The membership year runs from September 1st - August 31st. All
members must register annually (Rule 1503(d)(iii)). All Skate Canada clubs must be registered with the National Office by September 1st.
The annual fee is $45.
As per rule 1505 (a) all clubs must send a report to Skate Canada after each Annual General Meeting of the club giving the names and addresses of the Directors, Officers and Committee Chairs. For effective communication, we suggest you obtain a permanent club address such as a post office box.
Club Name and Number
Clubs are requested to use the name as it appears on the club constitution. As well, the club number as found on your club Account Receivable Statement should always appear on your cheques and in any correspondence with Skate Canada.
Club Constitution (Word)
Any clubs whose constitution is dated 1994 or later must ensure that the National Office has a copy including all amendments. All clubs whose constitution is dated 1993 or before should consider a complete revision. Take this opportunity to review and update your club constitution.
- Canada's learn-to-skate programs: CanSkate, CanPowerSkate and CanSynchroSkate STARSKATE and Competitive programs.
- Training of all coaches and program assistants for the learn-to-skate programs Skate Canada Officials (Evaluators, Judges, Accountants, Referees) programs and the provision of certified officials for competitions and tests Funding for skaters' development, provision of special training Development of programs to enhance your coaches' education.
Provision of free publications and materials to clubs Maintenance of a central computerized registry of skaters and provision of test certificates and membership cards Administrative services necessary to provide and assistance to clubs or individuals on a wide variety of topics
Your membership entitles you to:
Have access to participate in all Skate Canada programs
Have the opportunity to represent your club at Sectionals, Western Challenge, and Canadian competitions
Become a member of the national team Receive the highest quality coaching instruction through support of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)
- Have your test records kept in the central computer at the national office
- Receive certificates when you pass a test
- Access funding for skaters' development
Participate in the Volunteer Awards Program
In addition, many complimentary publications and materials are provided to the clubs on a regular basis for example:
Ice Show manual (new clubs only)
You and Your Club manual (new clubs only)
Catalogue of Supplies
Club program video series
Section monthly newsletters
Sanctions for carnivals, exhibitions, competitions
Support system for training skaters, coaches, and officials