Toronto World Cup - This Weekend!!
“Toronto looks forward to hosting the ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup competition for the very first time”, said Mayor John Tory. This year, Toronto will be the epicentre of all things sport, and we are excited to welcome the best speed skaters in the world and cheer on our talented Canadian athletes.”
See the best in the world in action in Toronto
Toronto fans will be able to see for the first time live the Short Track Canadian national team members, including Olympic medalists Charles Hamelin, Marianne St-Gelais, Valérie Maltais, François Hamelin, Olivier Jean and Guillaume Bastille, who all skated for Canada last season.
Toronto Area Skaters looking to compete at home
Toronto area skater Patrick Duffy will represent Canada in the World Cup here in Toronto!
Patrick, a 23 year-old athlete from Oakville, took part in all six World Cups last season for the first time of his career. He won his first-ever individual medal at World Cup #6 in Erzurum, Turkey, in the 1000m event.
“On behalf of the Toronto World Cup Organizing Committee, we are excited to be bringing a major event like the upcoming ISU Short Track World Cup to Toronto”, said the president of the organizing committee and of the Toronto Speed Skating Club, Desmond Preudhomme. “This is a great opportunity for the people within the GTA to see firsthand the excitement of the sport, and to see World and Olympic champions in action! This is an opportunity that is not to be missed.”
Our first round of Learn to Speed Skate Sessions (LTSS) are sold out! To meet demand, we have added four new LTSS sessions that will be starting soon. Come and try speed skating with the Toronto Speed Skating Club - speed skates are supplied!
For more details about the new programs, please see our registration page.
Come join us and experience the thrill of speed skating - Canada's most decorated Olympic sport.
All the program details and forms for Learn to Speed Skate (LTSS) and our regular Fall-Winter session programming are now available at our Registration Page.
Check out our fast and and easy interactive registration template..
This is going to be a terrific year!
The Toronto Speed Skating Club would like to thank several organizations and groups for their generous support.