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Week of Sept 16-22

It was a great first week, now welcome to the second week of the season!


For all skaters – just a reminder that registration forms and fees for the 2019-2020 season must be paid before attending practice. If you have any questions or concerns, please send an email to registration@kamloopslongblades.com.


Please remember to wear your required protective equipment to all practices on ice! For a reminder of what is required, please check out the following link: https://www.kamloopslongblades.ca/equipment/

Also, a reminder that protective equipment that belongs to the club should only be used on a temporary basis. Check out https://www.ilovespeedskating.com/ for any missing items!

Our new programs were featured on Kamloops Matters: Kamloops Long Blades launch inclusive programming this season

Please share with anyone that you think would be interested!

Please note the following practice times for your skater this week:

Blade Buddies: Thursdays 4:00-4:45 pm

Fast Friends: Thursdays 4:45-5:30 pm

Cheetahs: Monday 6:30-7:30 pm & Thursday 6:00-7:00 pm

Roadrunners: Monday & Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm

Coyotes: Monday & Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm

Garter Snakes: Three nights a week (Monday and Thursday from 8:00-9:00 pm, Tuesday or Wednesday from 7:30-9:00 pm)

Rattlesnakes: Monday & Thursday 8:00-9:00 pm/Tuesday & Wednesday 7:30-9:00 pm

Prickly Pears:  Tuesday & Wednesday 7:30-9:00 pm


Fundraising is vital to our program. In order to ensure that we continue to offer a high-quality
program, the Kamloops Long Blades has adopted the following fundraising model: KLB Fundraising Agreement 2019-2020

Gail has 150 little coupon books for sale. Please see Gail if you are interested!


The 2019-2020 Competitions Bulletin has been released by BCSSA. This bulletin outlines the eligibility, seeding, and format for provincial-level competitions, including the BC Cups, BC Championships and FUNales: 2019-2020 Competitions Bulletin

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


Langley Interclub: October 19, 2019

Salmon Arm Interclub: November 3, 2019

BC Cup #1 – Prince George (For L2T skaters and up):  November 16, 2019

Kelowna Cup – December 7, 2019

BC Cup #2 – Richmond – December 14, 2019

BC Cup (Long Track) – Prince George: January 11, 2020

BC Long Track Championships – January 25-26, 2020

Coyote Cup (Kamloops) – February 1, 2020

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

See you all on the ice this week!

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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