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Beginner/New Member Trial

Whether you are a beginner or Masters speedskater, we welcome anyone new to the club with one free practice session. Each practice will consist of dryland and on-ice training.

After completing the initial free practice session, UCB offers an and introductory package of 8 sessions for $280.00

Details are as follows:

  • Eligibility: No minimum age, but skaters must have passed a Youth Ice Skating level 1 program or adult equivalent

  • Payment:  The fee for the 8 session package is due in full at time of registration

  • US Speedskating member: All skaters during this period must also register for a US Speedskating membership (two month trial available, see below for rates)

  • Required equipment:

    • Speedskates (loaner skates available)

    • Helmet 

    • Gloves

    • Athletic apparel and sneakers for dryland training

    • Long pants and shirt for on-ice training (locker room is available)

    • Water bottle

Once you have completed the 9 sessions, full United Capital Blades regular membership is your next step with us. We are eager to welcome you to the UCB family!​

Regular Membership

Regular Membership (Sept. 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023) *

Annual membership fee: $50.00 per skater

First year membership fee: 25.00

Available discounts:

  • 50% off annual membership fee for each additional family member

  • 50% off annual membership fee if joining in 2023​

  • Free annual membership for referring a new skater to UCB and the new skater becomes a regular UCB member

Benefits and Obligations:

  • Voting rights and ability to run for UCB Board of Directors (must be at least 18 years of age)

  • All regular members must also become US Speedskating members

  • All members 18 years or older must complete online Safe Sport Training

Regular membership options **

Full-Time Membership*​​

This option consists of two practice sessions per week (dryland and ice) for a total of 52 sessions. Payment options are as follows:

  1. $2,080.00.00 if paid in full by September 15, 2022 ($40 per session for 52 sessions)

  2. $736.66 x 3 installments = $2,210.00 ($42.50 per session for 52 sessions)​

    • Installments to be paid in September, December and February 

  3. $334.28 per month x 7 months = $2,340.00 ($45.00 per session, paid at the start of each month)​

Rates to be prorated after September 15, 2022

Part-Time Membership*

This option consists of one practice per week (dryland and ice) on the day of the week you choose, for a total of 26 sessions. Payment options are as follows:

  1. $1,040.00 if paid in full by September 15 ($40.00 per session for 26 sessions)

  2. $368.33 x 3 installments = $1,105.00 ($42.50 per session to be paid at the start of each month)​​

  3. $167.14 per month x 7 months =$1,170.00 ($45.00 per session)

Pay as you go*

  • $50.00 per session

* 10% Discount for second member of the family

**All membership options will be pro-rated if joining after September 15, 2022

Drop-In Skater

  • Open to any visiting skater from another club

  • $60.00 per session with a maximum of 10 sessions

  • Sign-up and payment to be completed prior to attendance

  • Must be US Speedskating members (One day memberships available if needed)

US Speedskating membership

In order to complete the Beginner/New Member Trial, become a Regular member and also compete in US Speedskating sanctioned events, skaters must possess a US Speedskating membership.

Details are as follows:

  • 2 Month Trial: $25.00

  • First year: $35.00

  • Club competitor/Recreational: $60.00

Click below to register

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