1960 Olympic Winter Games – Squaw Valley, CA, USA

Heading into the 2018 Olympic year and the selection of our team at the 2018 Nationals in Vancouver, some of our Alumni have shared a few stories that happened off the ice during their Olympic adventure.

Hall-of-Famer Wendy Griner, Canadian Champion and 1962 World Silver Medallist recalls some of her experiences as part of the Canadian Team competing for Canada at the 1960 Olympics in Squaw Valley. Continue reading “1960 Olympic Winter Games – Squaw Valley, CA, USA”

Figure Skating History on the Hill! – Canada 150 Skating Day!

Written by Lynn Nightingale, Olympian and 4 time Canadian Ladies Champion

Lynn Nightingale, Olympian and 4 time Canadian Ladies Champion

What skater could resist an invitation to skate on Canada’s Capital’s newest outdoor rink? Certainly not I!! With the Peace Tower and Parliament Buildings as the amazing backdrop, Canada 150 Skating Day on December 10, 2017 was kicked off by the ever so charming, Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage.

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Canada 150 Skating Day – The coolest skating party of the year!

To All Our Alumni!

Did you know it’s Skating Day in Canada on Sunday, December 10th? To honor skating’s amazing history, celebrations are being held in major cities across the country. If you’d like to participate and step into the spotlight once again, please connect with the City Coordinator nearest you (see below).

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First Edition

 

Debra Armstrong, Skate Canada CEO

Dear Alumni,

Skating season is underway and with it we are embarking on another exciting year of skating, learning, competing and building our community.

As alumni, you know what the start of the season means and the enjoyment it brings to Canadians. Our clubs and schools are working away to get Canadians registered for skating and our high-performance athletes are training intensely preparing for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Continue reading “First Edition”