Prince George Camp
The Prince George club still has room in their Ellis Edge Speed Skating Camp that is being held August 9-14. For more details click; http://www.pgblizzard.ca/
AASSA Casino Volunteers Needed!
AASSA is hosting a casino in Calgary on Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11 at the Elbow River Casino and needs volunteers! It would be appreciated if each Provincial Team member take a shift or if they are under the age of 18 years, have a family member or friend take their spot.
July Officials Courses
AASSA is hosting a series of officials development courses in Calgary at the Olympic Oval during their Summer Speed and Masters Camps in July. These camps are open to members of any province over the age of 16 years.
Clubs wanting to use AASSA's new Finish Lynx timing equipment must have a certified operator. The Level 2 Finish Lynx Operators course is the first step in becoming certified with this timing system. Pre-requisites are; Level 1 Officials and timing experience. For more details please contact Wendy at the AASSA office.
2015 Canmore Summer Camp
Registration for the 2015 Canmore Summer Camp is now open. Click here for more details and to register. The camp runs from Tuesday, June 30th - Sunday, July 5th. Space is limited.
2015 AASSA AGM
The AASSA AGM Weekend will be held in Canmore on May 9-10, 2015. During this weekend we will host the:
- 2015 AASSA Annual General Meeting
- Dryland Camp
- Annual Awards Luncheon
Oval Elite Athlete Pathway
The Olympic Oval is pleased to share the new Elite Athlete Pathway that will be implemented in the 2015-16 season. Complete details can be found in the documents posted below or by contacting Mike Marshall at 403-210-8914.
SSC Coaching Symposium
Speed Skating Canada is hosting a Coaching Symposium during their AGM in Winnipeg, July 19 - 20. Click here for more details and to register.
February will be an exciting month for many of our Alberta skaters as they head in different directions across Canada and internationally to represent our province! We are so proud of the hard work and dedication that has been evident in the performance at the meets throughout our province this season...See complete article here.
Grande Prairie 2nd Annual Swim Suit Skate
“Swimsuit? Don’t you mean skin suit?” is a frequent response when advertising Grande Prairie’s Annual Swimsuit Skate within the community. The unique event recently celebrated its second year of existence with a shivery skate in which brave participants shed their winter gear for a few laps around the 400 meter skating oval with nothing but beach wear to keep warm... See complete article here.
Alberta 2015 Canada Winter Games Teams
Alberta 2015 CWG Long Track Team
Coach – Moira Marshall
Manager – Brock Miron
Alex Garvey and Maddison Pearman declined their spot on the CWG Team in order to compete at the World Junior Long Track Championships
Alberta 2015 CWG Short Track Team
Coach – Aaron Clarke
Manager – Tracy Hillis
Alex de Boer qualified for the #1 spot on the CWG ST Team but is not able to compete due to injury. We're hoping he has a complete and speedy recovery.