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.
ALERT REGARDING THE BASIC SKILLS PROGRAM AT SCHENLEY PARK – THE SCHENLEY ICE RINK WILL NOT BE OPEN UNTIL FEBRUARY 8, 2020 DUE TO EXTENDED RINK RENOVATIONS. THE BASIC SKILLS PROGRAM WILL BEGIN FEBRUARY 8, 2020. LET’S HOPE FOR COLD WEATHER!
NOTE: THE SCHENLEY BASIC SKILLS CLASSES ARE NOW FULL. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU NEXT YEAR AT SCHENLEY!
Congratulations to Olivia Strickland who recently received the Silver Certificate from US Figure Skating. These certificates are given to high school seniors who have continued to skate, test and compete in high school in addition to maintaining an exemplary academic effort. Olivia was presented her certificate at a recent school assembly. She attends The Ellis School and the certificate was presented by the Upper School Director, Lauren Laschon.
Good Luck to our skaters competing in upcoming competitions:
2020 PENNSYLVANIA SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS
White Rose FSC – York, PA – February 1-2, 2020
2020 REFLECTIONS SYNCHRO INVITATIONAL
Central Pennsylvania FSC – February 16, 2020
Steel City Blades – Preliminary, Pre-Juvenile and Intermediate
2020 NEW YEAR’S INVITATIONAL
Washington FSC – Dale City, VA – February 15-16, 2020
Congratulations to Ana Lestina and Ben McLemore who competed at the 2019 US Figure Skating Championships in Novice Pairs; and for Alannah Binotto with her partner Shiloh Judd who competed at the 2019 US Figure Skating Championships in Senior Dance!
A recent article about Ana & Ben competing at the 2019 US Figure Skating Championships appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Congratulations to Ana Lestina & Ben McLemore on their North American Series Assignment from USFS. They will be competing with other Novice Teams from the US and Canada at Skate Milwaukee from July 11-15, 2018.
Congratulations to Elena Valova – Pittsburgh FSC Coach and World Figure Skating Hall of Fame Class of 2018! She competed with Oleg Vasiliev for the Soviet Union at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics in Pairs and won the Silver Medal.
Congratulations to Ryan & Charlotte in their first international debut at the Warsaw Cup 2016. You can see their Free Dance here, start at the 5:00:00 mark:
A news article about Ryan and Charlotte was in the TribLive: http://triblive.com/sports/otherlocal/9949224-85/devereaux-skating-maxwell
Reminder – 6 hours of volunteer time per skater needs to be completed for the new skating year (2018-19). 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 $120.00.