Cambridge Speed Skating Club located at Hespeler Arena offers an affordable Try Before You Join (TryB4UJoin) program throughout the year. The program is designed to be a fun introduction for children to the sport of Speed Skating. TryB4UJoin includes 4 on-ice lessons. It also includes speed skate rental.

2022-2023 Season

Try B4UJoin is always open! 4 sessions with skate rental for $40! Contact to reserve your dates today.

September 2022 TryB4UJoin Session dates and times:

Tuesday, September 20th from 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Thursday, September 22nd from 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Tuesday, September 27th from 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Thursday, September 29th from 5:30PM to 7:00PM

General Registration for 2022-2023 Season and Special TryB4UJoin Session:

A special no cost (free) TryB4UJoin will be held on Saturday, August 20th from 10:30AM to 12:00PM at Hespeler Memorial Arena followed by General Registration. Skate fitting starts at 9:30AM.   Contact us at if you are unable to make the skate fitting time.

General Registration for the 2022-2023 Season and a Pizza lunch will be available following ice time of the TryB4UJoin session. This is a great time to meet our returning athletes and coaches and hear about why they love the sport of Speed Skating.  We will be available to answer questions.

Required equipment to bring for skating:

  1. CSA approved, hard-shell helmet which fastens securely under the chin
  2. Neck guard with chest protector
  3. Cut resistant and waterproof gloves made of vinyl or leather
  4. Kneepads – volleyball kneepads are great
  5. Soccer-type shin guards
  6. Safety goggles

For more information or any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Cambridge Speed Skating Club at