Here’s what’s happening on the ice for the weekend of Sept. 5-7.
Learn-to-Skate classes starting
With smaller class sizes and rinks accepting new class enrollments, fall is the perfect time of year to learn to ice skate. Several Pittsburgh area rinks are kicking off their new learn-to-skate sessions this weekend.
Saturday classes, beginning September 6
- Blade Runners Warrendale - Basic skills levels from 12:30-1:00 p.m.
- Ice Castle - Basic skills levels (ages 6 and up) from 1:40-2:20 p.m.; Snowplow Sam Club (ages 3-5) from 2:30-3:00 p.m.
- Robert Morris University Island Sports Center - Stroking workshop, Figure Skating Development and Beta/Gamma/Delta levels from 11:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Tot/Pre-Alpha/Alpha levels at 12:30-1:00 p.m.
Sunday classes, beginning September 7
- Ice Connection of Pittsburgh - Tot 1-4/Pre-Alpha/Alpha/Beta levels as well as hockey skating 1-4 levels from 1:30-2:00 p.m.
- Blade Runners Harmarville - Basic skills levels from 2:00-2:30 p.m.
2014 Skate Cleveland
The annual Skate Cleveland competition will be held on Sept. 5-6 at the Serpentini Arena in Lakewood, Ohio with several competitors representing skating clubs throughout the Pittsburgh area. Among the skating clubs that will be represented are the Beaver County Figure Skating Club and the Pittsburgh Figure Skating Club. Skate Cleveland is hosted by the Winterhurst Figure Skating Club and sanctioned by U.S. Figure Skating.