Skate Exchange Program Needs Skates

Jan 3, 2017

For Immediate Release                                    
Tuesday, January 03, 2017

If you have a pair of skates in good condition that need a new home, please donate them to the Skate Exchange Program being sponsored by the City of Greater Sudbury and the Sudbury & District Health Unit.

The Skate Exchange program can provide participants with a free pair of skates to encourage fun, healthy activities this winter. You don't need to donate skates to participate in the program. Anyone who would like a pair is welcome to participate.

The following places are accepting donated skates during regular business hours:

  • Tom Davies Square (Citizen Service Centre),
  •  Centre de santé communautaire du Grand Sudbury,
  •  Sudbury & District Health Unit,
  •  YMCA Sudbury, the Human League Association


  •  Cambrian
  •  Capreol
  •  Carmichael
  •  Centennial
  •  Toe Blake
  •  Countryside
  •  Dr. Edgar Leclair
  •  Garson
  •  IJ Coady
  •  McClelland
  •  Ray Plourde
  •  TM Davies

We have two upcoming Skate Exchange Program dates:

  • Saturday, January 7, 2017, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Royal Canadian Legion, Lockerby Branch 564 (2200 Long Lake Rd., Sudbury)

  • Monday, February 20, 2017, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Terry Fox Complex, next to Collège Boréal (17 Lasalle Blvd., Sudbury)

Skates are given out on a first-come, first serve basis, and sizes and quantities will vary.

For more information please call, 705-522-9200 ext 424. You can also visit