located on the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) campus at the
Frank Ritter Memorial Ice Arena. The Frank Ritter Memorial Arena at
RIT is the "Home" rink of the Genesee Figure Skating Club. The club
office, lounge, conference room, professional offices, and locker rooms
are all located at the rink. The club uses thirty-six hours of ice at
the rink each week from early September to the end of April. An
eight-week summer session also takes place at the rink from the middle
of June to early August.
Directions and Maps
The Genesee Figure Skating Club is located on the
campus of the Rochester Institute of Technology at 51 Lomb Memorial
Drive, Rochester, NY. The following links provide directions and maps of
Click here for directions to RIT provided by the RIT web site.
Click here for a Google Map to the RIT campus.
Click here for a Map of the RIT campus.
The arena is named for Frank Ritter,
grandfather of F. Ritter Shumway. Shumway was a founder and President of
the Genesee Figure Skating Club in 1955, President of the USFSA from
1961 to 1964, Adult Dance competitor and Sectional Champion for many
years, and founder and chairperson of the USFSA`s Memorial Fund. Shumway
passed away in March of 1992, shortly before his 86th birthday.
The Arena is one of the most attractive arenas in the area, featuring a
large window at one end, a high ceiling, excellent sound system,
seating for nearly 2000 people, and a temperature in the mid-fifties.
The arena is also home to the RIT Tigers Men`s and Women`s Hockey teams.
You can reach us at:
Genesee Figure Skating Club
Frank Ritter Memorial Arena
51 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
We also utilize the rink at the Skating Institute of Rochester (SIR).
Skating Institute of Rochester (SIR) is located at One Boys Club Place
in downtown Rochester, New York. Several GFSC sessions are scheduled at
SIR throughout the season.Click here for a Google map of the downtown Rochester area and the Skating Institute of Rochester.
The Institute is managed by Al Vyverberg. Special arrangements can be made for ice rental when blocks of time are available.