Fall/Winter Season End Dates Reminders

The Fall/Winter Season for CanSkate & STAR Academy concludes with the Ice Show on Saturday March 9th. There is no more skating for CanSkate & STAR Academy until the Spring Season begins.

The Fall/Winter Season for STARSkate concludes on Friday March 15th. Regular STARSkate sessions will run the week after the Ice Show. In addition, the following STARSkate sessions are available the week of March 11th (all at Centennial Arena):

Younger Junior - Monday 4:45 - 5:00 pm

Older Junior - Tuesday 5:15 - 6:00 pm

Intermediate - Wednesday 4:00 - 4:45 pm

Senior - Tuesday & Thursday 3:15 - 4:00 pm

In addition, all skaters registered in the STAR 1-4 Competition in Burnaby on March 16 & 17 are expected to attend the Competition Simulation on Friday March 15th from 4:00 - 4:45 pm.

There is no additional cost. If you plan to attend any of these additional sessions, please confirm with Coach Julie Dunlop, so that appropriate lessons and groups can be scheduled.

UPDATE - All Skating Cancelled February 11 & 12

Please be advised that due to continued excessive snowfall & our concerns for the safety of our skaters, parents & coaches:

ALL SKATING SESSIONS ARE CANCELLED 

Monday February 11 & Tuesday February 12

Office Hours are also cancelled on Monday February 11th.


We will re-assess Tuesday afternoon regarding Wednesday morning skating sessions. Check back here and our Facebook page for updates.

Registration open for Super Series Vancouver Island Competition

Competition dates:
5 April 2019 - 7 April 2019

Location:
Oceanside Place Arena
830 West Island Highway
Parksville, BC ,V9P 2X4

Online registration is open and will close at 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.  Registration Website: Online Registration

Planned program content must be submitted by Wednesday, March 27, 2019.  Click here to submit planned program.


Important Competition Info for WRSSSC Skaters & Parents:

  1. Please check with STARSkate Coach Julie Dunlop (starskate@wrsssc.com) before registering for any competition. Julie will determine whether the competition is a good fit for a skater’s stage of development, and advise the appropriate level a skater should register in.

  2. When registering for a competition please use the following information in your online registration:

    Email Address:  starskate@wrsssc.com

    Phone number: 604-538-0109

    Coach name:  Julie Dunlop

  3. Once you have completed your online registration, please inform Julie.

2019 BC Coast Region Championships/WinterSkate

Skater entry list is posted below. Please review carefully and submit any errors or omissions to bccoastregion@gmail.com by January 2, 2019.
Last day for reserving hotel rooms at the competition rate is January 5, 2019
Planned program content must be submitted online by January 18, 2019.  Click here to submit planned program.

Please read the annoucement in its entirety for detailed information.

Competition dates:
1 February 2019 - 3 February 2019

Location:
Minoru Arena
7551 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC ,V6Y 1R8

Website: Online Registration

RESOURCES: 

Announcement - revised December 12

Download (304Kb /application/pdf)

Skater Entry List

Super Series - Autumn Leaves - Results

2018 Super Series Autumn Leaves

Results are now available! Please visit the link to view.

Competition dates:
19 October 2018 - 21 October 2018

Location:
McArthur Island Sports Centre
McArthur Island Parkway
Kamloops, BC ,V2B 6Y9

Website: Practice Ice Sign Up

RESOURCES: 

Competition Schedule as of September 18

Download (98Kb /application/pdf)

Skater Groupings as of September 28

Download (160Kb /application/pdf)

Announcement

 

For WRSSSC Members - HOTEL OPTIONS

A limited number of rooms has been set aside for the WRSSSC at the Sandman Signature in Kamloops. Please contact the hotel directly at:

 

Sandman Signature Kamloops Hotel

225 Lorne Street

P 250 377 7263

 

and quote CONFIRMATION #159 848 when booking.

 

The following room options are available:

Corporate King with Queen Sofa Bed

Rate:  $129/night, plus tax

  or

Signature King Suite with Queen Sofa Bed

Rate:  $139/night, plus tax

 

The rooms will be held until October 5, 2018, so please make sure you book soon.

Skate & Dress Sale!

On Tuesday, September 11th and Thursday, September 13 from 4:30-6:00pm we will be having our annual "Skate & Dress" Sale at Centennial Arena.

This is a great opportunity to buy good quality used skates, apparel and accessories. Cynthia Taylor from CycloneTaylor will also be on hand to help with fitting and purchasing of new skates.

If you have anything you would like to sell at the sale, you must bring it in PRIOR to the Skate and Dress Sale. We will be doing Intake for the sale on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH from 4pm until 6pm. Items are sold on a consignment basis with the club retaining 20%. of the sale price.

Junior Grand Prix Event!

Richmond, BC will be host to a Junior Grand Prix event September 12-15, 2018! This Grand Prix Series will feature the best up and coming skaters from around the world!

This is a great opportunity for local Clubs and their skaters to see young competitive athletes compete from around the world. Tickets are only $10.00/day of $25.00/for the full event. They can be purchased online through Eventbrite or onsite. 

We are also looking for Volunteers! There are a variety of volunteer positions available. If this may by of interest to you please click here

We hope to see you there!

BC/YK Section

The Thank You Canada Tour - Discounted Tickets!

The Abbotsford Centre will be hosting The Thank You Canada Tour on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 8:00 pm!

As a “Thank You” to their home country, Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir along with Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond, Elvis Stojko, Meagan Duhamel, Eric Radford and more will embark on the Thank You Canada Tour!

As a local Skating Club, the Abbotsford Centre would like to offer you a Super Group discount!

No minimum purchase required. Use promo code VSGROUP and save $5.00 on select tickets. Please feel free to share the code with your friends and family.

 

Attached is a Super Group Flyer with the discounted prices as well as a map for the show.

 

Tickets start at $30.25 per person (incl. fees and taxes. Order Charges still apply)

The offer is valid now until October 5th at 10:00 am. Get your tickets while it lasts!

*Offer not valid on previously purchased tickets

 

If you are interested and would like to book your tickets to The Thank You Canada Tour please CLICK HERE! Or call 1.855.985.5000 to purchase your tickets over the phone.

Summer Registration Now Open!

Summer Registration for Skating Camps is now open

Please visit here to learn how to register a new skater. 

Please log into your account to access the sessions. 

The Summer 2018 Schedule will be up later this afternoon.

Please note, CanSkate is available in two 4 week sessions. Star Academy, Junior, Intermediate, and Senior are available in weekly increments, with WEEK 6 not available due to August Long Weekend (August 6-12, 2018).

BC Coast Region Synchro Seminar With Alexandra Del Vecchio

This is a BC Coast Region subsidized and supported event for skaters at the Star 3 and up level who may be interested in finding out more about synchronized skating. The Saturday seminar is for skaters Star 3 and over, as well as those who have already done Synchro at the pre-juvenile or juvenile level. Ages 8 to 13. 

Sunday’s seminar is for the higher level Free skaters and/or those skaters who have already skated Synchro at the pre-novice or higher level. If you have any questions, please ask.

COST - $25

MAY 12 - DAY 1 - Skaters Star 3-6, Pre Juvenile/Juvenile and ages 8-13

Seminar time - 10:30 am - 4:45 pm

Register Here! for Day 1

 

MAY 13 - DAY 2 - Skaters above Star 6, Pre-Novice and up and ages 13 and over

Seminar Time - 10:30-5:15 pm

Register Here! for Day 2