THE COMOX VALLEY Skating Club is making learning to skate more affordable for local children.

Learning to skate is now more affordable

Comox Valley Skating Club offers New Skater Incentive Program

 

 

 

The Comox Valley Skating Club is now making learning to skate more affordable for Valley children with the launch of its “New Skater Incentive Program.”

This initiative will directly help offset the costs for new skaters registering in January PreSchool, PrePower and Canskate programs. These three foundational programs offer different options for beginner and intermediate children.

“We’re so pleased to be able to make skating more accessible,” says CVSC vice-president Kathy Sulman.. “The start-up costs are high for new families who don’t know if they want to commit yet. We’ve managed to do some successful fundraising which will pay for new registrants’ Skate Canada fees and possibly a reimbursement towards helmets.”

Skating is a great physical activity for kids, says Sulman.

“These programs help children develop ‘physical literacy’ which gives them the tools they need to take part in physical activity and sport, both for healthy lifelong enjoyment and for sporting success. And of course, they also provide the skills to move through into other ice sports like hockey, ringette and figure skating.”

The Comox Valley Skating Club is a volunteer-run organization that has been providing skating programs for all ages in the Valley for over 35 years. Over the years, thousands of kids have been through their programs, which cover everything from absolute basics to advanced figure skating.

“Our society is becoming more and more aware of how important sport and fitness is for kids,” says Sulman. “What they do as kids sets them up for a lifetime of activity and healthy choices. We believe every child should have the opportunity to learn to skate.”

For more information about the Comox Valley Skating Club or to register for its programs, contact Kathy Sulman, 250-339-9872,  comoxvalleyskatingclub@gmail.com or go to www.comoxvalleyskatingclub.ca.

 

– Comox Valley Skating Club

 

 

Just Posted

Valley student’s passion project helping Cumberland forest

It took a little while for Frederica Blouin-Comeau to find her passion… Continue reading

Emailed bomb threat triggers heavy police presence at Comox Valley RV

Heavy police presence could be seen at Comox Valley RV on Ryan… Continue reading

Baby, it’s nasty outside: wind and rain will continue across Vancouver Island

Police warn drivers and pedestrians to use precaution during expected rain and winds

Help the Comox Valley RCMP ‘Cram the Cruiser’ with items for the food bank

RCMP will be onsite at the Real Canadian Superstore Saturday

Transit Rider Appreciation Day Friday in the Comox Valley

Transit riders in the Comox Valley are invited to enjoy some festive… Continue reading

UPDATE: B.C. businesses evacuated due to emailed bomb threat, also received in U.S.

Penticton and Comox Valley businesses evacuated Thursday morning

$12K awarded to atheist family who oppose Christmas, Hanukkah in B.C. classroom

Gary Mangel,May Yasue said holidays, Remembrance Day and Valentine’s Day not appropriate in preschool

Coach accused of sexual assault says apology letter was misinterpreted

Dave Brubaker has pleaded not guilty to one count of sexual assault and one count of invitation to sexual touching

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Aboriginal poet faces backlash for calling out NHL-themed totem poles

Rebecca Thomas says she received backlash for asking a drugstore chain to remove NHL merchandise

No plans yet for free WiFi on BC Transit buses

BC Transit says they are monitoring the roll-out of free WiFi on Translink vehicles

Some Kotex tampons recalled in Canada and U.S.

In some cases, tampon users sought medical attention “to remove tampon pieces left in the body.”

Sex-assault squad investigated eight incidents at Toronto all-boys’ school

The interim president of a Roman Catholic all-boys school rocked by student-on-student abuse allegations said the football program was cancelled for next year.

Coal power in Canada must disappear by the end of 2029, new regulations say

Canada has significantly cut its dependence on coal largely due to the closure of all coal plants in Ontario.

Most Read