The Amherst Skating Club is a United States Figure Skating (USFS) club with 120 amateur skaters, both young and adult, and 215 non-skating adult members including parents, coaches and judges. Our home ice is the Northtown Center at Amherst; a four-rink facility located on Amherst Manor Drive in Amherst, New York, a suburb of Buffalo. We are a 501(c)(3) Not For Profit Corporation dedicated to promoting excellence in all aspects of figure skating. For more information please click on About Our Club.
The Amherst Skating Club has scheduled 2 test days for the Spring and Summer. The Spring Test Day will be June 5th. The Summer Test Day will be August 23rd. Applications and more information can be found on the TESTING HOMEPAGE
The Amherst Skating Club is pleased to announce that it will be holding a Summer Skate Camp at North Buffalo Ice Rink (Tacoma) July 28- August 1, 2014. This week long seminar and camp will feature WORLD AND OLYMPIC COACH RICHARD CALLAGHAN and WORLD AND NATIONAL CHAMPION TODD ELDRIDGE! For more information, and to download the Skate Camp application, please visit the SEMINARS AND CAMPS HOMEPAGE
Please note that there have been some sessions changes for the week of March 31- April 5, 2014 due to a hockey tournament. To access the ice changes, please CLICK HERE. Please also refer to the ICE SCHEDULE HOMEPAGE for more information. We are sorry for any confusion this may have caused. If your session is one of the sessions cancelled, a credit has been issued to your account. PLEASE NOTE: these ice changes only effect CLUB skaters, Learn to Skate classes are NOT changed or cancelled!
Spring Gap Ice for club skaters will take place April 15-17, 2014.The Gap Ice form is now available online. Please visit the ICE SCHEDULE HOMEPAGE to download the form. Gap Ice purchases must be made by March 30, 2014.
Enrollment for the Spring 2014 Skate With US (Learn-to-Skate) program is now online. To view the Skate With US application, or sign up through our online application, please visit the LEARN TO SKATE HOMEPAGE. Hurry! Sign up fast as classes will close out!
The Amherst Skating Club's Spring 2014 Ice Contract is now available online. To download/ print the ice contract please visit the ICE SCHEDULE HOMEPAGE or CLICK HERE. Registration for Spring Ice is as scheduled: Residents- March 24th from 4-7pm; Non-Residents- March 26th from 4-7pm. Registration must be done IN PERSON!
The Amherst Skating Club will be holding it's 7TH ANNUAL "IN HOUSE" BASIC SKILLS COMPETITION on March 29, 2014 from 11:30- 3:20pm. All skaters, from Beginner to Prelim, Snowplow Sam to Basic 8, Shining Stars are Hockey are welcome to participate in this event! This is a great way for your skater to show off all the hard work and skills they have achieved this season! Applications and more information on the competition are available on our SKATE WITH US HOMEPAGE. Applications are due on March 8, 2014.
The Amherst Skating Club would like to congratulate Angeline Turczyn (Amherst SC) and Cole Yoleman (Ithaca FSA) for qualifying and competeting at the 2014 US National Championships. Cole and Angeline qualified for Nationals in the Juvenile Dance category by placing 4th at the 2014 US Eastern Sectional Championships. Cole and Angeline finished 6th overall in Juvenile Dance at US National Championships held in Boston January 5-12, 2014. ASC is so proud of the both of you!
The Amherst Skating Club Jr. Board is holding a Skate With US raffle fundraiser. Raffle tickets will be for sale through the ASC office and at every Skate With US session until December 13, 2013. 2 winners will announced- each wil win ONE FREE WINTER SKATE WITH US REGISTRATION (a $165 value)!! Tickets are 2 for $1 or 12 for $5. The Jr. Board is also selling Anderson's coupon books! Funds raised will go toward the Amherst Skating Club Holiday Party and Banquet! Anderson's books are $4 and can be purchased during any Skate With US session. For more information, please visit the JUNIOR BOARD HOMEPAGE.
The Amherst Skating Club has released its Fall/ Winter 2013- 2014 Ice Contract. To view the ice contract, please CLICK HERE. For more information and to view Resident and Non-Resident registration times, please visit the ICE SCHEDULES HOMEPAGE. Please note: In order to purchase ice time with the Amherst Skating Club every skater must have a CURRENT USFS membership form on file.
The 2013- 2014 ASC Membership Packet is now available. To download/ print the Membership Packet please visit the MEMBERSHIP HOMEPAGE! Memberships must be renewed on or before June 3, 2013. Skaters will not be able to purchase of summer ice if they do not have a current membership.
The Amherst Skating Club Skate With US program was featured in the "Rinkside" section of this month's (April 2013) US Figure Skating "Skating" Magazine! The article and picture features skaters in our Shining Stars program with their "SnowPlow Sam Coloring Contest" entries, which is held annually for National Skating Month. The magazine is distributed nationally to all USFS members! Flip to page 40 and see our skaters or click on the link to see the aritcle on our KUDOS PAGE!
ASC would like to wish a special congratulations to our skaters who have qualified for the 2013 Eastern Sectional Championships, November 9-13, 2012 in Massachusetts. Good Luck to Jordan Bauth (Senior Ladies), Paige Conners (Intermediate Ladies), Trevor Bergqvist (Junior Men), Volodymyr Patsukevych (Intermediate Men), Angeline Turczyn (Juvenile Dance), and Brook Sinatra (Alternate- Junior Ladies). Good Luck competing this week! ASC is proud of you! For more information on the 2013 Eastern Sectional Championships CLICK HERE.
Congratulations to Trevor Bergvist and Jordan Bauth who competed at the 2012 Eastern Sectional Championships in Jamestown, NY. Both skaters came in 5th place in their respective divisions. Both are alternates to the 2012 US National Championships. Congratulations also goes out to Paige Conners and Volodymyr Patsukevych who competed at the 2012 Jr. National Championships in East Lansing, MI Dec. 10-14th. A special congratulations goes out to Jordan Bauth who was named to the Junior Olympic Team last month. Jordan will compete on behalf of the United States at the 2012 Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria this January. Good Luck Jordan! To see more Kudos and to read about our skaters' accomplishments please go to Kudos Homepage.
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