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Skate Away

One way to make the most of winter is to share an awesome night of skating with your Section. Visit your local arena, or—even better—go skating outdoors at a local rink or your favourite pond!

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  • What will you need to do to prepare for this Adventure?
  • What will you do if not everyone has their own skates and helmets?
  • What rules will keep everyone safe during this Adventure?
  • Will you include a snack or games in your Adventure?


  • Have a great time skating! Remember to be Head Safe!


  • What do you know now that you did not know before?
  • How did your team handle this activity?
  • Did everybody get along? Why or why not?
  • Did you have fun? Why or why not?
  • What would you do differently in the future?

Keep it Simple

  • Not everyone can skate. What are some other winter activities you could do that everyone could be a part of?

Take it Further

  • You don’t always have to skate on ice! Try using ice a different way and learn how to curl!