The Kitchener Pioneer Lion's Club has made a generous donation allowing us to subsidize the registration fee for all skaters in our fall 2016 Waterloo program. A big thank you goes out to the Kitchener Pioneer Lion's Club for making it possible for children in our community to learn how to skate this spring!
On June 9, 2016, SkateABLE™ was the recipient of a generous donation from the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival Committee for the second year in a row. The funds will go towards the purchase of adaptive skating equipment for our growing programs. Thank You EMSF! Recipients of proceeds from the 2016 Elmira Maple Syrup Festival gathered [...]
On May 1, 2016, SkateABLE™ officially moved into a new office space at 108 Ahrens St. W in Kitchener. The new location provide the space needed for families to be properly fitted for equipment, and for our board members to meet. President of SkateABLE™, Lisa Himmelman, will work on-site part-time and handle the day-to-day operations.
For a second year in a row, TMMC has generously donated funding, allowing SkateABLE™ to subsidize the cost of training for all new volunteers. As a HIGH FIVE® registered organization, SkateABLE™ volunteers have the opportunity to receive two certifications on completion of the volunteer orientation; HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development, and HIGH FIVE® Healthy Minds for Healthy Children. [...]
In October of 2014, the KidsAbility™ Child Development Centre and the SkateABLE™ adaptive ice skating program was named one of the recipients of the GoodLife Kids Foundation IMPACT Award. Since SkateABLE™ was first formed in 2013, it has relied heavily on community support in the form of cash donations, and successful grant applications, in order [...]