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  • <p><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="color: rgb(128, 128, 128);"><strong><span style="font-family: Verdana;">Congrats to athlete Sara McKelvie and GSC Coach Cathy  Skinner at the 2013 Special Olympics in Asia!</span></strong></span></span></p>

    Congrats to athlete Sara McKelvie and GSC Coach Cathy Skinner at the 2013 Special Olympics in Asia!

  • <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 />

    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.

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GSC News

Spring Festival Skate - April 12 and 13, 2014




Silent Auction - Signed Wayne Gretzky


Winning Bid:

Bob Linton, $500

Thank you for your support!

2014 Annual GSC Awards Banquet

We are very excited to announce that Alaine Chartrand, who recently had a 5th place finish at Junior Worlds, will be joining us for our 2014 Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 10th. Alaine is one of Canada's most exciting up and coming skaters, and will be sharing some of her experiences with our skaters.

When:   Saturday, May 10, 2014
Lone Star Ranch, 670 Cedarview Road, Nepean ON K2R 1E5
Noon to 4:00 pm
$40/adults and skaters 19 years and over
            $20/children and skaters 18 years and under

The deadline to purchase tickets is
April 13, 2014.   

For all of the details, including how to purchase tickets online, visit the Events tab.


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


Register for Spring Skating - June 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.

Registration Instructions

Spring Ice Schedule May 2014

Pre-Season Ice Schedule June 2014

Payment is required prior to the session.

Please contact the Club Office at if you have any questions. 



 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



Alexander Chan  - 9th      


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


Emma Bondar - 11th


Chantal Prouse - 8th   


Alexandra Walters - 11th  


Lauren Langelier - 10th 


Erika Fisher - 10th   


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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Quick Links

Registration: Pre-CanSkate, CanSkate, Teen/Adult and Rec Figure

Registration: STARSkate and Competitive

Skate Canada Eastern Ontario Section (EOS)



Office Hours


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


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


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




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


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


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


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




Gloucester Skating Club

1490 Youville Drive
Ottawa, Ontario  K1C 2X8

Phone: 613-830-1610
Fax: 613-830-3464