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Junior Figures Tryouts Fall 2017

 September, 2017

 Dear Parents of Junior Figure Skaters:

 We have a very exciting season coming up!  Please read the following information carefully. 

  • Pre-season skating for all figure skaters will commence on Friday, October 13th (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.          
  • 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           516-944-2314       nluccaro@optonline.net             $45 per 1/2 hour

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

Kathy Martinelli         631-864-5482       icesk8er29@optonline.net           $45 per 1/2 hour

 

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 14th and Saturday, October 21st from 1:00-1:30p.m.  Practice will begin on Saturday, October 28th from 1:00-1:30 p.m.

 

·       SENIOR REDS - Try-outs for Senior Reds will be on Sunday, October 15th and Sunday, October 22nd from 1:00-1:30p.m. Practice will begin on Sunday, October 29th from 1:00-1:30p.m.

 

·       JUNIOR WHITES – Try-outs for Junior Whites will be on Sunday, October 15th and Sunday, October 22rd from 1:30-2:00p.m. Practice will begin on Sunday, October 29th 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 14th and Saturday, October 21st from 1:30-2:00 p.m.  Practice will begin on Saturday, October 28th from 1:30-2:00 p.m.  *Your child must be 12 years old by the end of the season in order to try out for Beaverettes.

 

***Regular practice times will begin on Saturday,November 4th***

 

THE FOLLOWING GROUP LESSONS ARE AVAILABLE BEGINNING NOVEMBER 8TH 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 7th for younger skaters who are able to stand on the ice unassisted. 

·       TEATIMERS – Tuesday 4:00-4:30 commencing Tuesday, November 7th.  Teatimers must be able to skate unassisted. 

 

Please make a note of the following IMPORTANT DATES for the upcoming season:

 

December 9th – Holiday Show/Skate with Santa

February 10th – Rising Stars/Solo Night

March 9th – Carnival Rehearsal

March 10th – Carnival

 

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

 

                                                                                    Sincerely,

 

 

                                                                                    Diane Mendez

                                                                                    Junior Figure Skating Coordinator