Great job Emma S! She competed in the 2017 Winter Classic February 10-12 in Calgary and not only achieved PB’s in all her events, she also met the standard for the 2017-2018 Provincial Development LT team! Congratulations Emma on your hard work and dedication! Her next meets are the Olympic Oval Grand Prix and the Oval Finale/Canada Cup 4 in March.
Our third Mini Meet of the year is coming up on February 27, 2017 from 5-8. Please follow the link below to sign up for a volunteer position. Training will be provided if you are new to the job.
Reminder: If you have not already filled out the Meet Sign Up Page, or need to make a correction due to the meet date being changed, please do so. This helps ensure that the races are fun and fair for our kids!
The official opening of the Speed Den on February 9 has made the long-awaited dreams of the Border Blades a reality. Our club hopes to continue to grow the sport of long track speed skating in our community.
Speed Den Grand Opening Photo Gallery
500m opening race featuring Krisy Myers(athlete, former and founding Border Blades member, Border Blades guest coach, member of the Canadian Speed Skating Long Track team, Canadian sprint champion, and Olympian), Shaye Holzinger(Border Blade athlete),Joel Turcotte(representing the City of Lloydminster and former Border Blade coach),Cam Wheeler(representing KidSport and a former Border Blade)
Newcap Media Coverage starts at 3:36.
The Border Blades are excited to announce the Grand Opening of our Long Track Speed Den! Join us on Thursday February 9 at 6 pm on the oval. A family skate will take place after the ceremony, from 6:30-9. There will be no indoor practise.
A huge thank you to the sponsors who made building the Speed Den possible.
Please remember, no sticks or pucks are permitted on the oval.