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Skate Ontario Coaches Corner Webinar #2

April 26, 2020

Skate Ontario is pleased to announce the second Coaches Corner webinar. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 pm ET. Please join our special guest coaches Alison Purkiss and Tracey Wainman who will discuss and answer questions about how they are approaching this time off the ice as well as strategies they are using to engage and set goals […]

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Skate Ontario Club Connect Webinar

April 24, 2020

Next up on the Skate Ontario Webinar Series is the Club Connect Webinar. We are excited to offer this informational webinar for our skating clubs and schools. Some of the topics to be covered include online COVID-19 resources from Skate Ontario and Skate Canada, AGM and virtual meeting update, along with explaining the financial supports […]

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2019-2020 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program – Final List

April 23, 2020

Skate Ontario is pleased to announce the final list of athletes who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2019-2020 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected using the sport specific selection criteria developed by Skate Ontario, approved by the Selection Committee. To view the list, please […]

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Meagan Duhamel Blog #2 – Skater in Residence

April 21, 2020

Hi everyone! I hope everyone continues to be well during this difficult time. During my last post, I talked about this new reality in which we are finding ourselves away from the rink; self isolating and maybe doing all your training classes through online video conferencing. I talked about the importance of adaptability and staying […]

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Reminder! Skate Ontario Coaches Corner Webinar

April 21, 2020

Skate Ontario is excited to announce the launch of a new webinar series. The first in this ongoing series will be a Coaches Corner webinar to provide our Ontario coaches with information and support during the COVID-19 situation. The first Coaches Corner webinar will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, April 22 at 7:00 pm ET. The […]

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Beverley Connery

April 21, 2020

Skate Ontario is saddened by the news that Beverley Connery passed away on April 8, 2020. Beverley was a long time coach at Nepean Skating Club. Her obituary: Peacefully on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Loving wife of Bruce. Cherished mother of Scott. Dear cousin to Marilyn Decary and Carol Ouellette of Montreal and their families. […]

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Skate Ontario Coach Update – Webinar Opportunity!

April 17, 2020

Coaches Corner Webinar Skate Ontario is excited to announce the launch of a new webinar series. The first in this ongoing series will be a Coaches Corner webinar to provide our Ontario coaches with information and support during the COVID-19 situation. The first Coaches Corner webinar will take place on Wednesday, April 22 at 7:00 […]

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ON Russell SC CanSkate Excels at Skater Engagement

April 16, 2020

The ON Russell SC CanSkate program is special! From the moment skaters get on the ice, to the time they head home, CanSkate skaters at the Russell SC are continuously moving and fully engaged! From the stands, you can see coaches are focused on the day’s skills, working one-one-one with skaters and adapting to the […]

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COVID-19 – Assessment Days & NCCP Courses Update

April 16, 2020

Assessment Days As we continue to navigate through the ongoing COVID-19 response, we are cancelling all scheduled Assessment Days until further notice. We understand that Assessment Days are an important part of a skater’s season. We will continue to monitor the situation and will inform our members once we are able to resume our regular […]

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Training Tips for Social Distancing – We Want to Hear From You!

April 14, 2020

Now that we have sadly been away from arenas and our skating families for a while, we want to know how everyone is staying engaged! Clubs, coaches, skaters – what have you been up to for the past few weeks? Let us know how you have been keeping your skating drive alive. Send in your […]

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