WSSC Board Meeting

Board Meeting
Monday, 12 September 2016,  7:00pm
Location: Sport Manitoba.
145 Pacific Ave, Winnipeg
Club members are welcome to attend.

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Registration Night

This is the registration night for the season.  If you are interested in the Speed Skating School please contact the registrar@winnipegspeedskating.ca

Registration Night: Monday, September 19, 2016
7:00pm at Sport Manitoba, 145 Pacific Avenue.
Returning skaters will receive an electronic copy of the registration package.  Please bring the printed copy with you on registration night.
Skaters and parents need to attend the registration night to receive an update on the club and get fitted for skates.

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Speed Skating School

Thursday, October 13, 2016
1111 Wall Street, Sargent Park arena
1.5 hours of ice time with coaches and experienced skaters to introduce you to the sport of speedskating.
20 spots available. $40/skater to cover ice rental and insurance.
To register contact registrar@winnipegspeedskating.ca

 

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News Releases

News Release: Ottawa, November 2, 2015 – Intact Insurance Company, Speed Skating Canada’s major sponsor, announced today that the Tornades de Châteauguay (Châteauguay, QC), Club de patinage de vitesse de Lévis (Lévis, QC), the Restigouche Comets (Restigouche, N.B.), as well as the Mackenzie (MacKenzie, B.C.), Norman Wells (Norman Wells, NT) and Quinte Blades (Belleville, ON) Speed Skating Clubs, were each awarded a $1,000 bursary as part of the 2015-2016 Podium Tracker program.

Last weekend, Canadian skaters won a total of 6 individual medals at the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating in Montreal, Canada.

Marianne St-Gelais won a gold medal in the 500m and a silver medal in the 1000m events, Charles Hamelin won a gold medal in the 1000m, Charle Cournoyer won a silver medal in the 500m, Kim Boutin won a silver medal in the 1500m, and Samuel Girard won a silver medal in the 1000m.

Canada also won the silver medal in the women’s relay event.

The Intact Podium Tracker Program tracks individual medals won by Canadian short and long track speed skaters in World Cups and World Championships. Each time an athlete steps onto the podium, Intact Insurance donates $1,000 to a local speed skating club in Canada.

News Release: Ottawa, May 21, 2015 – Intact Insurance Company, Speed Skating Canada’s major sponsor, announced today that 42 Canadian speed skating clubs were each awarded a $1,000 bursary as part of the 2014-2015 Podium Tracker program, for a total donation of $42,000.  Check out the video.

Thank you

A huge thank you to our local sponsors who are helping us raise the funds to upgrade our crash mat inventory.  Please check out the Fundraising + Sponsors page for a complete list.

For the latest Speed Skating News…

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/speedskating/

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