Community Awards

The Intact Insurance Club Excellence Award distributes $20,000 in grants each season to local speed skating clubs undertaking grassroots development initiatives that help the sport grow and thrive within their community.

The Jean Grenier Award for Volunteer of the Year is bestowed upon a volunteer or administrator who has made invaluable contributions to the betterment of speed skating in Canada. Winners of this award are unsung heroes who work tirelessly in delivering competitions, clinics, programs or events to help increase awareness, promote participation and foster athlete development.

The Gagné Family Award honours the family legacies that run through the Canadian speed skating community and is bestowed upon a family whose members have made an outstanding contribution to the development of the sport.

The Sport Champion Award for Partner of the Year is presented to a partner that champions the power of sport in local communities and demonstrates sustained commitment to advancing speed skating at the club, regional, provincial, or national level.