Make it a Date To Skate takes over the Gardens this weekendWednesday, February 27, 2013 by: Chris DawsonThe North Bay Figure Skating Club (NBFSC) welcomes over 270 figure skaters, from across Ontario and Quebec ranging in age from 8 to 20, who are participating in this annual invitational figure skating competition.
There will be Introductory through to Gold competitors (STARSkate) and pre-Juvenile U11 through to Senior competitors (Competitive) skating in a multitude of events, promising a busy weekend of skating.
Previous competitions have hosted Canadian champions and World Champions and this year we expect to see some of Canadaā€™s up and coming stars in the competitive events.
Some of the best of Canadaā€™s coaches will also be in attendance including Doug Haw and Josee Chouinard.
Twenty local North Bay skaters will be competing in STARskate and Competitive events.
The NBFSC is a volunteer driven, non profit organization that has been offering skating lessons since the early 1940's.
The organization is dedicated to providing opportunities for persons of a range of age and ability to participate in skating throughout their lifetime for fun, fitness and/or achievement.
The organization believes they are able to accomplish this through quality programming and exciting events such as ā€¯Make it a Date to Skate."
Public Admissions are $10 for a weekend pass, Adult day pass $5, Seniors/Students day pass $4 and children 12 and under are FREE when accompanied by an adult.
For more information and the schedule of events please go to www.nbfsc.on.ca
Submitted to BayToday.ca