Week of Dec 23-30

Kamloops Long BladesWeekly Update

Merry Christmas to all of our families! 🎅

Holiday practices will be held for Garter Snakes and up, regular skating for all will resume January 6th, 2020.

Important Dates:

Extra Holiday Practice (Garter Snakes and up):

December 23: 6:30-8:00pm

December 27: 6:30-8:00pm

December 30: 6:30-8:00pm

CANCELLATIONS:

February 13, 2020 – CANCELLED FOR ALL SKATERS

February 17, 2020 – NO SKATING (FAMILY DAY)

Save-the-date:

Summer Speed and Masters Speed Skating Camp at Calgary Olympic Oval: July 13-18, 2020 Registration will open in February 2020.


Equipment:

This time off is the perfect time for skaters to go through their equipment and see what needs to be replaced, fixed or cleaned!


Competitions:

The online calendar listing the competitions available for your skater can be found here: BCSSA Events & Results

Upcoming competitions: 

BC Long Track Championships – Fort St John: January 25-26, 2020 BCLT-2020-entry-form & BCLT-2020-information-sheet Deadline to and in your registration will be January 13, 2020

  • If you are taking the bus, please see Jodi OR Coach Tyler this week to pay for your seat(s) $150 per person, up to a maximum of $450 per family.
  • There is still room on the bus! Send a message to kamloopslongblades@gmail.com ASAP to reserve a seat
  • Don’t forget to reserve your room at the Stonebridge Hotel (one block away from the Pomeroy centre). The group rate is 99$ a night for two queen beds, two adults. $15 for each additional adult. Kids under 12 free. Breakfast is included. Please use BCLT19 when making your reservation.

Coyote Cup (Kamloops) – February 1, 2020

Interior FUNale (Vernon) – February 8, 2020

BC Short Track Championships – Abbotsford: March 14-15, 2020


Fundraising:

Fundraiser at Bosley’s!

Jan 4, 2020 from 10 am till 3 pm at Bosley’s (in the Rexall complex) in Aberdeen. 🐶

We will need approximately 4 people to help out during each 2 hour window. Please bring a change of dry clothes. If you would like to help out, please send a message to kdjbeesley@gmail.com. 

Do you have an idea for a fundraising activity? Send an email to kamloopslongblades@gmail.com!