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!
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:
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_
Friday, March 20, 2015 U. S Figure Skating hosted a SkateFest at the Glenview Ice Center. National and Olympic Ice skaters Kimmie Miessner, Evan Lysacek, Tanith Belbin, and Ben Agosto provided free lessons for skaters from Basic Skills rinks. A number of Glenview Blades skaters and coaches joined in the fun.
Join the Glenview Blades Synchronized Skating Teams
for an Open House
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 4:05-5:45 pm
At the Glenview Ice Center–1851 Landwehr Road, Glenview, Illinois
- Watch the 2014-15 teams and the Intro to Synchro skating class perform their routines.
- Skate with the teams.
- Meet the coaches and learn about the program from the coaches and other parents.
- Open to all skaters in Basic 4 and above.
- For more information: contact Dorie Cascio at (847) 724-2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Skaters Practicing for Skate America
The Glenview Ice Center along with twenty other Chicagoland Basic Skills ice rinks have been invited to participate in the Hilton HHonors Skate America Smucker’s Ice Skating Spectacular at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates on Sunday, October 26 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Skate America is a world-class figure skating competition that will be held October 24-26 and will feature competition in ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dance. It will end with an exhibition by the best skaters from the competition. Twenty Basic Skills rinks in the Chicagoland area had the privilege of selecting skaters to participate in one of two production numbers during the exhibition. The Glenview Ice Center selected eighteen skaters, including the following members of the Glenview Blades teams: Meghan Blomberg, Peyton Bond, Katherine Hinrichs, Karin Olson, and Eileen Wolff.
Team members, board members and parents came out to support the Glenview Blades at the annual resale and taffy apple fundraising event this weekend. Stay tuned for more Glenview Blades fundraising activities.
Members of the Glenview Blades Preliminary Team and the Chicago Jazz Junior World team attend the Chicago Basic Skills PSA Seminar in Oak Park on August 16, 2014.. Seen here with Leslie Graham USFS Synchronized Skating Manager and Lisa Darken, the head coach of the Chicago Jazz.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2014-15 BLADES SKATERS! The Glenview Blades are looking forward to another successful season. Rosters have been posted for 3 teams: Open Juvenile, Preliminary and Beginner. If you missed the tryouts, there will be additional tryouts on June 11th. For more information, contact Dorie Cascio, Figure Skating Director at the Glenview Ice Cneter 847 724-2800.