St. Paul Figure Skating Club History
History of the St. Paul Figure Skating Club
The St. Paul FSC, founded in 1936, is the oldest club in Minnesota and is a founding member club of the Twin Cities Figure Skating Association. St. Paul FSC is a 501c3 non-profit organization with a long history of producing State, Regional, Sectional, National and International Champions and competitors, having more than 200 skaters qualify for the U.S. Championships in its 80-year history.
The mission of the St. Paul Figure Skating Club is to develop skaters into U.S. Figure Skating Gold Medalists and regional, sectional, national and international competitors, to provide excellence in programming and instruction for skaters in every level of the sport, and to further the love of figure skating in our community.
The Wakefield trophy is awarded to the Minnesota Figure Skating Club with the most successful record at the Minnesota State Championships, and St. Paul FSC has won 7 of the past 10 years. The St. Paul Figure Skating Club boasts more U.S. Figure Skating Gold Medalists, more U.S. Championships competitors and medalists, and more international competitors than any other figure skating club in Minnesota.
St. Paul FSC offers more than 60 hours of ice each week at our home rink. Pleasant Arena is dedicated to figure skating training, recreational skating and hockey skating skills classes. The club also operates the Learn to Skate programs at Charles Schultz Highland Arena, Richfield Arena and Coon Rapids Ice Center in Coon Rapids serving more than 500 skaters in the St. Paul community from beginner through adult levels.
St. Paul FSC is a member of U.S. Figure Skating and operates in accordance with U.S. Figure Skating’s guidelines. St. Paul FSC primarily relies on volunteers to meet the goals of its membership.