Glenview Blades Open House, Clinics and Tryouts

Come find out about the synchronized skating teams at the Glenview Blades Open House Tuesday, March 13th 5:00pm at the Glenview Ice Rink! Teams for beginners through advanced skaters.

Save the date for the Clinics (Tuesday, April 3rd) and Tryouts (Friday, April 6th) for the 2018-2019 season!

Glenview Blades Registration Packet 2018-19.FINAL

Glenview Blades 2017-2018 Competition Results

November 11-12, 2017, Autumn Classic, Pleasant Prairie, WI
Synchro Skills Level 2 –
Pre-Juvenile –
Open Juvenile – First Place

November 17-19,2017,  Kickoff Classic,  Kalamazoo, MI
Synchro Skills Level 2 – Fourth Place
Pre-Juvenile – Fourth Place
Open Juvenile – Third Place

December 1-3,2017,  Dr. Porter,  Ann Arbor, MI
Open Juvenile – Second Place

January 5-6, 2018,  Foot of the Hills, Fond du Lac, WI
Synchro Skills Level 2 – Sixth Place
Pre-Juvenile – Tenth Place
Open Juvenile – First Place

January 12-13, 2018, Synchro Illinois, Oak Lawn, IL
Synchro Skills Level 2 – Sixth Place in Gold Round
Pre-Juvenile – Fourth Place

February 16-17,2018, The Freeze, Glenview Ice Center
Synchro Skills Level 2 – Third Place
Pre-Juvenile – Second Place
Open Juvenile – First Place

March 18, 2018, Greater Chicagoland , Naperville, IL
Pre-Juvenile –

Ready for a great season! 2017-2018

All 3 teams launched the fall season with a Skate-A-Thon and Friday Night Skate Party on Friday September 22nd.  Thank you for all the support and for the generous donations for the Northfield Food Pantry.

Friday Night Skate Party

Skating Fun for all sponsored by the Glenview Blades featuring professional DJ from Bizar Entertainment!
Date: Friday, September 22, 2017
Time: Performance by Glenview Blades Synchronized Skating Teams 8:10pm. Open Skating for all 8:20-9:40pm.
Location: Glenview Ice Rink (Main Rink – 8:10-9:40)
Price: $7 per person. $8 with skate rental. $25 for a group of 4.

The Glenview Blades invites you and your friends, family, and neighbors to enjoy a night of skating and music, featuring professional DJ from Bizar Entertainment. Your generosity and participation during this event will support the 2017-2018 Glenview Blades synchronized skating teams season of competitions and events AND 10% of the money raised will be DONATED to Northfield Food Pantry!  We will also accept non-perishable food donations for Northfield Food Pantry.

If you cannot attend the event, but would like to donate to the team, press the “Donate” button on this page.


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 Saturday, September 16, 2017 9am-2pm 

Upstairs at the Ice Center.



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

Tuesday September 12th from 4:30-6:30pm

Wednesday, September 13th from 5:00-7:00 pm

Thursday, September 14th from 4:30-6:00 pm

Friday, September 15th from 4:30-6:00 pm

Questions: call 847 724-2800

or email

Resale Flyer 2017

Glenview Blades Fundraising kicks off at Glenview Farmer’s Market

Members of the Glenview Blades teams provided free face painting and sold Affy Tapples in August at the Glenview Farmer’s Market to kickoff the 2016-2017 Season.Farmer's Market (A)

Farmer's Market (B)

Farmer's Market (C)

Farmer's Market (D)

Open House, Clinics, and Tryouts for 2016



Interested in Synchronized skating? Join the Glenview Blades for a free Open House on March 22 from 5:15-6:15pm.  Watch the teams skate, meet the coaches, and try out your skating skills.  This event is open to all skaters in Basic 3 and above.

Clinics for the 2016-17 teams will be held April 5, 2016. Skaters in Basic 3-Freeskate 3 should attend between 4:05-5:10pm, and skaters in Freeskate 4 and above should attend from 5:10-6:15pm. Clinics will go over the skills that will be done at tryouts and also allow parents and skaters to ask questions about the program. Clinics cost $15.00 for new skaters, and registration is available at the Ice Center office.

Tryouts for the season will be held for all skaters on Friday, April 8th from 4:40-5:50pm. Cost is $15.00 for new skaters and  registration is required. For more information and registration forms, see the team packet.Glenview Blades Team Packet 2016

All events will be held on the main rink at the Glenview Ice Center at 1851 Landwehr Road. For more information, contact Dorie Cascio at (847) 724-2800 or by email at

Form a line for our Introduction to Synchronized Skating Class


For skaters Basic 3 – Freeskate 2 who are NOT currently on a Synchro Team (Taught by GB Coaches: Beth Krejnik and Rebecca Menzynski)
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.

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