Fall schedule is here….

Well the busy summer is over, school has started, and is things around the island are starting to settle down. The arrival of fall has the rink back to its usual self, with summer camps over and our user groups starting their busy yearly schedules. Youth hockey is under way, Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club has just started, and adult league hockey is starting this week.

Public skating is back on the weekends, both Saturday and Sunday at 3:30 so bring a friend and come in and have a skate.

Come in and say hello to the new rink manager, Erik Bruguiere. He along with the staff have been busy getting the facility ready for the busy fall and winter schedule. They look forward to seeing all of the old faces along with some new ones one the ice.

To see our schedule or to contact us
Call 508-693-5329 or visit us at http://www.mvarena.com.

Summer Camps Register Now!

The arena may have its doors closed while we tend to our annual maintenance but we are busy behind the scenes getting ready for our opening on July 13th.

We have many of our popular camps coming back for another year including; Laura Stamm Power Skating, Pro Ambitions Hockey Camp, Greg Carter Hockey Camp, Digit Murphy Girls Hockey Camp, and MV Hockey Camp w/ BC Coach Greg Brown & UConn Head Coach Mike Cavanaugh.

The arena will be offering our own programs as well. There will be ice for girls and boys hockey, adult league and more. Check out our schedule page on the website for dates and times at http://www.mvarena.com/schedules/, and email us with any questions.

For more information or to register check out these websites…

http://www.laurastamm.com

http://www.proambitions.com

http://www.gchockey.com

http://www.digitmurphyhockey.com/summer.html

Coming Soon…the 26th annual Ice Show!

The Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club is busily preparing for its 26th annual Ice Show! The show will be Saturday April 5 at 6pm and Sunday April 6 at 1pm, showcasing our tots, Learn to Skate, Bridge Program, freestyle skaters, Alumni and of course, our friend Snowplow Sam. Skaters are rehearsing each weekend and are excited to show all they’ve accomplished this season!

A few of the freestyle skaters will be in Rockland, MA on March 30 for the South Shore Open competition. This is the only competition of this season for some skaters – we wish them luck!

On March 28, eight of our skaters will participate in an official US Figure Skating test session with judges from the Boston area. For two skaters, this is their first test.

We would like to thank all of our volunteers, sponsors, skaters, their families, our coaches and the Arena staff for a wonderful season. We look forward to July!

For more information on the Ice Show, program offerings or summer skating, please contact Jane Taylor at http://www.janelizabeth.taylor@gmail.com or 508.685.7308.

Red Kennedy Tournament

We have lots of action with the Red Kennedy Tournament kicking off on Friday at 4:00pm, with four games that night, then another seven games on Saturday, and five more games on Sunday, ending with the championship game at 11:40am. Check the schedule on our website for all of the games to see who is playing and at what times.

Public skate will be going on in the middle of all the action at its regular time of 3:30 on both days. There will also be Pond Hockey for High school aged and up on Friday and Saturday starting at 8:10pm and on Sunday at 7:00pm.

There is lots to see and do over at the arena this weekend so come on in and catch a game or put on some skates and hit the ice. We are down to the last few weeks of our season so don’t miss out!

For more information visit our website at http://www.mvarena.com

Vacation!!! Lots of Chances to Lace Up!

Just because the kids don’t have to go to school this week doesn’t mean they need to stay in the house. There is no better way to get out and get a little bit of exercise and fun all at the same time. Get off that couch, put down those video game controllers and come to the arena and put on some skates! The same goes for you parents as well! We are offering a public skate every day of vacation week along with some open stick sessions! The times for these events vary a little bit so please check out the schedule on our website http://www.mvarena.com/schedules/ for more information or to contact us. Enjoy the break and enjoy the ice!

Boston Basic Skills Competition Champions and Las Vegas Night!

Three skaters from the Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club competed at the Skating Club of Boston’s Basic Skills competition on Saturday February 8. All three skaters won gold.

Ava BenDavid won Pre-Preliminary Showcase.
Molly Carroll won Pre-Preliminary Freestyle.
Elizabeth Smith won Preliminary Freestyle.

The skaters are coached by Jane Elizabeth Taylor and Beth O’Connor. Look for all the members of the Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club at their annual Ice Show April 5 & 6.

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(From left to right, Molly Carroll, Elizabeth Smith, and Ava BenDavid)

Then coming this Friday February 14 at the PA Club is our Las Vegas Night from 7:00-11:00pm. See flyer below.

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As always for more information or to contact us visit http://www.mvarena.com