posted Sep 20, 2018, 8:23 AM
Our first Performance Ice of the season took place on Wednesday, September 19 at Bell Sensplex.
It was great to see the skaters' routines and get feedback from an evaluator.
Beautiful skating, everyone!
posted Sep 15, 2018, 10:51 AM
The Glen Cairn Skating Club hosted a Mini Seminar to start off our 2018-19 season with World and Olympic coaches Robert Tebby and Tugba Karademir from the Mariposa Skating School in Barrie, Ontario.
This seminar was held on:
September 15 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Skaters participated in on-ice sessions at Jack Charron Arena and off-ice classes at Capital City Dance Studio (Kanata) & Jack Charron Arena. Off-ice was run by Ashley Holmes, certified Joga Instructor.
Group 1 (STAR 1-5 skaters)
9:00 am - 10:20 am (Jack Charron Arena) – On-ice (Robert/Tugba)
10:40 am - 11:40 am (Jack Charron Arena) – Off-ice (Ashley)
Group 2 (STAR 6 & Up skaters)
9:00 am - 10:00 am (Capital City Dance Studio) – Off-ice (Ashley)
10:30 am - 11:50 am (Jack Charron Arena) – On-ice (Robert/Tugba)
BUY & SELL
posted Sep 9, 2018, 2:46 PM
COMPETITION SEASON IS UNDER WAY
posted Aug 2, 2018, 12:49 PM
SUMMER 2018 SKATER DEVELOPMENT CAMPS
posted Jul 13, 2018, 11:18 PM
Hosted by Glen Cairn Skating Club, two weeks of intensive summer training were held at Bell Sensplex on:
Week 1: July 3 – July 6 (4 days)
Week 2: July 9 – July 13 (5 days)
This full-day camp was designed for STARSkate levels (junior/intermediate/senior) and competitive pre-novice & up levels focusing on helping skaters to become well-rounded athletes for figure skating.
On behalf of the club, a big thank you goes out to everyone who helped to make this camp a success!
We are grateful to the dedicated coaches, the volunteers, and, of course, the hard-working athletes without whom the program could not run.
We look forward to seeing you again on summer evening ice, starting next week!
PROFILE OF VICTORIA GARDNER ON THE SKATE ONTARIO WEBSITE
posted Jun 5, 2018, 8:18 PM
Victoria Gardner is featured on the Skate Ontario website, which was reoroganized and re-launched in early June:
Glen Cairn Skating Club is very proud!
ANNUAL CLUB AWARDS
posted Jun 3, 2018, 12:21 PM
We would like to congratulate all the skaters that received awards for their hard work during the 2017/18 season:
CanSkater of the Year - Ali Beresnikow
CanSkater Champions - Xavier Jung & Yara Zayed
Most Improved CanSkater - Katie Little
Program Assistant (PA) Awards
PA of the Year - Serena Archambault
Rookie PA of the Year - Erin Jones
Most Spirited PA - Gillian O'Connell
Most Improved Juniors - Naomi Faria & Emma Stone
Most Improved Intermediates - Anna Korchinski & Ella Mossman
Most Improved Seniors - Adelle MacLeod & Lucille Yang
Award of Excellence (Junior) - Emma Pierce
Award of Excellence (Intermediate) - Anna Korchinski
Award of Excellence (Senior) - Victoria Gardner
Coaches Choice Awards
Juniors - Sarah Heaslip & Jack McHugh
Intermediates - Serena Archambault & Jessie Hu
Seniors - Gabrielle Jensen & Laura Jin
Jamie Hubley Award
Triple Gold Award
Victoria Gardner & Melody Russell
Stan Hughes Award
Victoria Gardner & Melody Russell
Teslin Russell Ontario Championship Award
Sectional Performance Award
Skate Canada Section STARSkate Athlete Award
Interpretive - Amanda Cousineau & Eliza Moore
Dance - Katie MacEachern, Adelle MacLeod, Jennifer Martens & Tiana Michalska
Freeskate - Victoria Gardner and Melody Russell
AGM AND SKATING AWARDS NIGHT
posted Apr 27, 2018, 1:26 PM
Don't forget to buy your tickets!
posted Apr 25, 2018, 5:47 PM
Registration is now OPEN!
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 Guest: GLADYS 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
NATIONAL SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS
posted Feb 6, 2018, 1:41 PM
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