2023 Christmas Ice Show
It's time to register for the 2023 Pelham Skate School & Aspire Academy Christmas Ice Show
All Pelham Skate School & Aspire Academy Skaters, Pelham Hockey Skaters, and Birmingham Figure Skating Club Skaters (with the exception of Pro Coaches)
Sunday, December 17, 2023 | 3:00 p.m. | Public Skate with the Cast After
$195 for Group Numbers. Register for your group number online under the Christmas Show section as Christmas Show LTS / Aspire Skaters.
$25 per skater for participation in a solo, duet, or trio. All skaters must perform in a group number, be a Pelham Skate School Junior Coach, or be a member of the Pelham Synchronized Skating Team who has passed the preliminary free skate test or higher level to be considered for duet or trio. All skaters must perform in a group number or be a member of the Pelham Synchronized Skating Team and have passed the Juvenile free skate test or higher level to be considered for a solo. Exceptions may be made at the coaching staff's discretion for skaters who are ready to pass their test and are planning on testing at the next Birmingham Figure Skating Club Test Session.
- Choreography for group numbers
- Production costs
- Group number ice time
- Group number costume
- Free entry for the participant
- One (1) free parent credential to the show for a parent/guardian
Solos, Duets, and Trios
Only Birmingham Figure Skating Club skaters and Pelham Skate School & Aspire Academy Junior Coaches at the Preliminary level and higher (or the equivalent in hockey) are eligible to apply for a duet or trio, and only Birmingham Figure Skating Club skaters and Pelham Skate School & Aspire Academy Junior Coaches at the Juvenile level and higher are eligible to apply for a solo spot. Skaters who are interested in skating a solo, duet, or trio must first register for the group number in our registration platform in the section entitled Christmas Show as a Christmas Show Club Skaters and then submit an application. Solos, Duets, and Trio applications must be submitted with the approval of a Pro Coach who has agreed to choreograph and coach the number. Practices must take place during BFSC Freestyle time, and skaters are responsible for paying the Pro Coach for coaching and choreography, along with BFSC Freestyle Ice time. Practice time for Solos, Duets, and Trios will also be held on Saturday mornings on 12/2 and 12/9 from 11:15 - 12:15 p.m. Costumes that need to be ordered by the Pelham Skate School & Aspire Academy for solos, duets, and trios will also incur an additional costume fee. Skaters are welcome to order their own costumes or use costumes from our expansive costume closet. All costumes must be approved by the Director of Skating and the solo, duet, or trio coach. To apply for a Solo, Duet, or Trio, please fill out the Solo, Duet, or Trio Form after you receive approval from the Pro Coach who has agreed to choreograph and coach your number.
Group Number Rehearsal Dates and Times
Monday 11/27, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday 11/28, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Monday 12/4, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday 12/5, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Monday 12/11, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday 12/12, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday 11/18, 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Sunday 11/19, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 12/2, 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Sunday 12/3, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 12/9, 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Sunday 12/10, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The actual practice times will be provided once your skater is assigned a group, and they will be held within the time period listed.
Because rehearsal times are limited, we ask that each skater only miss ONE rehearsal at most. Due to each holiday number being different, skaters cannot make up missed Christmas Show rehearsals.
Dress Rehearsal is on Saturday, December 16, 2023. Dress Rehearsal will be held in the Main Arena from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please plan on being present during the entirety of the Dress Rehearsal. Dress Rehearsal is NOT OPTIONAL and is REQUIRED to skate in the show. Skaters must be in full costume for the Dress Rehearsal, and cast photos and individual photos will be taken on this date.
- $15 each for adults
- $10 for children ages four to 15
- Children four and under do not require a ticket.
- General Admission Tickets are available now via Ticketmaster or at the Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena Box Office.
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