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What a week at Coventry Open!!! From 11 competitors, Team EK came away with a total of 10 trophies, a British qualifying score and a junior test pass – not bad for a few days work!!! Well done to everyone and we’ll get pics posted as soon as possible.

27th June 2016

A huge congratulation to Silvanna who became a ‘nanna’ yesterday after her daughter Lisa gave birth to a baby girl!

26th June 2016

Good luck to the Team EK Skaters who are competing at Coventry this week. Enjoy and skate well! Results can be found on the following link Coventry Open 2016 Results

24th June 2016

For those who have signed up for the Kelly Buddery camp, the entry form has been emailed. Please ensure these are returned by 1st July in order to confirm your place.

21st June 2016

Well done to those who competed at Deeside! A special mention to Lia Wilson who gained 1st place in Beginners age 8, Keira Haazen who claimed 3rd place in the same competition and Cara Paton who won 3rd place in beginners age 10. Pictures will follow soon!

17th June 2016

Good luck to those competing at Deeside over the weekend!

25th May 2016

East Kilbride’s Got Talent! 17th September, East Kilbride Arts Centre! This will be epic! Tickets available soon!!!

24th May 2016

Further to our AGM at the weekend, we have some changes in our committee. Laura and Simon both step down after having served a full term of 5 years. EKIFSC would like to take this opportunity to say a massive thanks for all their hardwork over the years. We also now welcome to our committee Oksana Mavrodii and Peter Haazen.

21st May 2016
Remember our AGM this Sunday in the Galleon Centre!

6th May 2016
Well done to those who claimed podium places at the recent Murrayfield Open – Lia Wilson, Isla McLeod, Kiera Haazen, Hannah Tunnicliffe, Taylor McLeod and Christie Shannon. Full details can be seen on our results page.

28th April 2016
Our AGM will be held on the 22nd May in the Bar upstairs in the Galleon centre. We look forward to seeing you all there.

24th April 2016
Well done to Christie Anne who competed in the Bracknell open last week. This was Christie’s first time competing in the Advanced Novice Category and as always done us all proud!

18th April 2016
Thanks to all our crazy parents who came along to our race night! I hope there weren’t too many sore heads the next day! We managed to raise £912 for club funds and we’ll be arranging activities for everyone in the coming months. Thanks again for your continued support.

11th April 2016

A massive well done to all the Team EK skaters who took part in the Blackpool Open! A special mention to Olivia Murray and Kiera Tunnicliffe who competed for the very first time, and also to Chloe Kidson who gained her 1st podium place. Pictures will be posted in the competition page shortly.

21st March 2016
A brilliant time had by all who attended the easter party. Thanks to everyone who helped!

18th March 2016
Remember our Easter party is tomorrow – in the plaza tower – 1pm – 3pm!

17th March 2016
Well done to Rebecca Geddes who competed in the Skate Southern Competition in Lee Valley. Rebecca finished in 8th place in the Basic Novice A under 12 Category

13th March 2016
More international action over the weekend, with Cara McCabe competing in the Coupe du Printemps in Luxembourg. Cara finished in 7th place in the Basic Novice A category – Well Done Cara!

9th March 2016
Well done to Holly Freeman who has completed her second International Competition in Innsbruck. Competing in the Basic Novice A Category, Holly finished in 8th place with a new PB – a brilliant achievement!

7th March 2016
A huge well done to all the Team EK skaters who competed at the recent Magnum Open. A great result for the club, with a total of 8 trophies and loads of PB’s!! Keep up the hard work everyone!! Details of winners can be found on our results page.

3rd March 2016
Entry Forms are now available for the Murrayfield Open. The Open runs from 29th April – 2nd May and the closing date is 4th April and entry forms are available on the Murrayfield Website below –

Murrayfield Ice Skating Club Website

3rd March 2016
The Magnum Open kicks off today, and runs through until Sunday. We wish all the Team EK skaters the very best of luck – skate well and enjoy!! We’ll update as the weekend goes on but results can be found on the link below –

Magnum Open 2016 Draw/Results

2nd March 2016
Today sees Christie and Taylor head out to Hungary to compete in the Sportland Trophy. The girls take to the ice on Friday and as always we wish them all the luck in the world. Good luck girls and enjoy!

1st March 2016
Our very own British Champion Christie Shannon was featured on BBC 1’s Reporting Scotland today! See the full article and segment on the link below – Well done Christie (and Shona!)

http://m.bbc.co.uk/sport/get-inspired/35589200

 

29th February 2016
Well done to our non-competitors who competed in our little Spin Spiral competition at the weekend!! Everyone had a fantastic time and really showed of their skills at the Starpad! A special mention to our 1st place winners Amber Brolly, Nicole Brolly and Kiera Tunnicliffe! A huge thank you to our judges Olivia, Alanna and Rachel! For more pictures, have a look at our gallery.

 

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26th February 2016
A huge well done to Abigail Stewart who has just returned from her 1st International Competition in Vienna. Abigail competed in the Basic Novice A Category at the Hellmut Seibt Memorial Competition and finished 15th with a score of 26.61. A fabulous performance!

Well Done Abigail!!

Abs & Silv

 
 

5th November 2015

Volvo Cup Update!
So day 1 of the Volvo cup saw Jamie take to the ice for his short program.  Jamie finished in 5th place with a score of 53.50.  He’ll take to the ice again on Friday evening (5.55pm UK time) for the free program.  There’s a live link to the competition here – http://www.istream.ee/tv/

Rink Closure
Please note that everyone was sent an email today (Thursday), regarding patch ice at Braehead.  Can you all ensure you read and reply.  If you haven’t had an email, please contact me as soon as possible.

4th November 2015
Well done to Alanna who placed first in the Level 5 Ladies 12 and over category at the Basingstoke Open!

It’s an exciting time this week for Jamie, Christie and Holly who are off to compete in the Volvo Cup in Latvia.  Holly is excited to be competing in her very first International and is looking forward to the experience.  Christie is hoping to emulate her success at the Challenge Cup back in February in her 2nd International allocation.  Jamie is a seasoned pro and having just competed at the Coupe de Nice in France, he’s ready for the challenge.  We wish the three of them all the luck in the world and will keep you posted on how they are doing throughout the competition.

Jamie, Christie, Holly

3rd November 2015
Well done to Lia Wilson who claimed 1st place in the Beginner Ladies category at the Basingstoke open yesterday.  This was a massive achievement for 6 year old Lia who competed for the first time in an open age category and also gained a new personal best score of 15.21!  Also well done to Cara McCabe who gained 3rd place in the Level 7 Ladies 12 & under category!

Good luck to Rachel and Alanna who skate later in the week.

1st November 2015
A massive good luck to Lia Wilson, Cara McCabe, Alanna Church and Rachel Hamilton who are off to compete at the Basingstoke Open next week. Good Luck girls!!

Raffle Winners
Congratulations to the following who picked up prizes in the club raffle –

1st place – Lucia Di Mascio who wins the £100 dress voucher
2nd place – Jessica Smith who wins the Champagne & Glasses
3rd place – Bryce Buchanan who wins the Di Maggio lunch voucher

Also, well done to Lorraine Ritchie who picked up the hamper which the international girls were raffling off.

Finally, Anne Buchanan picked up the prize for the Committee Quiz with a total of 10 correct answers!  All correct answers will be posted later in the week!

Thanks to everyone who bought raffles, teas and quizzes for your continued support – it is massively appreciated!

25th October 2015
A massive well done the the Team EK skaters who passed tests today. Passes all round and a bit of fun for the last test session at East Kilbride. Special mention to Holly Freeman who passed her level 10 field moves.  Also thank you to Lorna McLeod for being our test organiser!

Full test results are as follows –

Holly Freeman – Level 9 & 10 Field Moves
Rachel McLaughlan – Level 9 Field Moves
Cara McCabe – Level 9 Field Moves
Christie Shannon – Level 9 Field Moves
Taylor McLeod – Level 9 Field Moves
Caitlin Mitchell – Level 8 Field Moves
Rebecca Geddes – Level 8 Field Moves
Bryce Buchanan – Level 7 Field Moves
Cara Paton – Level 3 Field Moves
Heather Robertson – Level 3 Field Moves
Keira Haazen – Level 2 Field Moves
Lucy Paton – Level 1 Field Moves

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19th October 2015
Coupe De Nice
Well done to Jamie Wright who was competing at the Coupe de Nice in France over the weekend.  Jamie finished overall 17th with a total score of 146.94. Well done Jamie!!

Basingstoke Open
The entries and timetable are now available for the Basingstoke open and can be found below –

http://www.johnds.org/Bas_15

17th October 2015
Don’t forget to pick up your ‘Great Committee Quiz’ which will be onsale at the rink over the next few weekends!  Match our committee members to their special talents and you could win the prize!!  £1 an entry and all monies will go to the save our clubs fund!

10th October 2015
Well done to all those who passed tests today – a great test session and fab results!

Abigail Stewart passed her Level 6 Field Moves which enables her to move to Level 6 after gaining the competitive test pass recently
Sarah Tunnicliffe – Level 5 Field Moves
Lia Wilson – Level 2 Field Moves
Lia McLaughlin – Level 2 Field Moves
Ellie Powell – Level 1 Field Moves
Rachel McDonald – Level 1 Field Moves
Kirsty McDonach – Level 1 Field Moves

1st October 2015
Well done to Olivia Murray who is our skater of the month for October!!

30th September 2015
Well done to Cara McCabe, Christie Shannon, Holly Freeman and Taylor McLeod who have all been invited to represent Great Britain Internationally.  Holly and Christie will head to the Volvo Cup in Riga at the beginning of November with Cara and Taylor of to the 57th Grand Prix in Bratislava at the end of December.  Well done Girls!

22nd September 2015
We now have 7 skaters who have qualified for the British Championships in Sheffield in December.  These are – Jamie Wright, Christie Shannon, Cara McCabe, Taylor McLeod, Abigail Stewart, Holly Freeman and Rebecca Geddes.  Look out for our skaters profiles coming up over the next few weeks.

British Girls

21st September 2015

Well done to Abigail Stewart and Rachel Hamilton who both competed at the Skate Southern International this week.  Abigail finished in the

June 2015

Both East Kilbride & Olympia Ice Figure Skating Clubs have joined forces and will be fundraising in various ways over the coming months, we have started with selling hot drinks and sweet treats at the side of the rink for £1 and will continue to do this during weekend patch sessions, our first weekend we raised £557 which included a tombola stand – thank you so much to everyone who took part.

http://www.gofundme.com/saveourclub

13th June 2015

Huge well done to all members, parents and friends who took part in the Scottish Assault Course, what an amazing day with plenty of team spirit, mud and laughs – an excellent way to raise club fund! thanks again everyone

 

20th March 2015

Memberships are due for renewal on 1st April, forms have been emailed to all members today.

16th March 2015
Good luck to Taylor, Rebecca and Cara who are off to compete at Skate Southern this week!

15th March 2015
Congratulations to Hannah Tunnicliffe and Jessica Fowlie who are our March Skaters of the month for gaining their very first podium finishes at the recent Magnum Open.  Keep up the hard work girls!

10th March 2015
A huge well done to our skaters who competed at the recent Magnum Open.  Lots of PB scores and great results all round.

20th February 2015
Good luck to Jamie Wright and Christie-Anne Shannon who are travelling to the Netherlands to compete in the Challenge Cup representing Great Britain.  Both skaters are honoured to have been invited to represent their country and are looking forward to competing on the International stage.

Christie & Jamie

 

9th February 2015
Well done to everyone who sat tests on Saturday – passes all round!

Caitlin Mitchell – Level 6 Free
Abigail Stewart – Level 3 Elements & Free
Emma Leck – Level 2 Field Moves
Zofia Bengsch – Level 1 Field Moves

Keep up the good work!

5th February 2015
Well done to the Team EK skaters who competed at the recent Bradford Open.  A great start to 2015 with Abigail Stewart gaining 2nd place at Level 2 and Cara McCabe 3rd Place at Level 6.

Full results can be found here

2nd February 2015
Good luck to the Team EK skaters competing at the Bradford open this week!

26th January 2015
We will be taking a club photo on the ice on Sunday 8th February at 8.30am sharp.  Please be ready in competition wear.  We’ll also take a podium picture for any Bradford winners this day too (and any others which we’ve missed).

25th January 2015
A great morning at the rink with EKIFSC and OFSC coming together for a Burns day mini fundraising morning.  With tea, coffee, Irn Bru and some Tunnock’s treats on offer, it was a great joint effort.  Thanks to all who took part!

Burns Day

20th January 2015

BLACKPOOL ICE FESTIVAL
The Blackpool forms have been released too and the closing date is 6th March.  You can download these below.

Blackpool Entry Form 2015

MAGNUM OPEN
The entry forms for the upcoming Magnum Open are now available from their website or can be downloaded below.  Closing date is Monday 16th February.

Magnum Open 2015 Regulations

Magnum Open 2015 Criteria

Magnum Open 2015 Entry Form

 

18th January 2015
A huge thanks to Diane Powell for taking pictures at the Christmas show.  These will be uploaded to the Gallery page over the next few days and can also be found on our Facebook page.
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12th January 2015
Everyone who ordered a DVD of the Christmas show should now have their copy.  There’s a copy of spare copies if anyone didn’t order one at the time, please let Laura know if you’d like to buy one.

10th January 2015
For those who are competing at the upcoming Bradford open, the entries and timetables are now available.  The draw will take place on Saturday 24th January.

Bradford Entries & Results

 

21st December 2014
Another amazing Christmas extravaganza by East Kilbride and Olympia Figure Skating Clubs at the annual show. EKIFSC would like to thank our coaches Yvonne and Silvanna, our parents, our committee and most of all our very talented skaters for their continued hard work throughout the year. We wish you all a very merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

24th September 2014
A huge well done to Rachel Hamilton who gained 2nd place at Skate Southern in Lee Valley yesterday – fab achievement!

23rd September 2014
Don’t forget to hand your items in for the dress sale on the 4th & 5th October. A great excuse for a clear out!

21st September 2014
A huge well done to the Team EK skaters who passed tests this morning at the rink. A clean sweep all round!

Payton Wilkinson – Level 1 Elements & Free
Abigail’s Stewart – Level 2 Elements & Free
Alanna Church – Level 5 Free
Christie-Anne Shannon – Level 6 Free

19th September 2014
If you’re competing at the British Championships this year and want to apply for club funding, complete and return the application form from the downloads page to the committee.

5th September 2014
Good luck to the Team EK Skaters competing at Ayr open this weekend. Remember that the Ayr show is on and so traffic will be heavier; so please ensure you allow extra time.

A special good luck to Jessica Fowlie who is competing for the very first time! Good luck Jessica and enjoy!

Starting order and results can be found here

25th August 2014
Good luck to Lucia and Ashley who are competing at IJS Sheffield this week!

23rd August 2014
A massive thanks to those member who helped with the bag pack today!

18th August 2014
A massive well done to our skaters who competed at Dundee at the weekend. Great results all round!

14th August 2014
Good luck to the Team EK skaters competing at Dundee this weekend!

21st July 2014
Good luck to our skaters competing at Deeside tomorrow!

20th July 2014
Please take a moment to complete the survey which has been sent to all members.

17th June 2014
An email has been sent to all members today with some important information. Please read and respond as required.

9th June 2014
Good luck to the Team EK skaters taking part in the Coventry Open this week!

7th June 2014
A massive Well Done to those who took part in our sponsored walk yesterday around Strathclyde Park! A great day enjoyed by all with the added bonus of a visit to the Theme Park afterwards. Thanks to everyone who took part and also to M&D’s for the passes.

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6th June 2014
Good luck to those taking part in the sponsored walk tomorrow! Here’s hoping the rain stays away long enough for us!

3rd June 2014
An email has been sent to all sponsored walk participants with important information for on the day. If you haven’t received this, please contact Laura.ekifsc@gmail.com and we’ll forward you a copy.

1st June 2014
Thanks to those who took the time to attend the AGM yesterday. We welcome Diane Powell to the committee and Nicola Farrell who has taken on the role of Treasurer. We thank Joan (former treasurer), for all her hard work over the past few years and are delighted that she’s chosen to stay on the committee. Full details of our committee can be found on our contact us page.

29th May 2014
A reminder that our AGM will take place this Saturday (31st) at 9am in the library. Hope you can all make it!

28th May 2014
Sponsor forms have now been emailed to all those who said they would like to take part in the sponsored walk. It’s not too late to join in – let me know if you’d like me to add you to the list.

27th May 2014
A huge well done to Christie-Anne Shannon who won the Level 5 category at Lee Valley open yesterday – an amazing result!

24th May 2014
Well done to Payton Wilkinson who passed her level 2 field moves in yesterday’s tests!

17th May 2014
Well done to the following who passed tests yesterday –

Olivia Jasionowska – Level 5 field moves
Rebecca Geddes – Level 4 field moves & Level 3 elements and free
Lia McLaughlin – Level 1 field moves
Hannah Tunnicliffe – Level 1 field moves
Sarah Tunnicliffe – Level 1 field moves

A great result!

16th May 2014
Good luck to our skaters who are sitting tests tomorrow!

13th May 2014
Due to tests taking place this week, please note that our AGM will now take place on Saturday 31st May at 9am in the library. Hope to see you all there!

7th May 2014
Photos for Southern IJS, Blackpool and Murrayfield (all competitors) will be taken on Sunday 11th May at 8.30am

1st May 2014
Good luck to all the Team EK skaters competing at Murrayfield over the weekend!

 

25th March 2014

Membership forms for the coming year have been emailed to all members.  Memberships are due on the 1st April – please pay timeously and ensure your new form has your upto date details.

17th March 2014
Good luck to the Team EK skaters competing at Skate Southern over the next few days!

5th March 2014
Good luck to the Team EK skaters competing at Magnum over the next few days – skate well and enjoy!

3rd March 2014
A huge well done to the skaters at the recent Telford Open. We had a clean sweep on the podium at Level 4 with Christie-Anne Shannon taking first place, Cara McCabe taking second and Holly Freeman taking 3rd place. Next we had Rachel Hamilton who gained 4th place in her first Level 5 competition. Competing at Junior Ladies, Lucia di Mascio finished 10th in the short and 6th in the long program gaining a new PB. Finally we had Ashley Mitchell competing at Senior and finishing 3rd in the short with a new PB and 2in the long. Fantastic results everyone and keep up the hard work!

26th February 2014
Good luck to the Team EK skaters competing at the Telford Open over the next two days – Enjoy!

23rd February 2014
Well done to our skaters who passed tests today – great skates and fabulous feedback from the judges!!

Level 6 Field Moves – Charlie O’Neill, Caitlin Mitchell, Taylor McLeod, Cara McCabe & Christie-Anne Shannon
Level 3 Field Moves – Niamh Brown & Rebecca Geddes
Level 1 Field Moves – Emma Leck & Heather Robertson
Level 5 Elements – Rachel Hamilton, Caitlin Mitchell, Taylor McLeod, Cara McCabe, Christie-Anne Shannon & Holly Freeman
Level 2 Elements – Olivia Jasionowska & Rebecca Geddes
Level 1 Elements – Abigail Stewart
Level 5 Free – Caitlin Mitchell, Taylor McLeod, Cara McCabe, Christie-Anne Shannon & Holly Freeman
Level 2 Free – Olivia Jasionowska & Rebecca Geddes
Level 1 Free – Abigail Stewart

A special well done to Taylor McLeod who now qualifies for the National Development Team – Congratulations and keep up the hard work!

22nd February 2014
A huge good luck to our members who have tests tomorrow!
20th February 2014
We’re looking to place another bulk order for Chloe Noel skating trousers. As per the last time, in order to attain the competitive price, we need a minimum order qty and all trousers need to be paid for up front. An email has been sent to all members with more details so please confirm and make payment by 7th March if you would like to order.

Tests
Please note that there will be no patch session on Sunday 23rd March due to tests.
8th February 2014
All club merchandise has moved to our new supplier and can now be ordered direct from here

1st February 2014
A huge well done to our skaters who passed tests today. A special congratulations to Olivia Bell who has now completed all her field moves.

Abigail Stewart – Level 2 Field Moves
Rachel McLaughlin – Level 8 Field Moves & Level 6 Free
Olivia Bell – Level 10 Field Moves & Level 7 Elements & Free

Bag Packing
A big thanks to all of those who attended the bag pack today.

 

 

January 2014