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Aspire Camp was a Success!
A big thank you to the skaters and coaches who participated in Aspire Camp on Aug. 10.
The U.S. Figure Skating Aspire program helps beginning figure skaters make the transition from learn to skate group classes into U.S. Figure Skating membership.
All classes were taught by the Learn to Skate coaches and apprentices.
Fall Ice Schedule Now Available
The Fall Ice Session begins on Aug. 29. The full list of opportunities to skate are outlined in the Fall Ice Schedule.
The Fall Ice Worksheet to plan out your schedule will be added to the website and shared in the newsletter soon.
Please note: New this session is the opportunity for Club Ice on Monday and Wednesday mornings 5:20 – 6:25 am and 6:25 – 7:20 am.
The morning sessions will be offered for one month as a trial. They will continue only if enough skaters are taking advantage of this time slot.
Ice Monitoring Volunteer Hours
As a reminder, you can earn Fall ice monitoring volunteer hours if you ice monitor this Summer!
All full and introductory Club members must complete four ice monitoring volunteer hours for both Fall and Spring ice sessions.
When you sign up, please make sure to attend your session. If a conflict comes up, update Entryeeze so another parent can sign up.
Specialty Classes this week
- Aug. 15, 7:20 pm – All Skaters
- Aug. 16, 9:25 am – Power/Balance
- Aug. 18, 9:35 am – Patch/Spins
Walk-ons are not available at this time. There will be no exceptions. All ice must be contracted by 11:59 pm the day before the session.
There is an option to use a Coach’s Reserve that should we confirmed with your coach in advance as well as communicated to the Ice Monitor at the start of the session.
Next Test Session
- November. More details will be shared when available.
Save the Date!
This year’s Holiday Exhibition and Skate with Santa will take place on Dec. 11!
- Holiday Exhibition – 11 am – 12:30 pm
- Skate with Santa – 12:30 – 2:30 pm
Be sure to mark your calendars to take part in these holiday season favorites!
Learn to Skate Fall Registration Coming Soon
While we still have a lot of summer to enjoy, it’s time to start planning for Fall!
The Fall registration for Learn to Skate will open at 12:01 am on August 29th.
Here is a preview of what dates and times will be offered:
- Thursdays September 16, 23, 30 October 7, 14, 21 (6 Weeks)
- Saturdays September 18, 25 October 2, 9, 16, 23 (6 Weeks)
- Class times:
- Thursday 6:20 – 7:20 pm
- Saturday 9:20 – 10:20 am / 9:50 – 10:50 am
Also, we are looking for GGBFSC Club members age 13+ to help out. Please email Sarah at email@example.com if interested.
Fundraising balance due amounts can be viewed in Entryeeze under, Volunteer > My Volunteer Hours
Check out our fundraising page for available options for fundraising all year.
Questions: Contact Jen Kreuser
Attention High School Skaters
Coach Molly recently hosted two informational sessions about the High School Skating Team.
If you were unable to attend, please feel free to reach out to Coach Molly Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org or (920) 265-9553 if you have any questions.
Check out these competitions at other clubs…
- Skate the Lake (Aug. 20-22)
- Rocket Ice Classic (Aug. 28)
- Madison Open (Sept. 17-19)
Watch the national Entryeeze website for additional competitions. From the homepage, click Skaters, then use the state menu.
Test Session Announcements
Checkout these test sessions at other clubs…
Fond du Lac FSC (Sept. 18-19)
Coming in July! An invitation was sent to your GGBFSC registered contact email.
GGBFSC uses TeamApp for last minute notifications.
Comments, Questions Concerns for the GGBFSC Board?
We have a form! We want to help. This form is submitted to only the Executive Board which is made up of the GGBFSC President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. Submissions are treated with the strictest confidentiality to maintain the integrity of all parties involved.
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