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  • Weather Collingwood and The Blue Mountains
    Collingwood Weather and Blue Mountains Weather, Blue Mountain Snow Conditions, Road Conditions
  • Barrie Skating Club
    The Barrie Skating Club (BSC) is a non-profit Skate Canada sanctioned organization that has been instructing Barrie and area youth for over 60 years. The BSC operates out of the City of Barrie’s Allandale Recreation Centre and is run by a volunteer Board of Directors, along with parent volunteers. Our club’s skaters range in age from 3 to young adults, and are enrolled in beginner (CanSkate) to competitive (StarSkate/Competitive Skate) programs, as well as PowerSkate programs for those wishing to build skating skills for hockey. Many of the BSC’s figure skaters go on to the Mariposa School of Skating to further their skills in competitive skating.
  • Innisfil Skating Club
    Wecome to the home of the Innisfil Figure Skating Club. We are a non-profit organization run by dedicated parent volunteers and a group of professional Skate Canada coaches.

    The IFSC is a proud member of Skate Canada and trains out of both the Stroud Arena and the Innisfil Recreation Complex (IRC).

    We proudly provide levels from Pre-CanSkate (formerly Learn to Skate), CanSkate, StarSkate A (formerly Junior and Intermediate) and StarSkate B (formerly Senior) programs from October to the end of March.
    For over 40 years the IFSC goal has been to provide an environment of fun, social, learning, self-confidence and support to every level of skater.

    No matter what you child would like to accomplish in his/her skating life; whether that be figure skating, hockey, or recreation skating everything begins with the basics. The IFSC can help your child master these basic skating skills so in the future they can concentrate on the specific tasks needed forthe sport of their choice.
  • Maripos School of Skating
    The Mariposa School of Skating offers expert training at all levels from beginner to World and Olympic caliber skaters. The school was established in 1973 in Orillia, Ontario and moved to Barrie in 1988. It was designed to offer the best facilities and coaching which would stimulate growth and learning in competitive Figure Skating. The facility consists of a sixteen acre campus and located on this is a secondary school, an Olympic size and one North American size ice rink, swimming pool, off-ice conditioning area and administration offices.
  • Wasaga Beach Summer Nordic Centre
    The trail system at Wasaga Beach Provincial Park is truly a rare find. Well over 50 km of hiking trails can be accessed from the Wasaga Nordic Centre (formerly Blueberry Trails Nordic Centre). You can use the ski trails for your summer hiking pleasure. Linkages to the Ganaraska Hiking Trail are accessible.

    Among the highlights of these trails will be your journey through one of the rarest ecosystems in Canada - the pine-oak savannah. This ecosystem is globally imperilled due to development and the lack of natural fires. It is characterized as an open forest of oak and pine intermixed with prairie plants. Plants such as Butterfly Weed, New Jersey Tea, Big Bluestem and Little Bluestem are all species to look for when in these special places. The Pine Trail Guidebook provides more information about pine-oak savannah.

    Our trails are in a section of the park known as the Dunes Area. Wasaga Beach's location at the southern end of Georgian Bay is the result of collected sand, which blows in with prevailing winds. Over thousands of years, a large series of sand dunes have developed. Some of the dunes that our trails travel through are over 40 metres tall.