The Derrick Skating Club has been in operation in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada since September of 1966 and was Incorporated in 1976. All skaters registered in any of our programs automatically become members of Skate Canada, the governing body for figure skating in Canada.
Learn to Skate Programs
These include Pre-CanSkate, CanSkate, Advanced CanSkate, and Adult CanSkate. We also offer Inclusive Skating to special needs skaters (please contact our office for more information).
Figure Skating Group Programs
Introductory Figure Skating Academy (IFSA) bridges Learn to Skate and our STARSkate program. We also offer specialized group programs to our STARSkate and CompetitiveSkate athletes.
Private Level Figure Skating
This programs include Skate Canada’s STARSkate and CompetitiveSkate programs.
Off Ice classes
Offered multiple times per week to increase physical literacy, strength, stamina, and flexibility through fitness, jump, and dance classes.
Programming is offered at the following arenas:
- Confederation Arena 11204 43 Avenue NW
- Kinsmen Twin Arenas 1979 111 Street NW
- The Meadows 2704 17 Street NW
Thurs Sept 15, 2022
Mon Oct 10, 2022 (Thanksgiving)
Sat Feb 4, 2023
Fri May 12, 2023
Wed June 14, 2023
Wed Aug 9, 2023
The Derrick Skating Club has fundraising events in order to continue to offer an affordable skating environment to all of its members.
Members also have the option of participating in Bingo and Casino events to earn ice credits to off-set some of their ice fees.
Click here for our more information about current fundraising requirements!
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding fundraising, please feel free to reach out to the Fundraising Coordinator at [email protected].
- Earn valuable ice credits
- Meet new DSC families
- Help support the DSC
- Fun and enjoyable volunteer work
- Food allowance
Click here for upcoming Bingo dates and more information!
Who can volunteer for Bingo or Casino events?
Any current Derrick Skating Club Home Club member or authorized representative who is 18 years of age.
- All Bingo sign up happens through Volunteer Sign Up in our Uplifter registration system. The release dates for each monthly Bingo Sign up sign will be noted in the monthly newsletter. Spaces will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
- Casino Shift sign up happens similarly, but only every couple of years when Casinos are awarded.
- All DSC Bingo events are held at the Parkway Bingo Hall (8775 51 Avenue NW).
- DSC Casino events are assigned by the AGLC approximately 5 months prior to the event.
FundScrip Gift Card Program
This online program offers DSC members the opportunity to access to over 130 Gift Cards for Alberta businesses and services, including Sobeys, Safeway, Superstore, Tim Hortons, Shell and many more. Benefits to you . . . direct shipping to your home, reloadable Gift Cards available, multiple options in many categories and many other great benefits — all while helping out the Derrick Skating Club!
For assistance in setting up your account, please use the information below and click here for our Fundscrip quickstart guide for step by step instructions or contact our Fundraising Coordinator at [email protected].
Name: Derrick Skating Club Ice Fee Reduction Fund
Invitation Code: YSJZWD
There are payment options available for this program (please choose from the first 2 options only):
- Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) –> Direct debit from your account. The best and easiest way to pay. No fees. Requires application and void cheque. Click here for our Fundscrip Supporter form.
- Online Bill Payment Service –> No fee, but funds must be received by FundScrip prior to processing. Please allow 3 business days.
- Credit Card –> Our Club earnings are reduced by 1.99% by using this option. (We strongly discouraged using your credit card.)