Lennox Ross gets a snowman painted on his face. — at Recreation Oak Bay. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Lennox Ross gets a snowman painted on his face. — at Recreation Oak Bay. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

PHOTOS: Skate with Santa a smashing success in Oak Bay

Missed the fun? A second event is set for Dec. 18

Oak Bay Figure Skating Club hosted its annual Skate with Santa Saturday.

The club had a fantastic community turnout where kids and parents enjoyed the novelty penalty box transformed to Candycane Lane, hot chocolate, home made holiday treats, photo booth and special guests Oak Bay Mayor Kevin Murdoch and Santa.

The club hosts another skate Tuesday, Dec. 18 from 5:30 – 6:15 at Recreation Oak Bay. All welcome, skates and helmets provided.

Those interested in learning more about the Oak Bay Figure Skating Club and its Canskate program can visit www.Oakbayfsc.ca. Registration is on going.



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Ayami and Kiyomi Nishi enjoy a skate with Santa at the Oak Bay Recreation Centre. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Ayami and Kiyomi Nishi enjoy a skate with Santa at the Oak Bay Recreation Centre. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Lillian Filan learning how to skate for thevery first time with help from her father Kurt. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Lillian Filan learning how to skate for thevery first time with help from her father Kurt. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

PHOTOS: Skate with Santa a smashing success in Oak Bay

Doug Grams takes his grandson Linden Smith skating. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Doug Grams takes his grandson Linden Smith skating. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Svetlana Bandarenko, Svetlana Koshilko, Liya Litvenenko, Alla Pavlov and Zhanna Koshilko are visiting from Portland Oregon and loving Victoria. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)                                Svetlana Bandarenko, Svetlana Koshilko, Liya Litvenenko, Alla Pavlov and Zhanna Koshilko are visiting from Portland Oregon and loving Victoria. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Svetlana Bandarenko, Svetlana Koshilko, Liya Litvenenko, Alla Pavlov and Zhanna Koshilko are visiting from Portland Oregon and loving Victoria. (James MacKenzie/Black Press) Svetlana Bandarenko, Svetlana Koshilko, Liya Litvenenko, Alla Pavlov and Zhanna Koshilko are visiting from Portland Oregon and loving Victoria. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Keith and Grace MacFarlane are enjoying a skate together. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

Keith and Grace MacFarlane are enjoying a skate together. (James MacKenzie/Black Press)

PHOTOS: Skate with Santa a smashing success in Oak Bay

PHOTOS: Skate with Santa a smashing success in Oak Bay

PHOTOS: Skate with Santa a smashing success in Oak Bay

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