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STAR 1/JUNIOR "Academy"

Like our Star 1 Group program, Star 1/JUNIOR "Academy" is the blend "Transitioning Program" into our Figure Skating "Academy" program designed to fast-track keen CanSkaters/Advanced CanSkaters/Star 1 skaters who display potential to be STARSkate and Competitive skaters.

Skaters that are registered in the Group Figure Skating 1 or 2 day program also participate with our Junior "Academy" skaters through the week. The optional/extra days of skating is during our Junior sessions.

Skaters 5 years old(approx) and up are taught basic Figure Skating skills in a fun progressive and sequential manner. Skaters are taught in a small group setting by our Nationally Certified Professional coaches in a fun and positive environment.

Private Lessons opportunities are available with the coach of your choice. Semi-private or private or both. 

For other information please select the appropriate program selection in the "Star/Competitve Skate" menu. 

Criteria for moving into the Group Figure Skating is CanSkate Stage 4-6. Ages 5 and up.

Recommended Skating 2-4 days a week

Fall/Winter and Summer programming is available. Please ask any of our staff for further details.

Parents; The documents listed below are some helpful information regarding questions into "the moving up/transitioning" process into Private Lessons(Academy). For any specific questions, please ask our staff.

*Semi Private or Private Lesson Opportunities: Star 1/Junior "Academy" - shared with Junior "Academy" ice times below(Privates).

Sunday Thursday Friday
5:15-6:45pm 4:15-5:45pm 5:15-6:15pm


*Note; private coaching fees and ice is not included. This is paid separately from the Group Figure Skating Program. Private Lessons available on Thurs, Fri, Sun. with Junior "Academy" ice times (please check with coaches for details).

Programming is according to "Academy" scheduling and must meet program criteria (working on CanSkate Level 4-6) or higher. Skaters will practice and perform a range of coordination exercises, balances, stretches and basic skating positions with skill development. (To be done with coach of choice or appointed coach) Ice Fee applies to a session that you are adding on to. Please check Star 1/Junior "Academy" (Private lessons) pricing.

Season Calendar: Please remember to check website under the "News" link for any changes, cancellations, updates etc.

SASC Star 1-3 “Fun Meet” Club Competition: We will be having our 5th Annual "STAR" Competition held at SASC where this educates Parents and skaters of what a “STAR” competition looks like for future competitions. Details will follow at later date. Competition date is April 11, 2019.

Summer Camps: The SASC also holds Summer Skating Camp for Star 1 skaters. See the website for dates, options, and fees. Please remember to check website for possible monthly changes at


JumpStart Info from Skate Canada.pdf

Steps to Move Into Junior.pdf

We are located at:
Servus Credit Union Place
Troy Murray Arena
400 Campbell Rd.
St. Albert, AB, T8N 5A3  Phone: 780-458-8868
Email for Learn to Skate (Pre-Power, Teen/Adult, CanSkate, Pre-CanSkate):
Office Hours:
Please leave message or email. Messages will be checked daily on week days. Office hours will vary.
Office is located past the Zamboni  entrance in Troy Murray Arena, Servus Place.