Figure Skating


Sport History

The Amateur Skating Association of Canada was formed in 1887 and by 1914 a separate organization for figure skating had been established. This was known as the Figure Skating Department of the Amateur Skating Association of Canada and the initial members were Ottawa’s Minto Club and the Earl Grey Club in Montreal. The first official annual figure skating championships of Canada were held in the same year under the new organization.

Figure Skating first was competed at the inaugural 1967 Canada Winter Games in Quebec City.


Provinces and territories will be represented by seven males and seven females. One spot per gender is reserved for Special Olympics athletes.


The 2019 Canada Games will host a number of different figure skating events, including singles, pairs and ice dance. For full details, visit the Canada Games website.

Notable Alumni

  • Toller Cranston

  • Brian Orser

  • Emanuel Sandhu

  • Patrice Lauzon

  • Jeff Langdon

  • Michael Slipchuk

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