On behalf of our Club I would like to wish you a happy new year, may all your wishes come true.
Groups 1 and 2:
Our 1st practice of 2020 will be Thursday the 2nd of January at the regular hours:
Group 2: 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm
Group 1: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Saturday’s classes will also be as scheduled:
Group 1: 7:30 am to 9:00 am
Group 2: 9:15 am to 10:15 am
Group 3:
Our 1st practice of 2020 will be Saturday, January 4th between 10:30 am and 11:30 am.
No practice for any group on Sunday, January 5th.
Practice will resume at their regular schedule after that.
Group 4 and 5:
Our 1st practice of 2020 will be Saturday, January 11th at the regular hours.
Group 4: 11:30 am to 12:15 pm
Group 5: 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
Group 5: 3:45 pm to 4:15 pm
Group 4: 4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

Groups 4&5 -Tomorrow Saturday – Dec7 learn to skate classes are to be at TDStation (Formerly Harbour Station) at 99 Station St. at 12:30 pm. 《Please come at least 30 min early》Skaters can enter the arena at the west basement door and get ready in the chairs set up under the bleachers. All are encouraged and welcome to come upstairs and enjoy watching some of the speed skating competitions before and after class.
**Sunday classes are at their regular times at the Gorman Arena on Dec 8.
Groups 1​ to ​3 ​- Classes are canceled Saturday, Dec 7 and Sunday, Dec 8 due to most skaters competing at the meet​.
Please check our calendar at http://www.sjspeedskaters.ca/?page_id=156
And meets and cancellations at http://www.sjspeedskaters.ca/?page_id=459

The Saint John Amateur Speed Skating Club welcomes you to the Charles Gorman Memorial Speed Skating Championship 2019. The event will take place at TD Station (formerly Harbour Station), 99 Station Street, Saint John, New Brunswick.

This will be an SSNB and SSC sanctioned meet. The competition is open to all skaters and will feature ability class races on the 85m, 100m, and 111m track.

You can register online via the Speed Skate NB website. http://speedskatenb.ca/charles-gorman-meet-registration/ Registration closes November 27th!

For those who are travelling from afar, we are pleased to offer accommodations at the sponsored hotel, Saint John Hilton.

Enjoy vibrant uptown Saint John and walk to Harbour Station in warmth through the pedway.

Saint John Hilton, 1 Market Square, Saint John, Cost: $109 per night plus tax for a standard room

Call Toll free 1-800-561-8282 or 1-800-785-2105 Group Code SKAT19.

Individuals can also go online: www.hiltonsaintjohn.com to make their reservation and where it states “add special rate codes” in the drop down box, type in the Group Code: SKAT19.

Unreserved rooms will be released November 29th, 2019 for general sale.

Any volunteers wishing to help out during the meet are welcome to contact sjassc.competitions@gmail.com to express their interest.

We are looking forward a great weekend of competition and hope to see you at The Station!

The city of Saint John has issued a statement stating that the recreation cards are no longer required for the 2019-2020 speed skating season and it will no longer be re-inforced.

For those that already purchased the cards will be receiving instructions from the city regarding a refund.

Please visit the official announcement in the city’s website at the link: https://www.saintjohn.ca/en/home/news/newsreleases/city-of-saint-john-to-set-aside-roll-out-of-recrea.aspx?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=newsreleases&utm_campaign=News%20Releases

Annual General Meeting
Time: Saturday May 11th @ 9:30am
Location: Cathy’s House: 15 Fairholme Street, Quispamsis
If you are interested in helping out in anyway, big or small, please join us. If possible RSVP(SJASSC@gmail.com) so we know how many people to expect.
Group 1, 2 & 3 Banquet
Sat May 11th 6-8pm
North Community Room (Social Development)
344 Somerset St, Saint John
Families with the last name starting between A-J please bring dessert
Families with the last name starting between K-Z please bring pizza– 

Please join us to celebrate a successful year of skating!
AWARDS Banquet
Group 1, 2 and 3
Sat May 11th 6-8pm
North Community Room (Social Development)
344 Somerset St, Saint John
Families with the last name starting between A-J please bring dessert
Families with the last name starting between K-Z please bring pizza
The AGM will be held separately.
Saturday May 11 morning
Time and location to be announced.
Looking for RSVP of how many people will be attending. Email us by May 3rd please. All parents are welcomed and encouraged to attend.