Club Education

Upcoming Club Education Opportunities

Club Webinar on Using Social Media and Online Tools

Join us for a Webinar on April 24

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/837162246

Please join us on Thursday, April 24th at 8 p.m., for a U.S. Figure Skating Club Webinar on using social media and online tools. Social media is becoming an integral part of life online as social websites and applications proliferate. Social media refers to interaction among people in which they create, share, and/or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. This Webinar will provide you with definitions of various social media platforms, an explanation of social media marketing for your club and events, and information on branding your club's business.

Join us to connect with your club's future!

Title:

Club Webinar on Using Social Media and Online Tools

Date:

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Time:

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Mac-based attendees
Required: Mac OS X 10.6 or newer

Mobile attendees
Required: iPhone, iPad, Android phone or Android tablet


Club Education Seminars - Seattle

Wednesday, April 30th, 1:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Seattle prior to Governing Council
Click here to register for Seattle - http://fs12.formsite.com/USFSAIT/form912/index.html

Description of Club Education Seminars - Join us for an educational day discussing the day-to-day operations and business related topics of running a successful and financially viable figure skating club. Whether your club has been around for years or it has just been formed, you are the foundation of our sport and the essential link to the success of your members.
Topics discussed during the day will include:

  • Solid governance practices to keep the club strong
  • How to recruit, retain and reward club volunteers
  • Dealing with difficult situations that may arise
  • Club self-assessment tool - Checklist for Success
  • New SafeSport Program and ways to implement and enforce
  • Financial management and fundraising practices
  • Skating programs to help grow and retain members in your club


Skating Director Course, Columbus, Ohio

May 19 - 21st To register, go to www.narce.com

Course Description: The Skating Director Program, presented by U.S. Figure Skating, is designed for skating directors, club board members, rink managers and coaches that are intent on offering the highest level of service and opportunity through their figure skating program. This program will encourage, motivate, and educate attendees on how to use the full array of U.S. Figure Skating programs to create a successful and financially viable figure skating program. This is one of the most important and beneficial seminars we offer. Don't miss out - it only happens once a year!

The 2-1/2 day seminar will focus on the seamless administration of successful programs and ways to build a healthy customer base, retain skaters and continue to move them through the pipeline of U.S. Figure Skating programs. Every presentation will provide information and resources that can be implemented on the local level.

Topics include:

  • U.S. Figure Skating- How it works and what we offer to assist our programs and clubs
  • Using creative ways to market and enhance existing programming
  • Ideas for keeping skating FUN and affordable- from Basic Skills to Elite
  • Adding unique Specialty Classes for increased retention of members
  • Best practices of successful Figure Skating Clubs
  • New SafeSport Program - resources, awareness, necessary policies and procedures to implement
  • Learn how to develop an off-ice fitness program at your facility
  • New Improvements to Basic Skills
  • Opportunity to hear and share Real Programs that Work!
  • Ways to educate the skating parent
  • Strategic planning and setting goals for your overall program
  • Comparison of structure and fees
  • Networking and roundtable discussions with other Directors in the United States

The Skating Director's Course registration fee of $175 includes all course materials, daily lunch, and a pass to the RINK Expo trade show. To register, please visit www.NARCE.com. If you have questions regarding NARCE, please contact Jeff Theiler at 719-538-1149. Limited spots available, sign up today - class sold-out the past two years.


Club Webinar Resources (PDF)

Visit the Member's Only site to view recordings of past webinars.