Long track is a great way to complement short track speed skating. It is raced on a 400m track, and helps to build endurance and strength. Racing can be either Mass Start (multiple skaters) or Olympic Style (2 skaters on the track).
The Buffalo Speed Skating Club is excited to announce that they are now taking reservations for their 2015 Junior Summer Training camp. This will be the third year for the highly successful 6 day camp, designed for competitive junior skaters ages 12 to 21.
Instructed by: Eastern Regional Camps director Tom Miller.
Location: The Northtown Center at Amherst – 1615 Amherst Manor Drive Amherst, NY 14221 (map)
Dates: Monday, August 24 – Saturday, August 29.
Total Ice Time: 15 hours (on an Olympic size rink).
Total Dryland Training: 11 hours.
Cost: Single skaters: $350.00. Family discount: $300 per each additional skater in the same family.
Accommodations: If desired, out of area skaters will be assigned a host family to stay with during the camp. (Included in the cost of the camp)
Registration: The camp will be limited to the first 25 applicants. They expect it to fill quickly, so send in your registration early to insure your participation.
The Information/Registration Packet can be download from the club’s website. The website also contains photos and additional camp information.