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  • <p><span style="font-family: Verdana;"><strong><span style="color: rgb(128, 128, 128);">Congratulations to Josh Allen, the 2014 Novice Men

    Congratulations to Josh Allen, the 2014 Novice Men's Bronze Medalist at the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships in Ottawa! 

  • <p><span style="font-family: Verdana;"><strong><span style="color: rgb(128, 128, 128);">Thank you to our sponsor, Myers Orleans!<br />
</span></strong></span></p>

    Thank you to our sponsor, Myers Orleans!

  • <p><strong style="font-family: Verdana;"><span style="color: rgb(128, 128, 128);">GSC Skaters:</span></strong>&#160;<strong style="font-family: Verdana;"><span style="color: rgb(128, 128, 128);">Hailey Fournier, Marika Brunet, Zachary Whittaker, Talia Rancourt and Alex Gunther at the Skate Ontario 2015 Canada Winter Games Prospects Camp in Toronto</span></strong></p>

    GSC Skaters: Hailey Fournier, Marika Brunet, Zachary Whittaker, Talia Rancourt and Alex Gunther at the Skate Ontario 2015 Canada Winter Games Prospects Camp in Toronto

  • <p><strong style="font-family: Verdana;"><span style="color: rgb(128, 128, 128);">Skaters from GSC

    Skaters from GSC's Competitive Team showcased their talents at Ottawa City Hall during Winterlude 2014.

  • <p><strong style="font-family: Verdana;"><span style="color: rgb(128, 128, 128);">Congratulations to all of the GSC skaters and their coaches for a job well done at EOSIC 2014!</span></strong></p>

    Congratulations to all of the GSC skaters and their coaches for a job well done at EOSIC 2014!

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GSC News


Notice: Correction to Annual Awards

Banquet address


There was a mistake in the address for the Annual Awards Banquet taking place at the Lone Star Ranch on Saturday, May 10th at 12:00 p.m.

The Lone Star Ranch is located at 4420 West Hunt Club Rd, Ottawa, ON K2R 1E7

Dust off your cowboy hats and boots!! We look forward to seeing everyone and we are delighted to be welcoming our special guest speaker, Alaine Chartrand!

Carpooling is recommended.

 



Skate sharpening

Vince Derochie will be picking up skates for sharpening on: Saturday, April 26, 2014 (pick-up at 3:30 p.m)

Please leave skates in coaches’ room for pick-up by 3:30 on Saturday. Skates will be returned Sunday Afternoon or early Monday morning. Skates must have protective covers, be tied together, labelled with skater’s name and have exact payment of $15 in the skate.

Note, Vince will only pick-up if there are at least 10 pairs of skates.

 



GSC off-ice policy reminder to

parents/guardians


Parents and guardians are not permitted in the off-ice training space during GSC off-ice classes. 

Please promptly drop skaters off at class and then leave the off-ice training space. 

A clear, open and quiet training space allows for more productive and effective off-ice training sessions. 

At the end of class, parents/guardians can return to pick-up skaters.

 


Thank you in advance for your cooperation on this matter.

Stefanie Partridge
Off-ice Director, GSC




GSC skaters featured in latest issue of


Keeping in Touch

 

Check out the latest issue of Skate Canada's Keeping in Touch publication for the latest news from around the world of skating. 
 




Register for Pre-Season Skating: Jun 2 to 27

  

Registration is now open for pre-season ice that has become available for June 2 to 27. The registration due date is Monday, May 12, 2014

Skaters may continue to register for any session up until Thursday the week before the session. However, after May 12, the Club may cancel sessions if there are insufficient registrations for a specific session. Skaters may Guest Skate on a session if space permits.

Payment is required prior to the session.


Pre-Season Ice Schedule June 2014


Registration Instructions

Please contact the Club Office at info@gloucesterskatingclub.ca if you 
have any questions.

 

Spring Occasional Ice: May 1 to 28

Spring Ice Schedule May 2014



 

Notice of Annual General Meeting


The Annual General Meeting of the Gloucester Skating Club Inc. will be held on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Bob McQuarrie Recreational Complex, 1490 Youville Drive, Ottawa, Ontario at 6:30 PM, Hall B – Bilberry Creek Room.
 

Annual General Meeting-Nominating Committee

In accordance with club by-laws 58 to 64 (Attachment 1) the Nominating Committee consists of:

Jody Langelier, Chairperson

Kelly Sheridan, Director

Genevieve Painchaud

Nancy Sullivan


If you have any questions, or concerns, please contact any member of the GSC Nominating Committee by leaving a message with the club office at 613-830-1610 or by e-mail.

Nominations will be accepted for the following positions for the 2014-2015 Board of Directors:

·                 President

·                 Senior Vice-President

·                 Vice-President (2 positions)

·                 Treasurer

·                 10 Directors

Anyone wishing to be nominated for the above positions must abide by the relevant bylaws as stated in the constitution of the Gloucester Skating Club. Attachment 1

Duties for the directors are traditionally assigned at the first meeting of the new board. Refer to Attachment 2 for examples of director positions and description of responsibilities.

Only official Nomination Forms will be accepted. Attachment 3  Forms have been posted with this notice and may additionally be obtained from the Club Office or any member of the Nominating Committee.

Annual General Meeting and Special General Meetings

By-Laws 65 to 78 will govern the annual general meeting. Attachment 4

 


 


April Ticket Ice and Off-ice

Monday, March 31 and April, 7, 14, 21, 28

2:30pm – 3:20pm

  3:30pm – 4:20pm
   
Tuesday, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 2:30pm – 3:20pm
  3:30pm – 4:20pm
   
Thursday, April 10, 17, 24   
2:30pm – 3:20pm
  3:30pm – 4:20pm
   
Friday, April 11, 18, 25  
2:30pm – 3:20pm
  3:30pm – 4:20pm

 

Dates, Times and Locations of April Off-Ice Classes
 



Congratulations to the following skaters

who represented GSC at 
the 2014

All Ontario STARSkate Championships

 

JUNIOR BRONZE MEN

Alexander Chan  - 9th      


JUNIOR BRONZE DANCE

Keaghan Ruiter / Christophe Bertiaume - 1st  Junior Bronze Dance Champions


PRE-JUVENILE WOMEN U14

Emma Bondar - 11th


BRONZE TRIATHALON

Chantal Prouse - 8th   


JUNIOR SILVER WOMEN

Alexandra Walters - 11th  


SENIOR SILVER WOMEN

Lauren Langelier - 10th 


GOLD WOMEN

Erika Fisher - 10th   


GOLD TRIATHALON

Jillian Fournier - 2nd  Gold Triathlon Silver Medalist

Meighan Sheridan - 10th
   
  



GSC was well represented at the 2014
 
Ontario Winter Games in Orillia, ON 

Feb. 27 - Mar. 2

 

Congratulations to the following skaters!

Christian Reekie – Novice Men’s Champion - 1st 

Taylor McGahan – Novice Women’s Bronze Medalist – 3rd 

Hailey Fournier – Pre-Novice Women – 8th 

Jasmine Liu – Juvenile Women U11 – 8th 

Marika Brunet and Zackary Whittaker – Juvenile Dance - 7th   
 


 
 

 

Registration Instructions


 

Fundraise for GSC!


Boston Pizza

The Club has joined together with Boston Pizza (Innes Rd. location) for a great fundraising initiative! Boston Pizza will sponsor our Club by giving 10% of all pre-tax food and beverage sales (excluding alcohol), made by Club members and their families, for the duration of our skating season! It couldn’t be easier!

Follow these simple steps:
Enjoy a delicious meal at Boston Pizza (Innes Rd. location only)
Write Gloucester Skating Club on your receipt(s) and put them in the drop box at the restaurant or drop them off at the Club Office

Receipts will be tallied and submitted to Boston Pizza for our rebate.

Support local business and the Gloucester Skating Club by participating in this great fundraiser. And don't forget to tell your friends!

 

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Skate Canada's position statement

on bullying 


Skate Canada recently released its position statement on bullying. Please take a moment to read this important document. 
 

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Important message to GSC parents/skaters from the

City of Ottawa


A fun and healthy night out at the rink should not end in disappointment! Following some recent unfortunate reports of theft, we wanted to remind you to not leave any valuables in your vehicles or change rooms. In vehicles, do not leave anything in view; CD’s, sunglasses, small amounts of loose change – we have been told that thieves will break into your vehicle for small amounts of change and that video cameras indicate the process to break-in and steal takes less than 9 seconds! Please pass this message on to all your participants.

The City of Ottawa, City Wide Allocations and Facility and Arenas are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged goods. Do not leave any valuables in your vehicles or in the change rooms.

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NOTICE Test Day Fees


Change to the Administration Fee/Hospitality Fee for GSC Members


The administration fee/hospitality fee policy has been revised to be in effect for the May 12th, 2012 test day onward.  

The Administration Fee/Hospitality Fee of $10.00 per skater regardless of the number of tests the skater is taking.

If you have any questions, please contact the Club office.

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Office Hours
 

 Monday

12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday

12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday

CLOSED

Thursday

12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Friday

12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday

2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday

CLOSED

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Gloucester Skating Club

1490 Youville Drive
Ottawa, Ontario  K1C 2X8

Phone: 613-830-1610
Fax: 613-830-3464
E-mail: info@gloucesterskatingclub.ca