This year, the NWTASSA will not be able to host its annual Championship in the usual format. Instead it will be hosting a virtual championship by asking local speed skating clubs to host standard territorial events each in their own facilities in a manner that conforms to applicable public health restrictions. The Yellowknife Speed Skating … Read more
Registration is open now for SS2, SS3 and Comp groups for a September start date. As per the NWTASSA Safe Return to Skate Guidelines, only 20 skaters will be allowed per group, including coaches and helpers (as needed). This document and the NWTASSA Safe Return to Ice Best Practices Document can be found on our … Read more
Congratulations to the Speed Skate NWT Team for Arctic Winter Games Junior Males Dalton McLeod Inuvik Stryden Hult-Griffin Inuvik Sylvain Rourke Yellowknife Luke Dizon Yellowknife Lachlan MacGillivray (Alternate) Yellowknife Junior Females Ava Erasmus Ft Simpson Seigna Hult-Griffin Inuvik Mikayla Lafferty Ft Simpson Georgia Pellissey Yellowknife Juvenile Males Sage Acorn Yellowknife Noam Duperre Yellowknife Kaleb Picek … Read more
Mark your calendars for the NWT Champs Meet, scheduled for February 29 – March 1in Yellowknife. This meet is hosted by the NWTASSA and brings together all territorial clubs for an exciting two days of racing! Stay tuned for more details on volunteering and registration, which will likely open at the end of January.
AWG Trials for the Speed Skating NWT Team are happening Friday, January 24 (6:00 – 9:00 PM) and Saturday, January 25 (8:30 – 11:30 AM). Come out to Ed Jeske arena to watch some great races and cheer on our skaters! If you are interested in helping out, we are still looking for some volunteers … Read more
NWTSSA is holding their Speed Skate Camp, August 21 – 25, 2019. Camp involves five days of on-ice development and dry-land training under the supervision of expert guest coaches Kaylin Irvine and Jacob Graham. If you need skates for the camp, the cost is $25. You can try on and pick up skates on Monday, … Read more
The camp is aimed at competitive youth skaters (L2T, T2T and Juniors) who wish to improve their technique. It will run Oct 12 – Oct 14. The Head Coach for the camp is Sue Ellis from Rothesay, New Brunswick. Sue is a Level 4 NCCP coach, and 2002 US Olympic Short Track Team Head Coach. … Read more