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Welcome to the Tri Area Skating Club

Where Success Begins


Fun, Achievement, and Fitness: these are the goals of the Tri Area Skating Club.

Whether it be standing up and gliding on skates for the first time, landing that first triple salchow jump,

skating to increase fitness, or improving technique for hockey and ringette,

the Tri Area Skating Club has programs designed to assist skaters in achieving these goals.

We are a family-oriented club with programs for all ages and skill levels.

The club was formed in 2013 when the Stony Plain and Parkland Skating Clubs joined forces

to offer families a wider range of Learn-To-Skate and competitive skating programming.

Affordable and convenient lessons are offered at the Glenn Hall Arena in Stony Plain

and the Tri-Leisure Centre in Spruce Grove.

We are a Skate Canada sanctioned program with nationally trained NCCP Certified coaching staff.

StarSkate Coaching Staff


To make arrangements for private or semi-private lessons (Junior Academy or STARSkate programs) or if you have questions for our coaches,

please contact Tanya Bray - Club Director - at

All our STARSkate coaches have their New CanSkate and Star 1 - Gold, First Aid/CPR and Respect in Sport Certification.


Tanya Bray

Club Director

Provincial Certified Coach

27 Years of Experience

Qualifications: NCCP & Skate Canada Provincial Certified (Level 2), partial National Certification (Level 3) & High 5 Certified.  Tanya has coached skaters to gold achievement in all four disciplines of figure skating and diamond level in dance (achieving their Quad Gold Award). Experienced in triathlon events. Trained skaters who have qualified and competed at Sectionals and Winter Games and won the StarSkate Championships. Tanya is a mentor coach to Regional (Level 1) coaches.


Tara Parsons

Assistant Club Director

Provincial Certified Coach

26 Years of Experience

Qualifications: NCCP & Skate Canada Provincial Certified (Level 2), partial National Certification (Level 3). Tara has coached students to Gold achievement in all four disciplines of figure skating, Diamond level in dance, and has had students achieve Quad Gold Awards. Tara's students have reached finals and have had podium finishes in many Regional and Provincial Competitions. Experienced in triathlon events, theatre on ice, and ice show management. Tara is also a mentor coach to regional (Level 1) coaches.

Lisa Bakken

National Certified Coach

42 Years of Experience

Qualifications: NCCP & Skate Canada National Certified (Level 3) and partial Level 4 and CanPowerSkate. Lisa is a certified coach of national and recreational StarSkaters with choreography and ballet training.

2021/2022 Group Program Coaches

Our Group Program coaches are NCCP/Skate Canada Certified,
First Aid/CPR Certified & completed Respect in Sport,
and are instrumental to the success of our
Learn-to-Skate & CanPower programs

Elaine Higgins

Power Skating Coordinator/CanPower & Provincial Certified Coach


Nicki Berg

Regional Trained Coach


Renee Caouette

Regional Certified Coach


Danielle Carter

Regional Certified Coach


Shanon Leggo

Regional Certified Coach


Victoria Newton

Regional Coach In-Training


Cassandra Olson

CanPower Trained Coach


Avery Rudnisky

Regional Certified Coach


Amanda Sinclair

Regional Certified Coach