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2-DAY SKATER DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR WITH ELVIS STOJKO

posted Apr 17, 2018, 9:40 AM

Glen Cairn Skating Club was proud to host this sell-out event in mid-April: 

ELVIS STOJKO was the first man to land a Quadruple Jump in combination; he is three-time World Champion (1994, 1995, 1997), two-time Olympic Silver Medalist (1994 & 1998), and seven-time Canadian Champion (1994, 1996-2000 and 2002). You can catch Elvis performing at the “Stars on Ice” 2018 tour on April 29th in Ottawa.

Special GuestGLADYS OROZCO, three-time Mexican Champion, Olympic & World Competitor. She toured with Disney on Ice as principal skater; Mulan, Jasmin, Pocahontas & Gabriela on High School Musical on Ice. Specializes in Edges, Footwork & Movement on the Ice.

When: Monday, April 16th (9:00am – 3:15pm)  & Tuesday, April 17th (9:15am – 3:15pm)

Location: Bell SensPlex, 1565 Maple Grove Road, Kanata

Cost of Seminar: $250.00 per skater / $90.00 per coach (included lunch for coaches) for both seminar days

Included in the Two-Day Seminar:

- 4 on-ice sessions (per group), focusing on Edges/Footwork & Jumps/Spins.

- 3-4 off-ice sessions (per group) focusing on warm-up exercises, stretches, strength and fitness.

SPECIAL EVENT: JUMPING 101

posted Mar 27, 2018, 12:59 PM

The Glen Cairn Skating Club hosted our last “SPECIAL EVENT” session of the 2017/18 season on SUNDAY, MARCH 25th from 10:00-10:50am at Jack Charron Arena.

We were pleased to offer Jumping 101 with Marie Palladini-Hamelin, a STARSkate Coach with our club.

Marie ran the skaters through various different warm-up exercises to enhance proper jumping techniques, as well as jumping drills to help the skaters feel body awareness and rhythm on the ice.

2018 SKATE ONTARIO CHAMPIONSHIPS

posted Mar 20, 2018, 6:52 PM

Way to go, Melody! Glen Cairn Skating Club is proud of you!

2018 SKATE ONTARIO CHAMPIONSHIPS

posted Mar 18, 2018, 5:12 PM

Glen Cairn Skating Club had five skaters qualify for this event. Way to go, skaters!

ELIZABETH MANLEY WINTER CLASSIC

posted Mar 13, 2018, 5:34 AM

The Elizabeth Manley Winter Classic competition was held in Gloucester February 23 - 25, 2018. Glen Cairn Skating Club has a lot to be proud of!

2018 ONTARIO WINTER GAMES

posted Feb 28, 2018, 9:29 AM

Congratulations, Victoria!

NATIONAL SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

posted Feb 6, 2018, 1:41 PM

Congratulations, Victoria!

Glen Cairn Skating Club's Victoria Gardner competed in the Novice Category at the 2018 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships in Vancouver, Jan 8 - 14.
 
Victoria achieved a score of 38.76 in the Novice Women Short Program and a score of 69.29 in the Novice Women Free Program for a total of 108.05, finishing 8th overall.
 
Way to go, Victoria and coach Marie Palladini-Hamelin! We are all very proud of you!

WINTERLUDE PERFORMANCE

posted Feb 5, 2018, 10:30 AM

Glen Cairn Skating Club’s Victoria Gardner was invited to perform at Winterlude!

Victoria placed 8th at the Novice level at the 2018 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships and was invited to give public performances at this iconic winter festival.

What a great way to see the Rink of Dreams, catch some fantastic skating, and support the club!

Victoria skated three shows on Sunday, February 4 at Marion Dewar Plaza, Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West.

SPECIAL EVENT: GETTING INTO THE ICE

posted Jan 21, 2018, 2:13 PM

The Glen Cairn Skating Club hosted our third “SPECIAL EVENT” session on SUNDAY, January 21, 2018 from 10:00-10:50am at Jack Charron Arena. All STARSkaters (Junior/Intermediate/Senior) were encouraged to sign up and try something different and exciting.

We were pleased to offer “Getting Into the Ice” with ROB AINSWORTH, a Dance/Edge Specialist with our club. This session provided the skaters proper blade pushing techniques & exercises to help increase power and glide on the ice.

REGION 5 INTERCLUB: LOVE TO SKATE

posted Jan 14, 2018, 9:43 AM

The Glen Cairn Skating Club hosted the Love to Skate Region 5 Interclub skating competition

...on January 13, 2018 at the Kanata Recreation Complex.

The event was a success thanks to the many volunteers who worked to plan and keep the event running smoothly.

A huge thank you is due to the competition committee and the skating parents who gave so generously of their time and assistance! From the smiling faces at the registration tables to the clear and swift posting of entry lists and results, to the lovely touches of welcome packages for the skaters and skate cut-outs on the walls with the skaters' names on them, not to mention the handsome podium...Glen Cairn Skating Club has a lot to be proud of!

Please click here for more information on the event: Region 5 Interclub (Love to Skate) Announcement

Entry Lists and Results can be found here.

Photos from the podium can be shared for posting on our website and Facebook page. Please send them to gcscstarskate@gmail.com

Well done, everyone!