Senior Competitive

For older skaters with increased skill level and commitment who are interested in fitness training and preparation for competitions in the north, Arctic Winter Games and beyond.

Coach: Kerry Egan with help from Sean MacGillivray and Cynthia Simmons

Cost for the year: $928.70

Regular Ice Times (6 hours/week): Ed Jeske Arena
Tuesdays    7:30 – 9:00 pm
Thursdays  7:30 – 9:00 pm
Sundays 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Equipment Required:

  • Speed Skates
  • Helmet, CSA-approved or ASTM F 1849 certified (no bicycle helmets)
  • Knee pads
  • Shin pads
  • Bib-style neck guard
  • Leather/cut-resistant gloves
  • Shatter-resistant non-tinted safety glasses with safety straps (prescription eyeglasses do not require additional safety glasses but do require a safety strap)*
  • Skin suit – recommended or appropriate athletic clothing
  • Cut-resistant under suit or skin suit
  • Cut-resistant ankle protection

A video on sharpening skates can be viewed at

*Safety glasses can be purchased at Overlander Sports in Yellowknife.