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Follow Up to the Provincial Announcement – November 3

November 03, 2020

As a follow-up to today’s Provincial announcement, we would like to provide our Skate Ontario stakeholders with the following information. We have been advised by the Sport Ministry that the official legislation related to today’s announcement will be released on Friday November 6th.  We understand that many stakeholders have questions about how this will affect their […]

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Figure Skating Diversity & Inclusion Alliance Virtual Event

November 03, 2020

Please see below for a message from the Figure Skating Diversity and Inclusion Alliance… I hope this message finds you well during these uncertain times, and I am excited to share this one-of-a-kind event with your skating community. The Figure Skating Diversity & Inclusion Alliance is thrilled to announce our inaugural Color Your Ice: BIPOC virtual event specifically for skaters […]

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New NCCP Course Dates!

November 02, 2020

Announcement! New Coaching Courses Have Been Added The following coaching courses have been added to our website. Registration for these courses will open on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm ET. CanSkate Coaching Course: November 27-29, 2020 – Sault Ste. Marie December 28-30, 2020 – Cornwall For more information about CanSkate Coaching Courses, please […]

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Synchronized Skating Skills Challenge

November 02, 2020

We are excited to announce a province-wide Synchronized Skating Skills Challenge to highlight various skills and help add some fun and excitement to your practices! We are asking SYS teams to video themselves doing these challenges and submit their videos to Skate Ontario. Videos will be posted on our Facebook and Instagram sites and each video entry […]

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Club By-Law Workshops – SIGN UP TODAY!

October 30, 2020

Please join Melissa Fraser, Coordinator – Club Support Services in one of our interactive workshops on the topic of By-Laws. Melissa will review the *By-Law Resource and *By-Law Template in these sessions and clubs are encouraged to bring their questions along.  These workshops are designed to educate clubs on recent legislative changes and updates which directly affect clubs and their governing documents. *Updated as of January 4, 2021 […]

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Skate ON Workshops

October 29, 2020

Skate Ontario is pleased to offer a workshop for skaters at the STAR 4 to Gold level. Join various presenters for four fun and educational online workshops! Details: Series 2 – 4:00-5:00pm ET Saturday, November 14 – Behind the Scenes of the Officials’ Panel Saturday, November 21 – Creative Movement with Colour Saturday, November 28 […]

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Town Hall – October 26, 2020

October 23, 2020

We will be holding a live, interactive Town Hall on our Facebook page and YouTube channel on Monday, October 26, 2020 at 7:00pm ET. For our discussion, we will have the following from Skate Ontario: Lisa Alexander, Executive Director Kelsey Bennett, Manager, Events & Officials Amanda Montgomery, Coordinator, Coaching & Synchronized Skating During the Town […]

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Events Update – October 23, 2020

October 23, 2020

These are unprecedented times and we must adapt and embrace change every step of the way. As COVID-19 restrictions continue to evolve, Skate Ontario will continue to: 1. Make safety our top priority for our all of our stakeholders including skaters, coaches, volunteers and officials 2. Follow Public Health standards, guidelines and protocols 3. Seek […]

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Skate Ontario Synchronized Skating Update

October 22, 2020

Dear Skate Ontario Synchronized Skating Community, As a follow up to the announcement regarding the cancellation of the 2021 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships, we wanted to share information about several new synchronized skating initiatives from Skate Ontario for this season: Skate Ontario is excited to launch a series of Virtual Skills Challenges for November […]

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Skate Ontario Sectional Championships – Format Change

October 21, 2020

Due to the recent announcements from the Provincial government regarding the increase of modified stage two areas and the strong recommendation against travel in and out of these regions, we have made the difficult decision to change the format of the Skate Ontario Sectional Championships to a virtual, video-based competition format. The Skate Ontario Sectional […]

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