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The 90th Annual Middle Atlantic Figure Skating Championships are September 10-13 at Sky Rink.
Mids is the longest continuously-run competition in North America!

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ISU and national controllers, judges and specialists - Mids is the ideal tune-up for Regionals!
Mids is the longest continuously-run competition in North America.

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Olympic gold medalists Sarah Hughes, Tara Lipinski, Dorothy Hamill, Carol Heiss and Dick Button all competed at Mids!
Join the legacy. Plenty of seating for spectators.

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Ashley Wagner, Johnny Weir, Emily Hughes, and Marissa Castelli and Simon Schnapir also competed at Mids.
Add your name to the history books. Or drop by to watch the fun.

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The photos from the 150th anniversary gala are online!
capturing lots of wonderful moments.

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Heartfelt thanks to our 3 Olympic Ladies Gold Medalists
and everyone who contributed so generously

• • • • • • The North Atlantic Regional Figure Skating Championships concluded Monday, October 5 in Lake Placid. Nearly 100 SCNY skaters competed. Fourteen earned trips to Sectionals. Congratulations, SCNY skaters! • • • SCNY member Adam Rippon competes this weekend at the Finlandia Trophy. Joining him in Espoo, Finland are SCNY member Isabella Tobias and her ice dancing partner Ilia Tkachenko, competing for Israel. Good luck, Adam, Isabella and Ilia! • • • SCNY Club Ice sessions begin Sunday, November 8 at Sky Rink and run through February. Purchase individual or discounted multi-session subscriptions today! • • • Logan Bye (SCNY) and Chloe Lewis (FSCLA) placed fifth last weekend at JGP Spain in Logrono. Fellow Team USA ice dancers Elliana Pogrebinsky and Alex Benoit won BRONZE. Nathan Chen won GOLD in the men's event. Go Team USA! • • • Maia and Alex Shibutani won BRONZE at the 23rd Ondrej Nepela Trophy in Bratislava, Slovakia. • • • Fellow SCNY member Nicole Rajicova placed ninth in the ladies' event representing Slovakia, and Team USA member Jason Brown won GOLD in the men's event. Congratulations, Jason, Nicole, Maia and Alex! • • • Congratulations to ice dancers Christina Carreira (SCNY) and Anthony Ponomarenko (SCSF) on their SILVER MEDAL at the Junior Grand Prix event in Torun, Poland. Go Team USA! • • • SCNY member Grant Hochstein placed seventh in the senior men's short program at the Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf, Germany. Congratulations, Grant! • • • Results from the 90th Annual Middle Atlantic Figure Skating Championships are posted online. Complimentary photos of the award ceremonies are also posted. A huge thank you to all the skaters, coaches, officials, volunteers, rink staff and parents who made this great event possible! • • • Congratulations to SCNY member Logan Bye and Chloe Lewis (FSCLA) on their fifth place finish at JGP USA in Colorado Springs. • • • Congratulations to SCNY member Christina Carreira and Anthony Ponomarenko (SCSF) on their fourth place finish at JGP Latvia. • • • Renew your SCNY membership today. Membership includes both SCNY and U.S. Figure Skating for the year July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016. Click here for online registration. • • • • • •

The 2016 North Atlantic Regional Figure Skating Championships concluded Monday, October 5th in Lake Placid, NY.

Fourteen SCNY skaters qualified in men's and women's singles events to advance to the 2016 Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships, November 17-21 in Simsbury, Connecticut.

Olivia Serafini Senior Ladies Gold
Ashley Cain Senior Ladies Bronze
Nadine Wang Junior Ladies Gold
Kimberly Cagnassola Junior Ladies Pewter
Paige Conners Novice Ladies Gold
Alexia Paganini Novice Ladies Silver
Audrey Shin Novice Ladies Bronze
Noah Krupnick Novice Men Gold
Alexander Hall Novice Men Silver
Illana Sherman Intermediate Ladies Gold
Sophie Nye Intermediate Ladies Pewter
Violeta Ushakova Juvenile Girls Gold
Laura Jacobson Juvenile Girls Silver
Tiffany Penella Juvenile Girls Bronze

Complete results are posted here. Congratulations to our medal winners and each of our 100 registered competitors!

Pairs and dance teams advance automatically.

Skating Club of New York Byes
The following nine SCNY skaters received byes to Eastern Sectionals:
Grant Hochstein - Senior Men Matej Silecky - Senior Men
Matej Silecky (SCNY) and Elizaveta Usmantseva (LAFSC) - Senior Pairs Erika Smith (SCNY) and A.J. Rice - Senior Pairs
Christina Carreira (SCNY) and Anthony Ponomarenko (FSCSF) - Junior Dance Chloe Lewis (LAFSC) and Logan Bye (SCNY) - Junior Dance
Griffin Schwab (SCNY) and Isabella Gamez (LAFSC) - Novice Pairs Oona and Gage Brown - Juvenile Pairs
The following three SCNY skaters received byes to Nationals:
Adam Rippon - Senior Men Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani - Senior Dance

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Sunday, September 27, 9:30 AM - 1 PM at Sky Rink


You are invited to join us as we continue our tradition of kicking off the skating season by cheering on some of our skaters who will be competing at Regionals and Sectionals at SCNY's brunch and exhibition!

The exhibition is SOLD OUT.  Even if you are not competing at Regionals, please come to the the exhibition and come for Brunch on the back deck. Help send your friends off in style. It will be lots of fun and it is a great way to start the season.

The 90th Annual Middle Atlantic Figure Skating Championships are underway. Good luck, all skaters!


ISU Controllers        

ISU and National Judges

from at least 4 countries

ISU and National Specialists

Click here for Schedule & Group Info

Participate in our Silent Auction!

Below are just some of the elite skaters who have won top honors at this competition - the longest continuously-run figure skating competition in North America!


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Natalia Popova

5-time Ukrainian national champion and 2014 Olympian

Senior Ladies' Champion
Mids 2014

Ukrainian Figure Skating Federation

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Tim Dolensky

2012 US junior silver medalist

Senior Men's Champion
Mids 2014

Atlanta Figure Skating Club

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Elene Gedevanishvili

2-time European bronze medalist
Georgian national champion
2010 Olympian

Senior Ladies' Champion
Mids 2013

Georgia Figure Skating Club

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Marissa Castelli
Simon Schnapir

2-time US pairs champions
2014 Olympic team event bronze medalists

Senior Pairs' Champion
Mids 2010 and 2012

Skating Club of Boston

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Jelena Glebova

7-time Estonian national champion and 2-time Olympian

Senior Ladies' Champion
Mids 2011

Medal Figure Skating Club (Tallinn)

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Ross Miner

2013 US senior men's silver medalist
2009 US junior men's champion

Senior Men's Champion
Mids 2010 and 2011

Skating Club of Boston

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Ksenia Makarova

2010 Russian national champion and 2010 Olympian

Senior Ladies' Champion
Mids 2010

Figure Skating Federation of Russia

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Daisuke Murakami

2014 NHK Grand Prix champion

Senior Men's Champion
Mids 2009

Japan Skating Federation

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Ashley Wagner

3-time US senior ladies' champion
2014 Olympic team event bronze medalist

Junior Ladies' Champion
Mids 2005

Anchorage Figure Skating Club

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Emily Hughes

2007 US senior ladies' silver medalist and 2006 Olympian

Senior Ladies' Champion
Mids 2004 and 2005

The Skating Club of New York

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Johnny Weir

2008 World bronze medalist
2001 World junior champion
3-time US senior men's champion

Senior Men's Champion
Mids 2003 and 2004

The Skating Club of New York

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Kyoko Ina
John Zimmerman

2002 World bronze medalists
2002 Olympians
3-time US senior pairs champions

Senior Pairs' Champions
Mids 2000

SCNY / Birmingham FSC

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Sarah Hughes

2002 Olympic champion

Junior Ladies' Champion
Mids 1997

The Skating Club of New York

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Tara Lipinski

1998 Olympic champion
1997 World champion
1997 US senior ladies' champion

Novice Ladies' Champion
Mids 1993

Galleria-Houston ISC

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Dorothy Hamill

1976 Olympic champion
1976 World champion
3-time US senior ladies' champion

Novice Ladies' Champion
Mids 1968

The Skating Club of New York

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Carol Heiss

1960 Olympic champion
1956 Olympic silver medalist
5-time world champion

Senior Ladies' Champion
Mids 1952

The Skating Club of New York

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Dick Button

2-time Olympic champion (1948, 1952)
5-time world champion

Novice Men's Champion
Mids 1943

Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society

Don't miss out on the excitement. Drop by Sky Rink September 10-13 to watch some of the finest skaters in the country compete.

Special Mids Bonus:


Friday, September 11th from 2:30-4:30pm

Open to ALL Singles & Pair Skaters * Join us at Sky Rink!!!!
(You don't have to be competing at Mids!)

Join National Pairs Champion John Coughlin, Olympian Caydee Denney, with hosts 2014 Olympic Officials Troy Goldstein & Peter Cain, Multi-Olympic Official Gale Tanger as well as National Pair Tech Specialist Scott Cudmore and find out what it feels like to have a partner, be in the air, lift someone and skate in unison.

Experience what may be your calling with some of the top champions from the past decade.

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The Skating Club of New York

Year in Review

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Summer - 2014

The Rinx hosts its 2014 Summer Open

160 skaters participate

17 SCNY skaters participate at National Showcase

Reach for the Sky Rink All Stars - BRONZE

Jennie Berlin - Juvenile Dramatic Entertainment - BRONZE

Mona Johnson and Miranda Tyson - Teen Duet - SILVER

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Summer - 2014

Felicia Zhang announces her retirement from competitive skating

2008 US novice ladies' bronze medalist

2010 US junior pairs champion (with Taylor Toth)

2013 US senior pairs bronze medalist (with Nathan Bartholomay)

2014 US senior pairs silver medalist (with Nathan Bartholomay)

2014 Olympian

Congratulations on a fabulous competitive skating career!

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Summer - 2014

SCNY hosts the 89th Annual Middle Atlantic Figure Skating Championships

- Oldest competition in North America

- Older than Nationals!

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Summer - 2014

A beautiful new skating complex opens in Eisenhower Park

Mary Lynn Gelderman becomes its director of skating

Twin Rinks hosts a fabulous opening show, Ice Dreams, starring Jason Brown, John Coughlin and Caydee Denney, Samantha Cesario, Jimmy Ma, and Alexa Scimeca and Chris Knierim

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Fall - 2014

Junior International Events

Chloe Lewis and Logan Bye place fifth at JGP France

Christina Carreira and Anthony Ponomarenko place fourth and fifth at JGPs Estonia and Czech Republic

Nicole Rajicova places fourth skating for Slovakia at JGPs Slovakia and Croatia. She wins bronze among senior ladies at the Golden Spin of Zagreb and places 15th at Worlds.

Olivia Serafini wins the junior title at the 2014 U.S. International Classic and bronze in senior ladies at Grand Prix Bratislava.

Jimmy Ma represents the United States at JGP Japan

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Fall - 2014

104 SCNY skaters participate at North Atlantic Regionals

Lyra Katzman and Helen Serafini place second and fourth among senior ladies

Olivia Serafini, Brianna Brazee and Nadine Wang win junior ladies gold, silver and pewter

Paige Conners, Alexia Paganini and Kelly Koons sweep novice ladies gold, silver and bronze

Noah Krupnick wins silver in novice men

Audrey Shin and Ayaka Hoshida win intermediate ladies gold and pewter

Emilia Murdock and Laura Jacobson win juvenile girls silver and pewter

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Fall - 2014

30 SCNY skaters qualify for Sectionals

Grant Hochstein and Jimmy Ma win senior men's gold and pewter

Olivia Serafini and Brianna Brazee win junior ladies gold and pewter

Alexia Paganini wins the novice ladies' title

Darbie Burke and Griffin Schwab win the novice pairs title

Emilia Murdock wins juvenile girls pewter

Sara and Howard Zhao win silver in juvenile dance

Junior ice dancers Chloe Lewis (FSCLA) and Logan Bye win Pacific Sectionals. Christina Carreira and Anthony Ponomarenko (SCSF) win bronze.

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Winter - 2015

SCNY sponsors 12 synchro teams

Skyliners - USFS World Junior Team 1


Open Adult

Open Juvenile








Central Park Skyliners Beginner 3 and 2

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Winter - 2015

Senior International Events

Grant Hochstein - 4th at Lombardia Trophy and Golden Spin of Zagreb

Gracie Gold (associate member) - 3rd at Nebelhorn Trophy and GP Skate America; 1st at GP NHK; 4th at Four Continents and Worlds. Gold medalist member of Team USA at World Team Trophy

Ashley Cain - 3rd at Nepela Trophy. Grand Prix assignments: Cup of China and Rostelecom

Maia and Alex Shibutani - 1st at Nepela Trophy and Graz Ice Challenge. 2nd at Skate Canada and Cup of China, 3rd at Four Continents, 4th at Grand Prix Final, 5th at Worlds

Samantha Cesario - 2nd at Finlandia Trophy, 4th at Skate America. 7th at Trophee Bompard, 8th at Four Continents

Adam Rippon - 2nd at Finlandia Trophy. Also competed at Skate Canada, Trophee Bompard, Four Continents and Worlds

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Winter - 2015

Ashley Cain, Lyra Katzman, Jimmy Ma, Emma Krinsky and the Skyliners headline the 2014 Holiday on the Hudson

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Winter -2015

23 SCNY skaters qualify for Nationals

5 Silver Medalists!

Adam Rippon
Senior Men

Gracie Gold
Senior Ladies

SCNY Associate Member

Maia and Alex Shibutani
Senior Dance

Alex is a member of the Arctic FSC

Olivia Serafini
Junior Ladies

Emilia Murdock
Juvenile Girls

Honorable Mentions

Samantha Cesario
Senior Ladies

Christina Carreira
Anthony Ponomarenko

Junior Dance

Anthony is a member of SC San Francisco

Darbie Burke
Griffin Schwab

Novice Pairs

Sara and Howard Zhao
Juvenile Dance

Danielle and Alexander Gamelin - Senior Dance - SEVENTH

Chloe Lewis
Logan Bye

Junior Dance

Chloe is a member of LAFSC

Also Competing

Ashley Cain
Senior Ladies

Grant Hochstein
Senior Men

Jimmy Ma
Senior Men

Brianna Brazee
Junior Ladies

Alexia Paganini
Novice Ladies

Sabrina Piliero
Davis Tong

Intermediate Pairs

Carlie Quesada
Adrian Shin

Intermediate Pairs

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Winter -2015

Lyra Katzman is named to the U.S. Figure Skating Scholastic Honors Program

Associate member and Skyliner Olivia Barbulescu also receives the award

Anne Gerli is inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating 2015 Hall of Fame

Congratulations, Anne!

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Winter - 2015

8 SCNY teams compete at Synchro Sectionals

6 of the teams medal!

Gotham City Synchro - Open Adult - GOLD!

Gotham City Synchro - Masters - BRONZE

The Skyliners - Senior - GOLD!

The Skyliners - Novice - SILVER

The Skyliners - Intermediate - SILVER

The Skyliners - Juvenile -GOLD!

Juvenile sets a record by winning sectionals 6 straight times

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Winter - 2015

Sky Rink hosts the 2015 SCNY Theatrical Showcase

72 skaters and 18 teams participate

The 16th Annual Wollman Open spans two weekends

319 skaters and 6 Basic Skills synchro teams compete

The Rinx hosts its annual basic skills competition

187 skaters participate!

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Winter - 2015

Central Park Ice Open Juvenile performs on Fox & Friends

The Pre-Juvenile line performs at the South Street Seaport

The team finishes the season by winning the Empire Games

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Winter - 2015


6 SCNY teams compete at the U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships

4 of the teams medal!

Gotham City Synchro - Masters - FIFTH

1st - Terry Conners; 2nd - Colonials

The Skyliners - Juvenile - SILVER

1st - Thanksgiving Classic, Colonials and NECC; 2nd - Cape Cod and Porter

First juvenile team to medal 6 times in a row at Nationals

The Skyliners - Intermediate - FIFTH

1st - Thanksgiving Classic, Porter and NECC; 4th - Colonials

The Skyliners - Novice - BRONZE - a "threepeat!"

1st - Thanksgiving, Porter and New England Challenge; 2nd - Colonials

The Skyliners - Junior - GOLD!

1st - Anaheim Classic and Porter; 2nd - New England Challenge

USFS World Junior Team 1

The Skyliners - Senior - BRONZE

1st - Anaheim Classic and Porter. Team USA!

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Winter - 2015

8 consecutive years for Junior, 3 for Senior

Skyliners Senior - 7th Annual Cup of Berlin - FIFTH

Skyliners Junior - 21st Annual French Cup - FIFTH

Skyliners Junior - ISU World Junior Synchro Championships - SIXTH

Team USA Synchro Assignments

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Spring - 2015

7 SCNY skaters participate at Adult Nationals

Roland Jarquio - Gold Dramatic Skate II - GOLD!

Anna Drozda - Silver Ladies I - GOLD!

Tracey Rhodes - Ladies Silver III - PEWTER

Rosalia Palumbo - Adult Silver Dramatic Skate II - PEWTER

Stephanie Hao - Bronze Dramatic Skate I - SILVER

Roland Jarquio - Gold Light Entertainment II - BRONZE

Bradley Erickson - Bronze Light Entertainment III - GOLD!

Roland Jarquio - Gold Men II - PEWTER

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Spring - 2015

The Gamelins announce their retirement from competitive skating

GOLD - Intermediate Dance - Nationals - 2009

BRONZE - Juvenile Dance - Nationals - 2009

GOLD - Senior Dance - Eastern Sectionals - 2015

Congratulations on a fantastic competitive skating career!

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Spring - 2015

Twin Rinks hosts the 2015 SCNY Dance competition

102 entries!

Twin Rinks hosts its first basic skills competition

167 skaters participate!

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Spring - 2015

Samantha Cesario announces her retirement from competitive skating

4th - Junior Worlds (2013)

Three Junior Grand Prix bronzes

5th - US Nationals (2014 and 2015)

4th - Skate America (2015)

2nd - Finlandia Trophy (2015)

Congratulations on a marvelous competitive figure skating career! We will miss your amazing interpretations of Carmen.

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Spring - 2015

USFS promotes three SCNY members to National Officials.

Dana Schiff - National Singles and Pairs Judge

Marc Weitzman - National Singles Technical Specialist

Lauren O'Toole - National Synchronized Skating Technical Specialist

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Spring - 2015

Terri Levine and Denise Beaumont win the 2015 Good Skate Award for service to the NY skating community

Sarah Hughes celebrates an important birthday and is elected to the Women's Sports Foundation Board of Trustees

Lucy Brennan celebrates 50 years as a National Judge

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Spring - 2015

SCNY congratulates its newest USFS gold medalists

Emma Krinsky
Brianna Brazee
Lyra Katzman
Pippa Leigh
Jimmy Ma
Griffin Schwab


Arielle Warren
Victoria Clarke
Paige Kessler 
Aleksandra Brittain 
Olivia Jebrine 
Emma Henderson 

Sarah Kleinman 
Mary-Anne Chen 
Aubrie Roszell 
Adrienne Carhart 
Jordyn Katz 
Isabella Lok 

Olivia Barbulescu
Alexandra Berti
Nicole Brenner
Adira Brown
Suzanne Burns
Tiffany Calderon
Rebecca Cohen
Sean Conlon
Samantha DeRosa
Meera Dhodapkar
Kealani Finegan

Sam Gertler
Riley Goldstein
Ronnit Holder
Samantha Hui
Lyra Katzman
Jane Khin
Sarah Kleinman
Hannah Krutiansky
Ksenia Kudinova
Amanda Lauria
Pippa Leigh

Sarah Little
Catherine Lucey
Virginia Mason
Katrina Melnyk
Deanna Pae
Oceanna Pak
Gabby Perez
Sarah Poretsky
Natasha Rockwell
Aubrie Roszell
Hallie RothSInger

Regina Rubino
Taylor Scarpello
Alyssa Sheridan
Brittney Skarulis
Sara Stuchiner
Natasha Vo
Jessica Weltz
Sydney Wetmore
Hallie Wolff
Kate Worstell
Jordyn Young

And salutes its Graduating Seniors

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The Skating Club of New York

- Second-largest USFS club

- Nearly 1000 members

- 151 years of rich history

CLICK HERE to view a wide-screen version of the slide show with musical accompaniment.

We have striven to be thorough but apologize in advance if we have overlooked or misstated an important SCNY news item or skater accomplishment. If you believe we have, kindly send us an email describing the seeming error or omission and we will address the matter promptly.

Sunday, May 31 at 11 am — Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers

Dear SCNY members and families,

Celebrate the past season with good friends and club officials!

Bid farewell to members graduating from high school, and congratulate those who passed a gold test this year!

Share delicious food, drink, and views of the Hudson River!
Exhibition of SCNY Skaters: 11 AMFamily B-B-Q on Sunset Terrace: Noon
  • International and National skaters
  • Group numbers from our associated rinks:
    Sky Rink, Sport-O-Rama, Dix Hills, The Rinx, Trump-Wollman, Eisenhower Twin Rinks

Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Grilled Chicken, Salads and more!

Beer, Wine and Soft Drinks

Exhibition FREE for Members and their Guests

  • $20 for Adults and $15 for under 18 in advance by Tuesday, May 26th
  • $25 for Adults and $20 for under 18 at the door.
  • Children under age 4 free

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