Month: March 2024

BFSC Spring 2024 (May 13th to June 26th)

Spring programming will run from May 13-June 26. All skating will take place at South Courtice Arena on Pad B.  Please note, there is no skating on May 16, May 20th or June 27. 

Starskaters must meet the requirements to skate on their session. Please read the NEW SPRING requirements for Starskate below. As always, please communicate with your skater’s coach to determine levels if you are unsure.

Online registration opens March 24 @ 8am by visiting: https://bfsc.uplifterinc.com/registration/

Mondays – 6 Sessions
(May 13, May 27, June 3, 10, 17 & 24)
*No skating May 20.
Wednesdays – 7 Sessions
(May 15, May 22, May 29, June 5, 12, 19 &  26)
Thursdays – 5 Sessions
(May 23, May 30, June 6, 13, 20)
*No skating May 16 and June 27.
5:30-6:20 CANSKATE5:30-6:20 CANSKATE
SESSION #1
5:30-6:20 STARSKATE
SENIOR
6:30-7:20 STARSKATE
JUNIOR/INTERMEDIATE A
6:30-7:20 CANSKATE
SESSION #2
6:30-7:20 STARSKATE
JUNIOR
7:30-8:20 STARSKATE
INTERMEDIATE B/SENIOR
7:30-8:20 STARSKATE
INTERMEDIATE B/SENIOR
7:30-8:20 STARSKATE
INTERMEDIATE A & B

**NEW** SPRING STARSKATE REQUIREMENTS 

  • Junior – MUST have Passed Stage 4 and have been invited
  • Intermediate A–All three Star 1 Assessments – Freeskate Elements, Dance Elements and Skills and have a private coach
  • Intermediate B – All Star 2 tests PLUS 2 of the following: Star 3 Skills, Star 3 Dance (Baby Blues and Star 3 Dance Elements) and or Star 3 Freeskate (Elements & Program) and have a private coach
  • Senior – All Star 3 tests, plus two Star 4 tests & must have a private coach

CANSKATE 

  • 50 min program for those 3 years of age and up
  • A learn to skate program for skaters that have some experiences or NO prior skating experience 
  • A dynamic program that focuses on fun and basic skill development
  • Skaters of different skill levels and ages may skate on the same Canskate session

BFSC Spring Pricing

Canskate:

Mondays (6 sessions) – Current skaters: $138 (Program Fee only)  New skaters: $197 ($138 Program Fee + $59 Skate Canada Fee)
Wednesdays (7 sessions) – Current skaters: $161 (Program Fee only)  New skaters: $220 ($161 Program Fee +$59 Skate Canada Fee)

Starskate:

Mondays: $138 (6 sessions)
Wednesdays: $161 (7 sessions)
Thursdays: $115 (5 sessions)

Posted by Jeff in Activities, Canskate, CanSkate, Information, Learn to Skate, News, Skating Programs, STARSkate

Bowmanville FSC End of Year Ice Show “Carnival” Information

2024 BFSC Carnival Poster

Show Date: Saturday May 4, 2024

Times: 1:00 and 6:00 pm

Location: Garnet B Rickard Arena

Expect a magical day, that is a heartwarming culmination of everyone’s efforts and celebration of hard work this year! Skaters will perform in small and large groups, some older skaters will solo performances. This is open to every skater at BFSC, and we hope everyone will participate in this memorable event!

Details:

Registration – there is no additional cost for CanSkate, PreCanSkate and Skating for Hockey & Ringette members, however we need everyone to complete a registration form by Friday March 15, 2024, even if you are unable to participate, which can be found by clicking here.

Registration (StarSkate Only) – cost for StarSkaters to participate is $30, this was available to add to Winter registration, which many did. For those who have not yet done so, please pay for participation by using the following link: Carnival Payment. We need everyone to complete a registration form by Friday March 15, 2024, even if you are unable to participate, which can be found by clicking here.

Volunteers – BFSC will require group chaperones and other various volunteers to make this show successful! If you are willing to volunteer, please be sure to indicate on the registration form! We will contact those interested with more information.

Costumes and Props – BFSC will provide skaters with costumes and props, families may need to have their own pants/tops to wear under the costumes. Details will be provided, and every effort will be made to keep it simple for families! BFSC will need clothing size, height, and weight to assign costumes correctly, this information is requested on the registration form.

Important Dates:

Practices – Wednesday April 17 – 30, 2024

2 practices each, during regular skating times – regular practices will continue for those who cannot participate
Dress Rehearsal – Thursday May 2, 2024

5:30 – 8:00 pm, run through of entire show with costumes
pictures with photographer

Technical Rehearsal – Wednesday May 1, 2024

5:30 – 7:30 pm, dry run of entire show
Show Day – Saturday May 4, 2024

1:00 & 6:00 pm

More information will be provided later, if you have any questions or concerns, please email Caroline Smitton, Carnival Director, at carnival@bfsc.net

Posted by Jeff in Activities, Canskate, CanSkate, Information, Learn to Skate, News, Rising Stars/CanPower, Skating Programs, Special Events, STARSkate