Participating

Get involved! You are critical to the success of our club!

Our club runs on the efforts of our volunteer board members, coaches and parents and we need your help. There are so many ways in which you can get involved and help out, ensuring that our club can continue to operate and have fun at the same time, and many volunteer groups have roles that will fit your busy schedule.

Below are just some of roles that need to be filled.

Practices:

  • Getting mats ready before practice, pushing mats onto the ice, taking mats off at the end of practice.
  • Being our rinkside designated person during practices

Seasonal volunteer support:

  • Assisting with equipment needs as required.
  • Volunteering for camps, registrations, etc.
  • Helping to post appropriate content on our social media sites

 

Skate Sharpening:

If your skater is in the Learn to Train group or higher, we encourage you to sharpen your skater’s skates between practices. If you would like to learn how to sharpen skates, please visit our how-to video series on the Equipment page or click here to access OSSA’s virtual session on Equipment Maintenace from August 2020.

Board Meetings

Board meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month. All members are welcome to come and attend these meetings. Check our Schedule page for dates and times.

Meets and Mini-meets

Running meets takes a tremendous number of volunteers and there are many roles that need to be filled. Trained Officials are needed for every OSSA sanctioned meet. These official roles include:

  • Meet Coordinator
  • Referee
  • Starter
  • Lap Recorder
  • Judge
  • Timer
  • Recorder (office)
  • Track Steward
  • Heat Box Clerk and
  • Announcer.

If you are interested in learning one of these roles, please email info@kwspeedskating.com for more information.