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Equipment Frequently Asked Questions

How are figure skates supposed to fit?
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How are hockey skates supposed to fit?
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What kind of helmet does my child need for PreCan and CanSkate?
Your child must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet. No bicycle, ski or snowboarding helmets. Full face shields are recommended. Click here for the complete Skate Canada helmet policy.

My skater is a beginner. Can I remove the bottom pick of the figure skate to make it easier to skate?
The bottom pick should not be removed from a beginner’s figure skates. The bottom pick may take a bit of getting used to, but it is important for jumping, footwork and balance.

What is meant by full hockey gear for Powerskating?

Shin pads
Jock
Hockey pants
Shoulder pads
Elbow pads
Neck guard
Skates
Socks
Jersey
Gloves
Hockey CSA approved helmet
Hockey/ringette stick
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