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 will hold its annual Holiday Party on December 14, 2013. The SKATE WITH US Holiday Party will be held from 11:30- 12:50pm in Rink #1. An open skate for all parents, siblings and family members will be held from 11:30- 12:50pm with light refreshments to be served. All current Skate With US skaters and their families are invited to attend. The Annual Jr. Board Holiday Party for ASC MEMBERS will follow the Skate With US party from 1- 2:20pm. Members of the Amherst Skating Club are welcome to come and skate and play games with the other skaters. Refreshments will be served in the Skybox.
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.
Enrollment for the Winter 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 SKATE WITH US HOMEPAGE. Hurry! Sign up fast as classes will close out!
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!
The Amherst Skating Club has announced it's test days for the 2013 season. ASC will hold testing on the following dates: March 7, 2013; May 9, 2013; August 24, 2013; and October 24, 2013. For more information on testing and to download the ASC Test Form please visit the TESTING HOMEPAGE.
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.
The Amherst Skating Club is now on TWITTER! Follow us at Skate_ASC. to stay up-to-date on events, competitions, and club news. We will be tweeting more and more as it becomes closer to the 2012 North Atlantic Regional Championships. Not on Twitter? Like our FACEBOOK page. We will be posting pictures from upcoming events there. Click Here to like us on Facebook.