Keep an eye on the Oval as the 2017-2018 speedskating season approaches. November 10 is the anticipated opening of the outdoor Oval at the Guidant John Rose Oval.
Oval cams are operational and temperatures are beginning the freezing point decent. Check it out!
Midway Speedskating and the club-hosted camp were covered by the Lillie Suburban Newspapers. Read the full story courtesy of Lillie News. US Speeskating also posted the story. Check it out here.
Congratulations to Midway Speedskating athletes named to the 2017-18 Junior Development Team for the upcoming skating season. Midway skaters include:
- Giorgia Birkeland
- Samuel Groven
- Adam Johnson
- Melanie Pankow
For details see the US Speedskating site.
Set your goals for the 2017/18 season then start preparing by attending the 2017 Midway Speedskating summer camps.
June 23-25, 2017
Midway has the great privilege of sending our National team skaters, Kyle Ronchak and Steve Hartman, to the World University Games. Follow their adventures on this blog, and keep up to date with their trip of a lifetime! Good luck guys!
Learn the basics or refresh knowledge on volunteer and official positions associated with long track racing. Greater Minnesota Speedskating Association (GMSA) is holding a Long Track Volunteers/Officials clinic December 15 and18, 2016 at the Guidant John Rose Minnesota Oval in Roseville, MN.
- Roles: Competitors Steward, Starters, Judges, Timekeepers, Referees
- What will be covered: Relevant regulations and practical advice will be reviewed. Course is suited for all levels. New volunteers will learn the basics of different volunteer opportunities, and current volunteers can use this course to refresh their knowledge, update officiating credentials, or learn new roles.
- Instructional overview – Thursday, December 15, 6:30-8:30pm, Fireside Room
- Hands-on activities – during the GMSA competitions at the Oval, Sunday, December 18, 8:30-11:00am