Required Equipment

  • Speed skates (owned, or rented from club)
  • Neck guard (bib style)
  • Knee pads (volleyball)
  • Shin guards (soccer)
  • Hard shelled helmet (for practice – must be ASTM F 1849 certified or CSA approved (hockey, snowboard/ski skateboarding helmets only).For all other competitions and activities, helmets must be ASTM F 1849 certified.
  • Cut resistant gloves (cut proof Kevlar or leather)

***For sanctioned OSSA meets you must wear an approved Speed Skating helmet (eg. LAS or Louis Garneau) ***For sanctioned OSSA meets you must wear safety glasses (shatter-resistant, secured with elastic strap) ***For sanctioned OSSA meets you must have a numbered helmet cover (these can be purchased from the club for $15, and belong to you for your skating career)

Other Equipment: skin suit, skate guards (available for sale from club), drying towel

For detailed equipment requirements from Speed Skate Canada, please refer to attached link.

Safety equipment required by Speed Skate Canada

Order forms for equipment can be found at the link below. If required, please complete, and hand into Mike Murray.

GHSSC_HSSC Equip Order Form Nov 2012

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