The September 2017 Sport Quarterly has an article on page 16 about speed skating in the new Dartmouth 4Pad. Look for it in the Halifax Herald, or read it online at this link:
The Dartmouth Crossing 4-pad is on track to open on September 5, 2017!
We went on a tour today with Darren Young, the HRM Project Manager, and Bill Cruickshank, the Nustadia General Manager of the facility.
The Olympic-size ice surface has adjoining storage for our safety pads, skates and other equipment. Ice making will start sometime in August to be ready for the September 5th opening. If everything stays on track, our high-performance programs will start on September 5th, and all other programs on October 3rd.
Our 2017 Summer Program registration is now open. We will have three streams of programming:
Full details on our web page at this link. To register please complete and submit this registration form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All summer programs are designed and supervised by the club's head coach, Todd Landon. If you have questions about which program would be right for you please contact Todd at email@example.com.
Halifax, Nova Scotia (April 10, 2017) –
The Dartmouth Crossing Speed Skating Club is proud to announce that Todd Landon will be joining us as Head Coach, effective April 10, 2017. Todd will provide leadership and direction to the club’s coaching staff and oversee their development and certification; and will lead the development and delivery of the club’s speed skating programs. He will also develop and deliver the club’s high performance speed skating program, which will be available beginning in May 2017.
About Todd Landon:
Speed skating for Todd Landon began in 1986 as a way to supplement his hockey skating but evolved into a lifelong passion. Over his speed skating career he developed into a national level competitor then transitioned into a coach and administrator.
Through it all he has been a positive role model, leader, and ambassador for the sport. With a long-term approach to coaching that supports the best interest and experience for the skater he has positively impacted the wholistic development of skaters who rank among the best in Canada. Open to sharing his training and experience he has worked with coaches, clubs, and associations across the country to mentor and facilitate progress and proficiency.
Since beginning his coaching duties in Halifax in 2012 Todd has instilled a sense of confidence in Nova Scotia's skaters and coaches and proven that they can be competitive at the national level. Todd is excited about the opportunity to work with the Dartmouth Crossing Speed Skating Club to be able to continue to contribute his leadership in the sport he has a passion for.
About Dartmouth Crossing Speed Skating Club:
The Dartmouth Crossing Speed Skating Club was created to establish a full speed skating program at the new Dartmouth Crossing 4-pad arena. The club is committed to providing affordable programs for all ages and abilities from learn-to-skate to high performance speed skating.
Contact for additional information: