Blog Archives

Annual General Meeting

The Club AGM will be held on October 23rd, 2016 at 8pm in the Harbour Room at Cole Harbour Place.  Please join us!

The club has updated its Constitution and will be presenting it to the club’s membership for review and approval.

If you would like a copy of the updated constitution  or are interested in being nominated for a  board position please contact the DSC Secretary,

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Summer Skating Program

Dartmouth Skating Club ran the summer skating program in July and August out of the Centennial Arena in Halifax. Skaters are given the opportunity to continue training throughout the summer months as well as complete off-ice conditioning, prepare for summer test days and some even traveled to Ontario for a competition.

The skaters also have lots of fun at the summer sessions and it is not uncommon to see the arena filled with skaters in neon or Halloween costumes while they enjoy some ice cream.

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Thanks from Fort McMurray Skating Club

The winner of our recent 50/50 Draw in support of the Noralta Skating Club in Fort McMurray was CARA RHYNO. Congratulations Cara!

As a skating club, DSC wanted to reach out to the Noralta Skating Club located in Fort McMurray, its skaters and families during this difficult time.

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Stars on Ice Raffle Winners

stars-on-iceThe winner of the DSC lottery for the 10 seats in the Skybox at the Scotiabank Centre for the “Stars on Ice” show held on April 29th was Michael C.  The Skybox was donated to the DSC by the Royal Bank of Canada.

The winner of the two seats in Section 8 at the Scotiabank Centre for the “Stars on Ice”

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Stars on Ice Volunteering Opportunity

Lindt has requested that Dartmouth Skating Club present our members with a very exciting opportunity to volunteer for Halifax Lindt/Stars On Ice on April 29 at Scotiabank Center.  

Volunteers receive free admission to the show and will be helping to distribute Lindt chocolates to people attending during intermission.

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2016 Skatefest

2016-skatefest-4The Dartmouth Skating Club sent 9 skaters to a competition called Skatefest on Saturday, March 12th, 2016 at St. Margaret’s Arena in Tantallon. The skaters received silver and  gold status after performing various elements they are working on from the CanSkate program. Some skaters performed their solo and participated in a speed event.

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Stephie Walmsley Competing at Nationals

steph-wam-dartmouthStephie Walmsley, a long-time member of the Dartmouth Skating Club, has qualified for the 2016 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships  to be held in Halifax, NS on 18-24th January. This is Stephie’s second year at Nationals as a senior; in 2015 she came 8th overall. She currently trains in Hamilton,

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Gold Medal Skate in Minto

Jacob holding his Gold Medal!

Congratulations to Jacob for his Gold Medal skate at Minto Summer Skate 2015. This was Jacob’s first time attending this competition that brings skaters together from many parts of Canada.

Well done!

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DSC Skaters Featured in Snapd Dartmouth

Snapd Dartmouth published an article on the skaters competing at the World’s Finest Chocolate Atlantic Canada Skating Championships held in March. The Dartmouth Skating Club was well represented on Team Nova Scotia and had a very successful competition. Read the full article.

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