Welcome to September 2017!
This is the first of the monthly updates you will receive via email. It will contain the following each month:
- Important Dates for the Upcoming Month;
- Volunteer Opportunities;
- General Information;
- Newsworthy items.
All sessions start Tuesday September 5 and go to June 24, 2018 (June 22 at COP)
Both Jimmie Condon (JCA) and Canada Olympic Park (COP) registration is now open and can be accessed here https://calalta.uplifterinc.com/
- Book 6 or more sessions per week (any combination of on or off-ice sessions) before September 1 (12:00 am – that’s midnight August 31) and receive a 20% discount!
- Book 6 or more sessions per week (any combination of on or off-ice sessions) between September 1-30 (12:00 am – that’s midnight September 30) and receive a 10% discount!
Sorry no discounts after September 30th
Don’t forget to book all of your sessions at once to ensure you qualify for the discounts!
Summer was a HUGE Success!
Congratulations to the following skaters (and their coaches) who made the top 20 or higher in Canada!
National Summer Series 2017 Ranking – for full results click https://info.skatecanada.ca/hc/en-ca/articles/115003798483-Results
|Maja Husain||19th Pre-Novice||Kaiya Ruiter||20th Pre-Novice||Sophia O’Brien-Doerksen||12th Novice|
|Takara Dei||14th Novice||Nicole Joe||18th Senior||Dustin Sheriff-Clayton||7th Senior|
|Sophia O’Brien-Doerksen & Josh Venema||7th Novice||Natasha Purich & Davin Portz||1st Senior|
|Pearl Kang & Kyle Pearson||2nd Novice||Isabel McQuilkin & Jacob Portz||7th Novice||Amelia Boone & Alessio Carello||8th Novice Dance|
|Jessica-Lee Behiel & Jackson Behiel||13th Junior||Mia Saunders & Will Oddson*||2nd Pre-Novice||Torri Hollstein** & Josh Burger**||7th Pre-Novice|
|Sadie Nicholson** & Kobi Chant**||10th Pre-Novice||Emma Yu and Daniel Yu||19th Pre-Novice||Trains with Calalta but represents
* Huntington Hills
Important Dates for September 2017
|Tue Sept 5||Welcome back everyone! Skating starts at both JCA & COP with all programs running at their scheduled times.
COP- Pairs – Both sessions moved to Father David Bauer
|Wed Sept 6||COP- Pairs – Both sessions moved to Norma Bush
COP- Ice Dance – Both sessions moved to the Edge
|Thus Sept 7||COP-Pairs – Both sessions moved to Father David Bauer|
|Fri Sept 8||COP- Pairs – Both sessions moved to Norma Bush
COP- Dance moved to the Edge for both sessions
COP-Singles – 11:15, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm moved to Father David Bauer, 4:00 pm switched to 3:45-4:30 and 4:45 pm session cancelled
|Sat Sept 9||Program Assistant Training: Details TBD
Power Skating starts at 5:00-5:45 pm and 5:30-6:15 pm (10 sessions)
|Sun Sept 10||Sunday Stroking begins! All classes running!|
|Tues Sept 12||COP-Singles – No 11:15 am ice, 12:00 pm ice moved to 11:45 to 12:45|
|Wed Sept 13||Wednesday CanSkate starts – 5:30-6:15 pm and 6:15-7:00 pm
COP-Pairs – Both sessions moved to Father David Bauer and run from 8:15-9:15 am and 9:30-10:30 am
|Fri Sept 15||Friday CanSkate starts – 6:15-7:00 pm|
|Sat Sept 16||Saturday CanSkate starts – 10:15-11:00 am and 4:15-5:00 pm|
|Sun Sept 17||JCA-Stroking and morning off ice cancelled due to special event planned by City.
Ice Sessions at JCA
10:15-11:15 am changed to 11:00 am-12:00 pm
11:30-12:30 pm changed to 12:15-1:15 pm
12:30-1:30 pm changed to 1:15-2:15 pm
11:30-12:15 pm changed to 12:15-1:00 pm
12:45-1:30 pm changed to 1:30-2:15 pm
|Mon Sept 18||COP-Pairs – Both sessions moved to Father David Bauer|
|Tues Sept 19||COP-Pairs – Both sessions moved to Father David Bauer|
|Wed Sept 20||COP-Singles – Both 11:15-12:00 pm and 12-12:45 cancelled|
|Thurs Sept 21||COP-Singles – No 11:15 am ice, 12:00 pm ice moved from 11:45 to 12:45|
|Fri Sept 22||COP-Pairs – Both sessions moved to Father David Bauer
COP-Ice Dance – Both sessions moved to the Edge
COP-Singles – 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm sessions cancelled, 11:15 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm & 4:45 pm session still running!
Canmore Competition Starts! Good Luck skaters!
|Sun Sept 24||JCA-Stroking and morning off ice cancelled. Ice sessions and flexibility classes still running as scheduled|
|Mon Sept 25||COP-Singles – Both 11:15-12:00 pm and 12-12:45 cancelled – all else a go|
|Tues Sept 26||COP-Singles – Both 11:15-12:00 pm and 12-12:45 cancelled – all else a go|
|Thurs Sept 28||COP-Singles – Both 11:15-12:00 pm and 12-12:45 pm cancelled – all else a go|
|Teamwear for Calalta Skaters
Volunteer in Charge will determine how many other volunteers are required and will delegate tasks to them as required.
This role starts in September. Contact the office at [email protected]
|Volunteer in Charge (VIC)
With assistance from the office, work with the vendor, make arrangements to pick up sample clothing, organize ‘sizing days’ at both COP and JC so skaters can try on and order the team wear, return the product to vendor;
Place order, follow up with vendor as necessary, pick up team wear when ready and prepare for distribution to the skater/parent when ready;
Provide direction to other volunteers as necessary
Leadership – provide direction and delegate to other volunteers, follow up with them as necessary, step up if they don’t follow through;
Communication – Proficient at writing and responding to emails, explaining tasks to others, working with other volunteers, parents and the staff at Calalta;
Strong interpersonal skills – polite, professional, respectful
Please take a moment to review the attached that explains the expectations for parents, coaches and skaters as well as the disciplinary guidelines for Calalta. These expectations and Skate Canada policies are informative and we encourage you to read and review them.
Thank you and see you in September!