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Annual General Meeting

2016-2017 OSSA Competitions

The 2016-2017 OSSA Competition Calendar has been posted. Meet registration information for the Provincial Series  and the Regional Series will posted on the Racing page as it becomes available during the season.

The 2016-2017 Technical Bulletins will be posted in early August.


Comp-Dev modules in Ottawa

Interested in pursuing Competition-Development coaching modules? The Coaching Association of Ontario is hosting three courses in Ottawa this summer. Coaches who register will also be to apply for 70% of their registration back through the Quest For Gold bursary program.

Leading Drug free Sport –  Friday July 15th – 6-10pm -

Developing Athletic Abilities – July 22 – 6-9pm and July 23 – 9-5pm both days -

Manage a Sports Program – August 24th – 6-9pm (first time being offered in Ontario) -


Remembering Clark Young

It is with sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Clark Young on July 3rd, 2016. Mr. Young was a past President and official with the Quinte Blades. By request, there will not be any visitation. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Online condolences can be shared at 


Summer Camps

Looking to attend a summer skating camp? Visit the Development page for more information.

Information about the Ellis Edge Masters Camp in Ottawa has just been posted.


Members recognized at SSC AGM

Speed Skating Canada held its Annual General Meeting in Ottawa last week and the event was capped off with the awards banquet. Congratulations to the Ontario coaches, officials, and athletes who were recognized for their accomplishments and contributions to the sport. Recipients included:


Speed Skating Canada’s Hall of Fame: Ernie Overland (CAM)

Officials Award of Excellence: Rocky Lamontagne (OTT)

Coaches Award of Excellence: Mike Murray (GHS, HAM)

Catriona LeMay Doan Female Athlete of the Year - Long Track: Ivanie Blondin (GLO)

Rising Star Athlete of the Year - Long Track: Ben Donnelly (CLA)

Read the full story and complete list of awards.