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2022-2023 Season update202202

The Starlight synchronized skating teams are hosted by the March-Kanata and Goulbourn Skating Clubs in Ottawa, Ontario.  Starlight skaters come from across the Ottawa area and share a passion for figure skating in a fun and supportive team environment.

Tryouts and Team Details 2022-2023

For next season, we are hoping to host 3 or 4 teams.  Categories will be finalized after tryouts.  Tryouts will be held on April 23rd and 30th at Cardel Rec Complex from 9am-1pm.  Skating times will be confirmed based on skaters age/ skating level.  For the upcoming season, you can expect the following:

Beginner/ Elementary/Pre-Juvenile (Time commitment of 2-3 hours a week): 

  • No experience required

  • Working on Canskate badge 5 or higher (completed Canskate Badge 4)

  • Under 12 years old (by July 1st  2022), 75% must be under 10 for Beginner 2

  • Under 15 years old (by July 1st 2022) for Elementary

  • Under 12 years old (before July 1st 2022) for Pre-Juvenile

  • Season begins in September, finished in March

  • Participates in 2-3 competitions (2 out of town) plus other local exhibition opportunities

Juvenile/ Pre-Novice (Time commitment of 4-6 hours a week): 

  • Previous synchro experience recommended

  • Working on Star 3 or higher

  • Under 15 years old (before July 1st 2022), 75% must be under 13 for Juvenile

  • Must be 12, under 18 (before July 1st 2022) for Pre-Novice

  • Season begins in September, finishes in March

  • Participates in 3-4 competitions (all out of town) plus other local exhibition opportunities

Intermediate (Time commitment of 6-8 hours a week plus some summer): 

  • Previous synchro experience recommended

  • Working on Senior bronze skills and dances or higher

  • Must be 13, under the age of 19 (before July 1st 2022)

  • Season begins in Summer, finishes in February

  • Participates in 4-5 competitions (all out of town) with goal of competing in Canada Cup 

       National Championships plus other local exhibition opportunities

All try out decisions and team placements are made by our group of coaches based on skaters age and ability following the try outs.  Skaters will be placed on the team the coaches feel they will be the most successful on for the upcoming season.  

 

Sign up for Tryouts is available at:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfLg0yxpUTZeuAItNuSSbnHf6LuKNDvw52Sr0DpMze7hiWVAA/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

TEAM SCHEDULES:

Ice schedules are not finalized until August when the skating clubs have received their contracts from the City of Ottawa.  This past season, Elementary practiced on Saturday afternoons at Richmond Arena and Monday at CRC, Juvenile practiced on Thursdays at CRC and Saturday afternoons at Richmond Arena and Intermediate practiced on Thursdays at CRC and Saturday late afternoon/evenings at KRC. We expect to have a similar schedules this coming season but cannot confirm until August.

Please direct any questions to synchro.starlight@gmail.com.

Our Teams

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