Michael Mong from the Vancouver Speed Skating Association takes wonderful pictures throughout the season see them here
Congratulations to the Ridge Meadows Racers who captured 5 out of the 8 positions available for the Fraser Valley Zone 3 Team this past Saturday at the BCWG Zone 3 Qualifier. U14 Females – Catalina Shupe (Ridge Meadows) and Clara Johnson (Matsqui Blades) U16 Females – Ramanjit Chauhan (Matsqui Baldes) and Annabelle Green (Ridge Meadows) U14 Male – Rohann Chassay (Ridge Meadows) and Samuel Green (Ridge Meadows) U16 Males – Jared Bolland (Ridge Meadows) and Zackery Carpenter – Sardis Fliers (not pictured) Stay tuned! We hope to see more Racers added to the team through the wild card process at the end of Dec!
On Dec. 2, 2017 in Maple Ridge, the Ridge Meadows Speed Skating Association will host two meets at Planet Ice from 8am to 4pm. Speed skaters from the Fraser Valley will be competing for a position on the Zone 3 Team going to Kamloops for the BC Winter Games in Feb. 2018. The Jingle Bell Cup will also be going on at the same time which will feature skaters from the interior, lower mainland and Washington look to grab division medals.
There will be skating practice on Saturday Nov 18, 2017
For those of you skating the Poco Meet
Warm up is at 6:50am for Jr. B and up / 7:00am for T2T / 7:10 am for L2T / 7:20 am for FunD / 7:30 Ice clean and Officials take positions / 7:45 Racing begins
It’s time for our annual fundraiser. Ridge Meadows Racers is fundraising with Purdys Chocolatier, just in time for Christmas! If you’d like to support us through purchasing some very sweet Christmas gifts for friends, family and yourself, you can register to shop at this link: https://www.purdysgpp.com/
General Registration: 6:30am – 7:00am Collect helmet covers – Lobby of arena
Coaches & Officials meet: 6:50am 2nd floor, Mabbet Room
Warm-ups 6:50am Jr. B and up
7:10 am L2T
7:20 am FunD
7:30 Ice clean and Officials take positions
7:45 Racing begins
12:00 noon Active start races; Officials/volunteers lunch break
For more information regarding the trials click following link: 2017-Zone-4-BCWG-Trials-Info
Invite your friends and family to come skate! You can wear your costume as long a there are no loose things that can get caught in skates, you still will have to wear your helmet so be aware of masks. Skating starts at 4:00 to 5:25 pm. Please bring a treats to share (chips, veggies, goodies)! If a non speed skater would like to try speed skates let one of the executives know and we’ll try to fit you with a pair otherwise there will be rental available during that time.
If you are attending the Edmonton Meet please give your forms to Michelle by Oct 31st