Shelley Owens

Shelley’s competitive accomplishments include Club champion, Interclub Champion, Champion of Artistic Freestyle, Champion of Ice Dance, and she was selected to represent Canada for International competition in Jaca, Spain for the World Professional Figure Skating Championships. She was trained by Elite Olympic Coaches in all disciplines at the Toronto Cricket Club.

Her dance and performance training is inclusive of ballet, modern and jazz, working with the National Ballet of Canada, Desrosiers Dance Theatre, Toronto Dance, Brian Foley Dance, Les Grande Ballet Canadien.

Shelley has over 20 years of experience coaching competitive figure skating in all disciplines in all levels from beginners to the advanced Elite, with internationally ranked skaters. She has also choreographed many ice show performances.

She is very well noted for her giving back approach and has taught the blind, visually impaired, special needs, intellectually challenged children and adults and has received wonderful citations from the mayor of Toronto for outstanding achievements.

Shelley has Gold CEP Status with Skate Canada and is NCCP certified currently completing the newest National Level Coaching program. Shelley has successfully completed 10 NCCP National Level competitive development courses.

Shelley performed as a lead actress in movies about competitive skating which went on to win 4 Gemini Awards. She was the only skating actress in the films. She has performed in ice shows at venues across Canada and continues to work in both television and films.

Areas of Expertise

  • CanSkate
  • STARSkate 1-5
  • STARSkate 6-Gold
  • Dance
  • Choreography

Contact information

Phone number: 647-235-2530


USC News

The University Skating Club is Turning 100 Years Old!

Please join us Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm to celebrate USC's 100th anniversary.

Our celebration will take place in the Blue and White Room, upper floor of Vasity Arena. Enter via the Varsity Pavilion, University of Toronto located at 299 Bloor St W, south of St George Subway Station, off of Devonshire Place.

If you're a previous USC member who has something interesting to share from your time at the club, please bring any memorabilia from the past.

Light refreshments will be served.

Kindly remember to RSVP by November 24 to the

We look forward to seeing you!

Great News!

The University Skating Club is now accepting registrations for the 2022-23 skating season!

And this year, we're happy to announce that we're focusing on giving you more flexibility and affordability.

You'll be able to register for 5 or 10 sessions for the Fall-Winter season instead of the entire year.

Our sessions start at Varsity arena from September 10th for 10 weeks, Saturdays 1 - 3 PM and at Mattamy Athletic Centre starting September 19th for 10 weeks on Mondays 4 - 6 PM and Wednesdays 5 - 6 PM!

Visit our Programs page for details and brochures!