Ice Dancers

Minneapolis Ice Dance Weekend
July 20 - 22, 2018
Bloomington Ice Garden's Olympic-Sized Rink, Bloomington, MN

Home Registration Addresses Hotels Photos Guests
  • Slide23
  • Slide25
  • Slide3
  • Slide12
  • Slide14
  • Slide22
  • Slide4
  • Slide17
  • Slide7
  • AMSlide3

Join us for a weekend of ice dancing, socializing and fun
at this year’s Minneapolis Ice Dance Weekend!

The Weekend

Skating is the primary focus of the weekend, with ten hours of ice time available. Along with preliminary through international dances and social dances (such as the Riverside Rhumba and Golden Skaters' Waltz), there will be fun mixers to keep everyone moving. A light catered meal and socializing will follow Friday's session. Lunch will be provided on Saturday. On Sunday there is breakfast and lunch. Snack tables are available throughout the weekend.

Ice Dance Clinics

Clinics by Laurie Benson and Ari Lieb will be offered Saturday and Sunday. 

Saturday Night Dinner Dance

On Saturday evening, join us at the Arthur Murray Dance Studio in St. Paul for a private dinner dance. The evening will feature a buffet dinner and includes dance instruction on a the Swing Dance followed by open dancing. Complimentary table wine and beer will also be included. Reservations must be received by noon, Thursday, July 19th. The Arthur Murray Dance Studio is 27 minutes from Bloomington Ice Garden. Carpools can be arranged.  directions

Schedule of Events   

Friday, July 20

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Registration
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Program Dance
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Social Party with Catered Dinner at the Rink

Saturday, July 21

9:30 am - 10:30 am Clinic with Ari Lieb - Tracking
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Program Dance
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Lunch at the Rink
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Program Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Program Dance
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Ballroom Dinner Dance at Arthur Murray - Reservations must be received by noon, Thursday, July 19th

Sunday, July 22

9:00 am - 9:30 am Breakfast at the Rink
9:30 am - 10:30 am Clinic with Laurie Benson - Swing Dance
10:45 am - 11:45 am Program Dance – Preliminary through Pre-Silver Selections Only
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Program Dance and requests – All Levels
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch at the Rink

Starlight Club Ice Dance Etiquette
How to Skate the Mixers

CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY NOTICE:  Please refrain from wearing perfume or cologne, as these don’t help you skate better and can distract your partner. They also cause serious health problems for some of your fellow skaters. Thank you.

Local skaters, we would greatly appreciate donations of baked goodies, salads or other side dishes on Saturday or Sunday!

Beckychocolate chip cookies
JonBanana bread
Diane Brownies
ConnieCroatian Rizi Bizi (rice and peas)
SoniaBLT pasta salad, blueberry breakfast cake, minnestrone soup, watermelon gazpacho
Jan FrischBiscotti
Katie FPasta salad
AtsuoWontons & Pasta Salad
Katie FreemarkPasta salad

Sign up here to bring something:
Name I'll Bring
If you change your mind about what you want to bring, simply e-mail Becky at
Thank you in advance for your donations!
Home | Registration | Addresses | Hotels | Photos | Guests

The Minneapolis Ice Dance Weekend is hosted by the Starlight Ice Dance Club of the Twin Cities
Weekend Coordinator: Becky Evans,
Please contact with any questions.