More About Skaters First in Aurora

About Us

Established in 1993, Skaters First has been providing excellent skating programs in the Town of Aurora for over 28 years. Our coaching staff and program assistants have a passion for skating and teaching. We strive to create a positive and fun learning environment where skaters of all levels and abilities not only learn to skate but find confidence in themselves.

"PRACTICE IS THE HARDEST PART OF LEARNING BUT TOGETHER WITH FUN WE CAN ACCOMPLISH GREAT THINGS!"

Program Directors

Deborah and Lindsay, CanSkate Coaches in Aurora, Newmarket, and York Region

Deborah Botticella & Lindsay Smith Chapman

We are the directors of Skaters First and Mad Dawg Power & Edge. Collectively we have over 60 years experience teaching Learn to skate up to and including competitive skaters.

We look forward to sharing our on ice expertise and passion for teaching while creating the best Learn to Skate/Canskate and power programs in our community.

Mad Dawg On Ice Coordinators

Deborah and Lindsay, Power Skating coaches in Aurora, Newmarket, and York Region

Deborah Botticella & Lindsay Smith Chapman

Nationally Certified Power Instructors.

Coaches

CanSkate York Region skating coach JodieJodie

CanSkate Aurora skating coach AndreaAndrea

CanSkate York Region skating coach LoriLori

CanSkate Aurora skating coach VickiVicki

CanSkate Newmarket skating coach GinnyGinny

CanSkate York Region skating coach JustinJustin

CanSkate Aurora skating coach BreyanBreyan

CanSkate Newmarket skating coach NicoleNicole

CanSkate York Region skating coach RachelleRachelle

CanSkate Aurora skating coach MichelleMichelle

Assistant Coaches

CanSkate York Region assistant skating coach EmmaEmma

CanSkate Aurora assistant skating coach JarrettJarrett

CanSkate York Region assistant skating coach KatieKatie

CanSkate Aurora assistant skating coach IsaacIsaac

CanSkate York Region assistant skating coach RylieRylie