Summer Off-Ice Deadline Approaching

Summer off-ice training programs and schedules for the Boston location have been posted to the Club web site. The deadline to register with Precision Athletic Training and Girl Fit is March 31, 2017.

Mara Smith and her team at Precision Athletic Training
New for the summer is Cross Training. Leave the rink behind and train riverside with team games and cardio or run the stairs at Harvard Stadium.

Kate Hamilton, Girl Fit Physical Therapy
Skate Fit Summer Off-Ice is an 8-week comprehensive program including strengthening, flexibility training, balance, agility, and principles of yoga.

Ice Chips 2017 Tickets Now on Sale!

Ice Chips 2017Tickets to the 2017 Ice Chips shows are now on sale!

The Lights are Bright on Broadway
April 8, 2017 at 12:00pm & 6:00pm
April 9, 2017 at 2:00pm
Harvard’s Bright-Landry Hockey Center


This year’s shows feature two-time World Champion Javier Fernández , Broadway star Jelani Remy, and the Club’s very own soloists, groups and teams, including Marissa Castelli & Mervin Tran, Ross Miner, and Megan Wessenberg.


Ticket Prices
Premium Seating $38.00 (members $33.00)
Premium seating is the first 2 rows of the arena plus all seats in the VIP padded seat sections. A $5.50 per ticket fee will apply.

General Admission $33.00 (members $28.00)
A $4.50 per ticket fee will apply.

Purchase Tickets Online
Tickets may be purchased by visiting Harvard’s online box office.

Purchase Tickets by Phone*
Phone orders can be made by calling the Harvard box office at 617-496-2222. A $4.00 per ticket fee will apply.

Purchase Tickets at the Harvard University Box Office*
Farkas Hall, 10 Holyoke Street, Cambridge, MA
Extra fees will not be applied for Box Office purchases.

* Tickets sales are online only for Monday, March 6th. The Harvard box office will be closed on Monday, March 6, 2017. In person and phone ticket purchases will not be available.


Very Important Member Notice!
A special promo code will be needed to take advantage of the discounted member pricing. This code was emailed to Club members on Monday, March 6, 2017. If you did not receive that email, please contact the Club office for the promo code.

Tickets must be purchased in the same name as the member’s Club account if the member is to receive proper credit to their account. If the tickets are purchased in a different name, please send an email to with the ticket purchaser name and the Client ID number for the correct Club member account to which the ticket purchase should be credited. This is the only way for the Club to ensure proper credit to your Club account.


Enjoy the show!

Jessica Hennessey, Lori Moore and Katharine Steeger
Ice Chips Tri-Chairs 2017

Dr. Jarshen Lin
Honorary Ice Chips Chair

HP1240: Fueling for Optimal Health and Performance Seminar


HP1240 Seminar FlierHello and thank you to all who attended our first HP1240 seminar, “Fueling for Optimal Health and Performance.” I am very pleased with the turn-out and I have heard nothing but rave reviews about our guest dietician Laura Moretti. Laura brought a young and energetic approach to nutrition and understanding how to better fuel our bodies before, during and after skating and exercise.

Laura comes to us from Boston Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Division. Her expertise working with figure skaters and ballet dancers really helped our skaters and parents understand the importance of proper nutrition and gave them the tools as well as tips and tricks to eating better and feeling better both on and off the ice. Proper nutrition is good not only for our overall health, but for increasing energy on the ice, speeding up recovery time, building stronger muscles and bones and even injury prevention. Staying ahead of injuries is one of the biggest challenges for young athletes and good nutrition is a one of many great ways to do so.

One notable part of the seminar that really resonated with the skaters was equating proper nutrition timing to putting gas in a car. Without putting gas in first, the car will not work or move. Once you put gas in the car, you have to continue putting more in to keep the car going. Another important detail was balancing carbohydrate, protein and fat intake in our diet. An athlete’s plate has a proper mix of each and the proportions change during different times in the season or during competitions.

Lora MorettiWe are very happy to say that Laura has joined the club as an HP1240 Service Provider and she is available for private one-on-one consultations. She can be reached at:

Laura Moretti, MS RD CSSD LDN
Boston Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Division
Phone: 781-216-2880

You can also find her information as well as that of our other service providers on the High Performance Service Providers page under Club Programs.

Thank you again for attending and for your feedback and we hope you will enjoy some of the seminars we have coming up in the near future.

Simon Shnapir
Director, HP1240, The Skating Club of Boston


Coaching Announcement

February 10, 2017

Evgenia Shishkova and Vadim NaumovI am pleased to announce that Evgenia Shishkova and Vadim Naumov have accepted the Club’s invitation to join our staff of professional coaches. They will be relocating to the Club from Simsbury, CT in early March, and working with students at every level in both singles, pairs and moves in the field.

By way of background, Genia and Vadim competed as a pairs team representing Russia. They are the 1994 World Pair Champions, and the 1996 Grand Prix Series Final Champions. They are also two-time World medalists, five-time European medalists and two-time Olympians, as well as the 1998 World Professional Champions. Originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, they became partners in marriage in 1995, and emigrated to the United States in 1998. They have coached as a team in Simsbury, CT since moving to the United States, and among their current students is their son, Maxim Naumov, winner of the Novice Men’s title at the recent 2017 U.S. Championships in Kansas City. Past students include 2005 U.S. Pair Champions Katie Orscher and (current Club coach) Garrett Lucash.

I hope you will join me in welcoming Genia and Vadim to the Club’s coaching staff once they are here in March! Until then, they may be reached at


Doug Zeghibe
Executive Director

Member Notice: Proposed Changes to Club Rules

The Board of Directors is considering changes to its Club Rules, with revised wording throughout and the addition of a new rule, GCR 14.

Please click here to review the current rules and the proposed changes. If you have any comments or questions, please register them directly at the same link by March 9, 2017 at 12:00pm. The board will be further reviewing and voting on these proposed changes at its March 15, 2017 meeting, and will consider all membership comments received by that date when evaluating the merits of the proposed changes.

Schedule Changes and Upcoming Events

Ice Chips Rehearsals
Please check the Club calendar for Ice Chips rehearsal times. Club Ice on Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons will now be shared with the cast.

HP1240 Registration & Seminar
The Club’s new high performance program is open for skater registration and is hosting its first seminar in February. Find out more at

Dinners, Events & Seminars
Stay up to date on all Club activities by frequently checking the Club Calendar and Dinners and Events Page on the Club’s web site.

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