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Feel Great Speed Skate!

Whatcom Speed Skating Club, located in Bellingham, Washington is a volunteer run, non-profit organization that encourages youth and adult fitness and character development through participation in Short Track Speed Skating.  Skating sessions are held weekly at the Bellingham Sportsplex.  Protective gear is required for all skaters, padding is in place along rink edge, coaching is provided for beginners and advanced skaters.  Inner-club participation is encouraged within Northwest Washington and British Columbia.  Fall skating season runs from September through December.  Winter season runs from January through March.  Fees are seasonal, drop-in skaters are welcome, discounted fees for first time skaters.

All Skill Levels Welcome:  Large or small, big or tall, fast or slow, all skill levels welcome.  Coaches and training at every session.  

Equipment:  You'll need to provide your own helmet (bike or skate), gloves (cut resistant, leather or similar), kneepads, neck-guard, safety glasses and speedskates. speed skates are available for rent from WSSC.  

Day and Time:  Tuesdays, 7:30 PM at the Sportsplex.  Arrive 20 minutes early to help set up equipment and lace your skates.

First Time Skater Fees:
Special Rates apply for individuals wanting to learn about speed skating
First three sessions  =  $10.00 Adult, $5.00 Kids. Skate rental included.

Club Fees 2013 / 2014 Skating Year
Adult             = $300.00. ($150 Fall session, $150 Winter session)
Kids               = $220.00.
Family Cap    = $520.00.
Skate Rental = $  50.00.
Fees may be made in two installments.

U.S. Speedskating: Membership with U.S. Speedskating is required for all skaters.
Take a look at USS website to join and see the benefits of membership, including national promotion, skill development resources and insurance.

Great workout and excellent cross training:  Speed Skating is an excellent form of cross training for cycling, running, hockey and figure skating and cycling, running, hockey and figure skating are great forms of cross training for Speed Skating.  Want something more specific to Speed Skating?  Give this workout a try, compliments of Alexander Bont.  Feel Great, Speed Skate!

More Information: 

Email click on the “Contact Us” link.

Telephone...
Jed Clark             ...360-671-2550
Margot Worthy     ...360-371-9160


See you on the ice!Coaches.htmlhttp://www.bellinghamsportsplex.com/http://www.usspeedskating.org/http://www.bont.com/news/featurearticles/landtraining/landtraining.htmshapeimage_2_link_0shapeimage_2_link_1shapeimage_2_link_2shapeimage_2_link_3
...Cascade Speedskateshttp://www.cascadespeedskates.comhttp://www.cascadespeedskates.comshapeimage_3_link_0
...U.S. Speed Skating http://www.usspeedskating.org/http://www.usspeedskating.org/shapeimage_4_link_0
...Bellingham Sportsplexhttp://www.bellinghamsportsplex.com/http://www.bellinghamsportsplex.com/shapeimage_5_link_0

Founded 1994

Cool Stuff...

...BC Speed Skatinghttp://www.speed-skating.bc.ca/content/home.asphttp://www.speed-skating.bc.ca/content/home.aspshapeimage_6_link_0
...Alaska Speed Skatinghttp://www.alaskaspeedskating.com/http://www.alaskaspeedskating.com/shapeimage_7_link_0
...Ellis Edge Skatehttp://www.ellismethod.net/skating_tips.htmlhttp://www.ellismethod.net/skating_tips.htmlshapeimage_8_link_0

Skating Links...

Fitness...

...Adventures NWhttp://adventuresnwmagazine.comhttp://adventuresnwmagazine.comshapeimage_9_link_0
...Active.comhttp://www.active.com/http://www.active.com/shapeimage_10_link_0
Photo GalleryPhotos.html
...SkateNWhttp://www.skatenw.comhttp://www.skatenw.comshapeimage_12_link_0
Contact Us
Whatcom Speed Skating Clubmailto:whatcomspeedskatingclub@comcast.net?subject=WSSC%20Weblink
...Wikipedia Short Trackhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Short_track_speed_skating#Historyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Short_track_speed_skating#Historyshapeimage_14_link_0

Welcome to the Whatcom Speed Skating Club!

       Whatcom Speed Skating Club is a not for profit registered 501(c)(3) Organization

Gear...

...Special Equipmenthttp://www.specialequipment.com/index.phphttp://www.specialequipment.com/index.phpshapeimage_15_link_0
...VH Speed Skatinghttp://www.vhspeedskating.com/http://www.vhspeedskating.com/shapeimage_16_link_0

Skating Physics

Books

...Competitive Edge Sportshttp://competitive-edge-sports.com/zencart/http://competitive-edge-sports.com/zencart/shapeimage_17_link_0
...Bont Skatinghttp://www.bont.comhttp://www.specialequipment.com/index.phpshapeimage_18_link_0
...Puget Sound Speed Skatinghttp://pugetsoundspeedskating.com/http://pugetsoundspeedskating.com/shapeimage_19_link_0
...Bellingham Fithttp://www.bellinghamfit.com/index.shtmlhttp://www.bellinghamfit.com/index.shtmlshapeimage_20_link_0

How They Train

...Skate Now Shophttp://www.theskatenowshop.comhttp://www.theskatenowshop.comshapeimage_21_link_0
...Nooksack Nordic Ski Clubhttp://www.nooksacknordicskiclub.orghttp://www.nooksacknordicskiclub.orgshapeimage_22_link_0

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