In Memory of Gary Collier

July 20, 2017

On behalf of Skate Ontario, it is with profound sadness that we share news of the sudden passing of Gary Collier.  Gary was a volunteer with over 25 years of service from the club, to the Section, to the national level.  He was best known as the lead music technician for eastern Ontario and also […]


Summer Recap – July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017

First, we would like to take time to acknowledge and thank Michelle Ross for her dedication, hard work, and service to skating in Northern Ontario.  July 14th will be her final day with the organization.  Michelle has worked as the Executive Director of NOS for over 10 years, and as the only full time employee […]


DS Updates for the 2017-2018 Skate Ontario Season

July 07, 2017

Hi DS Community, As the 2017-2018 Skate Ontario competition season is about to start, we have some important updates for you. Video replay system and headsets  The computer Data Specialist is responsible to set up and take down the video replay system and headsets.  Instructions will be prepared and communicated to all. Manual Input For […]


STARSkate Championship Qualifying Process

July 05, 2017

This year, Skate Ontario will initiate a fresh look for the Ontario Championship event. Large numbers in some categories dictate that a qualifying structure must be in place for this event. The following will determine the eligible competitors to advance to the Skate Ontario Championships: Categories at the Skate Ontario Championships: Singles:       […]


Summer Initiative Team Selection

June 30, 2017

Skate Ontario Summer Initiative Athlete Selection Thank you to the coaches and athletes that participated in the inaugural Skate Ontario Summer Initiative. The teams for the Wild Rose event in Leduc, Alberta and the BC Summer Skate event in Burnaby, British Columbia have been selected from the two tryouts held in Ottawa (June 21, 2017) […]


Communication Update

June 23, 2017

As we close the Ontario section offices on June 30th, we would be remiss not to say goodbye, thank, and acknowledge the significant contributions of three staff members. Lori Mackey and Mary LaPier from Western Ontario, and Barbara Hough from Eastern Ontario, have contributed almost 60 years of combined service to skating as staff in the […]


Section Office Update

June 19, 2017

Dear Skate Ontario Family, Thank you for your support thus far in this period of change, as we consolidate Skate Ontario into a unified body. This transition would not be possible without the dedication and hard work of the Skate Ontario network of volunteers and supporters. The next step in this unification process is to […]


Skate Ontario Events Update

June 14, 2017

Skate Ontario Events Updates  The Skate Ontario Events Team is excited to announce that all three Summer Series Event Registrations are now open! Please follow the links below to register: Minto Summer Skate Invitational  Summer Sizzle  Skate Ontario Summer Skate  You can also register on the Skate Ontario Events page here:  For any questions regarding […]


Skate Ontario Operating Committees Update

June 14, 2017

Dear Skaters, Coaches, and Skating volunteers, I am pleased to share with you some further details about our new Skate Ontario operating committees. As you know, an exciting new era has begun for skating in Ontario that involves many changes, including the modernization of our organizational and governance structures. In keeping with best practices in […]