Welcome to the Kitchener-Waterloo Skating Club

JOIN OUR VOLUNTEER TEAM!

KWSC is a not-for-profit organization that relies upon its volunteers to run efficiently. Your time and personal contributions make a difference to all of our membership. Volunteering has many personal rewards, and your involvement will help us achieve our goals and help control the costs of our programs.

Why become a KWSC volunteer?

  • Enjoy social interaction, meet new people, and be part of a team
  • Experience personal growth, learning and satisfaction
  • Be a part of positive change in your community
  • Pursue professional growth and development
  • Create employment skills
  • Expand your professional network
  • Build your sense of connection with the skating community
  • Apply your skills and learn new ones
  • Build leadership skills, personal empowerment and self-esteem
  • Seize an opportunity for giving, caring and community involvement
  • Help skaters develop their love of skating and fulfill their dreams
  • Complete education or work experience requirements
  • Help reduce the cost of skating programs
  • Have fun! 

Please consider filling out a volunteer application form, or for more information about volunteer opportunities at KWSC please contact volunteer@kwsc.org 

 


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Program Assistants needed for Fall/Winter 2017/18

Program Assistants are a very important part of our learn-to-skate programs.

PA roles and responsibilities:

  • Set out the banners and toys at the beginning of the session
  • Assist in clean up at the end of the session
  • Help the skaters on and off the ice, assist the new skaters in standing, balancing and participating in warm up and cool down
  • Assist in drawing the circuits as directed at the beginning of the session
  • Assist the skaters on the 3 rotation circuits as directed by the Coach
  • Monitor for safety and assist the skaters during warm up and cool down
  • Be a role model for the skaters on the session

Why serve as a Program Assistant? Serving as a Program Assistant provides an opportunity for experienced skaters to improve their leadership skills, make new friends, and serve as role models for our new skaters.

Skaters considering this position may come from the KWSC Group STAR program, the STARSkate program or the Competitive program. Skaters may also come from the Community Hockey or Ringette programs or be former figure skaters.

KWSC will also sign off on high school volunteer hours.

Please consider joining our team. Our Learn-To-Skate programs need your help!

PA requirements:

Candidates must demonstrate:

  • A helping nature
  • Patience with children
  • An ability to communicate ideas clearly
  • Reliability
  • A sense of commitment to tasks
  • Ability to lead activities in a creative and enthusiastic manner

Desirable:

  • Be 12 years of age
Latest News

2017 Annual Report:
All KWSC members are encouraged to read our 2017 annual report for information on club activities this past year.

STAR and COMP Registration:

Online registration for all STAR and Competitive programs is now open. All summer STAR and Competitive programs will be sold by the week. Info..


Summer 2017 learn-to-skate and power skating registration:

Online registration for summer 2017 learn-to-skate and power skating programs is now open. Info...

MORE NEWS...

Jun. 11, 2017:

KWSC Annual General Meeting & Awards Gala.

  Notice of meeting
  Notice of election
  Director biographies
  Voting eligibility info

Jun. 22, 2017:

Test Day

Jun. 25, 2017:
Skating Seminar featuring Gabby Daleman


We are K-W's exclusive provider of Skate Canada certified skating programs such as CanSkate and CanPowerSkate.

MORE INFO...

CanSkate was developed by a team of hockey, figure skating, and ringette experts to teach the fundamentals of skating. CanSkate is the only nationally regulated learn-to-skate program in Canada. This tested and proven new curriculum and delivery method promotes unrivaled development of strong basic skills. The new program includes specific skills that pertain to hockey, ringette, speed skating and figure skating. The result is a fun and dynamic program that prepares all skaters for virtually every ice sport.


 

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