Glen Cairn Skating Club News
Glen Cairn Skaters compete at High School Invitational
Five Glen Cairn skaters made up the AY Jackson Secondary School team for this year's High School Invitational competition, held March 25 in Belleville, ON. Out of a field of 24 school teams, the AY Jackson team tied for 3rd place. Congratulations to Victoria Walker, Mckayla MacDonell, Taylor Abbas, Nicole McKeever and Madeleine Trainor - seen here with coach Lisa Ross.
April Test Day – REVISED March 30
Test day will be held April 2, 4:00–10:00pm & April 3, from 5pm–10pm at the Jack Charron Arena . 3:00–4:00 sessions at Bell Sensplex on those days will still be held but all other scheduled sessions on April 2 & 3 are cancelled. The revised schedules for each day are below. Please remember to be at the rink at least 45 minutes before your scheduled test time.
Kanata Summer skate is jointly run by Glen Cairn Skating Club and March Kanata Skating Club. It runs two off-season sessions: PreSummer, which runs May–June, and Summer — July and August.
Registration for PreSummer is now open. Forms available here. Registration priority will be given to Glen Cairn and March Kanata club members unti April 25.
Skate Ontario STARSkate Championships
Eliza Moore (Senior Silver) and Keara McDonnell (Sr Bronze), seen here with their coach Lisa Ross, represented Eastern Ontario at the Skate Ontario STARSkate Championships in Wellington, ON, March 15.
Skater Development Seminar
Glen Cairn Skating Club is pleased to present a skater development seminar, at the Bell Sensplex in Kanata, with coaches from the Mariposa School of Skating. On April 21st, coaches Robert Tebby, Paul Matheson and Tugba Karademir will lead both on-ice and off-ice training sessions for Competitive and STARSkaters level Pre-Preliminary A and above. Skaters will have the opportunity to book private, semi-private, or group lessons with any of the coaches on April 22nd. Please see the information/regsitration package (link below) for all details regarding the seminar (April 21st – Easter Monday) and the opportunity for lessons (April 22nd).
Online registration is available here. Skaters registering by March 15 will be able to take advantage of the early bird rate of $120. After March 15, the registration fee increases to $130. (Glen Cairn Skating Club skaters will receive a $20 Skater Development discount). Registration for this seminar and lessons will be limited. Deadline for registrations is April 5, 2014.Skater Development Seminar Information
Credit Card Information Form
For further information regarding this event, please contact Marie at 613-599-0646 or by e–mail.
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)
You will only be notified if the request is denied. If you don't hear back from the registrar, it is OK to go ahead. Skaters showing up without following this procedure will be asked to leave the ice. Envelopes for guest skating fees will be available in the music room at the Jack Charron Arena and in the music binder at the Sensplex. Please be sure to fill in the information requested on the envelope and sign in the guest skating book / binder section. Payment is required before the skater gets 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
Please note that the following sessions are full and not open to guest skating:
6:15-6:45 Dance/Skills (Intermediate/Senior)
4:20-5:10 Freeskate (Senior)
2:00-2:50 Freeskate (Junior)
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.