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My New Normal

Hi it’s Heather from Skate Helper. Like many small businesses my business has slowed considerably and understandably so. My manufacturer is closing temporarily and my customers have done the same. I would like to say to all small businesses have faith and believe these difficult times will come to an end. Now is the time […]

Creative Ways to Stay Busy

Right now, it’s mandatory that we slow down and relax. Staying at home and spending time with family will make all of us reflect and think about what is important. To help navigate these unfamiliar circumstances and take everyone’s mind off the hourly news updates, we suggest tapping into your creativity. You don’t have to be […]

A Sneak Peek of What’s Coming up from Skate Helper

Hi, it’s Heather from Skate Helper. Want a sneak peek of what’s coming up? I recently went to Chicago to see the Chicago Blackhawks First Stride Program in action and shoot a video….which is coming soon. First Class Organization I was so impressed with the Chicago Blackhawks – they truly are an iconic, first-class organization. […]

Who is Making Ice Skating more Accessible?

Conway Arena There are many barriers to ice skating whether it’s cost, mobility issues or just being afraid to try it.  For many people ice skating is just something they read about or see when they watch television.  Today, more and more arenas are offering adaptive skating programs. Once such arena is Conway Arena in […]

My first winter in Ottawa

New to East Coast Winters My family and I decided to move from Richmond, BC to Ottawa, ON this past summer.  We moved 13,000 pounds of stuff across the country. So far Ottawa has been very pleasant. Summer and fall were beautiful and now we are emersed in winter. My kids are excited about the […]

Learn how to generate revenue with the Skate Helper

As the 2017/2018 skating season is coming to a close we wanted to reach out to all of our customers to thank you for another successful year. We were busy at Motion Sports as we redesigned the skate aid and renamed it the Skate Helper. We launched a new website and had two molds designed. Along […]

National Skating Day is December 10, 2017 throughout Canada

Canadians are invited to lace up their skates and take to The Hill this December to celebrate National Skating Day. The government said Thursday it will build a family skating rink on Parliament Hill as the country closes out its 2017 150th birthday celebration. The rink will be open for skating from Dec. 7 until […]

Blackhawks giving back to community with new practice facility

Motion Sports and Safety Products is honored that the Chicago Blackhawks have decided to use the Skate Helper Skate Aid in their new community ice arena. The Chicago Blackhawks announced that the team’s new, privately funded, $65 million facility will be known as the MB Ice Arena – Chicago Blackhawks Community Rink. In addition to […]