Why Join Synchronized Skating
  • Improve your footwork, strength, speed and agility

  • Build teamwork skills

  • Perform at local events including Peoria Rivermen games and annual Owens Center events

  • Compete at local and regional competitions

  • Build friendships and have fun!

Meet the teams of the River City Gems

 

RUBIES

The Rubies team is open to beginning skaters in the Skating Stars classes.  Skaters may participate in a fall season or a spring season or both.  The Rubies have one on-ice practice per week.  The team performs in 2-3 exhibitions and one competition over the fall and spring seasons.  (Typically ages 4-7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EMERALDS

The Emeralds team is for skaters who have reached level 5 or higher in the Learn to Skate program.  Emeralds have one on-ice and one off-ice practice per week.  The team performs in 2-3 exhibitions and one competition each season.  (Typically ages 8-14)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AMETHYSTS

The Amethysts team is for skaters who have passed the ISI level Freestyle 1 or higher and USFS Pre-Preliminary Moves in the Field.  The team performs in 3-4 exhibitions and 2-4 competitions each season.  (Typically ages 8-14)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAPPHIRES

The Sapphires team is for skaters who have passed the ISI level Freestyle 3 or higher and USFS Preliminary Moves in the Field.  The team performs in 3-4 exhibitions and 2-4 competitions each season.  (Typically ages 10-18)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Team selection is based on age and skill level with tryouts held in April and early August.  Season practice begins in August and typically runs through April.  Summer synchro skills classes are also offered, and participation is encouraged.

 

2018-2019 Season

 

November

  • Peoria Mustang Game Exhibition (Amethysts)

  • Peoria Mustang Game Exhibition (Sapphires)

  • Peoria Mustang Game Exhibition (Emeralds)

  • Peoria Mustang Game Exhibition (Rubies)

December

  • HOISC's An Evening of Winter Enchantment

January

  • Peoria Rivermen Game Exhibition (All Teams) - Purchase tickets here!

  • Synchro Illinois Competition, Oak Lawn, IL

February

  • Swan Synchro Skate Competition

March

  • HOISC Spring Thaw Competition, Peoria, IL (Rubies and Emeralds)

  • Owens Center Spring Ice Exhibition (All Teams)

  • Owens Center Expo

2018 ISI Synchronized Skating Championship Results

  River City Gems Emeralds - 5th Place

  River City Gems Sapphires - 2nd Place

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule and Fees

 

A calendar of practice and performance times is provided prior to team commitment.   Exact cost varies each season and will depend on the number of skaters, number of competitions, and the success of fundraising efforts.

 

Contact Us

For more information contact the Director of Synchronized Skating at rivercitygemssynchro@gmail.com

THANK YOU TO OUR 2017-2018 SPONSORS!

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