Hamilton Waterfront Trust Learn To Skate Program
The Learn to Skate Program offered by the Hamilton Waterfront Trust is open to young skaters on Saturday mornings at the skating rink at William’s Fresh Cafe. The 8 week program teaches children 3-18 years of age the basics to get them skating. Fifty kids are enrolled in the program this year that operates with the help of volunteer instructors, all with figure skating backgrounds.
Volunteer instructor Klaudia Sydor puts young skaters through their paces Saturday morning during skating lessons at the skating rink at William’s Fresh Cafe.
5 year old Nicole Yang gets some assistance from her mom Yi Huang as she takes part in skating lessons Saturday morning.
Volunteer instructor Josephine Esposto watches as one of her level 4 skaters shows how she can hop on her skates Saturday morning during skating lessons at the skating rink at William’s Fresh Cafe.
7 year old Madison Brewer (in red helmet) does her best along with fellow skaters to push a puck with her head Saturday morning during skating lessons.
Julie Jazwiec co-ordinator of the Learn to Skate Program offer through the Hamilton Waterfront Trust works with her young skaters Saturday morning at the skating rink at William’s Fresh Cafe.
5 year old Nicloe Yang sizes up the technique of her fellow skaters before pushing her puck with her head Saturday morning .
Bundled up students don’t let Saturdays frigid wind affect their excellent form during skating lessons on the rink at William’s Fresh Cafe Saturday morning . Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator