Lethbridge Speed Skating Association

2014 Canada West Championship:

The Lethbridge Speed Skating Association, along with the Alberta Amateur Speed Skating Association and Speed Skating Canada proudly hosted the  Canada West Short Track Championships in Lethbridge, Alberta on March 29th and 30th, 2014.  This prestigious event brought together the best skaters in the Training to Train stage of development for the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and the territories of Yukon and Northwest Territories. 

A big thank-you to all the volunteers and club officials who helped out at the event as well as our three local skaters who participated in the event; Kaleb, Mason and Aaron.  Congratulations to all!

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About the LSSA!

The Lethbridge Speed Skating Association is a club devoted to the sport of speed skating in Lethbridge. 

Affiliated with the Alberta Speed Skating Association and Speed Skating Canada, the club provides coaching, training, and racing opportunities to its members in a fun, competetive,atmosphere.

Club Membership

Our season runs from October through March of each year. Club members skate Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings at the Labour Ice Arena in the North end.  Each skater will be given 2 sessions a week on two of these evenings (either Tuesday-Wednesday or Tuesday-Thursday) depending on their skill level.

There are a number of opportunities for club members to race throughout the province during the season including our own provincially sanctioned meet which will be held in March. There are also long track meets in Calgary and Red Deer that many skaters attend in January. Racing is encouraged but not required.

Learn to Speed Skate

Our club also offers two Learn to Speed Skate sessions during the year.  Session 1 runs from October to December while Session 2 runs from January to March.  Each session costs $90 and consist of 10 one hour lessons.  Learn to Skate participants are invited to participate in a "Mini-Meet" at the end of their session.

For more information about our club programs contact:

Staci (Club President) at 403-223-6300

Dianne  (Club Registrar) at 403-320-9601

Eva (Club Secretary) at 403-380-3604

 

 

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