The Skating Club of Boston
The Skating Club of Boston is a community of families, athletes and professionals united by their love of skating and a commitment to excellence in all facets of the sport. The Club has close to 700 active members, operates programs in several Boston area locations, and offers and a diverse offering of programs including a high-performance training program, several synchronized skating teams, a growing Theatre On Ice program and a junior activities leadership group for teens. The Club’s Skating Academy operates learn-to-skate classes in multiple locations, and its annual carnival Ice Chips is the longest running ice show in the world. Club skaters regularly top the podium at local, national and international competitions. The Club also manages the Boston Common Frog Pond in a year-round public/private partnership with the Boston Parks Department. Most recently, the Club is moving forward with plans for a new state-of-the-art, three-rink facility a short distance from its current home on Soldiers Field Road in Brighton, Mass.
U.S. Figure Skating –
U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States as recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the International Skating Union. U.S. Figure Skating is comprised of more than 700 member clubs, collegiate clubs, and school-affiliated clubs and more than 1,000 registered Basic Skills skating schools representing approximately 173,000 members. U.S. Figure Skating is charged with the development of the sport on all levels within the United States including athletes, officials, sanctioning of events and exhibitions, and establishing the rules and guidelines by which the sport is governed.