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 firstname.lastname@example.org
For skaters Basic 3 – Freeskate 2 who are NOT currently on a Synchro Team (Taught by GB Coaches: Beth Krejnik and Rebecca Menzynski)
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.
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!
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.
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!!
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.
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 email@example.com
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_