OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada announced today that St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, will be the host city for its 2016 Annual Convention and General Meeting (ACGM), in conjunction with the 2016 National Coaches’ Conference (NCC). The events will run from May 25-28, 2016, and the Saturday program will include the association’s 103rd AGM.

This marks Skate Canada’s first return to St. John’s since 2005 when the city was host to Skate Canada International.

“We are excited to return to one of Canada’s most historic cities for our National Coaches’ Conference and Annual Convention and General Meeting,” said Dan Thompson, Skate Canada’s Chief Executive Officer. “The skating family will undoubtedly feel welcomed by St. John’s vibrant east-coast culture and we look forward to a terrific week of growth and development.”

The event in St. John’s will provide skating delegates and coaches a great learning experience as well as the opportunity to celebrate the 2015-2016 season’s successes, while outlining goals and directions for coming years.