Glen Cairn Skating Club News
PreSummer Session Test Day
Below are links to the updated schedules for tests being held June 22 and June 23.
These schedules were updated June 19.
Please note that the Open skating session originally scheduled for Monday June 22 at 4:00pm has been cancelled to accomodate the number of tests requested.
Message from the Club President
Dear Glen Cairn Members,
Another year has completed and I hope you and your skaters had a great year. We had many successful competitions and programs for all! We are full steam ahead on Spring and registration for Summer Skating is now up and running , please check below for details.
On June 6th we will host our Annual AGM and Amazing Banquet at the Lone Star Ranch. Again details are posted below, please get your tickets ASAP.
At the AGM we will also be looking to approve some new Board Members. We do have openings and would appreciate if you would give any consideration to joining the Board. The detailed descriptions are also on our Website. Just click here and peruse.
Open positions include the following:
- Vice President
- Skater Development
- Pro Liaison
- Test Chair
- Volunteer Co-ordinator
Looking forward to seeing you at the AGM and Banquet, please give any consideration to joining the Board Team! We need you!
Registration for the Summer Program is open.
Two 3 week CanSkate sessions will be offered in July and August on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Session 1 runs from July 7–23 and Session 2 runs July 28–Aug 13
Summer CanSkate Registration.
The Glen Cairn Skating Club Year-End Banquet and Annual General Meeting will be held June 6 at the Lone Star Ranch.
IRINA SHIVRINA (ballet instructor) will be offering off-ice conditioning classes during pre-summer skating on Wednesday evenings. Irina has over 25 years experience and has trained under the Russian ballet philosophy. These classes will focus on flexibility, posture, core & strengthening exercises as well as basic bar work for upper body.
Classes will be held at the Kanata Capital City Dance Studio (100 Castlefrank Rd, beside Mac's Milk)
- Seniors – 5:15–6:15pm $70
- Intermediates – 6:15–7:15pm $70
- Juniors – 7:15-8:00pm $60
Registration for Summer programs will be coming soon.
Skate Ontario Championships
Five Glen Cairn skaters will be respresenting Eastern Ontario at the Skate Ontario Championships in Brampton, March 13–15. Pictured here with coaches Marie Hamelin (l) and Monica Janssen (r) are Victoria Gardner, Melody Russell, Teslin Russell, Sydney Dearing and Jordan Collacut.
If your skater wishes to guest skate (skate on a session they are qualified for, but not registered for) please send an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 24 hours in advance with the following information:
- Skater's name
- Coach's name
- Session requested (day and time)
Once the request has been received, you will receive confirmation of availability of space by email, and an online invoice. The invoice must be paid prior to the skater being allowed on the ice.
Guest skating fees for registered skaters are as follows:
- Freeskate (40-60 minutes): $12
- 30 min session: $8
- 20 min or less: $6
- Coaching Included 30 min (i.e. stroking/conditioning): $10
- Coaching Included 15/20 min (i.e. group spins): $8
Guest skating fees for non–club members are as follows:
- Freeskate (40-60 minutes): $15
- 30 min session: $10
- 20 min or less: $8
- Coaching Included 15/20 min (i.e. group spins): $10
Several of our skaters have life-threatening peanut/nut allergies. We ask that you please be considerate of them when packing snacks for your skaters or bringing in treats.