2015-16 Clinics and Tryouts


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


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


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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Glenview Ice Center Fall Hockey and Figure Skating Resale

Save on secondhand hockey and figure skating apparel and equipment. Sell those old things that are cluttering up your closet.

 Saturday,  September 20 from 9 am-2pm

Upstairs in the Glenview Ice Center


Drop off things to sell in the Ice Center lobby:

Tuesday, Sept. 16 4:00-6:30 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 17 5:00-7:00 pm

Thursday, Sept. 18 4:00-6:00 pm

Friday, Sept. 19  4:00-6:00 pm

Questions? Call 847 724-2800 or

email: info@glenviewblades.org

Blades at Chicago Basic Skills Seminar

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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.

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Glenview Blades Hosts Open House, Clinics and Tryouts

Interested in Synchronized Skating?

Glenview Ice Center has several opportunities to learn more. We have an Open House and Synchronized Skating Clinics ahead of team tryouts for the Glenview Blades. Come to the Open House: skate with the teams and watch them perform; meet the coaches, skaters and families; and learn about the program. Then sign up for our Synchro Clinics and experience what synchronized skating is all about.  Join us!


Glenview Blades Open House:

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 4:05-6:15 pm

Download the flyer: Open House2014


Tuesday, April 22, 4:05 – 5:05 pm
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 Skaters in Basic Skills 4 or above  or US Synchro Level 1-3
Be part of our Beginning Level US  Developmental Team!

Tuesday, April 22, 5:15-6:15 pm
 Fee: $15
 Skaters in Freeskate 4 or above
Be part of our advanced US  Developmental Team!

Team Tryouts 

Friday, April 25, 4:40-5:40 pm
 Fee: $15
 Weekly practices begin June, 2014
 Ice Show 2015
 Most Competition/Exhibitions are in the Chicago Metropolitan Area

Check out the flyer on synchronized skating clinics and tryouts

Glenview Blades Bring Home Medals

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On January 18, both teams participated in the Synchro Illinois Competition at Homewood Flossmoor.  The Beginner team came in 2nd and the Pre-Juvenile team came in 3rd. The following day they both skated to 1st place at the Winter Blizzard at the Skokie Skatium.



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