Figure Skate Sharpening Toronto
Figure skaters must keep their figure skates sharp in order to glide on the properly and to get the best performance from their figure skates. It is recommended that figure skates are sharpened once for about every 15-20 hours of skating at a shops that specialize in sharpening figure skates.
Figure skates should be sharpened at a skate sharpening shop that specializes in figure skate sharpening for the best quality skate sharpening. The two best locations in Toronto are the Figure Skating Boutique and Jake's Figure Skate Sharpening. Additionally, these figure skate sharpening shops in Toronto also sell skating accessories such as gell socks, skate guards and can help with fitting and fixing skates.
Skate Sharpening for Recreational Skates
For recreational skates including hockey skates it is recommended that skates are sharpened about every season once. It is also important to wipe skate blades after skating because the mosture can cause the blades to rust. The way you can tell if your skates need to be sharpened is if there is rust on the bottom of the blade or if you run your finger along the edges and they seem dull.
Recreational and hockey skates can be sharpened at just about any skate sharpening location in Toronto including Canadian Tire and skate sharpening shops at skating rinks. There are some shoe repair shops in Toronto offer skate sharpening services.