Archive for the category "ice skating"

Free Family Skates at Trout Lake and Killarney

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: sherlock77 on Flickr Two new ice rinks are opening next week and to celebrate, the Vancouver Parks Board is hosting free family skating events. Trout Lake Ice Rink (3350 Victoria Drive at East 15th Avenue) Official Opening Ceremonies Thursday, September 24 – 5:15 to 5:45pm Free Public Skate 6:30 to 8:00pm The Trout […]

Free Public Skates in Vancouver During Countdown Week

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a part Countdown Week (to the 2010 Games) there will be free public skates at ice rinks around the city over the next few days. Public will receive free admission and a skate rental. Monday, February 16 — Kerrisdale Arena — 3:30 – 5:00 pm Tuesday, February 17 — Sunset Rink — 6:00 – […]

Canada Ice Dance Theatre Free Family Skate

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grab the family and head down to the West End Community Centre rink (870 Denman Street) January 3rd from 11:00am until 1:00pm for a free skating event with Canada Ice Dance Theatre. “Canada Ice Dance Theatre (CIDT) is a non-profit organization that teaches children and adults to skate.” Rentals will be available as well as […]

Skate for A Cure 2009

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year I signed up for the Skate for A Cure on the Vancouver Blogger Team and we raised funds for childhood cancer research through the Michael Cuccione Foundation and the BC Childrens’ Hospital Foundation. I will once again be raising funds for this amazing cause, and in doing so I’ll earn a spot on […]

WTS – What The Surrey #20: Pond Hockey

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: December 17th, 2008 – In honor of the deep-freeze in Vancouver right now I’ve promoted this post from January 15, 2008 to the front page of the site. I think I’m pretty lucky to have grown up on the West Coast during a time when rivers and streams would actually freeze over in the […]

iSkate for Under 5 Bucks

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a proud Canadian girl I was overwhelmed when I received new ice skates this Christmas. Truth be told, I’ve never owned a pair of my own before and these are pretty spectacular. Within 24 hours of receiving them I was getting them sharpened at the West End Community Centre and stepping on the ice. […]