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December 2019 Figure Skating News

By Erika Roberts, 12/17/19, 10:00AM MST

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Sectionals results, test results, Session 2 club ice registration, spring show registration, upcoming programs

The Figure Skating Club of Park City 2019-2020


DEVO members - this is a great opportunity to get some extra time on the ice with a coach!

GET SOME EXTRA TRAINING TIME OVER THE BREAK!


Winter/Spring Off-ice Programs are open for registration!

OFF-ICE PROGRAMS:

BALLET CLASSES — 2019-2020 – ALL classes will have an alternative style of dance once a month (modern, jazz, hip hop, High Fitness). Pre-Registration is REQUIRED for all ballet classes. Questions regarding class placement should be directed to Joanne Rupinskas at joannerupinskas@yahoo.comor 214-674-1225.

Pre- Ballet Thursdays 3:30-4:15pm: This class is offered to students 5 to 7 years old The basic concepts of dance will be introduced in a fun and playful manner.

Ballet 1-2 Thursdays 4:20-5:20: This class is offered to students 10 years old and older who have previous classical ballet training. Students are expected to know the positions of the feet, directions of the body, basic barre and center work, ballet etiquette, and should be able to self-correct during class. Beginners will not be admitted to this class.

Ballet 1-2 Tuesdays 4:20-5:20: This class is offered to students 8-10 years old who have had previous classical ballet training. Students are expected to know the positions of the feet, basic barre and center work, basic ballet class etiquette and show the beginning ability to self-correct.

Ballet 2 Tuesdays 3:00-4:15pm: This class is offered to students 10 years and older with at least two years of consistent attendance in ballet class and have the approval of the instructor. Those skaters eligible for this class will receive an email. Students at this level should have a full command of ballet vocabulary, solid skills at the barre, center, and movement across the floor. Knowledge of ballet class etiquette and an ability to self-correct are required. Students may always take a lower level class i.e Ballet 2 students are welcome in Ballet 1-2 classes. Professional dancers frequently take beginner classes to perfect technique.

STRENGTH & CONDITION/OFF-ICE CLASSES — 2019-2020 – Pre-Registration is REQUIRED for these programs.

Strength & Conditioning/Barre Mondays 2:15-3:15pm: This class will be geared more towards the higher level skater and will focus on developing the total athlete and the strength, power and agility necessary to be successful on the ice. Once or twice a month, the skaters will have a Barre class with the focus on developing core strength & muscular stability.

Strength & Conditioning/Barre Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm: This class is for all levels and will be conducted in a circuit format. It will focus on developing the total athlete and the strength, power and agility necessary to be successful on the ice. Once a month, the skaters will have a Barre class with the focus on developing core strength & muscular stability.

DROP-IN OFF-ICE CLASSES – 2019-2020 – A PCIA off-ice punch pass is required for these classes or the drop-in fee must be paid at the front desk. ALL participants must sign in of the Off-ice clipboard.

Off-ice Jumps & Mental Toughness Fridays 7:45-8:45am: This class will focus on exercises to improve jump technique and mental training exercises to improve the athlete mindset. All levels are welcome.

Off-ice Jumps & Mental Toughness/High Fitness Saturdays 9:15-10:15am: This class will focus on exercises to improve jump technique and mental training exercises to improve the athlete mindset. Alternating weeks, the athletes will have High Fitness to improve coordination, musicality as well as cardio. All levels are welcome.

Park City Ice Arena Winter/Spring Off-ice Programs

Program:
Days offered:
Time:
Program Fees:
Dates:

Strength & Conditioning/Barre

Mondays

(at Park City Ice Arena) 

2:15-3:15pm

$165

1/6-5/18

(17 classes)

No 1/20, 2/17, 4/6

Ballet 2

(with Instructor Approval)

Tuesdays ONLY

@ PC MARC

3-4:15pm

$190

1/7-5/26

(18 classes)

No 2/18, 4/7, 5/12

Ballet 1 (ages 6-9 little to no experience)

Tuesdays ONLY

@ PC MARC

4:20-5:20pm

$170

1/7-5/26

(18 classes)

No 2/18, 4/7, 5/12

Ballet 1 & 2 (ages 10 & older with ballet experience)

Thursdays   ONLY

@ PC MARC

4:20-5:20pm

$145

1/9-5/21

(16 classes)

No 2/20, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23

Pre-Ballet (ages 5-7 little to no experience)

Thursdays

@ PC MARC

3:30-4:15pm

$135

1/9-5/21

(16 classes)

No 2/20, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23

Strength & Conditioning/Barre

Wednesdays

(at Park City Ice Arena) 

5:30-6:30pm

$145

1/8-5/20

(16 classes)

No 2/19, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22

Off-ice jumps and Mental Toughness

Fridays

(at Park City Ice Arena) 

7:45-8:45am

Drop-in program – uses off-ice punch pass

1/3-5/29

No 2/21, 4/10, 4/24

 

Off-ice jumps and Mental Toughness/High Fitness (classes will alternate weeks)

Saturdays

(at Park City Ice Arena) 

9:15-10:15pm

Drop-in program – uses off-ice punch pass

1/5-5/9

No 2/15, 2/22, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/95/16, 5/23


Join us as we celebrate National Skating Month on January 4th

We invite all FSCPC club members to help us celebrate US Figure Skating's National Skating Month at  Park City Ice Arena on Saturday, January 4th  from 3:15-4:15pm. We will help people learn how to skate and hope that they too will fall in love with our amazing sport!


Register for Session 2 Club ice that begins January 6th!

The Registration "" is not currently available.

Club ice/Elevate/FUNdamentals

CLUB ICE

Use this registration to purchase a Club Ice Package. 

  • Enrolls a skater into a weekly 30 minute session and guarantees the skater a spot in that session every week.
  • Cost per session: $4
  • January 6th - May 20th

NEED CLUB ICE PUNCH CARDS?

Click here to purchase club ice punch cards.

CLUB ICE PROGRAMMING

FUNDAMENTALS

  • Description: Figure Skating Development Program
  • Skating Level: Basic 3 - Freeskate 4
  • Tests Passed: None
  • Day/Time: Mondays 5:30-6:15pm
  • Includes:
    • 45 min on-ice group class
    • Focus on jumps, spins, skating skills, synchronized skating, introduction to ice dance
  • Sessions: 15
  • Cost: $200 (~$14 per session)

FREE GROUP CLASSES

  • Description: Certain club ice sessions also include a FREE, leveled, 20 minute group class: 
    • BASIC SKILLS: Basic 4 - Freeskate 2
    • OPEN: All Levels
    • HIGH: Juvenile - Senior
  • Cost: FREE!  
    • NOTE: Punch card skaters may attend group classes.


ELEVATE

  • Description: Accelerated Figure Skating Development Program for advancing athlete.
  • Skating Level: No Test - Senior
  • Tests Passed: AT LEAST Pre-Preliminary Moves
  • Day/Time: Mondays 5:30-6:15pm
  • Includes:
    • 45 min on-ice group class
    • Focus on skating skills, advanced edges/turns, jump technique, spin technique
  • Sessions: 15
  • Cost: $200 (~$14 per session)
    • NOTE: punch card skaters may use 3 punches to drop in on an Elevate session.

CLUB ICE SCHEDULE: 1/4 - 5/20

DAY TIME GROUP CLASS SESSIONS COST BLACK OUT DAYS
Monday 3:30-4:00pm   17 $68 1/20, 2/17, 4/6
Monday 4:00-4:30pm   17 $68 1/20, 2/17, 4/6
Monday 4:30-5:00pm Open 15 $60 1/20, 2/17, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20
Monday 5:00-5:30pm   14 $56 1/6, 1/20, 2/17, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20
Monday 5:30-6:15pm Elevate / Fundamentals 14 $200 1/6, 1/20, 2/17, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20
Wednesday 3:45-4:15pm   16 $64 2/19, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22
Wednesday 4:15-4:45pm   16 $64 2/19, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22
Wednesday 4:45-5:15pm Open 16 $64 2/19, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22
Saturday 7:00-7:30am High 12 $48 2/15, 2/22, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/9, 5/16
Saturday 7:30-8:00am   12 $48 2/15, 2/22, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/9, 5/16
Saturday 8:00-8:30am   12 $48 2/15, 2/22, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/9, 5/16
Saturday 8:30-9:00am Basic Skills 12 $48 2/15, 2/22, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/9, 5/16

Club Ice Punch Card Information

  • Allows a skater to drop-in on any 30 minute club ice session with fewer than 25 skaters.
  • Spot in a session is not guaranteed.  See our Club Ice Policy for exceptions.
  • 20 punch card: $120 ($6 per session)
  • 10 punch card: $80 ($8 per session)
  • Punch cards do not expire.  Check your balance here.
  • Punches will be tracked electronically by an ice monitor.

Spring Show 2020 "School of Enchantment on Ice"

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2020 Spring Show try-outs are January 6th! Register by January 3rd!

It's time to start getting excited for our Spring Show 2020! Have you ever wondered what it would be like if all the Disney characters went to high school together?? Well, register for our annual spring show and find out in School of Enchantment on Ice!!

Performances:

Friday, April 24th 10am & 7pm

Saturday, April 25th 4pm

Rehearsals:

Mondays, April 13 &20 - 4:30-6:15pm

Wednesdays, April 15 & 22 - 3:45-5:15pm

Thursdays, April 16 & 23 - 4:15-6:45pm

The Registration "" is not currently available.

Try-out music - Fairytale

Try-out music - Good at Being Bad

Try-out music - I Need A Hero

Try-out music - Into the Unknown


CHARACTER / PART DESCRIPTIONS

These character descriptions are meant to inform skaters and parents of the types of roles that will be offered in the 2020 Spring Show.  As the script develops, the show directors reserve the right to add or remove characters as needed. Please use these as a guide as to the type of part you or your skater is interested in, which should be reflected in their tryout music choice.

THE GOOD GUYS

The main characters of the show - all skaters cast in these roles will need exceptional skating skills, as well as dynamic show tricks.  These skaters are all required to have edge moves - ina bauers, spread eagles and catch spirals. Skaters in these roles will be on and off the ice frequently and will need the ability to learn choreography quickly as well as act and improvise on the ice (sometimes without direction).  In addition to these skills, skaters should have the following for these specific roles.

Part Required Skills
Aurora

double axel or exceptional spins (variety of positions and very fast!)

Elsa double axel or higher
Cinderella double axel or higher, exceptional spins, ice dance experience is helpful
Rapunzel will be skating with a difficult prop, so total body awareness is a requisite
Ariel strong jumps, fast spins and dynamic show tricks required - skating slides are a plus
Tiana Double Axel or higher and exceptional flexibility
Snow White excellent spins, and able to work with younger skaters
Aladdin quick footwork and fast spins
Fairy Godmother keeps our good guys together, has a narrative role in telling the story

 

THE BAD GUYS

The main characters of the show - all skaters cast in these roles will need exceptional skating skills, as well as dynamic show tricks.  These skaters are all required to have edge moves - ina bauers, spread eagles and catch spirals. Skaters in these roles will be on and off the ice frequently and will need the ability to learn choreography quickly as well as act and improvise on the ice (sometimes without direction).  In addition to these skills, skaters should have the following for these specific roles.

Part Required Skills
Maleficent larger than life edge elements and exceptional acting skills
Ursula sassy showmanship and over the top acting required
Jafar ability to skate with a prop as well as exceptional spins
The Evil Queen over the top acting, lyrical skater with strong edges, ice dance experience helpful
Tinker Bell excellent combination jumper, fast skater with quick footwork abilities
Drizella & Anastasia physical comedy and ability to skate well with a partner
Cruella De Ville lyrical skating, large acting role

 

THE SIDEKICKS

These supporting characters help the good guys in the fight against evil, these skaters need to have strong skating skills and the ability to act on the ice.  Dynamic show tricks (split jumps, russians, hitch kicks and hydroblades) are necessary. These skaters will also be on and off the ice frequently - and will be required to improvise in their acting!

Part Required Skills
Lumiere large acting role, should be able to be bossy!
Anna consistent double-double jump combinations are required for this role
Sebastian large comedic acting role, quick footwork required
Genie big jumps and fast spins
Abu fast skater, able to cover the ice with control, sliding moves a plus!
Olaf comedic role, fast spinner and able to do skating slides in control

 

THE STUDENT BODY

These supporting roles will come in and out throughout the show.   Roles will vary in acting requirements and skating skills.

Part Required Skills
Belle ice dance experience preferred, strong lyrical skater
Peter Pan fast skating, ability to cover the ice quickly and in control, split jumps required
Jasmine strong lyrical skater, flexible edge elements preferred (Y Spirals, catch spirals)
Moana fast skating, big performance required
Maui ability to skate with a prop, comedic role
Mulan strong skater, big jumps and dynamic show tricks required
Alice quick skater with the ability to perform advanced turns, able to skate with a partner
Prince Charming fast skater, exceptional spins and the ability to skate with a partner
Captain Hook Split Jumps and Russians preferred, strong dynamic skater
Mad Hatter comedic role, fast skating as well as exceptional spins required
Dumbo Big jumps and acting required

 

DYNAMIC DUOS AND TERRIFIC TRIOS

These supporting roles will come in and out throughout the show.   Roles will vary in acting requirements and skating skills.

Part Required Skills
Flora, Fauna & Merryweather

these three fairies will have a large role in helping our good guys stay on track, these skaters need to be able to skate well together and have great acting skills with one another

Jaq & Gus Gus Cinderella's Mice - comedic roles, fast skaters
Nala & Simba

lyrical skaters with dynamic edge moves (spirals), ability to skate in unison with partner

Nemo & Dory comedic role, excellent ability to connect with their partner and the audience
Lucky, Patch & Fidget

Dalmatian Puppies - ability to skate together, fast skating and big single jumps

Bambi & Thumper fast skaters with nice spirals and footwork
Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dumb comedic role, skaters must have the ability to skate in unison and have a great connection with each other
Floatsom & Jetsam Ursula’s Sidekicks - strong acting - the ability to be sneaky!

Congratulations to our athletes who competed at Pacific Coast Sectionals!

2020 Pacific Coast Sectional Singles Final

Wenatchee, WA

November, 13-16, 2019

Senior Ladies

Sophia Domonoske - Short 18th, Free Skate 16th, Overall 16th

Zoe Hopper - Short 19th, Free Skate 17th, Overall 18th 

Novice Ladies

Brynn Roberts - Short 3rd, Free Skate 8th, Overall, 8th

Intermediate Ladies

Hannah Baldwin - Short 9th, Free Skate 3rd, Overall 4th*

Andee Lyons - Short 8th, Free Skate 6th, Overall 6th

Nathalie Seckinger - Short 12th, Free Skate 7th, Overall 10th

Chloe Taurel - Short 16th, Free Skate 15th, Overall 16th

Juvenile Boys

Trevor Meeboer 7th

Juvenile Girls

Kate Pressgrove 12th

*Advances to the US Figure Skating High Performance National Training Camp

Congratulations to Hannah Baldwin on her qualification to USFS High Performance Development Team camp!


Congratulations to our athletes who passed tests at Cottonwood Heights!

Edith McGowan Freer- Pre-Preliminary Moves

Maddie Simonsen, Oliver Mathews -  Pre-Juvenile Moves 

Zoey Ayers - Pre-Juvenile FS, Intermediate Moves

Camille Sibley - Novice Moves

Kate Pressgrove - Junior Moves

Scarlett Brinton - Dutch Waltz, Rhythm Blues, Canasta Tango, Preliminary Dance Test

Vanessa Bradfield- Cha Cha, Fiesta Tango, Swing Dance, Pre-Bronze Dance Test

Cheri Hendrix-Albertson- Ten Fox, Bronze Dance Test

Zoe Hopper- Rocker Foxtrot


Holiday show success!


Thank you to all our amazing athletes, outstanding coaches, and dedicated parents and volunteers for a great show!


Save the Date for our Zupas Night on January 21st!

Join us for a fundraising night on Tuesday, January 21st at Zupas at Redstone. Eat dinner and help the club earn up to 25% of the proceeds!

Save the Date for our Fundraising Skate-a-Thon February 19th!

Save the date for our fabulous and fun Skate-A-Thon, which is scheduled for February 19th from 4-6 PM.  Skaters of all levels can participate in this event, including friends and family!  Thanks to Sylvia Arbesu, Angela Lampert, and Meredith Hall for volunteering to coordinate this event with Erin Hendrix, fundraising chair! Get ready to come and “Skate Through the Decades” with us!