clubs/skating schools:
Program Assistant Guidelines (Updated: September 2016)
Coach Hiring and Management Guide for Clubs/Skating Schools & Coaches  (Updated: September 2019)
Coach Fee Guidelines (Updated: January 2019)
For Parents – What Happens After CanSkate 
Fundraising Ideas

COVID-19 Impact – Resources

Section Clubs and Skating Schools in Good Standing Policy

Section Clubs and Skating Schools in Good Standing (Oct 2019)
Respect in Sport Training Information
Respect in Sport – Activity Leader Training

Deadline for club board members & skating school directors to complete Activity Leader Training: November 15 annually

Mandatory Statistics Survey – Clubs & Skating Schools

Club Bylaws

Club Bylaw Template (as of Nov 2018)

Clubs are to email their proposed bylaws to the Section Office for review and approval prior to having them approved by the Club Board of Directors and the Club Membership.

Questions regarding club bylaws may be directed to Kelly Havixbeck, Member Services Manager: kelly@skateabnwtnun.ca 

Club Board Templates

Board Development Program


The Board Development Program focuses on improving governance of nonprofit organizations by offering:

  • Curriculum based training for individuals and groups on topics like Board Roles and Responsibilities, Policy Development and Effective use of Committees
  • Volunteer instructor opportunities
  • Consultation and presentation services
    Visit the Alberta Culture and Tourism website to view more information about these programs