GKSA Synchronized Skating Program Mission Statement

To provide skaters, both youth, and adult, with the opportunity to expand their respective skating skills in a team environment with qualified professional coaches who are able to develop skilled teams demonstrating good sportsmanship and teamwork while learning about commitment and dedication.

Program Goals
To unite all of the teams as one large group – being supportive of each other and of the entire group.
To improve each skater’s individual speed, endurance, and basic skating abilities.
To provide a competitive, fun, positive, learning experience for all skaters.
To establish strong bonds between team members and to learn good sportsmanship.
To finish each season not only as better skaters but as better individuals.

Kalamazoo Kinetic Synchronized Skating Teams

Synchronized skating is a popular discipline both within the United States and around the world. Synchronized skating is a team sport in which 8-20 skaters perform a program together. It is characterized by teamwork, speed, intricate formations and challenging step sequences.

As with other disciplines, teams perform a program with specific elements, including blocks, circles, wheels, lines, intersections, and moves in the field.

For more information about joining one of our synchronized skating teams please contact us at synchro@greaterkzooskate.org.

Synchro Program Administrative Director – Jessica LaPorte
Synchro Program Creative Director – Jennifer Miller

Competition Dates

Kalamazoo Kick-Off Classic

November 17 – 19, 2017

Mid-America Fraser

January 12 -13, 2018

Mid-Western & Pacific Coast Sectionals Wichita KS

January 24 – 28, 2018

Tri-State Competiton

Feburary – Dates to be announced.