• Competitive Singles
  • Competitive Singles
  • Competitive Singles
  • Competitive Singles

Skate Oakville provides competitive sessions for singles skaters wishing to compete in qualifying events within Skate Canada and Internationally.

Michelle Leigh oversees our singles competitive programs. Michelle is a level 5 NCCP certified coach who has been to three Olympic games with former skaters. She works with talented skaters at all levels; from skaters just out of CanSkate in our Pre Competitive sessions to skaters qualifying for Nationals, as well as International assignments on our Select Competitive sessions.

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Competitive Levels and Criteria  

The Competitive Singles programs are by invitation only. Should you be interested in pursuing competitive skating, please speak to your coach directly. Skaters from outside our club will likely need to arrange a meeting before being offered a spot in the program, please email office@skateoakville.ca and we will forward this on to the appropriate coach. Skaters will participate in specific training days each week. Skaters must be invited to the next level of programming before being able to register. Below you can find the qualifications for the 2020-2021 Fall and Winter seasons.

 

Intro Competitive

Competitive Intro sessions are a group format lesson working on skating skills, jumps, spins and other exercises to enhance skating development. Skaters must be registered and participating in other sessions to compliment the competitive training program.

Currently only available for skaters who previously qualified for the Pre Competitive and Base Competitive programs.

  • Skaters should be under 10 years of age
  • Landing all single jumps and starting to work on axels
  • Skaters must be registered for and participating in at least one (1) other session per week
  • For skaters that have been identified by the Competitive Director or received a referral from the CanSkate Director or a competitive coach.
  • Skaters should be passed CanSkate Stage 5, and display advanced edge control, balance and speed.
Advanced Competitive

Skaters should be participating in and registered for other sessions to compliment their competitive training.

Advanced Qualifications

  • For skaters competing STAR 4 or higher
  • Skaters landing an axel
  • Skaters working on all double jumps and able to land 2 different double jumps
  • Age and Speed will be considered
  • By Invitation of the Skating Director and/or Competitive Director

 

Elite Competitive

Skaters should be participating in and registered for other sessions to compliment their competitive training.

Elite Qualifications

  • Skaters competing at Pre Juvenile or Higher in the 2020-2021 season
  • Skaters competing at STAR 7 or higher in the 2020-2021 season
  • 5 different double jumps and a double/double combination (2F or 2Lz must be included in the combination)
  • Skaters must skate on a minimum of 2 other sessions per week
  • By Invitation from the Skating Director and/or Competitive Director

 

Select Competitive Program

Skaters should be participating in and registered for other sessions to compliment their competitive training.

Select Qualifications

  • Skaters competing at the Junior level or higher
  • Skaters landing consistent double axel and higher
  • Skaters must compete in the 2020-2021 season
  • Skaters competing internationally
  • Skaters that competed at the 2020 Skate Canada Challenge Competition
  • By Invitation of the Skating Director and/or Competitive Director

 

Competitive Fees, Policies & Refund Info

Fees

Competitive fees are based on the length of the session, how many weeks the session runs, and whether or not any coaching is included on the session.

Mandatory Membership Fees

  1. The Skate Canada (SC) Fee of $44 is only charged once per year (Sep 1 to Aug 31) and pays for your SC membership and insurance. We forward this fee on to SC on your behalf. The SC Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  2. The Skate Oakville membership fee of $50 is only charged once per year (Sep 1 to Aug 31) and entitles you to skating on Skate Oakville sessions.
  3. The Ontario Skaters' Promotional Contest Ticket Booklets at a cost of $80 is our annual fundraiser.  Two ticket booklets are included with your registration at a cost of $80. You may sell the raffle tickets to family and friends and keep the money as you have already paid for the booklets. Alternatively you may enter yourself into the raffle and fill out all the tickets with your name. The ticket stubs are due back by Dec 31 so they can be mailed in to be included in the draw. The draw takes place at the Provincials competition in March.
Payments

Full payment of mandatory membership fees is required at time of registration.  Session fees may be split into 5 monthly installments beginning September 1. Installments are also available for the Spring and Summer seasons.

Refunds
  • Refund requests must be done by email to the office. (office@skateoakville.ca). We do not accept changes or withdrawals in person or over the phone.
  • The $44 Skate Canada fees are non-refundable and non-transferable for any reason.
  • The $50 Skate Oakville fees and $80 fundraising fees are not refundable after the start of the season.

Full refund policies are available here.

Missed Classes

We use the same policy for missed classes as the Town of Oakville. "Participants are to attend all classes as scheduled for the program in which they are registered. In the event that a participant is unable to attend a scheduled class(es), make-up classes, refunds, or credits for the missed class(es) will not be provided."

Competitive Seasons

For Policies and Procedures surrounding skating during the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic please visit our COVID-19 Specific Page

Fall Season (Session One) - Mon Sep 14 to Sun Nov 1, 2020

Fall Season (Session Two) - November 2 to December 18 (Registered in 2-week sections)

Winter Season - To be announced

 

Spring Season -  To be announced

 

Summer Season - To be anounced

 

Please see "My Family Calendar" found under "My Account" for your own personalized calendar.

Skate Oakville Volunteer Commitment

There is currently no Volunteer Commitment for the 2020-2021 Season due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.

 

For information on volunteering, please visit the volunteer page.

Bursaries

Doug Shelley Skater Bursary 2020 - Due by May 8, 2020

Michael LeBlanc Skater Bursary 2020 - Due by May 8, 2020

2019-20 Jump Grant Bursary - Due by May 8, 2020