News

February 01, 2017

For information on all aspects of the transition to a unified Skate Ontario please follow the links below for each area of interest… Transition Committee Governance Nominations Clubs Competitions and Programs Coaches Officials Volunteers Frequently Asked Questions

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Skate Ontario Organizational Announcement

January 28, 2017

Skate Ontario is pleased to announce that we have completed the hiring process for two key management positions for the amalgamated organization! Please welcome: Scott Rachuk – Director of Sport Operations Derek Ventnor – Director of Finance and Business Operations Please read the full announcement and bios here: Skate Ontario Organizational Announcement – January 2017

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Welcome Lisa Alexander, new Executive Director!

October 03, 2016

The Board of Skate Ontario is pleased to announce Lisa Alexander as the new Executive Director of Skate Canada Ontario Section. Lisa brings with her a wealth of sport experience as a volunteer and professional as well as a strong private sector background at the Director level in the hospitality industry. As a business professional, […]

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Team Ontario attends NextGen camp in Montreal!

October 02, 2016

Several Ontario skaters and coaches attended the NextGen camp, held Sept 28-Oct 1, 2016, which was conducted as part of the Skate Canada Summer Series program. The singles skaters in top 10 of the series in Pre-Novice, Novice and the top 5 in Junior were invited to attend the camp. If an athlete couldn’t attend […]

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Ontario skaters qualify for Challenge!

September 16, 2016

Congratulations to the following Ontario skaters who have qualified for the 2017 Skate Canada Challenge through the National Summer Series events! Men: Bennet Toman (Senior) Stephen Gogolev (Junior) Conrad Orzel (Junior) Iliya Kovler (Junior) Josh Allen (Junior) Corey Circelli (Novice) Alec Guinzbourg (Novice) David Birinberg (Novice) Daniel Rousskikh (Novice) Brandon Toste (Pre-Novice) Rio Morita (Pre-Novice) […]

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NEW: Skate Canada Ontario Section

May 28, 2016

At its AGM on May 28, 2016, Skate Canada’s membership voted in favour of an amendment to their bylaws to create a new unified Ontario Section. This structure allows for figure skating in Ontario to be governed by one section and become the provincial sport organization recognized by the provincial funding organizations. While the bylaw […]

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Ontario Skaters’ Promotional Contest Winners!

April 03, 2016

The Ontario Skaters’ Promotional Contest Winners were drawn at the Skate Ontario Championships in Sudbury, March 18-20, 2016. Thanks to everyone who participated, and congratulations to the winners! Great prizes were available, including a 2016 Ford Mustang! Make sure you get your tickets for next year!

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Skate Ontario Club Consultation Program

March 07, 2016

Skate Ontario Club Consultation Workshops The Skate Ontario Club Consultation Program initiative is funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation with the intention to reach all of the Ontario clubs (360) with the focus on delivering innovative and pertinent workshops to the clubs or nearby communities. A survey was sent out to all Ontario clubs through […]

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Creating a Unified Ontario Section…

March 02, 2016

Representatives from Skate Canada, Skate Ontario, the four Ontario sections, the Provincial Government, and the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) held a one-day strategic summit in Toronto on February 21, 2015. Out of this meeting, the Ontario Sections Organizational Working Committee was struck. The committee has worked hard over the last year, and consulted with […]

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NEW: 2017 Skate Ontario Adult Invitational Competition!

February 12, 2016

Exciting News! Skate Ontario will be hosting an Adult Invitational Competition in 2017! This brand new event will take place March 31-April 2, 2017 at the Fort Erie Leisureplex and will include all Adult categories, including Free Skating, Interpretive, Dance, Solo Dance, Pairs, and Synchro! The event will be open to all eligible skaters and […]

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