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NEWS








 

August 2023

2023/2024 Season Registration!

Registration is now open for our 2023/2024 season. Space is limited. If you are interested in registering, please email skatesarniaregistrar@gmail.com

 

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 skatesarniaregistrar@gmail.com

June 22, 2023

Carnival 2023 Video
 

Missing skating already? Want to relive the fun from this year? The Carnival 2023 video is now available for the price of $10.  Email maureen.e.ogrady@gmail.com to express your interest.  A link to the video will be sent once etransfer is received.  

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April 2023

Congratulations!

Congratulations to this year's Most Improved Powerskater for 2022-2023 Season - Soen Green! Great work this year!

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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!

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Feb. 28, 2022

Competition Results

Congratulations to our competitive skaters on on their amazing results at the Point Edward STAR 1-4 Series Competition this past weekend.

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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!

 

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Feb. 2, 2022

Competition Results

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!!!!

 

https://skatesarnia2023.itemorder.com/

 

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Dec. 18, 2022

Competition Results

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

 

EVENTS

REGISTRATION: Ongoing
 Registration is open now for our 2023/2024 season. Contact skatesarniaregistrar@gmail.com for information.
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.

EVENTS

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. 

Two sessions available on Sundays.

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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.

Skaters can register for one session per week or two sessions per week on Sundays and/or Thursdays.

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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.

Skaters can register for one or two sessions per week on Sundays and/or Tuesdays.

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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.

Skaters work with private coaches to determine the appropriate amount of ice time per week. Sessions are offered Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. 

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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.

There are two sessions available (based on age and skill level) on Wednesdays.

2023/2024 ICE SCHEDULE

 

SUNDAY

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 

TUESDAY

3:00 to 4:15   Star Skate A

4:00 to 5:15   Star Skate B

5:15 to 6:00   Advanced Canskate

 

WEDNESDAY

5:00 to 6:00   Powerskating (10+)

6:00 to 7:00   Powerskating (9-)

 

THURSDAY

3:00 to 4:30   Star Skate A

4:15 to 5:45   Star Skate B

5:45 to 6:30   CanSkate

See our brochure for more details

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PROGRAMS

REGISTRATION

Registration is now open for the 2023/2024 season. Please email skatesarniaregistrar@gmail.com to indicate your interest in registering or to ask questions. 

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 skatesarniaregistrar@gmail.com

More Information

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

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For registration questions: 

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REGISTRATION

COACHES

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 skatesarnia.boardofdirectors@gmail.com

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Provincial Certified

National Trained

Karen Collins

(519) 882-0675

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Canskate Certified

Caitlin Reeve

​Contact available upon request.

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Power Skating Coach

Ron Page

ronniepage79@hotmail.com

(519) 330-4896

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Provincial Certified

National Trained

Laura Smith

sk8rgal@hotmail.com

(519) 360-1855

COACHES
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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

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.

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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.

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CONTACT

COMPETITION RESULTS

2022-2023 SEASON
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

2021-2022 SEASON
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

        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

COMPETITION RESULTS
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