2015 Skate St Moritz

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The 2015 Skate St. Moritz competition is right around the corner, being held Sept. 12 – 13, 2015 at the Oakland Ice Center. Practice ice will be available Sept. 11th.

The schedule is now available by clicking here or checking the entryeeze competition home page.

Volunteers Needed

With over 300 competitors coming to skate, we need a lot of help to make sure the competition runs smoothly and is a great experience for all skaters. There are volunteer opportunities for both kids and adults. And remember — it’s a fun way to get more involved while giving back to the club.  To sign up please click here.

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New Stretch Class

Shawn Shubert will be offering an 8-week stretch class designed especially for Figure Skaters which started August 3 at the Oakland Ice Center.

Coach Shawn offers a specialized approach to her stretch classes, which are unique in that the classes are designed specifically for figure skaters.  Shawn is a former figure skater, a coach, and is certified in Active Isolated Stretching with world renowned Olympic Team professional Aaron Mattes.  As well, Shawn is on USFS National Providers of Sports Medicine in CMT.  Stretching correctly under the supervision of a qualified trainer is important for the skater’s range of motion and injury prevention.

8 Week Series
Monday nights 5:45-6:15 pm
August 3-September 28
(no class Labor Day 9/7)
44/52 series cost member/nonmember
7.50/8.50 drop in
Questions and payment contact Rosemarie Pica or Shawn Shubert

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2014-2015 Honor Roll

The Honor Roll for the 2014 – 2015 membership season is now available here.  We have included our graduating high school seniors, Class of 2015. If you are not on the list it is because we could not confirm your information in time. Please contact Lisa Erle if you need to be added to our list.

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US Figure Skating Support Programs

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Deadlines are coming up for various USFS support programs.  There is even a Memorial Fund RISE Youth Essay contest which skaters can enter.  You can find all the details by clicking on the links below:

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It’s Membership Renewal Time!

The membership year is almost over so it is time to consider renewing your membership.  You will not be able to test or compete after June 30 unless you renew.  See the membership page for information about the different memberships the club offers. You can click here to complete the easy to follow on-line membership process.  Hard copies of the forms including the waiver/liability form can be found here.

As a reminder digital copies of the current Rulebook are available for download under the Technical Tab on the US Figure Skating site which you can reach by clicking here and the Directory can be accessed on the members only site http://www.usfsaonline.org/.

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Regional Entries

Regional entry deadline is September 1, 2015. Online registration service will open July 15, 2015 and be available until midnight Pacific Time September 1.  This is the only entry method accepted for Centrals – Juvenile and higher.  If this is your first time using online registration for Centrals, please go to http://www.usfsaonline.org/ to get a password.  Allow a few days for this part of the process as late registrations are not accepted.  Planned program elements for Centrals and other local competitions like Skate St Moritz can be posted online and can be updated by you as needed.

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Club Ice Session Changes for Summer

There are schedule changes for the summer. 
Summer schedule for Oakland Monday morning club session.  Cost is $15 for club members payable to session chair not the box office.  Session is for dance, moves and low level freestyle.

7/27 = NHL 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM
8/3 = Oly 8:15 – 10:15 AM – Program Ice for Club members $15 fee / No Club session, Public Session 10:30 – 12:30 PM
8/10 = NHL 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM
8/17 = NHL 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM
8/24 = NHL 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM

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Feature on Synchronized Skating

Congratulations to all of the St. Moritz Ice Skating Club skaters competing at the 2013 Synchronized National Championships in Michigan! In honor of Synchro Nationals our featured skater article is written by Devin Wang. Devin started skating with the Silver Stars in Dublin and is now competing with the Haydenettes at the Senior level nationally and internationally. Check out her article by clicking here. Thank you for your story Devin!

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Donate to St. Moritz

Did you know that St Moritz is now a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization? This means that any donations you make to the club are tax deductible to you. We have updated our donationpage to explain the various giving opportunities that are available. We also now accept donations via Google checkout so you can give using your credit card. Thanks for helping your club and your fellow members.

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