Skills Ontario LEGO Lending Library


  • Skills Ontario loaned LEGO® sets can only be requested after your boards team has been selected and their registration has been confirmed
  • The loaned LEGO®® sets will be mailed out to schools after the final no-fee cancellation deadline has passed in February (see Important Dates here)


The Skills Ontario LEGO® Library is intended for supporting registered teams destined for the provincial Skills Ontario Competition, who face a barrier in accessing a LEGO® sets for the purposes of the provincial competition. Once your school board has determined the LEGO® team participants for the provincial competition, and teams have submitted their registration and consent forms, you may request a loaned LEGO® set from Skills Ontario. LEGO® Loan Agreements will be sent to the requesting teacher and LEGO® Spike Sets will be mailed directly teachers after the February no fee cancelation deadline has past. Teachers will be responsible for the set and invoiced for any part(s) missing to be replaced and/ or if there is found to be any damage or missing parts upon its return. An inventory and checklist will be included with your loaned LEGO® Spike Set.

Skills Ontario has available 9 sets of the LEGO® Education Spike Prime set available for loan to teams for the Skills Ontario Competition. This is the recommended set for both Elementary LEGO® contests (LEGO® Mechanical Engineering and LEGO® Robotics);®-education-spike-prime-set. The previously required set, LEGO® EV3 has been discontinued and is no longer available for purchase.

Quantities are limited and are available on a first come first served basis. LEGO® sets are to be used strictly for competition preparation by registered teams. LEGO® sets are not to be used for general classroom use.

Through the LEGO® Lending Library, the 9 sets belonging to Skills Ontario may be requested by emailing Kate Belair after your schools competition spots and students have been confirmed via their registration. There will be a limit of 1 set per board, and if there are less then 9 boards who make requests, there is the possibility of a second set or more being provided per school board.

LEGO® set(s) will be mailed to the address of choice, and costs associated with mailing will be covered by Skills Ontario. If a space is canceled and a kit was already mailed, Skills Ontario will communicate with the School Board on details of where to mail the set back. It is the responsibility of the school board for and to mail the kit back as soon as possible, so that it can then in turn be mailed to another school board for their use. Mailing the kit back if a space is cancelled will be at the cost of the School Board. The loaned LEGO® sets will be mailed out to schools after the final no-fee cancellation deadline has past in February.

Teams will bring the borrowed LEGO® set(s) with them to the Skills Ontario Competition. This will be the set they use to compete in the competition on the day of, and are to be left at the Competition at the end of the contest, to return to Skills Ontario.