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Junior Figures/Synchro Tryouts Fall 2018

 September, 2018

 Dear Parents of Junior Figure/Synchro Skaters:

We have a very exciting season coming up!  

Please read the following information regarding pre-season try-outs and the schedule for the season carefully. 

  • Pre-season skating for all figure skaters will commence on Friday, October 12th (weather permitting) from 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Junior figure skaters of all ability levels are encouraged to use this ice for private lessons and/or practice.  Please note that while the clubhouse will be closed, the locker rooms and restrooms will be open. 
  • TRY-OUTS commence October 12th. See below for details.
  •  If you would like to schedule private lessons during this time period, or for the entire season, I strongly urge you to make arrangements with one of our professionals as quickly as possible.  A list of our professionals, along with their phone numbers and hourly rates are listed below:

 

                                                                                       PROFESSIONALS             PHONE                       EMAIL                                     RATE             

   Diane Mendez                516-457-3598       dmendez@optonline.net            $45 per 1/2 hour

   Natalie Luccaro              516-652-4747        nluccaro@optonline.net             $45 per 1/2 hour

                                                                                        Alicia Narby                   631-875-1287       alician18@optonline.net              $45 per 1/2 hour

   Kathy Martinelli             631-974-9727       icesk8er29@optonline.net           $45 per 1/2 hour

                                                  Bruce Eisenberg             516-361-3270          bruceac@gmail.com                  $45 per 1/2 hour                                               



*2018-2019 IMPORTANT DATES*

December 8th – Holiday Show/Skate with Santa (synchro and groups)

February 23th – Rising Stars/Solo Night

March 8th – Carnival Rehearsal

March 9th – Carnival (synchro and groups)

March 10th – Junior Figures/Synchro Dinner


*SYNCHRO COMPETITION DATES*

December 1-2 – Terry Conners Open, Stamford, CT

January 27th – Chelsea Piers (B2 only)*tentative

February 1-3 – Empire State Winter Games, Lake Placid, NY

February 8-10 – Hamden Classic, Middletown, CT


TRY–OUT INFORMATION

 

Try-outs for the Junior Club groups will be held during the PRE-SEASON as follows:

 

·         JUNIOR REDS – Try-outs for Junior Reds will be on Saturday, October 13th and Saturday, October 20th from 1:00-1:30p.m.  Practice will begin on Saturday, October 27th from 1:00-1:30 p.m.

 

·         SENIOR REDS - Try-outs for Senior Reds will be on Sunday, October 14th and Sunday, October 21st  from 1:00-1:30p.m. Practice will begin on Sunday, October 28th from 1:00-1:30p.m.

 

·         JUNIOR WHITES – Try-outs for Junior Whites will be on Sunday, October 14th and Sunday, October 21st from 1:30-2:00p.m. Practice will begin on Sunday, October 28th from 1:30-2:00p.m.

 

·         SENIOR WHITES – There are no try-outs for Senior Whites.  In order to move up to Senior Whites, a skater must have passed the USFSA Pre-Preliminary test.  Practices for Senior Whites will be held on Sunday, October 15th, Sunday October 22nd and Sunday, October 29th from 1:30-2:00p.m.

 

·         BEAVERETTES – Beaverettes try-outs will be on Saturday, October 13th and Saturday, October 20th from 1:30-2:00 p.m.  Practice will begin on Saturday, October 27th from 1:30-2:00 p.m.  

*Please note the new age requirement for Beaverettes - Your child must have passed the USFSA Pre-Preliminary test and be 12 years old by the START of the season in order to try out for Beaverettes.

 

 

***Regular practice times will begin on Saturday, November 3rd*** 

 

 

THE FOLLOWING GROUP LESSONS ARE AVAILABLE BEGINNING NOVEMBER 6TH AND NO TRY-OUTS ARE REQUIRED:

 

·         LEARN TO SKATE- Learn to Skate will be held on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:00 commencing Tuesday, November 6th for beginner skaters who are able to stand on the ice unassisted. 

·         PRE-HOCKEY – Pre-Hockey will be held on Tuesdays from 4:00-4:30 commencing on Tuesday, November 6th for young hockey players who are able to stand on the ice unassisted

·         TEATIMERS – Tuesday 4:00-4:30 commencing Tuesday, November 6th.  Teatimers must be able to skate unassisted. 

 

 

            As always, please feel free to contact me with any questions at 516-457-3598 or by e-mail at dmendez@optonline.net.

 

                                                             Diane Mendez

                                                                                    Junior Figure Skating Director