CONTACT US

For renting ice, questions, and more, contact Brian Ramm, General Manager

gm@eriebanksportspark.org

Erie Bank Sports Park

8159 Oliver Rd, Erie, PA 16509

814-866-5425

HOURS OF OPERATION:

M-F - 10AM - Last Event Ends

Sat/Sun - 7AM - Last Event Ends

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Westminster Figure Skating Club of Erie

Westminster Figure Skating Club of Erie is a nonprofit organization that provides competitive and recreational skating programs with professional skating instruction to skaters of all  ages year round. WFSC of Erie's most important goal is to help each individual young person develop a positive attitude and self-esteem through the accomplishment of new skills. Our mission is to provide programs to encourage participation and achievement in the sport of figure skating.

Open Figure Skating is available at the park on:

Tuesday - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Wednesday - 5:00PM - 6:30PM

Thursday - 4:30PM - 5:45PM

Skating is $12/hr. Ask about our Figure Skating Punch Passes at the front desk!

Meet Our Coaches

Brigitta Francoeur

Skating Director

Brigitta has been a part of the skating world since 1980 as a competitor, professional preformer and a coach with the Westminster FSC. She is also the Safesport Coordinator for Cathedral Prep Hockey and is a member of the National Ski Patrol. She is also a Certified Outdoor Emergency Care Technician. She was also the Director of Figure Skating at Penn State Behrend for 13 years. Brigitta is part of a vast network of accomplished skating professionals throughout the US and Canada. She has been a member of the USFS since 1980 and member of the PSA since 1994. She was a featured professional skater with the Ice Capades for over 6 years, performed with Nutcracker on Ice and performed in other international productions. As an amateur skater, she trained in Colorado Springs with renowned coaches Carlo Fassi, Jack Raffloer and Janet Champion. Brigitta began establishing her coaching career in 1994, proudly and systematically developing her students abilities from Learn to Skate level skaters to Regional Competitors, Gold level medalists, performers and onto coaches themselves.

Areas of private lessons: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Choreography and Basic Skills, Power Skating for Hockey

Coaching Fee: $12.50/15 minutes

Phone: (cell) 814-860-1871      (email) Coachbrigitta@gmail.com

Amy Coffman

Amy is a member of USFS and PSA. She has been a member of WFSC for many years and represented the Club competitively for 10 years. She is a Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field and has also achieved her Junior Freestyle, Pre-Gold Dance and First Figure tests. In her fifteen years of coaching, Amy has successfully coached skaters from beginner through Senior Moves, Novice Freestyle and Silver Dance test. She has choregraphed routines for competitions, club shows, Westminsterettes and Elite Edges exhibition groups.

Areas of Private lessons: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Dance, Choreography and Basic Skills

Coaching Fee: $10.00/15 minutes

Phone: 814-450-5193     (e-mail) amymay5180@aol.com

Kassandra Bidwell

Kassandra is a member of USFS and PSA. She has been a member of the Westminster FSC of Erie for 24 years. She has completed her Senior Moves in the Field and Junior Freestyle and was a competitive skater for 10 years. Kassandra has coached group and private lessons for 14 years. In addition, she coached the Westminsterettes and Ice Crystals performance teams for a combination of 6 years and assisted for 5 years. Kassandra has also been part of the Gliding Stars of Erie program for 10 years and a coach with the program for 6 years. Kassandra has a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports and Exercise Science from Gannon University.

Areas of Private lessons: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Choreography and Basic Skills.

Coaching Fee: $10.00/15 minutes
Phone: 814-746-5744     (email) kbskate3@yahoo.com

Brittany Smith

Brittany is a member of PSA, USFS, Safesport certified, and is currently working to get her basic accreditation through PSA. She has been a member of Westminster FSC of Erie for 9 years. During her competitive years, she was a member of the San Diego FSC in San Diego, CA. Brittany has achieved her gold medals in Freestyle and Moves in the Field, and has achieved her Pre-Gold in Dance. She was awarded the William O Smyth award for Artistic Excellence twice in the Juvenile and Junior levels. Brittany performed in many shows in San Diego and Erie. Brittany has over 10 years of coaching experience; she has experience coaching beginner through Advanced IJS skaters (Competitive, LTS USA, and Recreational), as well as power skating skills for Hockey.

Areas of private lessons: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Dance, Choreography, Adult and Power skating for Hockey

Coaching Fee: $11.00/15 minutes

Phone: 814-323-5780       (email) coachbritt535@gmail.com 

Breanne Johnson

Breanne is a member of USFS and PSA. She has been a member of Westminster FSC of Erie for the past 23 years, the last 7 of which she has been a coach. Breanne graduated in December 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education, Early Childhood (PreK-4) and Special Education (PreK-8). Following graduation, Breanne went on to receive her Masters in Reading in the Spring of 2015.

Areas of private lessons: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Choreography, Basic Skills and Hockey

Coaching Fee: $9.00/15 minutes

Phone: (cell) 814-823-2709       (email) forcier.breanne@gmail.com

Christina Walczak

Christina  is a member of US Figure Skating and PSA. She has been skating for 16 years and has been a coach for the Jamestown Skating Club for 9 years, during which time she was an avid competitor in IJS competitions through the Senior level. Christina has received her Basic Accreditation through the PSA. She has also competed at the North Atlantic Regional Championships several times. She has achieved her gold medals in Moves in the Field and Freestyle.  She has participated in multiple local ice shows in Jamestown for the past 13 years. Christina has experience in choreography for competitive freestyle and showcase programs, as well as, club show programs.Christina recently received her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and Childhood Education and her Master’s degree at SUNY Fredonia in Fredonia, NY in the Curriculum and Instruction program in December 2018. Christina is very enthusiastic about coaching all aspects of skating and is excited to bring her educational background to the ice when she is coaching. She has a strong early childhood background and loves to work with children of all ages.

Areas of private lessons: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Choreography, Basic Skills and Hockey

Coaching Fee: $10.00/15 minutes

Phone: (cell) 716-450-0036       (email) icegirl2012@hotmail.com

Anna Zelina

Anna has been a USFS member for 23 years.  She has achieved her gold medals in Freestyle and Moves in the Field.  She was a North Atlantic Regional medalist and a collegiate competitor for Penn State University.  She has experience coaching beginner through regional competitors.  Anna holds a Master’s degree in Kinesiology and is an ACSM Exercise Physiologist.

 

Areas of private lessons: Moves in the Field, Basic Skills, and Hockey

Coaching Fee: $10.00/15 minutes

Phone: (cell)  814-392-4170     (email)  afz5005@gmail.com