Aldergrove skaters ‘Excel’

Aldergrove Skating Club has had another successful spring session at Centre Ice in Abbotsford.

Aldergrove Skating Club members 'excelled' at CanSkate.

Aldergrove Skating Club members 'excelled' at CanSkate.

Aldergrove Skating Club has had another successful spring session at Centre Ice in Abbotsford.

The club shares their spring ice with the Mission Skating Club, skating five days a week, with over 65 skaters attending this year. Several of the skaters attended test days at Fleetwood Arena and Arbutus Winter Club as well as a local test day at Centre Ice. The club also had many skaters attend the Victoria Day Invitational Competition in Fleetwood. There were excellent results from all of the skaters.

Aldergrove Skating Club members who passed their tests are: Canasta – Courtney Watson. Baby Blues – Lexus Lomas, Ashley Borglund. Swing Dance – Diane Zinn, Tarra Lomas, Katie deGroot, Taylor Hughes. Fiesta Tango – Diane Zinn. Ten-Fox – Tia Flello, Allison Campbell, Madeleine Wasmuth. Keats Foxtrot – Theresa Mackay. American – Stephanie Fournier. Rocker Foxtrot – Stephanie Fournier. Westminster – Rebecca Sawatzky. Introductory Interpretive – Susan Edwards. Preliminary Skills – Taylor Hughes, Madeleine Wasmuth, Tarra Lomas. Junior Bronze Skills – Tia Flello. Junior Silver Skilss – Sharon Phillips. Junior Silver Free Skate Part 2 – Rebecca Sawatzky. Senior Silver Free Skate Part 1 – Natasha Woods.

The club has also been having some very successful fundraisers, with two car washes and a hot dog sale with great support from the community. The next event for the club is a garage sale and kids’ stuff swap on July 20. You can reserve a table for $20, booked before July 6 (or $25 after deadline) and sell your own stuff or donate your items to the club for them to sell. This will be happening in the Aldergrove Arena parking lot at 2882 – 272 Street. For further information or to book your table or donate your goodies please contact Kim at 604-857-1448 or afscfundraising@gmail.com

Also coming up is the Club’s summer session which will be starting on July 8 for six weeks. For further information please visit our website at www.aldergroveskatingclub.com