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McArthur Island Sports Centre, Kamloops

Week of Dec 23-30

Merry Christmas to all of our families! 🎅

Holiday practices will be held for Garter Snakes and up, regular skating for all will resume January 6th, 2020.

Important Dates:

Extra Holiday Practice (Garter Snakes and up):

December 23: 6:30-8:00pm

December 27: 6:30-8:00pm

December 30: 6:30-8:00pm



February 17, 2020 – NO SKATING (FAMILY DAY)


Summer Speed and Masters Speed Skating Camp at Calgary Olympic Oval: July 13-18, 2020 Registration will open in February 2020.


This time off is the perfect time for skaters to go through their equipment and see what needs to be replaced, fixed or cleaned!


The online calendar listing the competitions available for your skater can be found here: BCSSA Events & Results

Upcoming competitions: 

BC Long Track Championships – Fort St John: January 25-26, 2020 BCLT-2020-entry-form & BCLT-2020-information-sheet Deadline to and in your registration will be January 13, 2020

  • If you are taking the bus, please see Jodi OR Coach Tyler this week to pay for your seat(s) $150 per person, up to a maximum of $450 per family.
  • There is still room on the bus! Send a message to kamloopslongblades@gmail.com ASAP to reserve a seat
  • Don’t forget to reserve your room at the Stonebridge Hotel (one block away from the Pomeroy centre). The group rate is 99$ a night for two queen beds, two adults. $15 for each additional adult. Kids under 12 free. Breakfast is included. Please use BCLT19 when making your reservation.

Coyote Cup (Kamloops) – February 1, 2020

Interior FUNale (Vernon) – February 8, 2020

BC Short Track Championships – Abbotsford: March 14-15, 2020


Fundraiser at Bosley’s!

Jan 4, 2020 from 10 am till 3 pm at Bosley’s (in the Rexall complex) in Aberdeen. 🐶

We will need approximately 4 people to help out during each 2 hour window. Please bring a change of dry clothes. If you would like to help out, please send a message to kdjbeesley@gmail.com. 

Do you have an idea for a fundraising activity? Send an email to kamloopslongblades@gmail.com!

Kamloops Long Blades skate and take part in dryland activities on the traditional lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc within Secwépemc’ulucw, the unceded territory of the Secwépemc people. We respect and acknowledge the Indigenous peoples of this land, known as Turtle Island, and thank them for allowing us to live, learn and manage our association on their territory
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