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RU Fast February 25-26, 2023 at the Olympic Oval:  

Registration is now closed but we are still in need of volunteers. All practices will be canceled that weekend as most of our skaters and coaches will be at RU Fast. Please sign up by clicking on this link: link for hospitality (food)

Technical T-shirts to be distributed in February: 

Based on the T-shirt size you provided at registration, technical T-shirts will be distributed to all skaters registered in CSSA programs (Youth, Adult, Seton).

Junior World Championships:

Congratulations to CSSA skaters Maya LuedersDaniel HallJalen Doan and Yankun Zhao who attended the Junior World Cup finals and the Junior World Championships in Germany in February. Top 10 results at Junior Worlds included, a 2nd place finish for Daniel Hall in the mass start, Canada’s first and only junior world’s medal since 2018, Jalen Doan with a 4th place finish for in the 500m (only .01 away from a bronze!) and 7th in the 1000m and Yankun Zhao with a 6th in the 1000m and 8th in the 500m.

Masters Long Track Championships:

Congratulations to Bob Irvine (Masters 65) and Ian Dwyer (Masters 45) for finishing 3rd in their Age Groups at the Masters Long Track World All-round Championships in Quebec City. Bob even beat speed skating legend Gaetan Boucher in his 3000 m race!

Last Day of Skating Programs: 

Olympic Oval – Sunday March 19. The Oval will be removing its long track ice starting March 20th.

Seton YMCA – Tuesday March 14.

Mini-Meet at Seton YMCA on Thursday March 9th:

CSSA’s final mini-meet for some fun racing and prizes. There is no cost for the mini-meet and all skaters at Seton as well Youth C, D, E & F are invited to register:!/events/parking-passes-skate-rental-other-2022-23

CSSA Awards Gala: 

Tentatively booked for Friday April 14. Each group will be giving awards to their top skater, most improved and best sportsmanship. Details will be coming soon.

UR Store – CSSA Gear now available: 

Looking for jackets, hoodies, t-shirts, headwear, etc.? The new CSSA branded items are now available for purchase on:   

Order and pay by credit card and your items will be delivered directly to your home.   

A huge thank you to the Try Speed Skating Volunteers:

We have had over 100 people Try Speed Skating in January and FebruaryThis has resulted in a number of new registrations for our youth, adult and Seton programs. We even made the CTV News for braving the cold in late January at our Try Speed Skating and demonstration event at Olympic Plaza during the Chinook Blast Festival organized by Sport Calgary.

Competition Results: 

Congratulations to our CSSA top finishers!!

Rocky Mountain House on January 28, 2023

Division 1 Female: Elizabeth Bewski, 1st

Division 2 Male: Jake Buitelaar, 5th

Division 3 Male: Jun Xu, 5th; Maddex Chomin, 6th

Canadian Youth Long Track – Fort St-John, BC – February 4-5, 2023

Congratulations to the CSSA athletes named to the Alberta Team:

Female 11: Félicia Robert

Female 12: Charlotte PerkinsSadie Neil

Female 13: Cara ByrneKate FolmerKatie NoseworthyMaxine VolstadOsa Chomiak

Male 11: Jiaqi (Rikki) Lin

Male 12: Connor CraigHenry Zhang

Male 13: Angus HicksMadden Thomson

Youth Female Overall: 

13 yrs: Maxine Volstad, 1st; Osa Chomiak, 3rd

11 yrs: Felicia Robert: 2nd

Youth Male Overall: 

11 yrs: Jiaqi (Ricky) Lin, 1st

Competition Schedule

Feb. 25-26: CSSA Competition RU Fast – Oval, Calgary

March 4-5: Edmonton Competition – Lime Series #5 & CYST Qualifier/Season Finale

March 25-26: Canadian Youth Short Track Championships (CYST) – Saskatoon, SK