Private Introduction Lesson to Speed Skating at the Centre de glaces in Québec City

Activity Snapshot

Fitness level: Occasionally sporty
Duration: 2 hrs
Spoken languages: English, French, Canadian English, Canadian French
Minimum age: From 10 years-old and up
Cancellation policy: super flexible More info
Opening seasons:

Activity description

Can you ice skate? Discover speed skating in Quebec City with top athletes at the Centre de glaces!

Speed skating is the ideal ice sport for thrills in the city, and it is waiting for you at the Centre de glaces of Québec on the Gaétan-Bouche Ring, a 400-metre indoor ice ring - Olympic size! The only indoor ring in Eastern Canada, don't miss this opportunity to discover ice skating in Quebec City, and what's more, in the company of top-level athletes to introduce you to the sport and advise you.

For 1 to 2 hours, you will learn the basics of speed skating at the Centre de glaces of Québec, a discipline that requires you to already know how to skate on ice. You will be equipped with a helmet and long-blade skates, which you can rent from the centre's reception desk, and then take to the Gaétan-Bouche oval to learn speed skating in complete safety from your qualified instructors.

Held indoors at a temperature of between 12 and 15°C, you will get the most out of your speed skating discovery private course in Quebec City in summer or winter!

Offer Description

Private speed skating discovery lesson: you will be alone with your group of friends/family during the course

Course of events

- Welcome 30 minutes before the start of the activity at the centre reception desk

- Collection of helmets and ice skates (to rent for $12), and briefing on the rules inside the centre

- Put on your speed skating equipment and meeting with the instructor on the ice

- Briefing on the course and safety instructions

- Departure for 1 to 2 hours of introduction to speed skating

- End of the course, return of equipment to reception and end of the experience

Activity requirements

Please arrive at the centre reception desk with your confirmation email at least 30 minutes before the start of the activity.

Knowing how to skate on ice is compulsory for this activity.

You will need to rent your helmet and long-blade skates from reception ($12 to pay on the spot), but you can also bring your own speed skating equipment if you have it.

Special terms

Meeting place: use Entrance 1 at 999 De Rochebelle Avenue, Quebec City (QC) - easily accessible by public transport.

On weekday mornings, introductory speed skating sessions will take place on the Courte-Piste rink.

If you simply want to discover ice skating, opt for free skating at the Centre de glaces.

  • Instructor
  • Quebec taxes
  • Helmet and long-blade skates (to rent at the reception for 12$)
Do not forget to bring
  • Warm sport clothes (12 to 15°C inside the centre)
  • Bottle of water
100% secure payments
by credit card or Paypal
Meeting point
999 avenue De Rochebelle, Québec (QC) - Entrance 1 Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 24 hours or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
24 hrs
Cancellation 24 hours or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule