April 10 2017- Tonight's skating program and practice is cancelled due to thunder storm, rain, and wet conditions. April 6 2017- Tonight's skating program and practice is cancelled due to rain and wet conditions.
April 2 2017- All components of Membership Application must be completed PRIOR to skating with TISC. First outdoor skate is tomorrow, April 3rd. Let's get rolling!
WHO SHOULD COME OUT TO TISC?
If you can stand on your skates, roll comfortably and hold your balance, turn right and left, hop over obstacles, come to a stop safetly, then TISC is a good place for you to take your skating to the next level.
TISC welcomes skaters who looking to improve fitness; those who'd like to get into racing (road, marathons, track, sprint) and who'd like to take their skating to the next level by improving technique (skating movement), pack skills (skating with others), and speed!
WHEN & WHERE
The 2017 season's program is set for Mondays starting in May on the 400-meter track at Ken Cox Community Center (next to Humber College) at Lake Shore and Kipling and Thursdays at Christ the King School & track at Lake Shore and Brown's Line. Youth Learn to Race program continues this year, May to August, 6pm to 6:45pm! [More information on locations.
WHAT TO BRING
When you come to a TISC practice, make sure you bring...
- membership application must be complete
- a proper fitting helmet (mandatory)
- hand (wrist or palm protection such as cycling gloves or wrist guards), this is mandatory)
- a water bottle
- suitable active clothing, dressed for outdoor weather
- knee and elbow protection mandatory for skaters 15-years and under, unless parents sign off to indicate otherwise.
WHAT TO EXPECT
The 2017 program will focus on the development of speed, fitness, and skills with a focus on the following
- proper skating technique and agility
- fun, joy, and freedom of skating
- how to skate in a group setting
- achieving health through active participation
- tactics and strategy
Practices will begin with warm-up lasting about 30-minutes, on-skate technique to develop efficiency, followed by drills, activities, and training geared at developing technique, agility, higher speed, greater endurance, and tactical awareness.
TISC has a supply of rental racing skates (low boots, carbon fiber shell, big wheels!) available to its members. Cost is $100 for the season, $50 is skates are returned within 1-month of the start of the rental. A $400 security deposit is required. Please speak with a Board Member at practice to reserve a pair or e-mail us at email@example.com.
2017 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
In order to become a Member with the Toronto Inline Skating Club, all applicants are required to complete the following. All components of registration must be completed online PRIOR to skating with TISC. This includes I) membership application, II) waiver, III) agreeing to Equity, Climate, Governance, IV) payment, V) registration with Roller Sports Canada. Go to our TISC Membership Application.