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Club Day Cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances we will not be holding Club Day in Kentville September 15th, but instead having Test Chair and Competition Organizing Committee Sessions at Sport Nova Scotia 5516 Spring Garden Road 3rd floor on that day.

Test Day Session 10:00 to 12:00 is for all who will be holding a test day in the 2018 – 2019 skating season

Competitions Session 1:00 – 3:00 is for all who will be hosting a competition in the 2018 – 2019 skating season.

We will be having Skate Canada persons with us on November 24th at the Pictou Wellness Centre and 25th location tbd, to work with clubs on maximizing CanSkate Sessions. We are hoping that by offering 2 sessions in different parts of the province that all coaches, club volunteers and interested program assistants will be able to attend one.

Mariposa East Annual Doug Leigh Seminar

2019 Canada Games Information

In 225 days, the 2019 Canada Games will begin in Red Deer Alberta. 

Red Deer will be the home to athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers from across Canada for 2 weeks.

Figure Skating will take place the second week. Athletes will be chosen for the team after Challenge in December, but coaches and managers will be selected this summer.

Memo for Coach and Manager applications


Please find attached the job descriptions for both coaches and manager.

Job Description Coach

Job Description Manager

Deadline for applications is July 30th 2018.




Where:   St Margaret’s Centre Tantallon
When:   Saturday July 21st 2018 approx 12:00 to 4:00


Skate Canada Nova Scotia is pleased to offer a monitoring opportunity for skaters STAR 6 and above and Pre Juvenile and above as we prepare for the upcoming season. 

Officials will be reviewing programs and consulting with skaters and coaches on the strengths and work to be done on the program, feedback will be given. 

One program per skater will be monitored and only COMPLETED programs will be monitored. 

Coach attendance is mandatory with all skaters and applications will be accepted on a first come first served basis.

Cost: $35.00

Registration Form

Planned Program Sheet 

Please return the form, planned program sheet and cheque (payable to Skate Canada Nova Scotia) to by July 14th  or e-Payment:

5516 Spring Garden Road, 4th Floor

Halifax, NS B3J 1G6

Fax 902-425-5606

E-Payment Instructions:

                                Name: Skate Canada Nova Scotia


                                Security Question: What day of the week is this monitoring being held?

                                Answer: Saturday

                                In the Message please include the Skater’s name as it appears on the application.

                                Please print or record the confirmation number for your records.


Any questions please call Jill Knowles 425-5454 ext 336 or e-mail



STAR Competition Program Requirements Guide for 2018-2019

2017-18 SCNS Awards

Skate Canada Nova Scotia Volunteer Award of Excellence:            

Donna Baker

Skate Canada Nova Scotia Volunteer Award:                                      

Denyse Neville

Skate Canada Nova Scotia Officials Award of Excellence:                 

Allison Scott

Skate Canada Nova Scotia Officials Award:                                         

Joseph Scott

Skate Canada Nova Scotia Volunteer Coach Award:                          

Adele Elliott

Skate Canada Nova Scotia Overlooked Person:                                  

Wayne Buttle

Skate Canada Nova Scotia CompetitiveSkate Athlete Award:          

Alyssa Cross

Skate Canada Nova Scotia STARSkate Athlete Award:              

Brook Pennington

Skate Canada Nova Scotia Program Assistant Award                  (Everyone Nominated):

Abby leavis

Bailey Pitman

Cassandra Mazzuca

Denise Huntley-Cameron

Devyn Browne

Elena Armas 

Georgia Murray

Grace Brannen

Jayden Palmer

Jenna Haverstock

Lorelei Morris

Lyndsey Torolacci

Myah CaCao Ewing

Randi Marie MacPhee

Rebecca Haliburton


Skate Canada Nova Scotia CanSkate Athlete Award                    (Everyone Nominated):

Ada-May Levy

Addi Casburn

Bella McLeod

Donovan Colan

Isabelle Curry

Jane Maloney

Jonathon Moravec

Joshua Anderson

Kali Fugger

Kenzie Benoit

Mya Hatter

Naomi Wambolt

Raleigh Peck

Rebekah Dickson

Sarah Murimboh

Shae Cooper



SCNS Boys Clinic with Dylan Moscovitch

National Champion and Olympic Medalist, Dylan Moscovitch is coming to town!

Dylan recently retired as a pair skater after attaining multiple National and International Medals, including 2014 Olympic Team Silver, Four Continents Silver & Bronze, Grand Prix Bronze and National Gold. 

 Dylan will be in town on Thursday June 14th and we shall be holding a session at the St Margaret’s Centre from 4:30 to 7:20 cost $40.00


WHERE: St Margaret’s Centre

WHEN: Thursday June 14th  

WHO: All boys who competed this season in STAR 2 and higher

COST: $40.00


Please return payment and application form by Friday June 8th.

NEW!!!! SCNS AGM and Celebration on Ice – Saturday, May 5th,2018

Come celebrate with us on May 5th at St Margaret’s Centre.

Awards AGM Schedule as of April 23rd

Minutes 2017

AGM Agenda 2018

SCNS Chair Report 2017-18

Executive Director’s Report 2017 2018

Year In Motion 2017 2018

2018 Coaching Report

Central Region 2017-2018

Governance Report 2017-2018

Awards Report -201718


Officials Chair Annual Report April 2018

Competition Committee Report 2018-2019 (April 24th 2018)

Words from the Highland Region

Proxy Form

Delegate Form



**For those of you who nominated persons for awards their notices will be going out via e-mail this week.

Nominating Report April 11th 2018

Below are the delegate and proxy forms, so that each club can be represented. The delegate and proxy form deadline is May 1st .

Delegate Form

Proxy Form


Coach Education Opportunities

May 5th & 6th – National ATTP Course in Dieppe, NB. Facilitator is Paul MacIntosh and room for registration still open

May 19th to 21st – Regional Coaching Course at Cole Harbour Place NS.  Cheryle Gaston Facilitator. Application early deadline Friday April 27th

June 1st & 2nd – Special Olympic Training (sport specific) in Dieppe, NB. Mario Richard is Facilitator

August 3rd, 4th & 5th – Club Coach-CanSkate in Quispamsis (Saint John). Kim MacVey & Cheryle Gaston co-facilitate. We have added a 3 hour sledge session to this. The fee for the session is included in CS course registration fee and a separate fee for any other coaches who are welcome to join. It is at end of Day 2 in course.

There will also be a CanPower in the late summer fall venue tbd.







Club Coach-CanSkate August 3rd, 4th & 5th in Quispamsis (Saint John). Kim MacVey & Cheryle Gaston co-facilitate. We have added a 3 hour sledge session to this. The fee for the session is included in CS course registration fee and a separate fee for any other coaches who are welcome to join. It is at end of Day 2 in course.

Updated AGM Schedule

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