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Skater in Residence Blog – Michelle Long

March 01, 2021

“What I eat in a day” If you had the chance to ready my last blog, you learned that I love to cook. Food is and always has been a big part of my life. Growing up, my mom made a home cooked dinner every night for my family. This was our way to spend […]

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Events Update – February 26, 2021

February 26, 2021

Bring ON the Fun! Bring ON the Fun! series is a two-month Skate Ontario supported Performance & Development Opportunity (PDO) and an On and Off-Ice Event Video Performance Opportunity.  BOTF focuses on providing team-based, fun experiences for skaters, clubs and individuals. With COVID-19 restrictions impacting training schedules, we have created an accessible Bring ON the […]

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Merit Travel Celebrates Synchro! Blog Post

February 26, 2021

Skate Ontario and Champion Partner Merit Travel are co-hosting an online synchro celebration on Saturday, March 20 at 4pm ET on the Skate Ontario Facebook Page and YouTube channel. “Merit Travel Celebrates Synchro” is the best way we can think of to meet up online and celebrate our Synchro family together. Sandra Weber, Manager, Merit […]

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March Sessions Announced! Coach/Skater Educational Opportunities Series

February 24, 2021

We are excited to announce our sessions for the third and final month of the Coach/Skater Educational Opportunities Series! We have an amazing lineup of classes taking place in March with some remarkable presenters, so make sure to register early to ensure you receive a spot as space is limited. We have brought back a […]

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2021 Ontario Skaters Promotional Contest

February 23, 2021

Calling all skating clubs and skating schools! With 2020 finally behind us and as we look ahead to a much better year in 2021, we want to remind you there is still time to participate in the 2021 Ontario Skaters Promotional Contest! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to fundraise for your club. Fundraising […]

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Skater in Residence Blog: Michelle Long

February 22, 2021

The 2020-2021 skating season has been one for the books: the cancellation of the 2020 World Championships in Montreal last March, a global lockdown taking many skaters off the ice for months, competing virtually with skaters from across the country, and most recently the announcement that the 2021 National Championships would not be taking place. […]

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SAVE THE DATE: Merit Travel Celebrates Synchro!

February 19, 2021

On Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 4:00 pm ET, Skate Ontario with Champion Partner Merit Travel, will be co-hosting the “Merit Travel Celebrates Synchro” Facebook Live event, airing on the Skate Ontario Facebook page and YouTube channel. Here’s how you and your team can get involved: Send  us a video of your team’s favourite all-time performance or competition skate by March 5, […]

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2021-2022 Novice Synchronized Skating Over-Age Exemption

February 16, 2021

Please see below for a message from Skate Canada:  For the 2021-2022 skating season, the Novice synchronized skating category will be permitted an over-age extension. ¼ of the team must not have reached the age of 16 by July 1st preceding the competition. To view this message on the Skate Canada website, please click here.  

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Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund

February 16, 2021

In September 2020, Jumpstart launched its Sport Relief Fund and was able to invest $8 million to support over 660 community sport organizations across Canada. To help mitigate the pandemic’s ongoing impact on recreational sport and ensure kids have access to play, Canadian Tire Corporation announced that it is providing an incremental $12 million to […]

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Updated Return to Play Protocols

February 12, 2021

Skate Ontario has updated our Return to Play Protocol documents. Updated documents include: Return to Play Protocols Health Screening Questionnaire Session Participation and Health Screening Tracking Sheets All updated documents can be found HERE. The updated protocols include guidance for clubs and skating schools for each of the colour zones outlined within the Ontario COVID-19 Response Framework. […]

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