January Team Challenge

Skate Canada Nova Scotia is so proud of our Skaters as they try to get through these COVID times. At the January Team Challenge, some of the teams took it to the next level and according to the coaches are loving the off ice get togethers to create the unique wardrobe. Below are some pictures of our Teams:   BLAZING BLADES: …

Cleve’s Source for Sports Sportsmanship Award Recipient Announced

Isabelle Dearnaley, Alyssa Cross, and Liam Moffatt are the Cleve's Source for Sport Sportsmanship Award recipients for February 2021. Swimmer, Isabelle Dearnaley is a natural-born leader. She’s been instrumental in supporting athletes and providing leadership to senior swim groups. Without being asked, Isabelle gets all athletes together…

March Competition Information

As many of you know, Skate Canada Nova Scotia had put forth the hope of hosting a competition on March 13th & 14th for our skaters. Many factors have weighed into the decision to either hold or not hold the competition, the most important being the safety of the people of Nova Scotia. The Skate Canada Nova Scotia Board has considered all opt…

Sport Fund COVID-19 – Sport Nova Scotia

Sport Nova Scotia is very excited to announce a new one-time Sport Fund COVID-19 Recovery Grant, intended to help organizations who incurred increased expenses due to the pandemic. Expenses supported through the grant will include COVID-19-related program delivery adaptations such as increased facility rentals, extra equipment, additional coaches/ …

New Covid 19 Information

Earlier today, the province announced an update to Public Health restrictions that affects the attendance in arenas. Effective February 8th, spectators will be allowed in the arenas during skater’s ice times. A maximum of 100 spectators will be permitted at facilities. However, the number of spectators permitted is subject to facility regul…

FEBRUARY Team Challenge

We are excited to present the  FEBRUARY Team Challenge! The January Team Challenges will be assessed  Sunday, Feb.7th, with ribbons going in the mail next week. Below are  2 examples of well done submissions. When sending in videos, there are 2 acceptable options. Option #3 Dartmouth The STARBursts Option #5 Halivali Team #…

FLEXAFIT Figure Skater Core Class

Skate Canada Nova Scotia is once again very pleased to be offering online classes presented by Flexafit, a company that was created for Figure Skaters by Signe Ronka a former Jr Grand Prix Competitor.  After having been very happy with the stretch classes that were offered in December and hoping that those who took the classes are using the…

Skate Canada Nova Scotia’s Growing Pairs Program

Even during this crazy year of COVID pair skaters have managed to come together to advance their skills. What started just a few years ago with 1 pair team has now increased to 12 teams thanks to the innovation and creativity of coaches Charleen Cameron, Joe Jacobsen and John Mattatall. Many of the boys have come from the hockey community to lea…

TOWN HALL HIGHLIGHTS

Highlights of the  TOWN HALL Meeting which was held  JAN 19, 2021 are as follows:   Skate Canada Nova Scotia’s Bylaws was accepted by the membership. Skate Canada Nova Scotia AGM will be held via Zoom May 5, 2021 – 8 PM – no Section Awards or Celebration on Ice this year. Clubs are strongly encouraged to create their o…

Town Hall Information

At the Town Hall last night the following competition changes were announced: Robert McCall Memorial, Provincials and STAR 2-4 Sackville have been cancelled due to covid restrictions.   If covid restrictions allow there will be a competition for STAR 2 – Gold and Pre Juvenile to Senior March 13th & 14th at the St Margaret’…