Welcome to the Vortex Team
Vernon Speed Skating Club was founded in 1992, and has been providing the sport of speed skating to all ages and abilities for 25 years.
Our Club prides itself on the strong camaraderie of its members, the professional level of coaching, the skaters participation in competitions, and the good governance by the Board of Directors.
Vernon Speed Skating Club is a community club governed by the British Columbia Speed Skating Association under the umbrella of Speed Skate Canada.
We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.
Welcome to our Team. We are skaters of varying ages and abilities who love to speed skate. We skate at the fabulous Kaltire Place, and we compete in competitions regionally, provincially and nationally. Our passion is to skate fast because Fast is Fun!Meet The Team
Over the season, our coaches teach skaters basic skill, agility, technique, speed, and race awareness, but also life skills such as teamwork, determination and self-confidence.Meet Our Coaches
Over the years, Vernon Speed Skating Club has had many fine competitors, all achieving personal bests on the ice. Sometimes skaters move on to other endeavors such as academics, while other skaters pursue a full-time commitment to the sport, taking their skill and ability to a new level. Vernon Speed Skating Club likes to recognize these athletes who have a passion for speed skating and competition.Meet Our Notable Alumni
At Vernon Speed Skating Club all of our skaters are champions. Regional, Provincial, and National competitions allow our skaters to strive and thrive at their personal best, reaching levels they never thought possible. After all, a champion is not the one who always wins the race, but the one who gets up and goes harder the next time.See Our Champions