Sep 182014
 

Welcome
The Head Coach has put together a Welcome Club for all skaters. Please take the time to read it to familiarize yourself with the coaches goals and expectations for this season.

Off-ice
The club is offering off-ice training sessions this year. The schedule is as follows:

Sunday:
Y1/Y2 6:00pm (15 min)
Comp 6:50pm (30 min)

Tuesday:
Y1 5:30pm (15 min)
Y2/Comp 6:10 (30 min)

Wednesday:
Comp (TBD)

Make sure to bring/wear proper shoes and clothing!

 Posted by at 7:50 am
Sep 162014
 

Want to try skating on speed skates for free?  You can on Tuesday, September 23rd 6-7 pm when the St. Lawrence Speed Skating Club hosts their annual Community Free Trial Day. Give speed skating a try and enter a draw for 50% off a new youth membership for the 2014-15 season!

 Posted by at 7:04 am
Sep 152014
 

The Ottawa Pacers will be hosting the 1st Meet of the 2014-15 Speed skating season on October 4th & 5th. This 2-day event is open to all skaters. Information about the meet can be found by reading the Announcement on the OSSA website. Registration will be completed on-line, with skaters filling out the forms (individual, family) and submitting them to our club along with your entry fee, before September 24th, 2014. If you do not have a seed time (new skaters only), please speak to your coach, and they will help determine one for you.

 Posted by at 8:18 am
Aug 262014
 

Trial Skating
Interested in speed skating, but not sure if you are going to like it? Come give a try before committing to a full season. We offer 4 sessions/lessons for a small fee and if you decide you like it, you will, we will discount your full membership by this fee. Registration for the upcoming season will be taking place on Thursday August 28th, from 7:30-8:30pm, at the Brockville Memorial Center.

Learn-to-Skate
Registration for the 1st session of the Learn-To-Skate program will be Thursday August 28th, from 7:30-8:30pm at the Memorial Center.
Ages: 3+, no skating ability required
Skates: Hockey, Figure or Recreational skates
Equipment: Safety equipment as per club policy
Time: Tuesdays 6:00-6:30 pm
Cost: $80 per session (2 sessions: Oct 7-Dec 23, Jan 6- Mar 24)
Learn the fundamentals of skating in a fun, game-based environment. Skaters progress through introductory levels of the Speed Skating Canada Cutting Edge Pin Program.
Excellent foundation for balance, agility, and stroking.   Skaters will be provided opportunities to try long blade skates during their session.

If you cannot attend this registration, please contact the club to make other arrangements.

 Posted by at 2:39 pm
Aug 202014
 

Mark your calendars!

There will be a skate fitting session for those who have already registered in full, for this upcoming season. First come, first served.

When: Thursday August 28th, 2014

Where: Brockville Memorial Center

Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pm

 

There will also be a final registration session for the upcoming speed skating season.

When: Thursday August 28th, 2014

Where: Brockville Memorial Center

Time: 7:30 – 8:30 pm

 

Season starts September 7th, 2014!

 

 

 Posted by at 7:23 am
Aug 082014
 

NOTE: The registration will be at the Brockville Centennial Youth Arena instead of the Memorial Centre.

Mark your calendar!

There will be another SLSSC Registration for the 2014/15 Speed skating season on Thursday, August 14th at the Brockville Centennial Youth Arena, 6-8pm.  Registration form and the information sheet are now available. Please complete and return with your payments.

 Posted by at 9:13 am
Jul 242014
 

The Ontario Speed Skating Association is planning to offer Level 1 and/ or Level 2 Officials Clinics during the Cambridge summer camp (August 16 and 17, 2014) on demand.

If you are interested in attending a clinic, contact the OSSA sports manager (sportmanager@ontariospeedskating.ca) before July 31, 2014 indicating your interest. Indicate what position – timer, judge, track steward, referee, etc. and what level. There will be the opportunity to gain practical experience on-ice during camp races on Sunday.

 Posted by at 12:56 pm
Jun 142014
 

Come skate with 2014 Olympians in Ottawa

During its Annual General Meeting held in Ottawa June 19-21, Speed Skating Canada is inviting young skaters and members from the community to come out and skate with Olympians from the 2014 Olympic Games.

 The event will take place from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm at the Roger Senecal Arena in the Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex (1490 Youville Dr., Ottawa), home of the Gloucester Concordes club.

 Rising stars will have the opportunity to skate and celebrate with Olympians with photo opportunities and autographs from the athletes in a public skating event divided in two sessions. The final schedule will be communicated during the week.

 SCHEDULE

(final schedule will be communicated during the week – additional athletes to be confirmed)

 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm:

Ivanie Blondin
Jamie Gregg
Gilmore Junio
William Dutton
Lucas Makowsky (off the ice)

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm:

Charles Hamelin
François Hamelin

We hope to see you there and don’t forget to bring your skates, your helmet and everything you want to do autograph!

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Venez patiner avec des Olympiens de 2014 à Ottawa

Dans le cadre de son Assemblée générale annuelle présenté à Ottawa du 19 au 21 juin, Patinage de vitesse Canada invite les jeunes patineurs de la région ainsi que les membres de sa communauté à venir patiner avec des Olympiens des Jeux olympiques de 2014.

L’opportunité aura lieu entre 14 h 30 et 16 h 30 à l’aréna Roger Sénécal du Centre Bob MacQuarrie, hôte du club des Concordes de Gloucester (1490 Youville Dr., Ottawa).

Au cours de cette opportunité, les jeunes de la relève auront la chance de patiner et d’échanger avec les Olympiens et d’obtenir un autographe ou une photo dans une formule de patinage libre divisée en deux sessions.

HORAIRE

(l’horaire final sera communiqué au cours de la semaine – des athlètes supplémentaires seront confirmés)

14 h 30 à 15 h 30 :

Ivanie Blondin
Jamie Gregg
Gilmore Junio
William Dutton
Lucas Makowsky (hors-glace)

15 h 30 à 16 h 30 :

Charles Hamelin
François Hamelin

Nous espérons vous y voir et n’oubliez pas d’apporter vos patins, votre casque et tout ce que vous voulez faire autographier!

 Posted by at 7:58 pm