Organized in 1923, the Pittsburgh Figure Skating Club is one of the oldest clubs in the United States. As one of over 480 member clubs of U.S. Figure Skating, the Pittsburgh Figure Skating Club seeks to encourage participation in the sport of figure skating by all persons.
Congratulations to Anastasia Lestina and Ben McLemore who placed 4th in Juvenile Pairs at the 2015 Eastern Sectionals; and congratulations to Ryan Devereaux and Charlotte Maxwell (Arctic FSC) who placed 2nd in Senior Dance at the 2015 Midwestern Sectionals. All of them advance to compete at the U.S. Nationals in January 2015, which will be held in Greensboro, North Carolina. Congratulations and Good Luck!
The Skate Pittsburgh results have been posted. Click on the logo to go to the competition page.
The Pittsburgh Figure Skating Club is now on Facebook. Click on the link and “like” our page.
The club is saddened with the news of one of their coaches – Igor Novodran – passing away after a tragic accident while flying his plane on Tuesday, March 11. It is a loss to those who knew him and to his students who loved him, and especially his wife, Lana and daughter, Anastasia. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
For those of you who would like to remember and honor Igor, a donation page has been set up to help his fmaily with the burdens that this tragedy has left behind as they try to put the pieces of their lives back together after such a great loss.
Igor, we will miss you.
Reminder – 6 hours of volunteer time needs to be completed for the new skating year (2014-15). Many opportunities are available: club ice monitor Sunday afternoons beginning in September; test sessions; at the club’s Learn-to-Skate program at Schenley Park Ice Rink beginning in December; annual Skate Pittsburgh competition. Members not fulfilling the 6 hours must pay $25.00.