Markham Girls Go Fast camp

The Markham Speed Skating Club is holding its annual “Girls Go Fast” camp on December 30th, 2017. Now in its 5th year, the one day camp celebrates girls and women in speed skating from ages 8-88. Visit the Markham website for more details.

Registrations are due by December 25th. The event is 9am-4pm and price includes lunch and snacks. New and experienced skaters are welcome to attend.


OSSA Long Track Camp - Registration Open

OSSA will be hosting a one-day long track camp on Monday, January 15th, 2018 after the Provincial Championships in Ottawa. 

This camp is open to all Ontario skaters who are:

  • age-eligible for the Canadian Age Class Long Track Championships
  • age-eligible skaters who will be racing at Canada Cups this season

See the Development page for details. Registration is open December 9-29.


Book launch in Ottawa

Skating enthusiasts who will be in the Ottawa area on Tuesday, December 5th are invited to attend the book launch of “Lace Up: A History of Skates in Canada” written by Jean-Marie Leduc with Sean Graham and Julie Léger.

The launch is from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Johnson Hall in the Alex Trebeck Alumni Hall at University of Ottawa, 157 Séraphin- Marion Private.

Jean-Marie Leduc is an avid skate collector and has been a supporter of the speed skating community for many years.


Updated documents

There is a new Club Entry form and new Invidual Registration form posted on the Sanction page. The forms have been updated to include 200m (100m) seed times for Group 3 skaters at Regional Meets.

The Meet Announcement for Provincial Series #3 in Kitchener-Waterloo has been revised multiple times due to errors. Version 3 of the announcement is now correct and posted. Revisions include the registration fee and the start times. The Masters Championships is being held in conjunction with this event and masters skaters should review the Technical Bulletin for the eligibility requirements. 


Hotel rate reduction for London Regional meet 

The London Regional meet has a block of rooms reserved at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown, 374 Dundas Street, London, ON N6B 1V7. The room rate has been reduced to $125+tax.  519.661.0233