2023/2024 Season Registration!
Registration is now open for our 2023/2024 season. Space is limited. If you are interested in registering, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
See our PROGRAMS section for details on programs available this year, including Powerskating, PreCanskate, Canskate, Advanced Canskate, and Star Skate.
September 9, 2023
It's almost time to lace up your skates!
Just over two weeks until our season officially starts! General skating sessions will begin on September 24th. Power skating sessions begin on October 11th. Registration is still open for our 2023/2024 season, but space is limited. If you are interested in registering, please email email@example.com.
Congratulations to this year's Most Improved Powerskater for 2022-2023 Season - Soen Green! Great work this year!
March 19, 2023
Annual General Meeting
Our annual general meeting will take place on April 19th. Please see the attached poster for information on how to participate.
Thank you for your continued support!
Feb. 28, 2022
Congratulations to our competitive skaters on on their amazing results at the Point Edward STAR 1-4 Series Competition this past weekend.
Rebekah Odolphy - STAR 1 Girls - Gold Status
Reese Soeder - STAR 2 Girls - Gold Status
Brooke Hardy - STAR 3 Girls - Silver Status
Lily Odolphy - STAR 3 Girls - Gold Status
Feb. 22, 2022
Exciting Opportunity: Skate with the Champions
In addition to skating in our Carnival, Kirsten Moore Towers, Michael Marinaro, Lia Pereira and Trennt Michaud will be presenting a Skate with the Champions event.
See the official poster for details!
Feb. 10, 2023 - Updated Feb. 28
We are so excited to celebrate our 75th anniversary with a carnival!
Come on out to celebrate the hard work of our Skate Sarnia skaters and to see some amazing guest skaters!
Check out the details on this year's poster.
Ticket are $20 each and are on sale now at the arena during group sessions on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Sundays.
See you April 1st!
Feb. 2, 2022
Congratulations to our STAR skaters for their fantastic results at the Star 1 to 4 + Provincial Series Competition in La Salle!
Reese Soeder - STAR 2 Ladies (Group 5) - Silver Status
Brooke Hardy - STAR 3 Ladies (Group 3) - Bronze Status
Lily Odolphy - STAR 3 Ladies (Group 8) - Silver Status
Avery Robertson - STAR 6 Ladies (Group 4) - 11th
Jan. 19, 2023
Skate Sarnia Merchandise - Limited Time Only
We have been working very hard to set up an online store for skaters/parents to purchase Skate Sarnia Jackets, hoodies, etc. with our partner Team Outfitters. With our 75th anniversary coming up very soon, we have some merch for that also.
The storewebsite is now available online and will be open until Wednesday, February 15th. We need to get the orders in so that we have back for Carnival. Sizing charts are available on the website and are very true to measure. Please make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom for the 75th anniversary merchandise.
Next fall (before Christmas), the store will be reopened for Christmas shopping.
As this is our first time using this platform, all orders will be picked up by the Committee members in charge of creating the store and will be brought to the arena. All folks will be contacted when the merchandise is there for pick up.
Please click on the link below to start shopping!!!!
Dec. 18, 2022
Congratulations to our STAR skaters for their fantastic results at the Star 1 to 4 + Provincial Series Competition in St. Thomas!
Reese Soeder - STAR 2 Ladies (Group 8) - Bronze Status
Avery Robertson - STAR 6 Ladies (Group 4) - 4th
CARNIVAL: Date TBD
at Sarnia Arena on Brock Street
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: Date TBD for 2024 AGM
If interested in joining the Board,
please contact Maureen O'Grady
at least one week in advance.
Geared towards beginners (age 3-5) with little or no experience, this learn-to-skate program is focused on fun & participation in age appropriate activities. This program is taught by a Professional Coach, aided by trained Volunteer Program Assistants.
Two sessions available on Sundays.
This program is for children ages 5 and up who have little experience. Skaters are organized into ability appropriate groups to develop fundamental skating skills, as defined by CanSkate Stages 1 through 3. Skaters may progress to the next level during the season through regular on-session testing. This program is taught by a Professional Coach, aided by trained Volunteer Program Assistants.
Skaters can register for one session per week or two sessions per week on Sundays and/or Thursdays.
This program is for skaters who have passed CanSkate Stage 3. Skaters in Stage 4 through 6 have the opportunity to continue to develop fundamental figure skating skills. This program is taught by a Professional Coach, aided by trained Volunteer Program Assistants.
Skaters can register for one or two sessions per week on Sundays and/or Tuesdays.
STAR 1 to GOLD
Skaters must have completed CANSkate Stage 6 and have a professional coach for these sessions, which offer opportunities to develop stronger figure skating skills in ice dance, free skate & interpretive skate. Our professional coaches offer instruction in group &/or private lessons. Skaters have the opportunity to take nationally standardized Skate Canada tests.
Skaters work with private coaches to determine the appropriate amount of ice time per week. Sessions are offered Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.
This high energy instructional program is geared to hockey and ringette skaters ages 6 & up who already possess basic skating skills. Skaters are organized by ability to focus on balance, power, agility, speed & endurance. Skills & conditioning drills are taught in a format that emphasizes how the skills apply to game situations. This program is taught by a Professional Coach, aided by trained Volunteer Program Assistants.
There are two sessions available (based on age and skill level) on Wednesdays.
2023/2024 ICE SCHEDULE
10:45 to 11:15 PreCanSkate
11:15 to 12:30 Star Skate A
12:30 to 12:45 Flood
12:45 to 2:00 Star Skate B
2:00 to 2:45 Advanced CanSkate
2:45 to 3:30 CanSkate
3:30 to 4:00 PreCanSkate
3:00 to 4:15 Star Skate A
4:00 to 5:15 Star Skate B
5:15 to 6:00 Advanced Canskate
5:00 to 6:00 Powerskating (10+)
6:00 to 7:00 Powerskating (9-)
3:00 to 4:30 Star Skate A
4:15 to 5:45 Star Skate B
5:45 to 6:30 CanSkate
Registration is completed online every year.
RETURNING MEMBERS: Priority is given to returning members. Returning members, be sure to check your email and respond by the deadline in order to guarantee your spot!
NEW MEMBERS: Add your name to the registration list by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are lucky to work with several professional coaches at Skate Sarnia, both in our Group Sessions and our Private Ice. Private Ice coaches are available to teach STAR 1 – Gold skaters on a private or semi-private basis. You choose a coach & the number of weekly lessons desired on the STAR sessions you select, in consultation with the coach. Coaching fees are in addition to Skate Sarnia fees. Our website provides contact information for our coaches. Credentials are available upon request. Please direct requests to email@example.com
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President - Maureen O'Grady
Past President - Barb Lewis
Treasurer - Doug Jackson
Secretary/Registrar - Erin Soeder
Test Chair/Facebook Administrator - Tracey Beni
Program Assistant (PA) Coordinator - Deanna Hardy
Website Administrator - Tara Odolphy
Who We Are
Skate Sarnia is dedicated to the healthy development of children, youth, and adults through participation in skating. Our programs provide a fun, active, challenging atmosphere and are designed to allow individuals to participate in skating for life.
Skate Sarnia was established in 1948. Our club is run entirely by volunteers and has been an active part of figure skating in Southwestern Ontario since it's inception.
Skate Sarnia is a member in good standing of Skate Canada.
Please visit us at our home ice located at:
Pat Stapleton Arena
134 S. Brock Street
Please use the form provided to email our board of directors with questions or concerns.
Note: If your question is regarding registration, please use the form provided above in the registration section.
STAR 1-4 Series - Point Edward, ON: Feb. 24-26
STAR 1 Ladies - Gold status (Group 8): Rebekah Odolphy
STAR 2 Ladies - Gold status (Group 4): Reese Soeder
STAR 3 Ladies - Silver status (Group 3): Brooke Hardy
STAR 3 Ladies - Gold status (Group 8): Lily Odolphy
STAR 1-4 Series + Provincial Series - LaSalle, ON: Jan. 27-29
STAR 2 Ladies - Silver status (Group 5): Reese Soeder
STAR 3 Ladies - Bronze status (Group 3): Brooke Hardy
STAR 3 Ladies - Silver status (Group 8): Lily Odolphy
STAR 6 Ladies - 11th (Group 4): Avery Robertson
STAR 1-4 Series + Provincial Series - Stratford, ON: Dec. 16-18
STAR 2 Ladies - Bronze status (Group 8): Reese Soeder
STAR 6 Ladies - 4th (Group 4): Avery Robertson
STAR 1-4 Series - Point Edward, ON: Point Edward SC, Feb. 26-27
STAR 1 Ladies - Silver status: Reese Soeder
STAR 1 Ladies - Gold status: Lily Odolphy
STAR 2 Ladies - Silver status: Brooke Hardy
Super Series - Stratford, ON: Classic Competition, Dec 11-13
STAR 6 Ladies - 5th place: Avery Robertson
STAR 9 Ladies Artistic - 1st place: Abby Verwegen-Bice
Super Series - Huntsville, ON: Skokie Skate, Oct 25-27
STAR 5 Ladies over 13 - Grp 4 - 19th place : Abby Verwegen-Bice
STAR 9 Ladies Artistic - 2nd place : Abby Verwegen-Bice
Super Series - Stratford, ON: Stratford, Dec 13-15
STAR 5 Ladies over 13 - 7th place: Avery Robertson
Super Series - Grimsby, ON: Charles Dover, Jan 10-12
STAR 5 Ladies over 13, group 2 - 2nd place: Avery Robertson
Super Series - Milton, ON: Winterskate, Jan 24-27
STAR 5 Ladies over 13, group 1 - 6th place: Avery Robertson
STAR 5 Ladies over 13, group 2 - 9th place: Abby Verwegen-Bice
Super Series - Windsor, ON: Skate Lasalle, Jan 31 - Feb 2
STAR 5 Ladies over 13, group 1 - 2nd place: Avery Robertson
STAR 3 Girls, group 9 - BRONZE status: Olivia Odolphy
STAR 2 Girls, group 2 - BRONZE status: Brooke Hardy
STAR 1 Girls, group 6 - GOLD status: Lily Sweete
Super Series - Brampton, ON: Flower City Invitational, Feb 7-9
STAR 5 Ladies over 13, group 2 - 5th place: Avery Robertson
STAR 1-4 Series - London, ON: London SC, Feb 21 - 23
STAR 3 Ladies Grp 4 - Bronze Status: Olivia Odolphy
STAR 2 Ladies Grp 3 - Bronze Status: Brooke Hardy
STAR 1 Ladies Grp 8 - Gold Status: Lily Sweete
STAR 1-4 Series - Thedford, ON: Thedford SC, Feb 28 - Mar 1
STAR 3 Ladies Grp 10 - Silver Status: Olivia Odolphy
STAR 2 Ladies Grp 2 - Silver Status: Brooke Hardy
STAR 1-4 Series - Mississauga, ON: Snowflake Skate, Mar 6 - 8
STAR 3 Ladies Grp 19 - Silver Status: Olivia Odolphy
STAR 2 Ladies Grp 7 - Bronze Status: Brooke Hardy