NEWS

September 14, 2021

ATTENTION SKATE SARNIA FAMILIES!


Registration for Pre-Canskate and Entry Level Canskate (Stage 1) is now FULL.
If your Skater is Stage 2 or higher, please contact Maureen O'Grady at maureen.e.ogrady@gmail.com for registration information and forms.

We look forward to welcoming you back during the week of September 20th!
Please continue to keep an eye out for updated protocols, in your inbox!

 

September 8, 2021

REGISTRATION FOR OUR FALL/WINTER SEASON IS NOW OPEN!
 

Returning members and their families, please contact Maureen O’Grady at 
maureen.e.ogrady@gmail.com to register for Fall/Winter Programming!

 

If you are a NEW Skater looking to join the Skate Sarnia family, please contact 
skatesarniaregistrar@gmail.com for more information. Remember, our numbers are limited to due Covid-19 Protocol.

 

We look forward to seeing you back on the ice!

 

September 10, 2021

2021/2022 Ice Schedule

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EVENTS

REGISTRATION: To Be Determined 
 at Sarnia Arena on Brock Street

 

TBD due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

More information will be available soon.

CARNIVAL: March 2022
73rd Annual Carnival 
 at Sarnia Arena on Brock Street

 

TBD due to COVID-19 restrictions

Picture Day to be determined. A link to the picture day schedule will be available prior to the scheduled day.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: May 19, 2021 
7:00 PM

ZOOM Meeting

If interested in joining the Board,

please contact Barb Lewis

at least one week in advance.

See AGM poster for contact info.

See poster: AGM Poster 2020 2021

 

PROGRAMS

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PRE-CANSKATE

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. 

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CANSKATE

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.

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ADVANCED 

CANSKATE

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.

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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.

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POWER SKATING

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.

View the REGISTRATION forms and brochure for more information on how to register, dates, and prices. 

 

REGISTRATION

SPECIAL NOTE: Due to provincial and city COVID-19 regulations, there will be limited spaces for the 2021/2022 season. As such, our registration process will be different this season. Please see the notes on the NEWS section of this website for details on our schedule and how to register for our programs.

Register for one of our skating programs

Use one of our forms to print/fill in at home, then bring it with you to our registration session at Sarnia Arena in September. If you are uncertain what session you want, just fill in the top part and we will help you select the right session for your child. 

 

These are fillable PDF forms - use Adobe Acrobat or similar application to enter information. Help notes are included.

When?

Usually a Sunday in early Sept.

1-3 pm

Where?​​

Sarnia Arena

Kiwanis Room

134 S. Brock St.

Sarnia, ON

General Registration Form

Click on this button to download the registration for our Pre-Canskate, Canskate, and Advanced Canskate programs

Email for details.
STAR 1 - GOLD Registration Form

Click on this button to download the form to register for STAR 1 - GOLD sessions and select the Free Skate, Skills, and Dance sessions you desire.

Email for details
Power Skating  Registration Form

Click on this button to download the form to register for our power skating sessions

Email for details

More Information

For more information on session dates and times, fees, etc. download our printable brochure or send an email to our registrar below.

2020/2021 
Brochure

For registration questions: 

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COACHES

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Private Coach

Karen Collins

  • NCCP level 2 certified

  • NCCP level 3 – technical and theory

  • Can Power skate certified

  • Over 30 years coaching experience

 

(519) 882-0675

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Private Coach

Cindy Oakley

  • With Skate Sarnia since 1995

  • NCCP 3 with partial level 4 singles

  • NCCP 2 dance

  • National technical specialist.

  • Red Cross Certified

  • Gold level CEP

  • Canskate qualified
     

c_l_amy@hotmail.com

(519) 813-9415

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Power Skating Coach

Ron Page

  • Involved with Skate Sarnia since 2018, becoming head powerskating coach in 2020

  • Spent ten seasons with the Sarnia Sting OHL team as one of the trainers and two years as the Sarnia Hockey Skill Director and is Coach/Director of BK hockey.

  • Currently the head coach of the Sarnia Sting AA minor peewee team

ronniepage79@hotmail.com

(519) 330-4896

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Private Coach
Group Sessions Coach

Laura Smith

  • Over 20 yrs coaching experience

  • NCCP Level 2

  • Level 3 , singles , technical and theory

  • Canskate qualified

  • Red Cross Certified

  • Serves as Coaches Representative on Skate Sarnia Board of Directors.
     

sk8rgal@hotmail.com

(519) 360-1855

 
 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President - Barb Lewis

Past President - Pat Kelley

Vice-President - Maureen O'Grady

Treasurer - Doug Jackson

Secretary/Registrar - Liz Parry

Test Chair/Facebook Administrator - Tracey Beni

Program Assistant (PA) Coordinator - Deanna Hardy

Website Administrator - Tara Odolphy

CONTACT US

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.

Our History

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.

COME AND FOLLOW US ON:

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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

Sarnia, ON.

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.

Thanks! Message sent.

 

COMPETITION RESULTS

        2020-2021 SEASON        
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

        2019-2020 SEASON        
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