CANMORE LABOUR DAY WEEKEND SPEED SKATING CAMP

2018-08-09

  CANMORE LABOUR DAY WEEKEND SPEED SKATING CAMP   When:        Saturday September 1st 2018 – Monday September 3rd, 2018 Where:       Canmore Recreation Centre, Canmore, AB. What:         A camp that is targeted to developing sound fundamentals, giving the skaters a solid base to build their season from.  Skaters will be divided into two groups, based on ability. Each group will have two, … Read More

Board of Directors Update

2018-08-08

Please find below an update from the last Board of Directors meeting: VC Skater: Further to our search, the Board approved Madeline Chomin as the new VC Skater for the CSSA.  Madeline had been working alongside the previous VC Skater managing the social media page. Treasurer: Unfortunately, due to a conflict of interest with his employer, Nathan Angelozzi has resigned as Treasurer … Read More

Technical Director Announcement

2018-07-03

The CSSA Board is excited to announce Debra (Debby) Fisher is our new part-time Technical Director. Debby is a Level 4 NCCP Coach and Master Learning Facilitator for Speed Skate Canada. She helped develop Speed Skate Canada’s Coaching Education program, and was the Short Track Coach for the 2011 Canada Winter Games. During her past tenure with the CSSA, until … Read More

CSSA Skin Suit Inventory

2018-06-26

Hi CSSA Members, With the upcoming season approaching, we have the following new skin suits available for purchase in the CSSA office: Adult XS Adult Small Adult Medium Adult Large Long Track Suit ($210.00) Our suits meet the Speed Skating Canada short track standards and are equipped with built in protection lining, knee and shin pads, in addition to representing … Read More

Board of Directors Update

2018-06-23

Please find below an update from the last Board of Directors meeting: VC Skater: Due to family reasons, our VC Skater, Heather Liska has had to step down.  Heather had been an energetic and motivated addition to the Board last year and will be greatly missed.  As a result, we have an opening for VC Skater.  Should anyone be interested … Read More

CSSA Revised Summer Training Program 2018

2018-06-13

Summer training for the sport you love is here!  We have revised the summer training program as the Oval ice will only be available starting July 30. Registration is now open on the CSSA website (calgaryspeedskating.ca/participate/summer). This year, we are offering two evening programs for the summer months (July and August): Youth (Age 11 and under). Teen (Age 11 and up). … Read More

Board of Directors Update

2018-05-23

The new Board had their first meeting recently and are already busy beavers.  In an effort to improve the transparency and communication from the Board, here are a few highlights: Approving the move of the staff payroll from an independent contractor to a specialized payroll services company, which is a much more cost-effective solution. Supporting Sam Pollock in the NCCP … Read More

Casino volunteers still URGENTLY needed

2018-05-14

Greetings skating families,Our casino is coming up on Monday and Tuesday of next week, and we are still short a number of volunteers. Please consider helping the association out by volunteering for one of the available shift. It is HUGELY appreciated. Again, the hours count towards your next season’s required volunteering, so you’re getting a jump on the 2018-2019 season. … Read More

Urgent: Casino volunteers needed

2018-05-07

Hi All, Our casino is coming up on May 21 and 22. That’s only a few weeks out! As I mentioned in my prior e-mail,  the Calgary Speed Skating Association runs a casino every 18 months to 2 years, and the funds we receive from AGLC form a major part of our operating budget each year. Funds received from this enable … Read More

CSSA 2018 AGM Roundup

2018-04-18

Dear CSSA Members, Last evening the CSSA had a very productive Annual General Meeting and the Board would like to thank all of the Members who took time out of their very busy schedules to attend this important meeting.  As always, the AGM is your opportunity to hear from all of the past season’s Directors, to vote for a new … Read More

AGM Reminder E-mail and Update on Nominee List

2018-04-15

Dear CSSA Members, Just a quick reminder to all of our Members that our 2018 AGM will be held this Tuesday, April 17, 2018, from 6;30 to 8:30 PM in Room KNB 132.  Agenda is available. So far we have only had one additional member confirm that they would like to be nominated to stand for election for this season’s BOD. We are very … Read More

Volunteers needed – The CSSA Casino

2018-04-05

Hi All, Well we’ve had another great skating season, but the fun isn’t over yet! The Calgary Speed Skating Association runs a casino every 18 months to 2 years, and the funds we receive from AGLC form a major part of our operating budget each year. Funds received from this enable the club to operate, and help us keep down … Read More

CSSA Photo Request

2018-04-03

Hi CSSA Members, Please help me by sending in the most memorable moments to commemorate the fantastic season that we’ve had thus far! I am putting together a slideshow for our upcoming Gala and would like as many photos as you’d like to share of your skater(s); whether it was a silly moment during practice,  or an action shot from … Read More