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Are YOU a GET UP Champion ?



 
We all fall. It's how we Get Up® that matters.
 
Getting up is something you do in the rink and out in the world. Every time you go to practice. Every time you fight for something you believe in. Every time you stumble and find your balance you are reminded that life is slippery.
But you Get Up®.


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Spring 2018 Learn To Skate Registration


SPRING 2018
LEARN TO SKATE REGISTRATION
Tuesday and Thursday 6:15pm to 7:05pm
Saturday 10:15am to 11:05am

Saturday 11:15am to 12:05pm
(Basic 1&2; Snowplow Sam 1&2  ONLY)

Classes start Tuesday March 20th
Don't Get Left Out !!  Register TODAY !!

PLEASE NOTE: We expect heavier than normal registrations for Spring 2018
Classes will fill quickly!
 

Registration and payment for Spring 2018 Learn to Skate is now available on-line at  annarborfsc.org

You may also register for Therapeutic Skating, Shooting Stars and Advanced Adult LTS & Tuesday Tots.



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Adults Skate Too Exhibition


ADULTS SKATE TOO EXHIBITION

Adult skating has grown tremendously here at the Ann Arbor Figure Skating Club. We'd like to celebrate those who have found their passion for skating later in life with a performance exhibition. All are welcome to participate and enjoy the show!
Sunday, March 4th, 2018
1:15pm- 3:05pm
The AAFSC Masters Hockettes- Adult Synchronized Skating Team will be opening the exhibition.
Adult Skaters of all levels 
are invited to participate! 

Spread the word & share with others!

See attached registration form for more information.



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Congratulations to our Special Olympics medalists!!


 
CONGRATULATIONS!!
Another successful Special Olympics Winter Games in the books!

We're excited to announce that we came home with 9 gold medals, 2 silver medals, 1 bronze medal, 2 proud coaches, and countless memories. 

"Every year, I'm amazed and humbled by all of the athletes!", says Learn to Skate Director and Coach Mary Johanson.

Special Olympics State Winter Games
Traverse City, MI 
January 30th- February 2nd, 2018
 




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We're so proud of our Hockettes Synchronized Skating Teams!!


   


Congratulations!!
Our Hockettes Synchronized Skating Teams have been very busy!!
We'd like to take a moment to recognize their successes so far this competition season.



Junior Hockettes
Winterfest 2018- 5th Place





Novice Hockettes
Winterfest 2018- 6th Place





Intermediate Hockettes
Fraser Mid-America Synchronized Skating- 2nd Place





Juvenile Hockettes
Fraser Mid-America Synchronized Skating- 2nd Place







Open Juvenile Hockettes
Fraser Mid-America Synchronized Skating- 7th Place







Preliminary Hockettes
Fraser Mid-America Synchronized Skating- 1st Place





Synchro Skills 2
Fraser Mid-America Synchronized Skating- 3rd Place




Synchro Skills 1
Fraser Mid-America Synchronized Skating- 5th Place





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Wow! Our Hockettes Synchro Teams really know how to WOW a crowd!





What a spectacular example of showmanship and talent! Our Hockettes Synchronized Skating Teams skated wonderfully at the 2018 Midwestern & Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships this past weekend.

Preliminary- 2nd Place
Open Juvenile- 7th Place
Juvenile- 7th Place
Intermediate- 13th Place
Novice- 4th Place


We're PROUD to announce that we will have THREE teams representing the AAFSC at the 2018 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships in Portland, Oregon February 22nd-24th

Congratulations:

Junior
Novice
Masters

Hockettes Synchronized Skating Teams!!




Our Junior Hockettes Team recently represented the United States and earned the Bronze Medal at the Neuchâtel Trophy in Switzerland. How incredible! We love our AAFSC Synchro Family!










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Adult LTS Exhibition Clinic


 Calling ALL Adult Skaters!!
This clinic is designed for the beginner to intermediate Adult Skater who is interested in performing for the first time.

The AAFSC is hosting an "Adults Skate Too" Exhibition as an opportunity for adults to skate in front of an audience without competing. This is a great opportunity for Learn to Skate Adults!

Work directly with a coach on the creation of a program with or without music and follow your adult figure skating dreams.

Sundays 11:15am- 12:05pm on ice
 February 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th

Cost = $100

Register in AAFSC office before first class

Includes four sessions and
 registration fee for one event in the  
Adults Skate Too Exhibition on

Sunday, March 4th 1:15-3:05pm

Coach: Jason Deveikis




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Be sure to watch AAFSC Member Evan Bates compete in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games


Congratulations, Evan Bates!
Evan Bates has earned a place on the  
U.S. Olympic Team and has been elected 
Team Captain of the 2018 U.S. Olympic Figure Skating Team
Be sure to watch the ice dance couple compete in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games!


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HOCKETTE NEWS - Junior Team


 
Ann Arbor Figure Skating Club's 
Hockettes Junior Team

For winning the bronze medal at the 2018 Tissot Neuchatal Trophy in Neuchatal, Switzerland this past weekend scoring 114.94 points. They beat teams from Switzerland, Italy and Austria with only two teams from Finland finishing ahead. This is the Hockettes first international medal since the 2011 Spring Cup in Italy.

                                                



BOD Meeting Minutes


                           
                   MINUTES - AAFSC  BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

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We want to take a moment to let you know how thankful we are for all our club members. 
We're very proud of all our skaters and their commitment to the sport. 

Evan Bates & Madison Chock

Congratulations 
on qualifying for the 2017-2018 Grand Prix Finals.

This series includes six competitions located in Canada, China, France, Japan, Russia, and the United States.

Best of Luck!

The Grand Prix Final is scheduled for December 7-9th in Nagoya, Japan.
Max Ryan & Anna Nicklas

2018 Midwestern Sectional Figure Skating Championships

November 14-18th, 2017
Bloomington, Minnesota

Novice Pattern Dance-5th place 
Novice Free Dance- 6th place
Novice Final- 5th place

Daniel Eaton & Alexandra Aldridge

2018 Midwestern Sectional Figure Skating Championships

November 14-18th, 2017

Senior Short Dance- 1st place
Senior Free Dance- 2nd place
Overall- 1st place


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This year we had 35 AAFSC skaters compete in the Michigan Basic Skills Series! Several of our skaters earned medals for their hard work and commitment to the Series. 

With all of their determination and performance skills, we were able to WIN the Series with 1,287 points!! With over 60 participating clubs, we stand at the top; proud and excited for more to come!

We're happy to share the final standings for this year's 
Michigan Basic Skills Series.
Alexander Meints


High Beginner Compulsory Moves Champion

High Beginner Freestyle Champion
Avery Hoeft


Basic 6 Compulsory Moves Champion

Basic 6 Freestyle Champion
Elise Meints

Basic 6 Compulsory Moves Silver Medalist

Basic 6 Freestyle Silver Medalist
Hannah Kang

Basic 6 Compulsory Moves Bronze Medalist

Basic 6 Freestyle Bronze Medalist
Caroline Fox

Basic 3 Compulsory Moves Champion

Basic 3 Freestyle Silver Medalist
Congratulations to ALL of our MI Basic Skills skaters!
Many are unpictured and should be very proud of their achievements this year!




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