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At the Odden Rink at Taft School, Watertown CT

Our season runs from late October into March

Our Program includes:

*Basic skills classes for kids ages 5- 17

*Parent Learn to Skate Class

*Adult Membership-Ice Dance, Freestyle

*Adult Learn to Skate Special

Accepting new members and renewals throughout the summer

For more information and an application:

Contact Donna Kasper, Membership, at 860-621-7588

Private lessons for children and adults are always available.

All skaters, beginner - advanced, young - vintage, are welcome to join.

CHANGES: The biggest new change is that Adults and JI's are now skating first at 9am on Saturday mornings so the Junior kids can sleep in a little. Then the new skaters and Basic Skill 1-4 skaters arrive for a 9:45am-10:45 skate with lesson. If you are new and need a hand holder please let us know. Then Basic skill 5-8 skater start at 10:45am-noon. They can get on the ice a little early 10:30 if they wish. Sibling can practice skate on the ends if they do not interfere with lessons.

 

SCHEDULE UPDATES AND BREAKING NEWS:

Welcome to the 2014-15 season of the Watertown Skating Club. OUR 63RD YEAR! SCHEDULE CHANGES: Please see the Calendar below for all changes. Saturday Dec 27 will be regular lessons Sunday Dec 28 will be regular schedule Sunday Dec 28 at 4:30-5:30pm, Family and Friend skate $5pp HALF SEASON RATES apply to new members starting Saturday Jan 3, $240 for remainder of the season which ends in early March Sunday January 25, USFS Test session tenative date: get your MIF, FS, and Dance pattern ready for the judges. This is beyond the BS 1-8 requirements and requires a USFS judge panel. These are necessary to become a Junior Instructor. This session as usual pre-empts regular Junior Sessions, but all are welcome to observe. Adult skate after Test session as time permits. Sunday, February 1st, AKA Superbowl Sunday will be a Family and Friends Skate $5 per person Sunday March 8, Tenative Show date Please note the new times. Saturday Adults 9 am, New Juniors up to BS 4 at 9:45am followed by BS 5-8 at 10:45am. Adult sessions are 1 1/2 hours long Wednesday and Sunday.

WSC members may be interested in getting the club logo on a jacket, sweatshirt, or vest. The important thing to note is that it does not have to be bought at any special store, it can be something they already own. Joey's Army Navy Store in Watertown has our logo and will be happy to transfer it to any clothing brought to them for just $10.00. They also have a variety of different styles and sizes for adults and children in the store or they can be ordered from their catalog.

Joey's Army Navy 

20 Depot St Watertown, CT 06795

joeysarmynavy@optimum.net    

860-274-3278

One of our adults: Pat Bouteiller has volunteered to take vest/jackets to Joey's Army Navy to have WSC logo sewn on for the $10. Great idea for Christmas.

REMINDERS:

Parents ONLY of junior members may guest every Sunday 4:30-5:30pm for $5.

If you need help, look for a green name tag- that person should be a Coach, Board Member or Junior Instructor.

Keep your name tag with your skates when you leave as you need it for admittance to the ice and lessons. Helmets not enforced but hats and mittens help protect.

BS 1-4 parents need to be present while their children are skating. Dress warm.

No one should go upstairs without skate guards on. It's bad for the skates and the floors!

Check the calendar weekly for any changes to the schedule. Changes will also be posted on Facebook and sent by email.

We will try to let you know as soon as we know of any changes.

We will also post a monthly Guest Skate when Junior members may bring a friend for $5. A parent must sign waiver for junior guests.

To encourage more parents to skate with their kids we offer half hour parent lessons during the children's sessions on Saturday for a $10 fee, to be taught by a Junior Instructor. Sign up at the attendance table.

Our Google Calendar

If you use Google Calendar you can add the WSC calendar to yours. I THINK the easiest way is just to click on the Google Calendar tab on the bottom right of the calendar above (your mileage may vary). Here is the link for some other Google instructions:

Google Calendar Support Page.

The Ical link you'll need is:

https://www.google.com/calendar/ical/watertownskating%40gmail.com/public/basic.ics

Visit the Watertown Skating Club Facebook Page.

We are a Proud Member of  USFSA.org

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