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.



Blades Skate Great at Season Opener!

Congratulations to both Glenview Blades teams on a great season opener at the Autumn Classic in Pleasant Prairie, WI.  The Pre-Juvenile Team took 1st place and the Beginner Team took 2nd place.




Join the Blades for Family Skate Night!

skatathonDSC_0185Dance through the ages with the Glenview Blades Synchronized Skating Teams.

Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 4:30-7:00 p.m., Glenview Ice Center.

Skating on main rink from 4:30 – 5:40 p.m. followed by dancing, pizza, treats and drinks! Plus a raffle with great prizes! Bring your friends and family for a fun night at the ice center.

Admission: $8.00 per person; $10;00 with skate rental; $30 for a family of 4. Don’t want to skate? Watch and enjoy the festivities for only $3.00.


Each admission includes one raffle ticket; family package includes 4 raffle tickets. Additional raffle tickets available $3 per ticket of 5 for $10.

Raffle Prizes Include: Private Lesson with Skating Director Dorie Casio; Family of 4 Event Passes to Wisconsin Dells Attractions; Artistic Gifts by Allyson, Inc.; Skating-themed Blanket; Feed to Succeed Nutrition Consult; Select Karen Weiss Jewelry; Glenview Ice Rink Skate Pass, and more…

Fundraising At Work

Car Wash, Resale and Taffy Apples 



Thank you to the Blades skaters and families members who came out to help with fundraising activities at our resent resale, taffy apple sale and car wash events.  A big thank you to Kathy and Eileen Wolff who organized both events and working all weekend to ensure success.  

We have big fundraising goals this year and these great events kicked off our efforts with fun and team work!  Stay tuned for more fundraising activities to come. 



Glenview Blades News: September 2013

Fall Skate and Hockey Resale 9/28


Save on secondhand figure and hockey skates, skating attire and hockey equipment. By popular demand, we holding a second fall skate resale at the Glenview Ice Center, so if you missed the last sale, stop by.

Skates, Attire & Equipment Available
Sept. 28, 2013
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Second floor of Glenview Ice Center

Have gently used equipment & apparel to sell?

Drop off dates and times:

Sept. 26 : 4:00—6:00 pm

Sept. 27: 4:00—6:00 pm

Questions? Call 847-724-2800 or visit

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