The Yellowknife Club typically has over 120 skaters, and is one of the largest clubs in Canada! Programs include Learn to Skate for our youngest skaters plus programs geared to developing skaters in the sport of speed skating. For more information about our clubs and program, check out the website.
Practice Times 2015-2016:
Senior Competitive Group:
Tuesday: 7:30 - 9:00 PM
Thursday: 7:30 - 9:00 PM
Sunday: 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Speed Skate 3:
Tuesdays: 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Sundays: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Speed Skate 2:
Thursdays: 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Sundays: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Speed Skate 1:
Saturdays: 11:00 - Noon
Sundays: Noon - 1:00 PM
Learn to Skate:
Saturdays: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Sundays: 11:00 - Noon
Typical activities for the Yk Club include:
Mid-late August - Host the NWTASSA Summer Speed Skating Camp
Early September - Club registration and start-up of programs
October - Guest coach Debby Fisher
Early December - Club Ability Meet, a fun-oriented, day-long event that features races based on skater ability not age.
Late December - Club Christmas Camp for competitive skaters to keep their edge over the holidays.
February-March - Host NWT Speed Skating Championship which brings together skaters from across the NWT.
Mid-late March - End of regular programs.
April - End-of-season club social.
May - Club AGM including election of executive positions.
For more information about the Yellowknife Speed Skating Club or current information relating to this season's activities, visit the club website at: www.ykspeedskating.com or contact the club executive at firstname.lastname@example.org
Information is also posted on the club's bulletin board at the Yellowknife Multiplex.