2015-16 Seasons is coming to an end

Our skating season is coming to an end soon.
  1. I will have tax receipts available starting tonight and again next week.
  2. There is NO skating on the March Break – March 7-11
  3. Group 1 – Competitive Skaters (skaters who skate Monday & Thursday) will have their last practice on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23 from 5:45-7:15 Yes this is a Wednesday!  We exchanged with Figure skating to accommodate their competition.
  4. We will celebrate the end of the season with a …
Pizza Party and Family skate
 
Monday, March 21
 
5:15-6:30pm – Pizza & Awards upstairs in the Ossekeag Room
 
6:30-7:15pm – Family Skate

Hampton Meet – Exhibition Skaters

We look forward to hosting our newest Skaters who are part of a learn to skate program during our lunch break for some exhibition races.

If you wish to participate please be at the arena by no later than 11:15am on Saturday, January 23.

Please make sure you have your safety equipment on that you would wear to practice.

See you at the rink!

Annual HSSC speed skating meet

2016 Hampton Speed Skating Meet

January 23

Registrations will remain open until Wednesday, January 13 at 8:00pm

No late registrations will be accepted.

REGISTER ONLINE

In preparation for the meet some of the parents refreshed the dots and added the remainder of the dots and lines needed to host our annual speed skating meet.

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We are looking forward to hosting the skaters!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hampton Speed Skating Meet

The Hampton Speed Skating Club invites you to join them for their annual speed skating meet.

Saturday, January 23

A one day meet packed with up to 6 races for skaters of all ages and abilities on 85m and 100m tracks.

Register online at Speed Skate New Brunswick

Registration closes on Jan 13 at 8:00pm.

There will an exhibition race for learn to skate skaters who can complete at least one lap. No need to register for exhibition races!

Christmas Social

On Thursday December 17th  is our last night of skating before the holidays for Groups 3 & 4.

Groups 1 & 2 (competitive speed skating) will continue to skate on Monday Dec 21.

There will be a family skate from 5:15-6:45.  All skaters must wear helmets.

We will be having refreshments after the kids have had an opportunity to skate. We are asking for your help in providing some snack items for this event.

We generally break it down into groups and feel that this works the best.

Any last names starting from:

A – B       Crackers and cheese

C-E           Fruit tray –small

F-I             Vegetable Tray

J                Napkins/small disposable plates (70)

K-L           Sweet Trays

M-S          Sandwiches

T-Z            Bottles of water                 (24)

Items can be dropped off to the kitchen in the Ossekeg room, just above the arena when you arrive for skating.

Just another note regarding our upcoming Speed Skating Meet on January 23rd. We will have information and sign up for food for the official and volunteers

Thanks In advance for your help with this and wish you all a wonderful Christmas

Lynne MacNeil

Hospitality

Atlantic Cup PEI

2015 Atlantic Cup in Charlottetown at the Eastlink Centre on November 7 and 8

We will be following the ability meet format, with skating on the 85, 100 and 111 metre tracks. We expect the 2015 Atlantic Cup will be an exciting event for skaters and their families. We want you to be part of it.

The host hotel is the Holiday Inn Express who are offering a very reasonable rate, $99.00 per night with hot breakfast included. Be sure to mention you are with the Atlantic Cup.

 2015 Atlantic Cup Skater Registration Form

Please return at the rink or email a copy to Nicky at hamptonssc@gmail.com by Monday, Oct 26

Host hotel information

SJASSC FUNdamentals Meet

FUNdamentals Meet – hosted by the Saint John Speed Skating Club

Saturday, October 31st ,2015 9:00am-2:00pm

Charles Gorman Arena, 80 University Avenue, Saint John

In this FUNdamentals Meet younger skaters will participate in an exciting day of fun race themed activities designed to showcase the age and stage appropriate skills that they are learning. This includes several races on varying size tracks, in both clockwise and counter-clockwise directions. Skaters will be grouped according to their abilities and /or times to keep it fair and fun for all. This will be a FUN introduction to competition for some, and a change from standard 2 day long meets for others.

Registration Fee: $ 10       Family:  $20

Registration Deadline: October 23 to Nicky.  You can email a copy of the registration to me at hamptonssc@gmail.com

SKATER REGISTRATION FORM FUNdamentals meet 2015

For more information: FUNdamentals Meet

Check in:  08:30am

Racing Starts: 09:00am

Welcome to the 2015-16 Season

The 2015-16 Skating Season begins on Monday, Oct 5.

We are still taking registrations for all of our programs.

You can register online or register at the rink.

Things to remember:

  • We use dressing room 2 & 4 and the bleachers.
  • The first few weeks can seem chaotic as as the coaches assess the skaters abilities and the skaters adapt to the routine.
  • When you arrive at the arena please dress your skater and wait until the coach signals it is time to get on the ice.
  • We will be accepting registrations & payments at the arena.  Please get your skater on the ice first.
  • If you have already registered you should have received an email about the first night.  If you did not receive this email please send an email to hamptonssc@gmail.com

Equipment required:

  • Skates
  • Helmet – hockey, ski, bike
  • Gloves – No mittens or Fleece
  • Knee Pad – Volleyball style (Group 4)
  • Neck Guard – Bib style (Group 1, 2 & 3)
  • Safety Glasses – (Group 1, 2 & 3)
  • Clothing – We recommend loose fitting clothing.  No snow suits or ski pants

If you have any questions please email us at hamptonssc@gmail.com

See you at the rink!