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City of Ottawa recreational facilities will remain closed until the end of June 2020.

All spring skating sessions (May/June) are cancelled - CanSkate and StarSkate

Summer skating is still to be determined.


Melissa Sargent

Melissa is a Certified Regional Level coach who has been coaching for over 10 years. She had skaters participate in the STAR 1 – 5 assessment pilot program and soft launch which has better prepared her for coaching the new STARSkate program. Melissa attends seminars, information sessions and completes Skate Canada’s e-learning courses to stay up to date. Melissa is also a Skate Canada CanPowerSkate Coach and NCCP trained for Special Olympics and Coaching in Ontario Schools. She completed her Bronze Interpretive, Skating Skills Class 1 (Gold), Gold Dance, Gold Elements and Senior Silver Freeskate. Melissa believes in active for life and has continued skating recreationally.  


Outside of skating Melissa is a graduate of Lakehead University’s Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education and Honours Bachelor of Commerce programs. She is an Ontario Chartered Professional Accountant working as a Senior Accountant at an international telecommunications company.