Canada 150 Skate Day – Dakota CC

On behalf of Heritage Canada and Rogers Communications, let’s come together and celebrate Canada 150th Anniversary with Canada 150 Skate Day”. Skate Canada has been working with Heritage Canada to host this National event on December 10th, 2017. Please note, this is not a Skate Canada Manitoba event. Canada 150 Skate Day is an event to celebrate the unique part of our National and Cultural Identity “SKATING”. What better way to celebrate than to collaborate our sports together! Hockey, Ringette, Speed Skating, Figure Skating, Fit Kids/Healthy Kids, Boys & Girls Clubs… the list goes on.
Let’s gather as one and celebrate! Skate Canada Manitoba is asking you to Join Us at Dakota Community Centre on Sunday December 10, 2017 from 2:15 pm – 4:45 pm for a FREE 2.5 hour public skate. Tim Hortons will be donating refreshments, Heritage Canada will be supplying free give-aways, fun games on the ice for kids and promotional opportunities for your clubs and/or sports.
We have booked the “gym” at Dakota Arena for sports to set up a table and promote your programs. We would also like to have a game zone for kids (coloring section, tattoos, games etc).
VOLUNTEERS: looking for 30 volunteers, all welcome. (must be 14 years of age) Volunteers will need to be available from 1:30 pm – 5pm. SIGN UP here.
Event Details:
  1. Sign in is a requirement when you get there (Insurance purposes) (sign in begins at 1:45 pm)
  2. Kids 16 and younger are required to wear helmets (Dakota rules)
  3. If event is BUSY we will be monitoring your ice time
  4. Skate/Helmets are available to rent day of from Skate Canada Manitoba (limited quantities),
Event Itinerary:
2:15 – 3:05 – Free Skate
3:05 – 3:20 – Remarks from Dignitaries/Flood
3:20 – 3:35 – Skate Exhibition
3:35 – 4:45 – Free Skate
Please invite your members and help us a Community and Province celebrate this exciting day. I have attached posters for you to disseminate to your clubs and members.
If you are interested in helping plan please contact me, I would appreciate your help and love to work with your sport. You can contact me at or 204-925-5707.
Thank you, have a wonderful day!

Canada 150 Skate Day Poster