About LTS (Mississauga Ringette)

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About Learn to Skate (LTS)


The LTS Program is an entry level skating program for 3-7 year olds. (DOB 2014 - 2018).

Skills, including balance, gliding and stopping are taught with the focus on having FUN.

Fall/Winter Program - Starting in September and January

The Winter program is one 50-minute session per week, taught by a Certified Can Skate Instructor.  The full season session runs from late September to mid-March (approximately 21 sessions). 

We also offer half season programs that run either
1) late September to mid-December or
2) early January to mid-March

We offer two different weekly practice sessions to choose from (to be selected when registering):
                      Wednesdays at 6 PM at Meadowale Arena, OR
                      Saturdays at 9:15 AM at Iceland Arena.

Age Requirements

Skaters must be born between 2014 - 2018.

2019-2020 Learn to Skate (LTS) Program Fees   

- LTS – New Player, full season - Wed 6pm - $250
- LTS - New Player, full season - Sat 9:15am - $250
- LTS – New Player, half season (Sept-Dec OR Jan-Mar) - Wed 6pm - $135
- LTS - New Player, half season (Sept-Dec OR Jan-Mar) - Sat 9:15am - $135
- LTS – Returning Player, full season - Wed 6pm - $285
- LTS - Returning Player, full season - Sat 9:15am - $285
- LTS – Returning Player, half season (Sept-Dec OR Jan-Mar) - Wed 6pm - $150
- LTS - Returning Player, half season (Sept-Dec OR Jan-Mar) - Sat 9:15am - $150

LTS Registration - TBD

Equipment Rental is provided to new players (pending availability - $300 post dated security deposit cheque required).  Players only need to have their own hockey skates and CSA approved helmet.  


Equipment Requirements

  • Skaters MUST wear lace-up type hockey skates (no plastic/moulded or figure skates permitted)
  • Skaters MUST wear a CSA approved helmet and ringette face mask/cage (which have smaller openings than a hockey mask)
  • A jersey will be provided to each participant

Additional Equipment Recommendations

Players in the Learn to Skate (LTS) program are not required to wear full ringette equipment. However, children fall while learning to skate, and full equipment is recommended for the best protection and comfort.  If not wearing full equipment, minimum additional/recommended equipment for the LTS program is as follows:

·         padded gloves

·         knee and elbow pads  

MRA strongly recommends that full equipment be worn by all participants as it is safer, allows the participants to become accustomed to wearing it, as well as gives them the freedom to fall while learning without fear of hurting themselves.  MRA offers an economical equipment rental program where participants can rent a full set of equipment (minus skates and helmet) for a season.

Full equipment is available from our EQUIPMENT RENTAL PROGRAM  for a modest fee, and includes the following:

  • BNQ approved neck protector, elbow pads, shin pads, shoulder pads, hockey gloves, Ringette pants or hockey pants and socks 

For more details and information about ringette equipment refer to the following: Ringette Equipment Info ...

Please note that no skating aids of any kind are permitted on the ice during any MRA programs.  Skating aids actually prolong the learning process, and can result in improper technique.  Parents of players using skating aids will be asked to remove the aids or the skater will be removed from the ice.

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