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COVID-19 Update - Sept 19, 2021: Proof of Vaccine

September 19, 2021 RE: Proof of Vaccine Dear Skating Families, As most of you already will know, the provincial government has announced that beginning September 22, there are new requirements for individuals entering indoor recreation facilities. Therefore, in order for the Skating Club to protect its members, coaches and staff, as well as comply with government protocols, as of September 22, 2021, all spectators, community members of the Athletic Centre (AC) and skaters (who are 18 years or [...] Read more

COVID Update July 3, 2020

COVID – 19 Update as of July 3, 2020 Dear KWSC Skaters and Families, KWSC is excited to be planning to open the Carolyn Fedy Skating Centre at RIM Park this Monday July 6. The health and safety of our KWSC coaches, staff, skaters and families continues to be our top priority. However, like many plans that have been laid during this pandemic, there is a chance that these can change at any time in the bets interest of public health. We will follow the laws and guidelines as laid out by the [...] Read more

Skate Ontario Update

June 25 Skate Ontario is pleased to announce that effective Monday, June 29, 2020, the permitted levels of training as part of our Return to Play Protocols, will be expanded to include the following: STAR 1-4 – all disciplines CanPowerSkate SYS – Beginner levels and higher As well, according to Special Olympics Canada and Special Olympics Ontario, all Special Olympics activities remain suspended until July 31, 2020. Skate Ontario will be posting an updated version of the Return to Play [...] Read more

COVID – 19 Update as of June 9, 2020

Dear KWSC Skaters and Families, These are difficult times of sickness and waiting. However, we must do what we can to keep each other safe while we wait. I am writing today to update you on the latest developments from the Provincial government and Skate Ontario which impact skating programs at the Kitchener Waterloo Skating Club (KWSC). As you may know, the Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford announced that as of Friday June 12th, the province will be allowing gatherings of 10 people. As well, Skate [...] Read more

COVID – 19 Update as of May 20, 2019

Dear KWSC Skaters and Families, I sincerely hope that you are keeping well, remaining positive, and staying safe and healthy. I want to acknowledge my appreciation for all those parents coping with home-schooling and full-time work, the bright minds working on a vaccine, and health care workers who continue to care for the sick. As of Friday May 15th, the Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford announced that figure skating (as a one on one sport with no contact) would be permissible under Phase 1 of the [...] Read more

COVID-19 Update: Spring Cancellations

Dear KWSC Skaters and Families, We hope that you are keeping well, remaining positive, and staying safe and healthy. Once again, we want to extend our sincere gratitude to those who have been delivering essential services to us- thank you for your sacrifices and supporting the community during this time. As of Wednesday, April 15th, the Cities of Kitchener and Waterloo announced that all spring indoor and outdoor municipal programs and events will be rescheduled, delayed, or cancelled until [...] Read more

COVID-19 Update: Rink Closures

Dear KWSC Skaters and Families, As you know, we have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and working with the cities as on how best to keep our skaters, staff, volunteers and families safe. Skate Ontario and Skate Canada issued statements on Friday indicating that local clubs should follow the lead of their local Public Health Unit. The KWSC staff team and Board of Directors continue to follow the direction of the Region of Waterloo Public Health to prevent the spread of this virus [...] Read more

KWSC Programming and COVID-19 Update

As you know, we have been closely monitoring the COVID 19 situation and working with the cities as well as Skate Ontario in our plans on how to keep our skaters, staff, volunteers and families safe. The KWSC staff team and Board of Directors continue to follow best practices of the Region of Waterloo Public Health to prevent the spread of this virus. At this time, it is important to note that the Region of Waterloo Public Health continues to report the risk as low. Tonight, both the City of [...] Read more

Ice Show & KWSC COVID-19 Update

Good Afternoon KWSC Skaters & Families, As you know, we have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely. With the announcements coming out yesterday, there was much to consider for the health and safety of our skaters, their families, our volunteers and staff team here at KWSC. As many of you are aware of, over the past few months, a dedicated team has been working on putting together KWSC’s Ice Show. This event was to be two large gatherings of our skaters and all their families at the [...] Read more

COVID-19 Update

Dear KWSC families, As you may already know, today was confirmation of Waterloo region’s third case of COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus. We understand that the emergence of this virus is concerning and we want to reassure you that, as always, the safety and well-being of all participants in our club is our top priority. We know that many of our KWSC families, staff and coaches continue to feel some anxiety about this illness. It is important to note that Waterloo Region Public Health [...] Read more