Sprinker Ice Arena – Introduction to Speed Skating Class

Speed Skating Class


Open Session Speed Skating

Do you have the need for speed?  Speed skating builds endurance, increases muscle strength with high intensity lower body movement, and involves a beginner skater all the way to an advanced skater.  The skaters will earn how to race and maximize their speed potential through class working alongside other skaters.


Speed Skating Class:

The class will focus on the following key aspects of Speed Skating:

  • Learning the track
  • Pushing and crossover technique
  • Racing
  • How to maximize speed potential

And much more!  No experience needed!  Come join the fun!

Equipment required: Bike Helmet  |  Knee Pads  |  Soccer Style Shin Guards

Ages 7 & Older  |  Thurs 7:45pm-8:45pm  |  8-weeks $80.00* or 7-weeks $70.00*

Session 1 – September 6th – October 25th (8 weeks)
Session 2 – November 1st – December 13th (7 weeks) (NO CLASS NOV. 22nd)

FEE – *In addition to class registration, LEARN TO SKATE USA MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.  To join LEARN TO SKATE USA visit www.LearnToSkateUSA.com, click on skater/or parent of skater, then click on register.  Print out your PDF receipt and bring it to the first class.  Membership goes 7/01 – 6/30.  Membership fee is $17.25


  • Be a member of the best skating program endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating, USA Hockey, and US Speedskating.
  • Gain great information to make sure your first glides on ice are successful ones.
  • Receive secondary sport accident insurance.
  • Participate in lessons, performances, competitions, and all activities associated with Learn to Skate USA.


Open Session Speed Skating:

If you don’t want to enroll in the classes, you can still come and enjoy the OPEN SPEED SKATING SESSIONS

  • Open Sessions times are at 7:34 – 8:45pm on the same days (Thursday) as the Speed Skating Class.
  • The first Open Session is November 1, 2018.
  • $12 per session.



If you have questions about Speed Skating at Sprinker contact: Jared Bucci |  Phone: 253-798-4121  |  Email: jared.bucci@piercecountywa.gov

Sprinker Recreation Center and Ice Arena in Parkland, Washington is located at
14824 C St S, Tacoma, WA 98444

Auburn Norhwest Invitational, January 19-21, 2019

2019 Northwest Inline Invitational

at Auburn Skate – Auburn, WA

  • January 19, 20, & 21, 2019
  • First Event: $30.00,  Each Additional Event: $15.00
  • Free admission for all spectators
  • Simmons Racing booth
  • Entries due by Friday, December 28, 2018

Tentative Schedule


FRIDAY 18th – Practice: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm – $5.00

auburn schedule saturday, january 19, 2019

auburn schedule sunday, january 20, 2019

Auburn Schedle Monday, January 21, 2019.jpg

Opens and Time Trials will be run as time permits (payment at time of event)


  • Photo Finish
  • Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
  • Beginner Juvenile through Beginner Veteran
  • 3 Year Novice Cap in effect
  • Challenging up & skating Beginner and Elite is allowed
  • No elite “Grand’ divisions
  • Relay heats may be shortened due to time constraints
  • Club relays only, no cross-teaming
  • Freshly coated Roll-on 165′ X 80′ maple floor
  • NSC Track will be in place

Simmons Racing will be there!!


Host Hotel:

Best Western Plus Mountain View Auburn Inn

  • 401 8th St SW, Auburn, WA 98001
  • Phone: 253-887-7600
  • Rate: $105/night using corporate rate under “Northwest Inline Invitational”
  • Breakfasts included with option of “Sack Breakfast To Go” provided by request

Laura Gustafson, Meet Director
Phone: 253-833-4990    Fax: 253-833-0821
E-mail: LLGustafson91@outlook.com

Email Entries to: Mike Jernquist
Phone: 206-226-3821
E-mail: MikeJernquist@gmaill.com

Please make out checks to: Auburn Speed Team and send to
Auburn Skate 1825 Howard Rd. Auburn WA 98002


Official Flyer







Puyallup Meet, December 1-2, 2018


DECEMBER 1 & 2, 2018



Freshly Sanded & Coated with WP8 -180×90 HARD ROCK MAPLE

The NSC Track will be raced on as requested by all regional reps at the National Championships meeting to see how we can improve safety and competitiveness of the track.  Coaches, please give our Regional Rep, Dennis King, feedback after the event so he can report back to the committee.

Turkey Showdown Medal 2018

Tentative Schedule:

Friday, November 30, 2018

3:00pm – 5:00pm – Practice ($5)

Saturday, December 1, 2018

5:30am – Doors Open
6:00am – Beginner Middle Finals
6:30am – Elite Middle Heats
7:30am – Elite Middle Finals
8:50am – Beginner Short Finals
9:15am – Elite Short Heats
9:55am – 2 Mixed Draw Relays Heats/Finals
11:45am – Awards

Sunday, December 2, 2018

5:30am – Doors Open
6:00am – Elite Short Finals
7:00am – 2 Person Draw Relays
9:30am – 3 Anything Draw Relays
Opens (TIME PERMITTING · No Charge)
11:30am – Awards

$50 Flat Entry Includes:
1 Division & ALL Draw Relays
(TINY TOTS ONLY: $10 I No Relays)
If you’d like to Crossover Elite/Beg Division or Challenge Up, it is $10 for Each Additional Division Skated.
Be sure to “X” all Relays you would like be entered into on your registration form.

Programs: $7

If you have any questions, email Robin Olson:

2018 Turkey Showdown Shirt Design

Pre-Order Your Event T-Shirt $15 -or -Zip Hoodies $35
Limited T-Shirt Order of Only 75 to be Printed for Weekend Sales,
so be sure to Pre-Order!
Zip-Hoodies Available for Pre-Orders ONLY, NOT available the weekend of.
Youth & Adult Sizes Available for T-Shirts & Hoodies.
Please mark on your registration accordingly.

HOST HOTEL: $109/Night
BEST WESTERN PREMIER Plaza Hotel 8< Conference Center
620 South Hill Park Drive | Puyallup.  WA 9B373
(253)286-8408 Direct, (253)770-0754 Fax, (253) 848-1500 Front Desk

Email Dennis King for Entry Forms:
facebook event


As I Was Saying blog race results and commentary

2018-2019 NorthWest Region Meet Schedule