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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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_

 

 

 

Blades Skaters Participate in US Figure Skating SkateFest at GIC

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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.

Glenview Blades Synchronized Skating Open House

 Join the Glenview Blades Synchronized Skating Teams
for an Open House

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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 dorie.cascio@glenviewparks.org

Glenview Blades Members Participate in Skate America Exhibition

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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.

 

Blades Resale and Taffy Apple Fundraiser

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.

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