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What does the end of the summer make you think of.

I love this time of year. It reminds me of buying new school supplies and getting ready to start a-new!  As life evolves over the decades and we get involved in other things those feelings change. What starts out as new pencils and the prospect of new teachers evolved into newly sharpened skates and the prospect of a great speedskating season.  Both bring butterflies in the belly and joy to my heart.

We are starting a little later this year but will be kicking off the season on Sunday, October 14th with our signature Try Speedskating Event.  We hope to make speedskating available to anyone who wants to try it.  Check the home page for information on how to register and keep an eye out on Facebook and Instagram for the event to share with your friends.

Try Speedskating

I hope everyone has a chance to watch short track speedskating this week and next.  It’s so exciting and we have some great skaters to watch.  Check out Maame Biney – 18 year old bullet with a great personality.  She is charming the world.  Check out this video and catch the fever:

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/02/02/sport/maame-biney-olympics-speed-skater/index.html

Wish you could do that?  Register to join our Try Speedskating event on February 25.  email gascmaine@gmail.com for more information and to register.

 

Year end messages – 2017

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year to all the skaters and fans of Great Atlantic Speedskating club.

Remember:
No skating Dec 23 or 24.
Both Saturday and Sunday we will skate – Dec 30 and Dec 31

Got Olympic fever yet? Did you watch the trials? Stay tuned for Try Speedskating – Olympic Fever edition February 25th at 10 AM at Family Ice Center

Did you hear – the tax bill passed. Accountants are advising additional tax deductible donations in 2017. It’s not too late to give to Great Atlantic Speedskating. We are a 501(c)(3) organization so your donation is tax dedutible if you itemize.

And SAVE THE DATE for the first Clash of the Cats club race – January 21.

Holiday Schedule 2016

No Skating December 24 or 25, 2016.  Back at it Saturday December 31, 2016 at 6:30 and January 1, 2017 at 10:30. All in Falmouth.

We have a Try Speedskating Sponsor!

Norway Savings Bank has just become the Try Speedskating sponsor.

Big shout out to NSB for making this event possible.

 

Great Atlantic one TV!

‘Click here for the link to the 207 show

 

 

Our Mission

To promote the sport of Short Track Speedskating in the greater Portland, Maine area. We strive to provide an opportunity for people to develop their abilities and realize their potential as recreational or competitive speedskaters in a safe, supportive and fun environment.