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COVID-19 Update: May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021

Dear Skating Families,

As you may already know, yesterday the province of Ontario announced a new re-opening plan.  I am working with Skate Ontario, as well as the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo to further understand the province’s new regulations, and plan our eventual return to the ice this summer. 

This means we will have to cancel our spring skating season. We will begin processing a credit on your account for the skating sessions you registered and paid for this spring, but were not able to attend due to COVID-19.  You can find our Cancellation policy here We hope you will use this credit to begin skating again when we open the rink.

The Club has some exciting new programs and events coming up in the next month for our competitive skaters:

  1. Wed. May 26 at 7 p.m.

In our ongoing practice of focusing on mental health, KWSC hosts a workshop on Motivation and Sport During COVID-19

This workshop is open to all youth skaters (and their parents) who are between 10 and 17 years old.  Ellyn Klea (Sport Social Worker) from Bloom Child & Family Therapy will be our guest speaker. 

The workshop will be offered via zoom webinar.

Register now online link below

Register for Workshop Here

100 spots available and this workshop is being offered free of charge. 

  1. We are excited to offer online fitness again at KWSC starting Monday May 31st – Thursday June 24th. We will be offering 4 groups a day Monday –Thursday. These sessions will be divided by skating level.

Registered skaters will have the ability to attend their group class every day at their allotted time. Each class will be different and we will be offering jump classes as well as strength and flexibility.

Skaters will have access to 16 classes in the 4 week period.  Zoom links will be send out Monday May 31st for the classes.  Register as classes will fill quickly.

  • Registration Opens: Thursday May 20th
  • Registration Closes:  Thursday May 27th

Here are the fitness groups for registration:

  • Monday – Thursday  4:45 pm- 5:25 pm – STAR 1-4
  • Monday -Thursday 5:30 pm -6:10 pm – COMPETITIVE
  • Monday –Thursday 6:15 pm -6:55 pm – COMPETITIVE DEVELOPMENT AND STAR 3-5
  • Monday –Thursday 7:00 pm -7:40 pm – ADULT & STAR 6-10

Register Here

Or

Login to your membership account you can click on the Fitness 2021 tab

[fitness tab location]

Please email kwsc@kwsc.org if you have any questions about these events or your account with KWSC.

Until we can be together in person, watch our website for updates in the “News” section.

Have a wonderful long weekend. Do something that makes you smile.

Debra Brown
Executive Director
Kitchener Waterloo Skating Club

For regular updates, please go to our website (kwsc@kwsc.org) and on Facebook

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us at kwsc@kwsc.org

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