Hockey vs. recreational skates: which type is best for you?

Hockey vs. recreational skates: which type is best for you?

Looking for new skates? Not sure which kind to buy? Here’s howhockey and recreational skates compare, and advice to know which type is best for you. You’re due to buy a new... Read more »
Why adjusting ice skates is so important

Why adjusting ice skates is so important

It’s no fun to go skating when your skates are not adjusted properly. That’s why it’s crucial to take the time to make sure they’re on right. When your skates are on... Read more »



Are you lacing your skates the right way?

Are you lacing your skates the right way?

Some people underestimate the importance of a good pair of laces. There are many different kinds available, and the good ones are worth the money. Every skater remembers his or her first... Read more »
Which type of ice skate is right for you?

Which type of ice skate is right for you?

If you’re ready to dig into one of the most Canadian-esque of activities for the first time, you’ll need the right type of skates. Discover which is best for you. Ice skating... Read more »
What to do when you have rust on your ice skates

What to do when you have rust on your ice skates

When you have rust on your ice skates, it really affects your ability to skate properly. This is because your skates slip too much on the ice. Here’s how to skate around... Read more »
5 skate blade maintenance tips: how often should you sharpen them?

5 skate blade maintenance tips: how often should you sharpen them?

Keeping your skate blades sharp is an important part of maintenance, but there’s no general rule for how often to do it. These are the variables to consider. If you’re an avid... Read more »
9 easy ice-skate maintenance tips

9 easy ice-skate maintenance tips

Taking care of your ice skates prolongs their life, saves you money and improves mobility on the ice. Here’s what you need to know to maintain your ice skates. Ice skate blade... Read more »
Top tips to maintain your skate blades

Top tips to maintain your skate blades

Knowing how to keep your skate blades in great shape can help you get the most out of them for years to come. There’s a reason we use the term “rusty” when... Read more »
Useful skate blade sharpening techniques

Useful skate blade sharpening techniques

Sharpening your skates is a necessary part of playing hockey or doing tricks. Without sharp skates, you definitely won’t reach your potential as a hockey player or skater. Having sharp skates while... Read more »
4 tips for sharpening your figure skating blades

4 tips for sharpening your figure skating blades

Getting your figure skates sharpened properly can help you enjoy the sport and help avoid injury. Here’s how to proceed. Few sports embody grace and power as effectively as figure skating. Often... Read more »