The Mission of the Pittsfield Figure Skating Club is to develop the sport of figure skating, whether recreational or competitive, in a professional environment that encourages fun, fitness, safety and good sportsmanship, while providing opportunities in the sport which promotes determination and ultimately self-esteem.
Pittsfield Figure Skating Club background and info:
The Pittsfield Figure Skating Club (PFSC) was founded in 1977 with the merging of the Berkshire Hills Figure Skating Club and the Woodland Figure Skating Club. PFSC is a non-profit organization affiliated with the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA). The club provides skaters of all ages and abilities the opportunity to develop their figure skating skills in a safe and healthy environment. PFSC professional coaches are USFS members and provide group and private instruction.
Why Figure Skate?
Values children learn through figure skating:
Acquire an appreciation for an active lifestyle
Develop self-esteem, self-confidence, self-discipline, and self-reliance by mastering and performing skating skills.
Learn how ot manage stress, perform under pressure and test emotional and physical balance.
Develop social skills ith other children and adults
Learn about managing success and disappointment
Learn about fair play and sportsmanship
Learn respect for others
Come Skate with Us!
Our skating season runs from the beginning of October through the beginning of March, concluding with our annual ice show. We provide lessons in basic skating skills on Tuesdays and Sundays for any child or adult - ages 3 and up – looking to learn the basics of skating, and on Fridays, basic skating skills for children interested in playing hockey. We also offer private lessons with our professional coaching staff on Sundays through Saturdays.