Bay State Skater in television commercial

This commercial has been airing during the World Cup races. Pause the video around 0:37…

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Skinsuit Order

Jen will be placing a skinsuit order soon. If you’d like to be put you on the list, please see Jen at practice or email the club. This is the link to the size chart: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yjjFoDIrRF3wi2nrplyGgKgONyvaA15iFa2zBO8V3ao/edit?usp=drivesdk

Skins can be made semi-custom by using chest measurement for size and shortening or lengthening the leg measurement. They will be made without stirrups unless you ask for them.

The gray, one piece cut resistant suits are no longer available from Pyroapparel, our skinsuit vendor. Since they aren’t custom, you can purchase a different style from Special Equipment, Pyroapparel, Cascade or another vendor on your own.

We have a few skins of various sizes in the swap, mostly the old style. You just borrow until you’re done with the suit then give it back.

Registration open for Ellis Edge Camp

Registration is now open for the Ellis Edge camp hosted by Bay State Speedskating. The camp will be over Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29 (Sat -Mon). The camp is coached by the world-renowned Sue Ellis, former US National and 2002 Olympic team coach. Sue will be assisted this year by Hongyang Wang, former member of the Chinese National Team and current head coach of the ASE Short Track program in Milwaukee.

It will have 8 hours of on ice instruction as well as lots of off-ice work. This camp is appropriate for all levels, ages 8 and older, with the ability to do cross-overs.

https://www.safepayevents.com/Home.aspx?ID=125203240

Spring Jam 2017!

Registration is now open for Bay State Speedskating’s annual club race, the Spring Jam! This year it’s Saturday April 1, 5-8pm at Rodman Arena, 2130 Providence Hwy (Rt 1 North), Walpole, MA.

Cost is one of these, per skater:
– a stamp on Walpole Winter card plus $10
– a stamp on Intro or New Member card plus $10
– $30 (for non-Walpole skaters or people that have already filled their card)

Pizza afterwards is included for racers and full-time volunteers. All others is $5/person.

Bringing a dessert or appetizer to share will be greatly appreciated!

We desperately need volunteers to help run this meet: judges, timers, block chasers, water bucket filler, heat box, rink exit door. Please consider helping!

https://goo.gl/forms/QHrd0oZQDyi4k0C73

Contact Todd, todd.zaorski@gmail.com, with questions.

Ice time for the remainder of 2016

Just a reminder, we do not have any more regularly scheduled practices for 2016. There is no ice in Walpole on Sat Dec 24, Thurs Dec 29 or Sat Dec 31. There is no ice in Bedford on Sun Dec 25 or Sun Jan 1.

But, don’t fret! The Bay State elves have been busy. The club has arranged for extra ice, outside of our normal schedule. See details below. These are separately purchased ice slots, so we won’t be taking cards.

Friday Dec 30, 12:00-2:00pm, Walpole
Cost per skater is $20

Saturday Dec 31, 8:00-9:30am, Bedford
Cost per skater is $30

Volunteers needed for the meet

We are still in need of volunteers for our meet on Sat Nov 19. It takes the whole club pitching in to make a successful meet. If any parents or siblings are available, please consider volunteering. Contact Jen or Todd, email us at baystate.speedskating@gmail.com