2015 Season Information Now Available

April 7, 2015

Please click here to access all the information you need to know for the 2015 season.

You’ll find the answers to:

  • Who should skate at TISC? …if you can roll, stop, turn, and you’re balanced, and you want to get fit and fast, come on out!
  • How much $$$ to join? …it’s listed on membership forms.
  • When does TISC skate? …Mondays starting in May, Thursdays starting April 9th.
  • What do I need to bring? …basically: skates, helmet, water, running shoes, active wear, wrist palm protection, knees & elbow protection and parents for under 16’s.
  • What happens at practice? …warm up, technique, strategy, group work, speed work, starts, sprints, mock races.
  • Where? …Mondays starting in May @ Father Redmond/ Humber College 400m track, Thursdays starting April 9th @ Christ the King
  • When? …6pm start in April & September because it gets dark and cold early, 6:30pm start from May to August- Mondays & Thursdays.

2013 Season Information

April 1, 2013

TISC’s 2013 Season is set to roll off!

Changes- A number of changes should be noted. In particular, those who are under 16 years of age will be required to use mouth guards. Membership fees have been increased to reflect TISC’s operational needs. TISC membership will include a Club t-shirt (as soon as the shipment has arrived)!

For 2013, TISC’s program will focus on these four areas of development

  • Program: Young Flyers: Young skaters will be introduced to racing with games, technique and speed, lasts for 45-minutes on Mondays & Thursdays, Fitness and Racing
  • Program: Fit For Life: For those who seek to increase their fitness in the context of distance skating with other skaters
  • Program: Track Attack: This program is for those who would like to be serious about racing, on the track, on the road- from sprints to marathon
  • Program: Blade and Wheels: Short track speed skaters get to use inline and roller speed skating as off-season cross training to increase techique, stamina and speed on ice

Time and Location- April to end of September- Mondays & Thursdays

  • Mondays: 6pm start at 400-meter track at Father Redmond (Ken Cox) next to Humber College [Information with directions]
  • Thursdays 6pm start at 200-meter track at Christ the King School [Information with directions]
  • Note: Start time changes to 6:30pm starting in May to August, and back to 6pm for September


More information for the 2013 season is listed here!

Re. Associate Membership

June 2, 2012

At its Annual General Meeting in March 2012, the Toronto Inline Skating Club approved a new membership category called ‘Associate Membership|‘:

Motion #2: Create an Associate Membership Category.An associate membership is for members who choose to compete for other RSC Clubs or sponsored teams, and not TISC. Such members will pay full fees but will not be eligible for TISC funding & subsidies, End of Year Awards, or TISC sponsored products and/ or services.

New Board of Directors, Looking Forward to a Great 2012!

March 27, 2012

Congratulations to TISC’s new Board of Directors for the 2012-2013 season.

  • Peter Doucet- President
  • Alain Quintard- Treasurer
  • Wayne Burrett
  • Morgane Echardour
  • Eric Gee
  • Monique Halushak
  • Graeme Tickner

TISC’s Board of Directors will work for the benefit of the Toronto Inline Skating Club and its membership to bring the most memorable and best season possible.

Plans for 2012 include ensuring delivery of a good skating program for skaters, subsidizing Youth skaters to attend the Canadian Outdoor Championships in July, upgrading the Skate Rental Fleet, planning and hosting a Year-End Awards & Volunteer Recognition Party, and fielding a complete roster for the 24-Hours Roller Montreal in September.

The Board will also consult with TISC membership in creating a policy/ charter/ by-laws document.

In the meantime, with April 3rd fast approaching, membership forms and more detailed information will be available online before April 3rd.

2012 Season Kicks Off April 3rd

March 16, 2012

TISC will kick off its 2012 season on April 3rd at 6pm at the 400-meter track at Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive next to Humber College at Lakeshore and Kipling.

Practices will be held 6pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays (6:30pm May to August, back to 6pm in September).

Additional information, including forms for membership, information, insurance, and waiver will be posted after the Annual General Meeting at the end of March.

TISC is planning on delivering three programs, including Kids, Fitness, and Racing.

2012 TISC Annual General Meeting: March 25th at 1:30pm in Mississauga

March 9, 2012

The Toronto Inline Skating Club will hold its Annual General Meeting on Sunday March 25th  at 1:30pm at the Lorne Park Library located at 1474 Truscott in Mississauga. It is South of QEW. From the QEW, travel on Southdown Rd. Go East on Truscott. This is a venue for our TISC Annual General Meeting.

The Board of Directors hopes as many of you members as possible will be there.

Items on the Agenda include:

  • Election of Board of Directors
  • 2011 financial report and 2012 budget
  • Proposed membership fees
  • Outline for 2012 season

Mid-August 2011 Newsletter- Poop Patrol, September Start Time Change, Aug. 27th Montreal VRL Grand Prix, Bill Begg Clinic

August 18, 2011

Practice Nights Poop Patrol

Those pesky Canada Geese are back leaving behind their poop on the track. If you arrive early enough we would appreciate help in clearing it off the track. We have some children’s sand box toy shovels to scoop up the droppings. These shovels will be placed on the ground beside Wayne’s van for anyone to help with.

See Billy The Exterminator’s Aerial Attack episode ‘Billy and Ricky head to Charlotte, North Carolina where they find out just how vicious geese can be when you mess with their nests. Using only an umbrella for cover, Billy defends himself from a nasty aerial assault by two very angry birds.‘.

September Practices Change of Start Time

Thursday Sept.1 will begin the last month of our 2011Season at 6:00 p.m. Practices will finish by 8:00 p.m.

August 27th Sat. Grand Prix VRL in Montreal

The Grand Prix VRL will be held on a 773-meter track at the Centre de la Nature de Laval- near parking lots P1 and P2. Location is here. Interested in skating in this event, please contact Peter Doucet at shaloheat@hotmail.com

Possible Bill Begg Inline Camps/Clinics in September or October

World renown International Inline Speed Coach, National Team Coach of many countries over the years, Bill Begg of New Zealand may be in Canada as coordinated by Alex Perrie. It is possible that subject to enough interest by Canadian Inliners Bill will come to Canada after this years World Inline Championships in Korea. Tentative – Possible dates of Camps are September 16-18, September 24-26, and/ or September 30 -October 2. Fees for the 3 day camp are $120 or $50 per day clinic (TBC). More info on this later. However if you are interested in attending a camp or clinic, Alex would like to get an idea of interest and support. Please email him a.s.a.p.

Membership Increasing, Numbers are Strong!

May 25, 2011

The Toronto Inline Skating Club is nearing the 60-member threshold. Members who’ve signed up for TISC this year have a variety of goals;

  • Train to represent Canada internationally
  • Increase fitness
  • Lose weight
  • Meet other skaters
  • Cross train for short track speed skating
It’s not too late to start coming out, joining TISC to get fitter, faster, better at skating, and enjoy the fun and freedom of inline skating.

2011 Season Information- When, Were, What

April 1, 2011

All information pertaining to TISC’s current & upcoming season will be shared here. Please consult with and review this page on a regular basis for any changes, additions, and more details about regular venue location and practice times. Note that practices are weather permitting- check website & hotline for updates if the weather is questionable (rain).


  • Tuesdays & Thursdays– Starting on April 5th at 6pm, 6:30pm start time May to September
    400-meter track in Colonel Samuel Smith Park, next to Humber College & Father Redmond School
    28 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive
    Toronto, Ontario, M8V4B7
    [Directions] *use the parking lot off 23rd street south of Lakeshore
    Program starts with 30-minutes of dry-land warm-up & exercises, technical program, followed by Fitness & Racing programs
    Three group programs: Youth/ Beginner, Fitness, Racing
  • Wednesdays– Starting in May
    Martin Goodman Trail, Toronto- 6pm
    Please email torontoinline@yahoo.com to confirm start time
    Meeting place on Marine Parade Drive, just south of Parklawn & Lakeshore [Map for directions]
    This is a public trail, not closed by TISC, non-official TISC skate
  • Saturdays or Sundays– Starting in April, informal skate at 8am
    Hamilton Beach Trail, Burlington [Click here for map]
    Meet by washrooms in parking lot near Burlington Lift Bridge
    This is a public trail, not closed by TISC, non-official TISC skate
  • Mondays– Starting in May- 6:15pm
    Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute [Directions & maps]
    This is a public track, not closed by TISC, non-official TISC skate
  • Beginner’s program & instruction
    Classes are arranged as needs arise, e-mailtorontoinline@yahoo.com if you wish to book lessons
    Classes run by Stephen Fisher- Inline Skating Instruction
    *please note that the cost of these lessons is not covered by TISC membership


    2011 Outdoor Season set to start on April 5th

    March 27, 2011

    The 2011 outdoor season is set to kick-off on Tuesday April 5th. More details (time, location, venue, registration forms) will be available in early April.