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East Pictou Silver Blades

Located In Thorburn
Where To Find Us
Ivor MacDonald Memorial Arena
63 Arena Rd
Thorburn, NS
Areas Served Pictou County
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Contact Justine Harpell, President, East Pictou Silver Blades; Phone: (Cell) 902-759-6005; Email:
Alternate Contact Marcie Kelly, Secretary, East Pictou Silver Blades; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Justine Harpell 
PO Box 3640 
Stellarton, NS B0K 1S0
Description & Services
Information CanSkate is Skate Canada's flagship learn-to-skate program, designed for beginners of all ages. When you sign up for CanSkate you will be in a program that focuses on fun, participation and basic skill development. Lessons are given in a group format and led by an NCCP certified professional coach. Skaters progress at their own rate and coaches make sessions active using teaching aids, music and a wide variety of activities that create a fun environment and promote learning. 
At our club, we offer several skating programs including Skate Canada's new (and improved) Canskate program, CanPower, and Jr./Sr. Programs for our StarSkaters and Competitive Figure Skaters. 
Eligibility Ages: 3 year(s) and up 
Ages 3 and up.
Hours Tuesdays 4 - 7 p.m. 
Fridays 4 - 6 p.m.
Special Information
Tags Figure/Ice Skating ; Highland Connect ; Recreation Categories