GESS Calendar 2014-15
Come and Join Us
The Glen Ellyn Speedskating Club includes skaters of all ages, abilities, and interest levels. From recreational skaters who enjoy the cardio workout and club environment to skaters who have Olympic and World Team aspirations. Members of the club include 2 Junior World Team members, 5 National Champions (2 in the masters division), and numerous skaters who are ranked in the top 10 in the country for their age groups.
Want to join the fun! Register for one of our 3 Week Introduction to Speedskating Classes (next class starts - November 9th). https://asai.wufoo.com/forms/gess-intro-registration/
These 3 week classes are designed to introduce skaters to the sport of Speedskating. Participants will learn proper speedskating body position, work on overall skating technique and will be introduced to the fundamentals of racing. Upon completion of the three week course participants will be eligible to enroll in one of our Club Programs. Whenever possible skaters will be grouped by both age and ability.
Cost is $60. One hour each class.
It takes place at Center Ice of Dupage from 3:30pm - 4:30pm.
Every Sunday starting November 9, 2014.
Please register using our online form above. Thank You!
Intro To Speed Skate Design to introduce skaters from all walks to learn the basics of speed skating.
Learn To Speed Skate This program allows novice and developing skaters master the fundamentals to speed skating which allow them to progress according to their own current skill level.
Advanced Group This program is design for club skaters who have completed all phases of Learn To SpeedSkate and moving into an in-depth technical skill level. Skaters are highly competitive at a national level and have a strong potential to be part of the Highly Elite team representing the nation worldwide.
97th Annual Chicago Silver Skates
We'd like to thank all skaters that participated in our meet, the volunteers, and officials who made it happened. We hope you've enjoyed it and hope to see you again next year!
Here 's a link to the results for the meet
Olympic Talk - Top Post
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Phelps was supported by retired Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis.