Form a line for our Introduction to Synchronized Skating Class

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For skaters Basic 3 – Freeskate 2 who are NOT currently on a Synchro Team (Taught by GB Coaches: Beth Krejnik and Rebecca Menzynski)
Tuesdays
6:30-7:15 pm
6 weeks (no class 3/29)
Feb 23 – April 5
Open House-3/22 5:15-6:15pm
Class skaters will perform
with treat night to follow
Resident Fee: $102 Non-Res: $126 Class Number #318121 A

The following elements will be covered:
Block – skaters form 3, 4 or 5 lines and skate in a block formation
Circle – skating in a circle formation; variations include 1 circle, several circles or circle-within-a-circle
Intersection – any element where one half of the team intersects with the other half
Line – several variations including single and multiple lines, straight, diagonal or parallel lines
Wheel – an element where all skaters rotate around a common center point.

Teams earn 5 medals in January!

The Glenview Blades synchronized skating teams participated in competitions on January 9th, 16th and 17th winning medals at each competition. On January 9th, all 3 teams competed at the Foot of the Lake in Fond du Lac, WI. At the competition: the Level 2 team earned the bronze medal, the Pre-Juvenile team earned 6th place, and the Open Juvenile team earned 6th place. On January 16th, all 3 teams competed at Synchro Illinois in Oak Lawn, IL. At the competition: the Level 2 team earned the gold medal, the Pre-Juvenile team earned the gold medal, and the Open Juvenile team earned the silver medal. All the teams performed with excellence and smiles. Finally, On January 17th, the Level 2 team competed at the Winter Blizzard in Skokie, IL and earned the silver medal!

Glenview Blades win Medals at competitions

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The Glenview Blades synchronized skating teams participated in competitions on November 15th and November 22nd winning medals at both competitions. On November 15th, all 3 teams competed at the Autumn Classic in Pleasant Prairie, WI. At the competition, all 3 teams earned medals in their respective divisions: the Pre-Juvenile team earned a gold medal, the Level 2 team earned the silver medal, and the Open Juvenile team earned the bronze medal. The Pre-Juvenile team and the Open Juvenile team also participated in the Kickoff Classic in Kalamazoo, MI on November 22nd. Both teams skated well in very competitive fields with the Open Juvenile team earning a pewter medal. Great beginning to the season skaters.
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Glenview Blades to participate in the Autumn Classic

Come see the Glenview Blades Synchronized Skating teams in their first competition of the season this Sunday, November 15th at the Pleasant Prairie RexPLex Ice Arena, 9900 Terwall Terrace Pleasant Prairie, WI. The Pre-Juvenile team will skate at 9:41 am. The Level 2 team will skate at 9:56 am and the Open Juvenile team will skate at 10:29 am. Good luck to all the teams!!

Meet the 2015-16 Glenview Blades teams

We would like to introduce the 2015-16 Glenview Blades teams. They will be starting their competitive season in a few weeks at the Autumn Classic in Pleasant Prairie, WI on November 15th. Details will be posted when available.
This year we have an Open Juvenile team,
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A Pre-Juvenile team
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and a Level 2 team
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Friday Night Skate Party

The Glenview Blades skating teams invite you, and your friends, family and neighbors to enjoy a night of skating and treats, October 2, 2015 at the Glenview Ice Center. There will be a performance by the Glenview Blades Skating teams at 8:10pm followed by Open skating for all from 8:20-9:40pm. Pair up with one of the team skaters and learn to skate or practice your skills with friends and family. Treats will be available on the balcony.

Cost is $7 a person, $8 with skate rental, and $25 for a group of four. Your generosity with this event will support the 2015-16 Glenview Blades teams season of competitions and events. Thank you for your support.

If you cannot attend the event, but would like to donate to the team, press the “Donate” button on this page. 10% of all extra donations will go to the Glenview Parks Leisureship program which offers need-based assistance for Glenview Park District programming.





Glenview Ice Center Fall Hockey and Figure Skating resale

Do you have old hockey or figure skating equipment cluttering up your closet? Need some gently used equipment?

Come to the GIC resale September 19, 2015 9am-2pm 

Upstairs at the Ice Center.

 

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To Drop off used equipment to sell, come by the GIC lobby:

Tuesday September 15 from 4:00-6:30pm

Wednesday, September 16th from 5:00-7:00 pm

Thursday, September 17th from 4:00-6:00 pm

Friday, September 18th from 4:00-6:00 pm

Questions: call 847 724-2800

or email info@glenviewblades.org

 

Glenview Blades Raise Funds for Pancreatic Cancer Research

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Congratulations to the Glenview Blades Synchronized Skating Teams for raising $2395.00 for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network through their participation in the Purple Stride Chicago 2015 5 K Run/Walk last Saturday. Congratulations to our runners and walkers and thank you very much to everyone who donated to money. A great effort for a cause close to our hearts!

 

 

Glenview Blades Support Pancreatic Cancer Research

The Glenview Blades Skating teams are participating in the Purple Stride Chicago 5K Walk/Run on May 2, 2015 at Montrose Harbor to support the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Any skaters, families, friends or supporters are invited to join the team, come and cheer on our runners, and/or donate to the cause. To join the team, donate, or get more information, use the following link to go to our team home page:

http://purplestride.kintera.org/faf/search/searchTeamPart.asp?ievent=1126242&lis=1&kntae1126242=65006A0D7555471CAF9C1C83F516090C&team=6260105 391537_10150976508952998_1007272829_n

2015-16 Clinics and Tryouts

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Interested in Joining the Glenview Blades Synchronized Skating Teams for 2015-16?

Come to the clinics and tryouts:

Clinics– April 21, 2015 at the Glenview Ice Center

  • Cost: $15.00
  • 4:05-5:10  For skaters in Basic 4- FreeSkate 3
  • 5:10-6:15  For skaters in FreeSkate 4 and Above

 

Tryouts–April 24, 2015 at the Glenview Ice Center

  • Cost: $15.00
  • 4:40-5:40 pm all skaters in Basic 4 and above
  • Informational Parent Meeting after tryouts

All skaters need to sign up for clinics and tryouts at the Ice Center.

Download Clinic and tryout packet pdf:  Glenview Blades Team Packet 2015_

 

 

 

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