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Sectionals Series #4 – Barrie – Octoberfest – Cancelled due to COVID-19

July 27, 2020

Given the continuing state of COVID-19 in the province, Skate Ontario has made the decision to cancel Sectional Series #4 – Barrie – Octoberfest, scheduled for October 15 – 18, 2020. This difficult decision has been made in consultation with the host club, the host facility, and with the safety of all skaters, coaches, and […]

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“Back to Operations” Club Connect Webinar – Educating your Members

July 23, 2020

The last webinar in our “Back to Operations” Club Connect Webinar Series will be on the topic of Educating your Members. The webinar will take place Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET. This webinar will begin with a review of the information and resources provided through the “Back to Operations” webinar series. We will […]

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32nd Annual Ontario Skaters Promotional Contest

July 22, 2020

Thank you to all of the clubs who participated in our contest last year! We are excited to announce the information package for the 32nd Annual Ontario Skaters Promotional Contest. The Ontario Skaters Promotional Contest has been a wonderful opportunity for skaters and clubs to fundraise and create awareness of figure skating in their community. […]

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Reminder! “Back to Operations” Club Connect Webinar – Program Planning & Assessment Days

July 21, 2020

Reminder! Our fifth “Back to Operations” Club Connect Webinar on the topic of Program Planning/Assessment Days/Performance & Development Opportunities is taking place tomorrow! Highlights of the webinar will include: Explore CanSkate minimum delivery standards with COVID considerations Discuss program options and session modifications Review assessment day updates When: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm ET To sign up for […]

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Updated Return to Play Protocols – July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020

Skate Ontario is releasing updated Return to Play Protocols as well as updated supporting documents. The main updates in these documents include: Return to Play Protocols: Updated training group sizes for regions in Stage 3 Update on return to ice for CanSkate Update to permit SYS Team Manager as spectator Health Screening Questionnaire: Updated language for […]

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“Back to Operations” Club Connect Webinar – Program Planning & Assessment Days

July 16, 2020

The fifth webinar in our “Back to Operations” Club Connect Webinar Series will be on the topic of Program Planning & Assessment Days. The webinar will take place Wednesday, July 22, 2020 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET. This webinar will explore CanSkate minimum delivery standards with COVID considerations, discuss program options and review assessment day updates. To sign up […]

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Volunteer Award of Excellence – Cheryl Goldie

July 14, 2020

The final award winner we are celebrating from the 2020 Skate Canada Section Awards is Cheryl Goldie from the Goulbourn Skating Club for winning the Section Volunteer Award of Excellence. This honourable award is usually presented at the Skate Canada Ice Summit, but due to COVID-19 the event was cancelled and a virtual awards celebration […]

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Reminder! “Back to Operations” Club Connect Webinar – Club Communications Plan and Policies

July 14, 2020

Reminder! Our fourth “Back to Operations” Club Connect Webinar on the topic of Club Communications Plan and Policies is taking place tomorrow! Highlights of the webinar will include: Creating an effective communications plan Ensuring proper communications processes and policies are in place  Reviewing the Skate Ontario Policies and Procedures Resource Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm ET. […]

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Policy and Procedure Resource for Clubs/Skating Schools

July 13, 2020

Creating effective policies and processes helps to create a solid foundation for good decision making at the club/skating school level. We have developed the Policies and Procedures resource to assist clubs/skating schools with the task of creating and implementing these documents at your organization. We will be reviewing this resource, along with discussing the process for forming your club/skating school communications plan on our next […]

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Sectionals Series #3 – Cancelled due to COVID-19

July 09, 2020

Due to the ongoing state of COVID-19 in the province, Skate Ontario has made the decision to cancel Sectional Series #3 – Kitchener -Waterloo, scheduled for September 24-27, 2020. This difficult decision has been made in conjunction with the host club and with the safety of all skaters, coaches and officials in mind. The cancellation […]

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