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A page created by Skate Ontario and devoted to the skaters and skating in this section. If you’re looking for what’s happening in and around this section, you’ve come to the right place! Scroll down for all of the posts, blogs, videos, Facebook Lives and any other fun stuff that reflects who we are as Ontario skaters. If you want to share your events and photos with us – contact us at Enjoy!


Cynthia Reid

September 12, 2019

It is with deep sorrow that we announce that long time coach Cynthia Reid from Ottawa (the Nepean Skating Club) has recently passed away. Not only was she a long time coach, she had Canadian Champion Janet Morrissey as one of her students and was an active volunteer with all competitions held in the Ottawa […]


Skater in Residence – Scott Russell – Skating: The National Passion Resumes

September 07, 2019

Skating: The National Passion Resumes By: Scott Russell CBC Sports To be completely honest assuming the role of “Skater in Residence” this month is quite something from my perspective.  After all, I’m not a competitor, a coach or a judge.  I’m a broadcaster…a storyteller, who happens to love everything about skating and what it means […]


Skater in Residence – Elvis Stojko in Interview

September 06, 2019

When Facebook Live didn’t work, Elvis Stojko and @SkatingPj decided to have a conversation anyway that focuses on mental preparation, why Yuzuru Hanyu has it right and how to work through fear. Great information for the skater in your life and anyone else who is looking for success. With two Olympic silver medals and titles […]


Skater in Residence – Elvis Stojko – Facebook Live Tomorrow!!

September 03, 2019

Where will you be tomorrow at 11:00 am ET? Hopefully on Facebook with us watching Elvis Stojko for his Skater in Residence Facebook Live! Last-minute dash for Pj Kwong to spend time chatting with Elvis in person about all sorts of stuff, along with questions from you, our Skate Ontario family! We understand that some […]


Scott Russell – Skater in Residence – September 2019

September 01, 2019

Skate Ontario is thrilled to welcome CBC broadcast legend Scott Russell as the Skater in Residence for the month of September. Scott’s love and support of amateur sport including figure skating are well-documented. Check out his bio here: Scott and Pj will be doing a Facebook Live later in the month and will be […]


CBC Battle of the Blades – Mini Blades

August 27, 2019

In case you missed it, CBC’s Battle of the Blades is back, and so are Mini Blades!! For full details on how your club can get involved, please follow this link!   CBC Battle of the Blades – Mini Blades


Iced Energy Adult Team, Looking for Members

August 26, 2019

Do you love to skate? Are you interested in joining a team? Contact us to learn more about our Newmarket Iced Energy adult synchro skating team! Previous synchro experience is not required; skating experience is an asset. The season starts in September!


Time to get Season Ready with our Skate Ontario Vendors and Sponsors!

August 24, 2019

Time to get Season-Ready! It’s that time of year again when we turn our attention to school, skating and everything that goes with it for parents, skaters, coaches and fans! At Skate Ontario, we are thrilled to have the support of various Champion Partners, Preferred Vendors and other vendors who are here to help. Check […]


Best of Luck at the ISU Junior Grand Prix in Courchevel, France

August 20, 2019

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series is about to begin for the 2019-2020 season. The series kicks-off in Courchevel, France and we would like to wish our Skate Ontario athletes Iliya Kovler, Alison Schumacher, Olivia McIsaac & Corey Circelli the best of luck! We are #SkateOntarioProud! To read Skate Canada’s Press Release for […]


Skater in Residence – Elvis Stojko, Warrior vs Performer

August 20, 2019

Warrior VS Performer Many people have asked me over the years how I was able to perform under pressure; coaches, skaters, sport psychologists, reporters and fans have all asked this question. Of course, there is the everyday on-ice training and mental prep with visualization, off ice training, diet etc., but once that is done, how […]