Learn to Speed Skate

The KW Sertoma Speed Skating Club is proud to provide a ‘Learn to Speed Skate’ program for participants of all ages in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. This is an excellent way to try out the sport we are passionate about.


Children, teens, adults and families of any ability all welcome!

Winter 2024 Learn to Speed Skate Fee is only $65!

**includes $20 insurance fee, transferrable to full membership, and entrance fee to novice-level competition Feb 3rd!


  • Speed skate fitting and 4-session rental
  • Four on-ice group training sessions with certified coaches
  • Option to sign up for full season membership upon completion of the basic Learn to Speed Skate package

Winter 2024 Session Dates 

Saturday, January 6th 10am-10:50am **SKATE FITTING AT 9AM** 

(no practice January 13th)

Saturday, January 20th 10am-10:50am 

Saturday, January 27th 10am-10:50am  

Saturday, February 3rd 8am-1pm *participate in a regional level speed skating competition (beginner friendly event!)*  

After Learn to Speed Skate finishes, coaches will place you in the appropriate group. Children will be placed in our FUNdamentals program, but you can choose to register for 2 days per week or 3 days per week! (Monday and/or Thursday at 6pm and Saturday at 10am or 11am). Adults will be placed in the Masters program.


Email register@kwspeedskating.com to sign up or get on the waitlist!

More information for Parents here, and find out about required Equipment here.

For new skaters to the sport, the Learn to Speed Skate program must be completed prior to full season membership in our club.