The Rockford Skating Club is proud to be affiliated with United Skates Figure Skating (USFS). Our purpose is to aid members in fulfilling their individual goals in the sport, while promoting a spirit of camaraderie, respect and good sportsmanship among fellow skaters. Membership in the club is open to skaters of all ages and abilities.

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Our Snowflakes On Ice Christmas Show was a success! There were many, many smiling faces in the packed stands and on the ice. Everyone had a great time! We filled 4 barrels of canned goods for the Salvation Army and raised money for St Jude. Thanks to those of you who came to our Culvers fundraiser after the show.A big thank you to our show chair, Joyce Budlong, for all of her planning and preparation of our show. A big thank you to all of our wonderful coaches, not only for their help with the entire show from behind the scenes but also for their fabulous programs and work with their skaters. Making memories and happiness for everyone! The Snowflakes On Ice video is still available to order.Please place order forms or a paper with your name, skaters name, email address and form of payment along with $15 cash or checks payable to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in the RSC MAILBOX inside the hallway near the restrooms at Carlson Ice Arena. We are looking for additional show photos of our skaters for the video, website and social media. If you would like to see your photos included please send them to: rpifer0347@comcast.net .


2017 UPCOMING EVENTS

January 8th (no club ice)
Illinois High School Figure Skating Teams Competition 4-9pm
Come out and cheer on our very own Rockford HS Team
Free Admission

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The Rockford Skating Club and the Rockford Park District partnered to put together our first high school skating team.  The group competed at two competitions in 2016.  The first competition in February was held in Park Ridge and the team learned alot with our Junior/Senior team getting a third place medal.  The second competition was held in the south suburbs of Chicago.  The Junior/Senior team nabbed third place once again and the Pre-Preliminary-Juvenile team captured 2nd. 

 January is USFS National Skating Month.
We are finalizing plans with the Rockford Park District.

Club Ice also returns in January 2017

15th 4:30-6PM Club Ice

22nd 4:30-6PM Club Ice

29th 4:30-6PM Club Ice

NATIONAL SKATING MONTH

Monday, January 16th 11-3 USFS National Skating Month Event
The Rockford Skating Club is partnering with the Rockford Park District
to share the love of the sport of figure skating with our community. If you are interested in giving free on ice lessons during this skate please contact Monique Bailey at  
MoniqueBailey@rockfordparkdistrict.org .

February

5th 4:30-6PM Skate A Thon *club ice may still be available*

12th 4:30-6PM Bring a Buddy to Club Ice and celebrate Valentine's Day vouchers for your buddy will be available soon

19th 4:30-6PM Club Ice

26th 4:30-6PM Club Ice

US National Synchronized Skating Championships, February 23-25 at the BMO Harris Bank Center, Rockford.

March

4th Saturday TEST SESSION

5th 2017 SHAMROCK OPEN LEARN TO SKATE AND BEYOND COMPETITION *Registration is now available at entryeeze with this direct link: http://comp.entryeeze.com/Home.aspx?cid=269

 

*events, dates and times may be subject to change

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RSC First Annual Skate-a-thon!
Sunday, February 5th, 2017 5-6PM

We need YOU to make this a success!! Pledge forms available at the rink Please check by the front desk or our bulletin board. Questions? Please ask: rpifer0347@comcast.net
RULES

Participation is open to all current RSC members. We encourage flat donation pledges. Cash or checks payable to RSC. If you have per minute pledges, there must be an adult family member or similar to keep track of the skaters time on the ice. Registration/Sign up will be available on the RSC bulletin board. Pledge forms available in this email, at the rink and I can email the form to you upon request. Must have a minimum of $50 in pledges by the day of the event to skate without purchasing club ice. Under $50, skater must pay full club ice fee. Completed donor sheets and payment must be brought in on the day of the event. Skaters will perform laps skating forwards, backwards, additional elements based upon ability and so on. We are planning a lot of fun for them!!
PRIZES
The Grand Prize, the super awesome and still a secret grand prize, will be rewarded to the skater who earns the most in pledges overall. Additionally we will have many various RSC merchandise items to give out to skaters. The complete prize list will be available no later than January 29th, 2017. Participating skaters will receive cookies and beverages. We look forward to all of our participating members having a great time! Fundraising can begin now, just in time for the holidays while visiting family and friends. Good luck fundraising!

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Rockford Skating Club Spirit Wear and Merchandise is now available!


Place orders through Café Press and get delivery to your front door!


RSC store accessible directly via this link: 


 http://www.cafepress.com/RockfordSkatingClub

Rockford Skating Club Skate a Thon pledge forms, brochures and other information is available at the front desk of Carlson Ice Arena. If you are looking for something and do not see it, please ask one of the staff members or rpifer0347@comcast.net.


Rockford Skating Club regularly sends out emails containing important information and upcoming events. If you are not receiving them please contact: rpifer0347@comcast.net.


Rockford Skating Club information is also regularly posted on our bulletin board located inside Carlson Ice Arena in the hallway near the restrooms.

US National Synchronized Skating Championships, February 23-25 at the BMO Harris Bank Center, Rockford.

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Special guest at Carlson Ice Arena on September 27, 2016. Janet Lynn was here for book signing, speaking about the path to becoming an Olympic skater and taking some time for Q & A with our club members! She is the 1972 Olympic bronze medalist, two-time world championships medalist and a five-time US National Champion.

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