February 21, 2014
We have another competition happening this weekend. Click here to see who's participating.
IMPORTANT NOTICE!!! SKATING CANCELLED at Peter Murray for Saturday, 25 Jan 2014, because the Zamboni is broken and the ice is unsafe. Please help spread the word. !
BEST of LUCK from the skaters, parents, coaches and board members to our Team Saint John skaters who are competing this weekend in WinterSkate, being hosted in Sackville, NB.
Team Saint John intermediates include (L-R) Jessica Palmer, Samantha Palmer, Karly Evans, Jenna Durelle, Julia Lamb and Aiden Lamb and the team also includes Jillian Billingsley.
Team Saint John Seniors include (L-R) Jessica Taylor, Matina Dick, Alyssa Evans, and the team also includes Emma Billingsley and Claire Billingsley.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Skating is CANCELLED for Wednesday, January 22nd due to the blizzard. Stay safe, everyone!
January 15, 2014
Hello Skaters and Parents,
We have a photographer coming to take pictures of our skaters.
The photographer will take a group picture of everyone and individual picture (if you wish). NOTE: Individual pictures will only be taken for those who want one.
We will be passing out order envelopes at the rink over the next week or so.
The photographer's name is Karyn Fillmore.
Price: $25 for first skater, $15 for each additional sibling
Contents: 2 poses, 1 group shot, plus CD of images in lieu of physical prints
For PreCanSkate and CanSkate, photos will be taken off the ice so we can safely remove the helmets of skaters.
Advanced CanSkate and above, we will take your photo's on the ice.
The times for the pictures are as follows:
Tuesday, Februay 4th @ Stu Hurley Arena
PreCanSkate & CanSkate East - During your regular skating session - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Advanced CanSkate - 6:45pm
Intermediate - Immediately following Advanced CanSkate
Saturday, February 8th @ Peter Murray Arena
Junior - End of session 8:00am
Beginner Synchro - Following Junior pictures - 8:15am
Senior - Before your session begins 9:00am
PreCanSkate & CanSkate - During regular skating session 10:45am - 11:45am
Adult Synchro - 12:00pm
December 27, 2013
Here is the skating schedule for this Holiday week.
Saturday, December 28th - NO Skating
Monday, December 30th - Regular Skating
Tuesday, December 31st - NO Skating
Wednesday, January 1st - NO Skating
Friday, January 3rd - Regular Skating
Saturday, January 4th - Regular Skating
December 12, 2013
HO! HO! HO!
As we wind up skating before the Christmas break, we will be having a Family & Friends Fun Skate and Potluck event. This will be held on
Friday, December 20 at Stu Hurley at 5:30pm and on Saturday, December 21 at Peter Murray at 11:00am.
We will be hosting a potluck style event at the same time. There are sign up sheets posted at each rink for you to indicate what you would like to bring. We are asking for the following:
A-L Cookie/Sweet Plate
M-Z Fruit/Veggie Tray
Cheese and Cracker Tray
A-M Plates & Cups
*We would need enough for 150-200 people
Also, please note that Report Cards will be handed out at this time. Please ensure you pick up your skater's progress report from their coach.
We hope everyone will come and enjoy a fun evening of skating and treats!
November 18, 2013
SJSC will be having a send off celebration for Jessica Taylor who will be attending the 2014 Skate Canada Challenge. For more information see our Competitions section!
November 12, 2013
SJ skaters make the evening news!
During Skate Canada International, four of our young ladies were interviewed by CTV news, and did a smashing job. In the attached clip, entitled “World’s top figure skaters hit the ice in Saint John”, you will see (in order of appearance): Abby Caldwell, Shea Hickey, Kaitlyn Mollins and Emma Langlais. You shone, girls!
IMPORTANT!!! Parent meeting for Advanced to Intermediate parents
Please attend whichever of these two meetings best suits your skater's ice times:
- Wednesday, Nov 6, 5:30 pm at Stewart Hurley, Dressing room 2, AND
- Saturday, Nov 9, 9:00 am at Peter Murray, Dressing room 3 (skating ends at 9 that day due to a hockey tournament)
Key topics include the new StarSkate group coaching model, tests, competitions, and fees related to all three.
(Updated 4 Nov 2013)
Skate Canada International is coming to Saint John next week, October 25-27, 2013. Order your tickets online now at Harbour Station with passcode "SAINTJOHN" (no space)
Saint John Skating Club president Amy Shanks and members of her club will serve as volunteers for next week's Skate Canada International at Harbour Station. In the front row from left are Karly Evans, Jaiden Ducey and Rachel Shanks. In the back row from left are Ashlee Hunter, Abbie Shanks, Amy Shanks, Alyssa Evans and Amanda Hachey. PHOTO: CINDY WILSON/TELEGRAPH-JOURNAL
There are a few positions open on the board, and we really need helpful parents/guardians to volunteer so that the club is a wonderful experience for all our skaters. Please consider giving a bit of your time and talent. To see what positions are "OPEN", please see the Board of Directors list. If you have questions about any of the positions, please feel free to contact a board member for more information.