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Kitchener Pioneer Lion’s Club Supports SkateABLE™

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!  

By |August 19th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Elmira Maple Syrup Festival Committee Continues to Support SkateABLE™

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 [...]

By |July 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

SkateABLE™ Opens New Head Office

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.  

By |July 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

TMMC Supports Volunteer Training Opportunities

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. [...]

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

GoodLife Kids Foundation Supports SkateABLE™

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 [...]

By |May 11th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments