May 05

WHSC Membership Forms for 2014-15 and New 20-Session Ice Package For Use Fri OR Sat!

Greetings!  The Windy Hill Skating Club’s season at the Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink in Greenwich, CT kicks off on Friday, September 19, 2014 and the last session will be Saturday, March 14, 2015. The Windy Hill Skating Club (WHSC) is a member of the US Figure Skating Association and offers Freestyle ice sessions on most Fridays and Saturdays. Home Club members: the membership renewal application must be returned by June 25, 2014, to ensure your continued USFS membership status.  There is a NEW 20-Session Ice Package which may be used Fridays OR Saturdays. See the attached form for pricing; the form should be completed and submitted with the membership application. Please note: we have revised the Ice Policy to make it more flexible to accommodate skaters practice schedules.

NEW HOME CLUB MEMBER BENEFITS!

In addition to registration with USFSA and Skating Magazine, Home Club members receive a special discounted rate for the 20-session Ice Package (see attached form) and preferred access to all WHSC sponsored Testing.

  • HOME CLUB MEMBERSHIPS: Skaters must be a WHSC Home or Associate member to skate on WHSC ice sessions. Please note, USFS membership year ends as of June 30th. Please complete the form included and return ASAP. If you are a Home Club member and you have allowed your membership to lapse, you will not be allowed to participate in TESTING OR WHSC ice sessions until all required paperwork/fees have been submitted. Note: if you are planning to test this summer, it is imperative that you renew your membership NOW in order for us to release a good standing letter for any tests AFTER July 1, 2014.
  • WHSC Test Sessions will take place in the Fall and early Spring. Dates will be posted as soon as confirmed.

NEW 20 SESSION ICE PACKAGES VALID ON EITHER FRIDAY OR SATURDAY NIGHT SESSIONS!

This year we have revised the Subscription Ice Policy and will offer a 20-Session package of two-hour discounted sessions, which may be used either Friday or Saturday.

  • Payment Form must be submitted with membership and no later than Sept. 1st, to guarantee availability.
  • WHSC Ice Usage Policy has changed! The first 30 minutes are no longer restricted to Moves only.
  • Walk-on rate remains $30 per hour or $45 per 90 minutes. Any 2 hour sessions will be charged at $30 per hour if not purchased in advance with the 20-Session Ice Package.

WHSC 2014-15 Membership and 20 Session Ice Package Forms

Please Mail All Membership Forms To

Carol Morris-Fox, P.O. Box 4540, Greenwich, CT, 06831; email cmflitig@aol.com

 

 

Apr 13

2014 NUTMEG STATE GAMES

2014 NUTMEG STATE GAMES 

Figure Skating Competition 

Hosted by the City of New Britain, Newington Arena  

and the Connecticut Skating Academy

  

The 2014 Nutmeg State Games Figure Skating Competition will be hosted by the Newington Arena and coordinated by the Connecticut Skating Academy at Newington.

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN THROUGH ENTRYEEZE. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE. 

 

The competition will be held on Saturday, July 12th (and Sunday, July 13th if needed). All Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal Winners will qualify for the 2015 State Games of America in Lincoln, Nebraska.

The Nutmeg State Games is the largest amateur multi sport Olympic-style sporting event in Connecticut. We are now celebrating our 26th Anniversary of uniting Connecticut’s residents in the common bond of amateur sport and Olympic spirit. Since the inception of the “Games” in 1989, more than 135,000 amateur athletes have participated in the “Games”.

Mar 12

Windy Hill Skating Club Skate Night ! Invite your family! Invite your friends!

Thursday, March 13, 2014

6:45 PM— 8:15 PM

$5.00 Per Person

BAKE SALE!  RAFFLE TICKETS!

For additional information contact Elizabeth at: edeblasi08@yahoo.com

WHSC Skate Night Poster

Feb 28

2014 GTC results

Congratulations to all the 2014 Greenwich Town Competition competitors.

Here are the  2014 GTC Results

Feb 19

GTC 2014 February 23 Warm up times and schedule for Freestyle and Basic Skills

Schedule for the 2014 Greenwich Town Competition being held Sunday, February 23 is listed below.

GTC 2014 Freestyle Competitors Schedule

GTC 2014 Basic Skills Competitors Schedule

Congratulations to all competitors.  Have a wonderful skate.

 

Feb 15

Happy Valentine’s Day! WHSC Friday Feb 14 we are open

The Windy Hill SC will hold its regular sessions on Fridays
(5:15-7:15PM) and Saturdays (4:15-6:15PM) through March 18th
(no ice March 3). Space is available for walk-on skaters.
Please complete the membership form available on the website
if you are not currently a Home or Associate member. Reduced
membership rates apply.

For all Greenwich Town Competition skaters there will be
practice ice offered by the Dorothy Hamill Rink on Monday,
February 17th at the following times:

Basic Skills Competitors 9:00-10:00AM
Free Style Competitors 1:45-3:15PM

All non-Greenwich Skating School Coaches must coach from the
players box and are not permitted on the ice.  There is no
charge for the use of the ice during these practice
sessions.

Chris Abbott, Pres. Windy Hill SC
120 Orchard St
Cos Cob, CT 06807
(203)485-0375 (phone and fax)
Mabbott1@optonline.net

Feb 01

2014 Greenwich Town Competition, Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 Competitors list

Congratulations to all skaters participating in the 2014 Greenwich Town Competition to be held Sunday, February 23 at the Dorothy Hamill Rink, Greenwich Connecticut.
Please review the competitors lists below to verify skaters are in the correct category.

2014 GTC Freestyle competitors list

2014 GTC Basic Skills Competitors list

The competition will begin with the Freestyle competitors at 9am.  The Basic Skills portion of the competition will follow.  A full competitors schedule will be posted a week before the competition.

Jan 14

2014 Greenwich Town Competition, Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 Competitors list as of January 14, 2014

Here is the list of competitors for the 2014 GTC as of January 14, 2014. 

First name Last name

Club

Event   1

Event   2

Event   3

MADELINE BESGEN

GSS

Basic   2 Prog

ANNIE CAREY

GSC

Freeskate   4 Prog

CAROLINE CAREY

GSC

Well   Bal PrePrelim

DANIELA CASTAGNA

GSS

Basic   7 elem

Basic   7 Prog

JACKIE CECIL

BFSC

Well   Bal NT

CAITLIN CHAN

SFSC

Well   Bal NT

MAYA CIRANOVSKY

BFSC

Test   Trac Hi Beg

ADARE CONDON

RFSC

Well   Bal PrePrelim

DRACY CONDON

RFSC

Well   Bal PrePrelim

TAYLOR D’ALISO

HVFSC

Test   Trac Hi Beg

TAYLOR DELCARMINE

STR

Freeskate   2 Prog

ANNABEL DEVAULT

SFSC

Test   Trac PreJuvie

ELLA DEVAULT

SFSC

Test Trac PrePrelim

PHOEBE DUNGCA

RFSC

Well   Bal NT

JULIA FREEDMAN

GSC

Well   Bal NT

CHLOE GERACE

SCSCT

Test   Trac Hi Beg

ROSA HAHN

RFSC

Well   Bal PrePrelim

JESSICA HAMBURG

YFSC

Well   Bal PrePrelim

LILY HIRSCH

RFSC

Test   Trac PrePrelim

LARA CATHERINE INANA

RFSC

Freeskate   4 Prog

ZOE KASSAPIDIS

SCSC

Test   Trac Beg

ELENA KIM

GSC

Well   Bal Prelim

COURTNEY KOLLAR

SFSC

Test   Trac Prelim

ANNA LIVITS

Basic   Snowplow Sam

ALEXA NEWHOUSE

BFSC

Well   Bal Prelim

JAHNAVI ORR

CP

Basic   3 Elem

AMANDA PARK

RFSC

Freeskate   6 Prog

CAROLINE PARK

RFSC

Well   Bal PrePrelim

ANASTASIA PEARSON

GSS

Basic   4 elem

CHLOE PENG

KFSC

Well   Bal Prelim

TIFFANY PENNELLA

RFSC

Well   Bal Juvie

EMILIA ROMAGNOLI

RFSC

Basic   6 Elem

Basic   6 Prog

YURIKA SAKAI

SFSC

Well   Bal NT

CAMRYN SCOTT

RFSC

Show   Case

NATASHA WITZ

LRFSC

Test   Trac Prelim

RYAN WITZ

RFSC

Well   Bal NT

Show   Case

 

Dec 03

Announcing the 2014 Greenwich Town Competition, Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

The 2014 Greenwich Town Competition will be held on Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 at the Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink, Sherman Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830.  This annual competition is sponsored by the Windy Hill Skating Club and the Town of Greenwich and is US Figure Skating Approved.

click here for the 2014 Town Competition Information Package and Application.

EVENTS

Snowplow Sam – Basic 8: elements events and program events

Free Skate 1 – 6: compulsory elements events and program events

Well-Balanced Free Skate events

Test Track Free Skate events

 

Entries must be postmarked no later than January 15th 2014.
Mail entries to: Town of Greenwich, Recreation Division, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830, Attn: Skating Competition
No entries will be accepted at Town Hall or rink.

Questions? Please contact Windy Hill Skating Club President, Christiane Abbott at mabbott1@optonline.net or (203)485-0375.

 

Nov 05

Tickets to the P&G Walmart Tribute to the American Legends on Ice on Sale Now!!!!!!

Tickets to the P&G Walmart Tribute to the American Legends on Ice at the Izod Center, East Rutherford, NJ on Wednesday December 11th at 7:30 pm are on sale now!

Olympic champions and figure skating legends will join American Idol winner Scotty McCreery for this once-in-a-lifetime skating spectacular. This show marks the only time in history that audiences will be able to see ten Olympic figure skating champions, seven Olympic figure skating silver medalists and numerous future stars of figure skating all gathered together for a one-night only performance.

Hosted by Olympic and two-time World champion Kristi Yamaguchi along with three-time U.S. champion Michael Weiss, the star-studded cast is scheduled to feature performances and special appearances by:

Olympic and World champion Evan Lysacek

Olympic champion and World bronze medalist Sarah Hughes

Olympic and World champion Tara Lipinski

Olympic and two-time World champion Brian Boitano

Olympic and four-time World champion Scott Hamilton

Olympic champion, Olympic silver medalist and five-time World champion, Carol Heiss Jenkins

Olympic champion, Olympic silver medalist and two-time World champion, Tenley Albright

Olympic and four-time World champion Hayes Jenkins

Two-time Olympic and five-time World champion Dick Button

Olympic silver medalists Tanith Belbin and Ben Agosto

Olympic silver medalist Sasha Cohen

Olympic silver and Olympic bronze medalist Nancy Kerrigan

Olympic silver medalist Paul Wylie

Olympic silver medalist and World Champion Rosalynn Sumners

Olympic silver medalists Kitty and Peter Carruthers

Olympic silver medalist and two-time World champion Linda Frattiane

The event will also showcase 2014 Sochi Winter Games hopefuls:

Two-time U.S. champion Ashley Wagner

U.S. champion Max Aaron

U.S. champions Marissa Castelli & Simon Shnapir

U.S. silver medalist Gracie Gold U.S. silver medalist Ross Miner

Two-time U.S. bronze medalist Agnes Zawadzki

If you are a U.S. Figure Skating member and have a ticket to the

P&G Walmart Tribute to the American Legends on Ice you are invited to attend the Q & A session with skaters from the show at 3 p.m. on the day of the performance. You will need a current USFS membership card to attend this pre-show event.

I hope to see you at SkateFest!

Karen Cohen-Prosnitz

Skating School Director

KarenC@icevault.com

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