SKATING

 
The Beaconsfield arena is situated on Beaconsfield Blvd. in Beaconsfield, Quebec.

They offer 3 programs. Canskate is a learn to skate program for 5-11 year olds. Pre Jr. group instruction is for beginner figure skaters. Prod lessons are for people who want to become professional skaters. Some adults skate with the younger skaters but the city holds lessons just for adults as well. To join you must be 5 years or more but some 4 year olds are accepted. This year there are 235 skaters. Lessons start in the last week of August until June 17.

There is one provincial level skater who came 4th in this years provincials, 2000. The provincial competition his for skaters under 13 who train to be professional skaters. There are other young children following in her footsteps. Beconsfield has held 1 competition in the past 6 years. There skaters have entered other competitions.

by two grade 5 girls