Reminder for Cleveland Skaters

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 in Competitions, News

Two important events are approaching soon. Skate Cleveland applications are due by midnight on August 1. Download the announcement at Register online at Basic Skills skaters are invited to celebrate their achievements at the Basic Skills Award Party on Sunday August 7, 1:00-3:00pm at the Pond. There will be a FREE on ice clinic and medals will be awarded to top series finishers. Top finishers must be present to receive their medals. Afterwards there will be an open skate and pizza...

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Shaker FSC hosts Fall Preview

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015 in News

The SFSC will be hosting a Fall Preview for skaters who will be participating in fall competitions. The Preview will take place on Thursday October 1, 2015 from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Thornton Park Ice Arena. Cost is $10 for the first program and $5 for the second program (if time permits within priority–see below). Submit payment in the form of a check made out to SFSC in an envelope marked “SFSC Fall Preview” in the club mailbox. Please register and pay NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 26, 2015. You will be notified by email if you are not able to skate one or more program in...

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Risk Management for Clubs

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in News

We Have You Covered – Some Thoughts on Risk Management for Clubs As a benefit of membership, U.S. Figure Skating provides general liability insurance for all registered clubs, teams and Basic Skills programs, and sports accident coverage for all registered members. All member clubs, teams and Basic Skills programs are provided with certificates of insurance at the beginning of the policy term (July 1–June 30) indicating coverage for their sanctioned and supervised skating activities. All qualifying and nonqualifying competitions, test sessions, performances including ice shows, exhibitions...

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USFS Announces Free Webinar

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in News

Are you having trouble using the online directory? Want some tips on how to get the most out of it? Join USFS on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 8 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time/7 p.m. Central Daylight Time/6 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time/5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time for a demonstration of how to use this tool. The specific topics to be covered include: How to search committees How to search clubs What’s in the “Staff and Other” section How to search for a specific official How to search for groups of officials How to make the most of the sort and filter features How to create your own...

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GCC Announces Leadership for 2015-2016

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in News

The Greater Cleveland Council of Figure Skating Clubs is pleased to announce the results its annual election. Kristine Brickel has been re-elected to the Board of Directors for another 3 years. In addition, Bruce Langguth has been appointed to fill the unexpired term of Bob Lapsley, who recently resigned. Bruce was also elected to the position of Treasurer of GCCFSC. The current Board of Directors and officers are: Steve Wolkin, President James Hebert, Vice President Lisa Wright, Secretary Bruce Langguth, Treasurer Shirley Rego, Board Member Kristine Brickel, Board Member Elizabeth Roberts,...

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U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills Workshop

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in News

All Basic Skills directors, instructors, junior instructors and assistants are invited for a great day of learning and sharing. If you are a beginning skating instructor, staff coach or volunteer class instructor – this is the workshop for you! Topics will cover all the necessary elements of being the best group skating instructor you can be! Specific topics will include: How to sell the Skating Experience Skill breakdown and creative ways to engage the customer Basic Skills Competitions- How to promote and what to expect PSA credit will be given for attendance. Dinner will be...

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