Welcome to Forestwood Skating Club!
Having made our home since 1962 at Michael A. Ries Ice Rink in Parma Ohio, we are a non-profit Club. Forestwood Figure Skating Club connects young skaters with goal-oriented coaching. Our Basic Skills sessions prepare each student for fun competition, shows and exhibitions. Once beginners pick up the fundamentals in our Learn to Skate program, they can move on to private instruction with the club’s Home Club Professionals, and Associate Club Professionals, which combines for more than 50 years of experienceClub Sessions afford access to USFSA sanctioned events such as advanced level competition, testing, shows, exhibitions and private ice time on a rink uncluttered by fellow skaters or rush hour Zamboni traffic. Forestwood Skating Club is sanctioned and certified by the U.S. Figure Skating Association, the governing body that oversees testing and competitions for all Olympic hopefuls.
Our Vision Statement:
"Our vision is to nurture our skaters in reaching their optimal potential and personal skating goals through a club that values their dreams, self confidence, and abilities to the fullest. Additionally, we strive to instill and maintain the love of figure skating and positive sportsmanship in our skaters, parents, and coaches".
Why Join the Figure Skating Club?
Belonging to a figure skating club provides vast opportunites for a skater such as: Private ice time, professional coaches, Ice shows, exhibitions, Quicken Loans arena performances, testing and local and regional and national competitions. Forestwood is the best choice for you and your budget. Ice costs are kept low due to our awesome members and volunteers giving so freely of their time and efforts with fundraisers.