New Members ALWAYS Welcome!
Nouveaux membres TOUJOURS bienvenue!
2021 - 2022
Registering as a member of the GCSSC means that you are accepting the below policies and that you agree to adhere to these policies.
For 2021-2022, the skate rental fee (boot and blade) for the season has been reduced from $160 to $100. Regular Short track and Clap blade rentals for long track will be $80
A damage deposit of $200 is required for equipment rental (post dated cheque for April 1, 2022). Equipment will be inspected by the equipment manager upon return by the skater. If conditions of the signed agreement are not met the damage deposit will be cashed by the club. More information can be found on the rental agreement form.
Non-returning members joining late shall pay the Club membership and rental fees pro-rated from the first day of the month in which they joined the club. OSSA fees shall be paid in full.
First two participants of a family pay full price. (Applies to the two highest fees). Third & subsequent participants pay discounted fee (50% discount, does not apply to OSSA fees which are mandatory or to skate rental fees). Family discounts are only applicable to immediate family members in the same house.
Non-Sufficient Fund (NSF) cheques will result in a $25 administration fee payable to the GCSSC.
Adherence to the payment schedule for all fees is expected, late payments will result in a $25
administration fee payable to the GCSSC (unless an extenuating circumstances arrangement has been previously discussed with the Treasurer). Late payments may result in suspension from ice sessions until such time the issue is rectified.
Registered members who withdraw from the Club within 30 days after the start of the Program shall be refunded all fees paid, $75 administration fee.
No refunds will be issued after 30 days after the program starts. If the facility is closed due to COVID-19 a credit will be issued to your account.
No part of the OSSA/SSC fee in refundable.
As an affiliated club, the GCSSC collects the OSSA and SSC fees and pays them directly to OSSA for each member as per the categories below.
OSSA/SSC Membership Fees Collected by GCSSC for the 2020-21 Season (included in the total skating fees)
For this 2021-22 Season, all skating members will begin the season registered as a Club Skater level $40.77
Competitions are set to resume in January 2022. Members will have to be upgraded to the appropriate membership for their level of competitions.
National Athlete $170.09
Annual membership for a skater who participates in Senior or Junior Canadian Championships, Canada Cups or the Canada Winter Games.
Competitive Skater $110.54
Annual membership for a skater who participates in Ontario Speed Skating Elite or Provincial sanctioned competitions and the Canadian Youth Championships.
Club Skater $40.77
Annual membership for a skater who particpates in the recreational programming and does not participate in Elite or Provincial sanctioned competitions; this membership category includes marathon skaters not competing in any SSC sanctioned events.
Introductory Skater $18.17
Annual membership for a skater who participates in introductory programming(Learn to Skate programs, etc) for a maximum of 10 ice sessions.
Try Speed Skating $0
Event members participate as a volunteer at one event in a season or a skater who participates in a special event such as but not limited to, an open house, festival or school event up to three (3) times on a trial basis. To participate in more than three (3) speed skating sessions in a season, skaters must register in another membership category.
Annual membership for an individual who actively participates in the delivery of speed skating programs and identifies as In-Training, Trained or Certified in the NCCP coaching context.
Annual Membership for an individual who actively participates in the delivery of speed skating competitions and/or events and has completed a minimum level 1 training in provincial, territorial or national officials development program.
Volunteer/Associate/Parent Member $22.60
Annual membership for an individual who actively supports the delivery of activities and competitions for the betterment of speed skating in theor community. All parents or caregivers who bring their child to speed skating will need to register as an associate member.
Out of Province Skaters $81.95
Annual membership for athletes training out of the province at one of Canada's National Training Centres. Athletes must register with their home club.
SSC Team Athlete $N/A
This is a new category of membership for a skater who is selected to SSC's National, National Development and NextGen teams. SSC Team Athlete memberships are only available at SSC's invitation.
Membership fees include Speed Skating Canada membership fees, insurance fees and all applicable taxes. Memberships expire on August 31 of each year.
IMPORTANT: Insurance coverage does not extend to speed skating events (camps or competitions) sanctioned or otherwise, outside of Canada. Members travelling to skate outside of Canada should ensure they have personal travel insurance including sport participation coverage.