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The Markham Speed Skating Club welcomes people of all ages, skills, and objectives to participate in the sport of
indoor short-track speed skating for recreation, competition, and, above all, for fun.
The Club is located in Markham, Ontario, Canada, at the northeastern outskirts of Toronto.

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LATEST NEWS

REGISTRATION FORMS AND FEES

The Registration Form and Fee Schedule for the 2016-2017 season are now available for download.

RETURNING MEMBERS:
Make sure your online profile on the Speed Skate Canada site is up to date.
This will be our main registration information.
We are streamlining the registration process with the MMS system.
Click HERE for the Speed Skating Canada MMS page for Markham
Make sure your email, address, and contact info are up to date.
This is where the members information and lists will be drawn.

Fall OPEN HOUSE, Sunday September 11 2016

We will hold our annual OPEN HOUSE in the afternoon on
Sunday September 11 2016 for anyone who is curious about the
sport of Short Track Speed Skating and would like to try it out.

We have ice from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm to let you try speed skating for free,
so invite your friends to take advantage of this opportunity.
See our Newcomers web page for more information. Try to arrive early for skate fitting.

Previous members: please come during the afternoon to assist.
You can skate yourself too, but only if you help.

ICE TIMES FOR THE 2016-2017 SEASON

We skate at the Mount Joy Community Centre in Markham.

We skate on Tuesdays 7 - 10 pm and on Fridays 6:40 - 9:30 pm
i.e. 3 or so hours per evening, two evenings per week
starting on Tuesday 6 September
and until end of March 2017.
Note that so far, there will be NO skating on the nights of:
(to Be Announced)

Markham Skaters Excel
at CANADIAN AGE CLASS LONG TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS
Quebec City February 6-7

CLaire Liew

The Canadian Age Class Long Track Speed Skating Championships were held in Quebec City, on the Gaetan Boucher Oval, February 7-8 2016.

Both Claire Liew and Ariz Lalani, both members of the Markham Speed Skating Club, competed in their respective age and gender classes.

Claire Liew competed in the Female Age-12 class, winning Gold in the class
with consistent finishes in all distances raced against
a total of 14 competitors in class from across Canada.

Claire won silver in the 300m, 500m, 3000m individual olympic-style events
as well as Silver as a member of the Ontario team 500m relay for 11-13 year-old females
with Kennedy Feasby and Rachel Mallard against 7 other teams.

Claire was the sole Ontario skater to capture a Gold in their competition class.
A fantastic achievement for which we congratulate Claire

Ariz Lalani, in his first National event, placed 13th overall
of 26 competitors in the 13 Year-old Male class. Ariz placed 9th in both 300m and 100m distances.
Ariz performed well as a relative newcomer to the Long Track format and excelled in a competitive class.
Congratulation to Ariz for representing Markham well.

Claire Liew

Need for Speed

March 2013 Group

Many of our skaters gathered for the last practice session at the end of March 2014

March 2013 Group


Dedicated to the Memory of Roger Buxton 1945-2013

Roger was the leading light and long time president of the club, always offering encouragement to young and old alike.
His tireless dedication to speed skating was an inspiration and he will be always remembered.


SPONSORS

The Club gratefully acknowledges the support of the following organizations.
Click on their logos to access their websites.

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Great Clips (Boxgrove) provides special offers and support for the club


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Kirkor Architects and Planners
Expertise in Smart-Build Strategies

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The Club gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport.


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The Club benefits from the Fund Raising Gift Card program of Loblaw's supermarkets.



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A leading multinational financial services provider and Canada's most international bank.


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