Stars On Ice - Fundraiser for MSC

We have two tickets in section 102 for Stars On Ice - 4pm, Sunday May 3rd at The Canadian Tire Centre.

Here is the winning ticket  - please contact Colleen by phone in office and leave a message on ext 21 if you don't reach her!  **update - looks like we have our winner already - Congratulations Lisa**

 The winner must then contact the office no later than noon on Wednesday 29th April to arrange pick up of the tickets.  If the winner does not contact by this time another ticket will be drawn.

2015 Skating Awards Banquet

Tickets for the awards banquet are now available in the office!

**We are looking for a few people/skaters to help set up and collect tickets the day of the banquet.  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if interested.

Remembering Sheldon Galbraith

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Sheldon Galbraith last week.  Mr. Galbraith was a valued and well-respected member of Minto’s coaching staff in the 1940s. He is especially remembered as Barbara Ann Scott’s coach during those years. We send our deepest sympathies to his family and friends.

Happy 75th Birthday to Donald Jackson!

Don celebrated his 75th birthday this April and we would like to send best wishes from his Minto Skating Club Family!

Adult Nationals

Minto Skating Club would like to Congratulate Wistara van Snellenberg, Allison Bent, Angela Justason and Jeff Bullard on their 2015 Skate Canada Adult Figure Skating Championships which were held April 3-6th in Calgary.

Gold Interpretive Class II
Wistara van Snellenberg 1st place
Angela Justason  2nd place

Gold Interpretive Class III
Allison Bent  8th place

Competitive Women Freeskate Class II
Wistara van Snellenberg 2nd place

Silver Women Freeskate Class III
Alison Bent 5th place

Gold Women Freeskate Class II
Angela Justason 1st place

Silver Men Freeskate Class IV
Jeffrey Bullard 1st place

Senior Silver Free Dance event
Angela Justason and Jeffrey Bullard 1st Place

   

 

 

      

Gold Test Congratulations

Congratulations to Marlena Forler on passing her final gold dance test.

Diamond Dance Congratulations

Special congratulations to Cheri Mitchell on obtaining her diamond medal in dance.

Gold Test Congratulations

Congratulations to Shannon Guo and Valerie Saikaley who achieved their Gold Medals in Skills at our March 31, 2015 test day.

Congratulations to our 2015 Provincials Team

A huge congratulations to all our skaters who represented Minto so well this weekend at the Skate Ontario Championships!

Gold Men
Liam Fawcett - 1st place

Juvenile Women U14
Laura Grasmeyer - 11th Place

Juvenile Men U14
Matthew Kreft - 7th Place

Pre-Juvenile Women U14
Vanessa Lu Langley - 6th Place

Pre-Juvenile Men U14
Daniel Kreft - 3rd Place

Pre-Juvenile Dance
Amy Dean & Xander Kaminski - 4th Place
Megan Gibbs (Rideau) & Matthew Kreft - 5th Place
Angela Caminiti (Nepean) & Patrick Dunlop Ellis - 9th Place

Senior Bronze Dance
Megan Normoyle (Russell) & Brandon Yue - 5th Place

Star 5 U13 Men
Xander Kaminski - 7th Place

 


 

Spring session

Registration forms  and Schedule are now available.  Please submit before April 4th to avoid late fees.
 

Minto Summer Figure Skating Camp 2015

Sign up for individual days or full weeks starting July 6 and ending July 29

Minto Summer Figure Skating Camp provides campers with a full day of activities that include:

  • physical conditioning,
  • seminars,
  • swimming,
  • crafts
  • and skating.

While figure skating is primarily an individual activity, Summer Figure Skating Camp is a great opportunity for skaters to build friendships with other kids who share their love for skating while working on their skills and having some summer-time fun.

Read more: Minto Summer Figure Skating Camp 2015

Congratulations to Vanessa

Congratulations to Vanessa Chartrand who achieved a Gold Medal in Freeskate on February 26 at the Rockland FSC test day.

Spring CanSkate May-June 2015

We will be offering a Spring CanSkate and Pre-CanSkate session - Monday 4th May - June 15th (No session on Victoria Day).  Session Full

Congratulations to Liam Fawcett

for winning  bronze at the Ontario University Athletics  (OUA’s) Open Men’s STARSkate  for the Carleton Ravens!  

Winterlude 2015

Huge Congratulations and thank you to all our skaters and volunteers that helped make Winterlude 2015 a success!  Minto Skating Club hosted the learn-to-skate program on the Rideau Canal all 3 weekends on both Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-4pm and some of our Competitive skaters performed on the rink of dreams opening and closing Winterlude weekends.  As usual our teams of both skaters and volunteers made us proud and we have had many comment on how professional everyone was especially considering Ottawa being hailed as the coldest National Capital in the world this past weekend!  BRAVO!!


 

EOSIC 2015 Results

Congratulations to all our skaters that competed at EOSIC 2015.  It was a pleasure to watch you perform and make Minto Skating Club proud!  Good Luck to those who have Qualified for the Skate Ontario StarSkate Championships in Brampton.

We will update all results as they become available and we endevour to include everyone but please if we have missed you This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to have your result added

Read more: EOSIC 2015 Results

Pancake Fundraiser for Liam Elder – Saturday, February 7th, 2015

*photo courtesy of PhotoLuma
The Minto Skating Club is proud to have had the opportunity to support a fundraiser for Liam Elder, a 10 year old boy who has a rare form of leukemia.  As part of this event some of the competitive Minto Skating Club members will be performed an ice show at the St. James Tennis Club, 183 Third Avenue beginning at 8:30 AM. Thank you to those who came out and supported this worthy cause.

Liam Elder Fundraiser Letter
Liam Elder Fundraiser Letter Update

 

Congratulations to our 2015 Nationals team


We would like to congratulate our 2015 Nationals Team members you made us very proud.  We would like to wish a speedy recovery to those injured

Please visit our Nationals Team page for results of our skaters.

 

 

In memory of John Aylen

Many at the club were saddened to hear that John Aylen passed away on Christmas day at the age of 91. John and his late wife Andrée were life-time members of the Minto Skating Club. John continued to be an active member of the club community after the passing of Andrée and he was always a good friend to the club. His wisdom and legal advice were invaluable over the years and he and Andrée were proud sponsors of Minto Summer Skate for many years including this past summer's competition.

We extend our deepest sympathies to John's family and friends at this time. John will be greatly missed by many in the Minto Skating Club community.

More details about John can be found here. Details of the visitation and service can be found here.

Gold Test Congratulations - December 2014

The Minto Skating Club would like to congratulate Valerie Saikaley for passing her Gold Freeskate and Jennifer Vincent for passing her Gold Dance at our December 11, 2014 HighTest Day. In addition, an extra special congratulations to Sarah Hough who passed her Gold Dance. Sarah now has all four Gold Medals.  Link to Gold/Diamond Medals 2014/15.

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