Regional Coach Course NEW DATE

There has been a change of date for the Regional Coach Course NEW DATE August 13th to 15th still at St Margaret’s Centre. We are excited to have Monica Locke from Skate Canada joining us for the course.  Our own Leaders will be Cheryle Gaston and Kristen MacDonald. Regional Coach Application 2021 …

CanPower Course

Skate Canada Nova Scotia is very excited to be offering a CanPower Course August 28th & 29th at St Margaret’s Centre. This course is open to all Skate Canada Club Coaches, Hockey and Ringette Coaches, please see below for specifics. If you are a Skate Canada Coach and are teaching CanPower please note that you must recertify with this n…

Condolences to the Family of Bev Ashby

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Bev Ashby.  Bev was a valued member of our skating community for many years, sharpening hundreds of pairs of skates each season, always with the love and attention that skaters appreciated. He was a volunteer with many abilities, always willing to lend a helping hand and a supportiv…

Calling all Summer Skaters!!!! – Team Challenge is Back

The Team Challenge is back for the summer and we are looking forward to seeing the creativity of the teams and some great skating.  Submissions can be made at any time throughout the summer and the mixing and matching of skaters for different weeks is encouraged, as we know there is much coming and going of skaters during this time. Option …

NEW – Covid Information

It is with great excitement that Nova Scotians enter Phase 3 of the Reopening Plan June 30th at 8:00 am. For Skate Canada Nova Scotia Clubs this means that 25 persons are allowed at the ice surface (includes skaters and coaches) and that if the facility allows spectators also will be permitted. As always check with your facility for their mos…

Congratulations to Sheila Beard

CONGRATULATIONS  to our Chairperson Sheila Beard on the “Sport Makes A Difference Award” which has been presented to her by Sport Nova Scotia. Sheila has received this award for the outstanding work that she has done guiding Skate Canada Nova Scotia through COVID. It has not been easy, as changes sometimes came almost daily and the n…

FABULOUS NEWS – KidSport Nova Scotia

Fabulous News for skaters wanting to join your club. KidSport funding has been almost doubled from $300.00 per year to $500.00 per year. This funding can be for a combination of equipment and programs. In the past season KidSport assisted 46 skaters in the amount of $11,862.85 which was down due to covid numbers allowed on the ice from 65 ska…

Coaching Courses – August 28th and 29th

With our covid restrictions getting much better and the future looking brighter than it has for many months, Skate Canada Nova Scotia is excited to announce that the Regional Coach Course and the CanPower Coach Course will be held August 28th & 29that St Margaret’s Centre in Tantallon. CanPower Registration Form 2021 Regional Coach Appl…

COVID UPDATE – Reopening Information

With arenas opening tomorrow in several areas of the province it is great news that skaters will be back on the ice doing the sport that they love. While they have been off the ice for sometime and will be excited to be on the ice, please caution them to take it easy and gradually get their skills back under them as to not jeopardize their train…