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SIGN UP TO COMPETE IN THE 2022 SILVER SKATES SPEED SKATING COMPETITIONS


Silver Skates is an annual speed skating competition for children ages6 - 17, and adults.  Six events take place at neighborhood ice rinks from January 11 - 20, 2022.  Check-in begins at 5:15 pm for each event, races begin at 5:45 pm.  The youth races will take place first, followed by the adult races.

Online registration is now open for these races.  Registration will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 20 participants from each age group and gender.  Advance online registration is encouraged,  Onsite registration is available the day of the meet if spots still remain, beginning at 5:15 pm.  All participants under the age of 18 MUST have a parent or guardian register them in order to participate.

Participants must wear gloves, long sleeves, and a bicycle or hockey helmet to participate. Figure skates, hockey skates, or speed skates must be worn at all times. Skates will be available free of charge at each event.

A citywide competition takes place at McFetridge Sports Center on Saturday, January 22, 2022.  Youth skaters that qualify from the neighborhood races will be invited to compete at the citywide competition.   Check-in begins at 9:15 am, races begin at 10 am.  Adults are invited to race at the citywide competition without having to qualify from one of the neighborhood races.  Registration for the adult citywide competition will be available soon. 


 

SILVER SKATES COMPETITION SCHEDULE:

Midway Plaisance Park 1130 Midway Plaisance North 1/11/2022  REGISTER NOW
McKinley Park* 2210 W. Pershing Rd. 1/12/2022  REGISTER NOW
Mt. Greenwood Park* 3721 W. 111th St 1/13/2022  REGISTER NOW
McFetridge Sports Center 3843 N. California Ave. 1/18/2022  REGISTER NOW
Warren Park* 6601 N. Western Ave. 1/19/2022  REGISTER NOW
Wentworth Park 5625 S. Mobile Ave. 1/20/2022  REGISTER NOW

 

* These locations will be offering divisions for athletes with intellectual disabilities.  If you are a current or eligible Special Olympic athlete, please request registration information by emailing special.olympics@chicagoparkdistrict.com.

 

 

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