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Celebrate your birthday at the coolest spot in NYC!

Jodi Dawes,

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Beat the summer heat and celebrate your birthday at the coolest spot in NYC! Sky Rink is the perfect place for an easy, fun-filled and exciting party. Located on Pier 61, Sky Rink provides two full-sized indoor ice skating rinks featuring expansive views of the Hudson River. Birthday party rooms, available for exclusive or shared rentals, are conveniently located adjacent to the rinks so your guests can take full advantage of our playground on ice. Now through November, Sky Rink is offering a 20% discount on birthday party packages for first time customers. Party packages include admission and skate rental for all children, pizza, beverages, birthday cake, invitations, paper goods, balloons and party favors. Our skilled Birthday Party Coordinators will arrange all the details and Sky Rink staff will be on hand to serve and clean-up, so all you need to do is show up!

For more information, please call 212.336.6100 ext. 6174 or click here

 

2015 Chelsea Challenge Hockey Tournament!

Caitlin Callebs,

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Join us at Sky Rink this weekend for the 15th Annual Chelsea Challenge! The Chelsea Challenge is an adult LGBT and LGBT-friendly ice hockey tournament hosted by the New York City Gay Hockey Association. The tournament welcomes players from everywhere and this year will feature players from all over the U.S. and Canada!

Games will begin at Sky Rink on Saturday, May 23 at 12pm and run all day until 7pm. The tournament will continue on Sunday starting at 12pm with the last game on Sunday starting at 5:50pm. Championship games will begin Monday, May 25 at 9:30am with the final divisional championship game starting at 12:10pm.

With 12 teams over three divisions, this year's tournament is sure to be full of excitement. Don't miss out! Spectators are welcome and admission is free for all ages.

Don't Miss the SCNY Showcase Competition at Sky Rink!

Jim Bugenhagen, Sky Rink General Manager

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Join us at Sky Rink for the SCNY Showcase Competition tomorrow, February 14 from 8am - 5:30pm.

The theatrical skating competition will feature skaters from Sky Rink's Junior and Elite Prep programming, as well as competitors in the Tri-state Area, performing their best theatrical skating routines. The competition, with an emphasis on the artistic, accommodates numerous levels of skating and is a qualifier for the 2015 National Showcase, which will be held July 30 through August 2 in Michigan.

Also competing will be Sky Rink's own "Reach for the Sky Rink All Stars," Junior and Senior Teams, featured this month in NY Parenting Magazine:
 

Reach for the Sky Rink All Stars Place 1st at Great Neck ISI Competition

Jim Bugenhagen, Sky Rink General Manager

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Congratulations to the Reach for the Sky Rink All Stars on winning FIRST PLACE at the Great Neck ISI Competition on Sunday, December 7, 2014 with their new holiday hit, "Nobody Cares About Santa Claus."  The All Stars, Sky Rink's longest running ensemble team for the past 7 years, are the 2014 and 2013 Showcase National medalists and are coached by staff professional, Marni Halasa. Great job Catherine, Emma, Gaby, Victoria, Jean-Li, Tiffany and Alida, skaters who are part of our Sky Rink's elite prep programming and morning freestyles. Be sure to watch for more All Stars performances this month, including the Riverbank Holiday Show on Saturday, December 13 at 4pm and Sky Rink's Holiday on the Hudson Skating Show on Friday, December 19 at 6pm.

Reach for the Sky Rink All Stars Headed to USFS Showcase Nationals

Jim Bugenhagen, Sky Rink General Manager

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Sky Rink's longest running artistic ensemble team, "Reach for the Sky Rink All Stars" are leaving in less than a week for the 2014 USFS Showcase Nationals in Los Angeles at the Pickwick Ice Arena, August 8th through the 10th.  The team, based at Sky Rink, is comprised of 15 members of the Skating Club of New York.  The girls qualified last February with a second place finish at the SCNY's Competition in Theatrical Showcase last February with a comedic version of Chicago's Cell Block Tango.  Coached by Sky Rink staff professional Marni Halasa, the team won a bronze medal at last year's National Showcase Competition in Cape Cod in the Production Team category, and is looking forward to this year's competition in Los Angeles. 

"It's not just that we have elevated the team's skating numbers with fantastic props, spectacular theatrics and unique choreography, the girls have a real chemistry together, and are sisters on and off ice the ice," said Halasa. "You can't replace that and it shows when they skate together."

Please join us in wishing them luck at this weekend’s competition!

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