Learn to Skate Lessons

The City of Coquitlam offers a variety of different learn to skate opportunities for all ages and abilities. 

  • Parent and Tot (Ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs) 
  • Preschool (Ages 3 to 5 yrs) Levels 1 to 6
  • School Age (Ages 6 to 12 yrs) Levels 1 to 6
  • Youth (Ages 13 to 18 yrs) Beginner and Intermediate Options
  • Adult (Ages 19 yrs + ) Beginner and Intermediate Options

Unsure what level to register for?

  1. Request a free skate evaluation at one of our drop-in public skates
  2. Scan and email us your report card from a different municipality.

CSA or Snow Sport helmets are mandatory for all lesson participants. Free helmets are available at the skate shop. 

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One Set at a Time

Skating lesson participants can only be registered for one set of lessons at a time. You may register your child for the next set of lessons on the last day of the current set.

Please note, your child will be withdrawn from a program(s) if registered in more than one lesson set, or if they are registered in future lesson sets prior to completing the set they are currently registered in.

Drop-In Public Skates

Drop-in public skates can be viewed here and all specialty drop-in programs requiring pre-registration and can be viewed here. 

Learn to Skate

New to skating? Review these frequently asked questions (PDF) before you start.

BC Vaccine Card Requirements for Recreation Activities

  1. As of Sept. 13, proof of vaccination will be required for entry to certain places and programs, as outlined by the provincial government. 

     Visitors 12 years and older will be required to show their BC Vaccine Card prior to entry at a City facility include:

    • Events, including recreational programs, with more than 50 people
    • Arenas when being used for adult sport (22 years and older)
    • Adult (22 years and older) sports, exercise, fitness or dance activities of any size
    • Indoor ticketed sporting events

    Proof of vaccination, must show name and vaccination status. Adults 19 years and older will also be required to show a piece of government ID. 

    Proof of vaccine will not be required at the following: 

    • Recreational activities and programs with less than 50 participants other than those which are considered adult sport, exercise, fitness or dance activities. 
    • Swimming pools (Poirier Sports and Leisure Complex, City Centre Aquatic Complex, Eagle Ridge Outdoor Pool, Spani Outdoor Pool)
    • Arenas when not being used for an event or adult sport (22 years and older) (Poirier Sports and Leisure Complex, Poirier Forum)
    • Child and youth sport and recreational programs for those under the age of 22 years
    • Before and after school programs
    • Teachers/instructors providing education activities with their students in City facilities
    • Rehab or exercise therapy programs
    • For parents, attendants and support people acting in a service capacity

    For the most up-to-date covid-19 updates go to

Contact Us

  1. Learn more about volunteering in recreation with the City.