A fantastic performance by all our skaters today, well done Everyone!!
A huge big thank you to all the coaches for preparing choreographies, running extra practices, for all the encouragement and, especially, for the example of hard work (and excellent work) that they offer to their junior skaters.
A special thanks to all the parents who baked, cooked, served hot drinks, lifted furniture, played music, presented, cleaned up… you really are amazing!
We wish you a very Happy Christmas and a fantastic 2020. We look forward to seeing you back… next week!
(Classes will run during the holidays excluding 24th, 25th and 26th December :-))
From all CFSA coaches and officials
We are really looking forward to our Christmas show this Saturday at 4.00pm in Little Island Sports Complex.
All skaters performing should be there before 2.00 pm for a final rehearsal (no need to wear your costumes). All spectators should come in later, after 3.15 please.
Please ensure that your skates are in order (check with Kelle if using club skates).
All skaters and coaches have been working really hard to prepare for the show. We hope that you enjoy every minute of it!
See you all there,
Just some clarifications about this Saturday’s test:
You can come to the hall from 2.00pm (unless you are already there for your normal class);
Level 1 test starts at 2.30 sharp, higher levels to follow. Full timetable is on display at the hall.
Please wear either a skating dress/skirt and top, black leggings with a top/jacket, or club uniform. No hoodies, loose jumpers or baggy pants. Long hair tied up.
Certificates will be handed out at the end of the test, at about 4.15.
Please note that criteria for passing any particular level are quite strict, so if you don’t pass a level it only means that you need more work, not that you are a bad skater. If you keep practising, you will be more than likely to pass it the next time!
Any questions, don’t hesitate to ask.
See you on Saturday!
All skaters are invited to take par in our Christmas Show on Saturday 14th December at 4.00pm in Little Island Sports Complex.
Please let your coach know if you will be available as we will soon start practicing for it.
Just a reminder that our next skating test will take place on Saturday 19th October at 2.00pm at the hall.
Please discuss with your coach what level you are going to attempt before registering.
Fees for test: €5.00 per level, to be paid at the time of registration: please bring payment in an envelope with your name and level being attempted and hand it to your coach.
Closing date for registration is Saturday 12th October.
The next skating test will take place on Saturday 19th October. Venue to be decided.
Please let me know ASAP if you need new boots and/or frames as I am sending an order in 10 days’ time.
Also, if you have old skates to sell, please feel free to use our noticeboard 🙂
Here’s the new timetable for this term. Please note the few changes from last year:
- Wednesday’s recreational classes have been changed to Tuesdays;
- Intermediate classes will take place on Tuesdays 6-8, Wednesdays 6-8, Thursdays 4-6 followed by ballet, and Saturdays 9-30-12.30 including athletics;
- Advanced classes will be on Wednesdays 4-6, Thursdays 5-8 including ballet. Mondays, Fridays and Sundays remain the same as last year;
- A new ballet class for beginners will start on Saturdays at 10.30.
All recreational classes will start with the new timetable from 1st September, while intermediate and advanced classes will switch to the new times from 9th September.
In order to remain in the competitive group, skaters have to pass the athletics test by the end of September.
There is also a minimum number of classes per week that all competitive skaters need to attend. These vary for each category.
Fees for recreational skaters will be payable per term, while for intermediate and advanced skaters they can be paid monthly.
Please do not forget to include €25 for membership and insurance in your first month/term fees.
Any questions, don’t hesitate to ask, either by email or text (086 8077616). If you want to call me, please do so after 2pm, any day of the week.
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Just a reminder that we are closed for one more week. Classes resume on 5th August as per normal summer timetable.
(Message for competitive classes only)
Training will continue as normal until 16th July and will subsequently resume on 5th August.
After the World Open there will be no training for competitive classes for two weeks. However, if any skater is interested in practice sessions during this time, it might be possible to accomodate them by previous arrangement, subject to availability of supervisors.
Fees for the month of July are 50% of normal monthly fees. Normal fees will apply in August.
For skaters paying per term, the summer term fees are 1/3 of the 5-month term ones (7 weeks versus 21).
Camp I (advanced): from 5th to 9th August (10.00-3.00)
Camp II (competitive intermediate): from 12th to 16th August (time to be confirmed)
Camp III (advanced): from 19th to 23rd August (10.00-3.00).