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 27 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 excited to be the new directors of Skaters First and Mad Dawg Power & Edge. Collectively we have over 50 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 Aurora skating coach SueSue

CanSkate Newmarket skating coach KateKate

CanSkate York Region skating coach JodieJodie

CanSkate Aurora skating coach AndreaAndrea

CanSkate Newmarket skating coach NikiNiki

CanSkate York Region skating coach LoriLori

CanSkate Aurora skating coach VickiVicki

CanSkate Newmarket skating coach GinnyGinny

CanSkate York Region skating coach StefaniStefani

CanSkate Aurora skating coach AnnikaAnnika

CanSkate Newmarket skating coach EliseElise

CanSkate York Region skating coach JustinJustin

CanSkate Aurora skating coach JessicaJessica

Assistant Coaches

CanSkate Aurora assistant skating coach EmilyEmily

CanSkate Newmarket assistant skating coach HarrisonHarrison

CanSkate York Region assistant skating coach AnnaAnna

CanSkate Aurora assistant skating coach ColeCole

CanSkate Newmarket assistant skating coach YuliyaYuliya

CanSkate York Region assistant skating coach EmmaEmma