Club News


Thursday, June 1:  Heartland Banquet; Garozzo's Ristorante, Lee's Summit; 6 pm

Friday, June 2:  Pajama Day (bring treats)

Friday, June 9:  Theater On Ice payment due

June 9 - 11:  Heart of America Figure Skating Competition http://comp.entryeeze.com/Home.aspx?cid=220

June 12-16:  Summer Skate Camp; click here for more information and sign up :http://www.centerpointcommunityice.com/learn/

Friday, June 16: Twin Day (bring treats)

June 19-23:  Summer Skate Camp; click here for more information and sign up: http://www.centerpointcommunityice.com/learn/

Friday, June 23:  Super Hero Day (bring treats)

June 26-30:  Summer Skate Camp; click here for more information and sign up: http://www.centerpointcommunityice.com/learn/

Friday, June 30:  USA Day (bring treats)

Friday, July 7:  KC  Sports Day

July 7 & 8:  Advanced Summer Clinic with Michelle Lauerman, John Coughlin, and Grant Huang; see below for more information; click here to register online: ADVANCED SUMMER CLINIC REGISTRATION

Friday, July 14:  Crazy Hair Day (bring treats)

Friday, July 21:  Nerd Day (bring treats)

Friday, July 28: Club Day (wear club spirit wear and bring treats)

Saturday, July 29:  Heartland FSC Summer Pool Party; 7 - 8:30 pm

Friday, August 4: Competition Dress Day (bring treats)

Summer Fun Fridays

Heartland FSC summer fun Fridays are back!  Join us for themed Fridays starting June 2nd!  Don't forget to bring treats to share too!


June 2nd -- Pajama Day

June 9th -- Heart of America competition (no theme)

June 16th -- Twin Day

June 23rd -- Super Hero Day

June 30th -- USA Day

July 7th -- KC Sports Day

July 14th -- Crazy Hair Day

July 21st -- Nerd Day

July 28th -- Club Day (wear club spirit wear)

August 4th -- Competition Dress Day

Heartland FSC Annual Banquet

Check your email for an Evite to the Heartland FSC Annual Awards Banquet.  This fun event will be held at Garozzo's Ristorante in Lee's Summit -- the same location as last year -- at 6 pm on Thursday, June 1.  RSPV through the Evite and pay here or drop your check in the Heartland box at the rink.  Payment is due in advance by May 15.


Heartland Figure Skaters -- free (cost covered by the club)

Kids under 5 -- free

Kids ages 6 - 12 -- $8.00  per person

Over 12/adults -- $15.00 per person



Click here to pay online through PayPal:

Kids ages 6 - 12

PayPal service charge of 3% has been added to the $8 meal charge


Over 12/Adults

PayPal service charge of 3% has been added to $15 meal charge.


Spring Theater On Ice:  Under the Sea

Brought to you by Team Amore

Synchronized  Skating


Open to skaters of all ages and abilities!


Tryouts for feature roles and solos:  

      Tuesday, June 6th at 7:30 pm

      The tryouts for feature roles and solos are interpretive

      Skaters will hear the music 3 times before the final skate

      Points will be awarded for their interpretation of the

      music and quality of the skating.


Practice schedule:  click here


Fee:  $170 covers ice costs, coaching costs for group numbers & prop costs


Dress Rehearsal:  Friday June 23; 5 - 7 pm



  • Saturday, June 24th;  3:30 - 4:30 pm
  • Saturday, June 24th;  6:30 - 7:30 pm

Questions?  Contact Jessica Kukal, Director at jkukal1717@gmail.com or Anna Bohn, Manager at annakayeschaeffer@gmail.com





Advanced Summer Clinic

Parents, Skaters, and Coaches,

We are so excited to announce our Independence Advanced Summer Clinic with our Guest Coaching Staff: John Coughlin, two time US National Pair Champion; Michelle Lauerman, PSA Quadruple Master Rated Coach, and Grant Huang, PSA Double Master Rated Coach.
Clinic will run the following times:
Fri, July 7th & Sat, July 8th
Level 1 - 10:00am-2:00pm
Level 2 - 10:00am-3:00pm
Level 3 - 10:00am-3:30pm
Clinics will be divided by level:
Level 1 - Pre-requisite - Loop jump
Skaters will work on developing their singles jumps, single jump combinations, axel, spin basics, combination spins, basic edge exercises, and basic footwork.  
Level 2 - Pre-requisite - Axel
Skaters will work on developing their axel, double salchow, & double toe, advanced double jump exercises, combination spins, flying spins, advanced edge exercises, and advanced footwork.
Level 3 - Pre-requisite - Double loop
Skaters will work on developing double loop, double flip, & double lutz, double axel, triple jump exercises, difficult flying spins, IJS spins, IJS step sequences, skating skills, and transitions.
Sign Up:
Click on the following link to sign up online:
Cost / Payment:
Early Bird (by June 1st)
Level 1 - $100 by 6/1
Level 2 - $150 by 6/1
Level 3 - $175 by 6/1
Regular Fee
Level 1 - $125
Level 2 - $175
Level 3 - $200
Please make payment directly to Michelle Lauerman via PayPal (michelle.lauerman@gmail.comor Venmo (Michelle-Lauerman).  Please include your skater's name in the payment note.
Private Lessons:
John & Michelle will be available for private lessons Thursday as well as Friday and Saturday prior to the clinic.  Please mark on your registration form if you are interested in private lessons.  Lessons are 20 min and cost is $28 per 20 min with John and $24 per 20 min with Michelle.  Skaters can schedule three lessons (one hour) total.  If additional time is available, then participants will be notified.  Please make private lesson payments directly to the coach the day of the clinic.  
Contact Michelle Lauerman at michelle.lauerman@gmail.com

Becca Teegarden

Learn to Skate Director

Independence Skating Academy

Centerpoint Community Ice

2016/2017 Board

There were many nominations submitted for the 2017/2018 Heartland Board.  There were just enough acceptances to fill the positions, so no election was needed.  We are pleased to announce the following:


President, Brandon Schultz

Vice President, Monica Stillwell

Treasurer, Michelle Burke

Secretary, Bikendra VanBuren

Board Member, Michelle Cease

Board Member, Sarah Luptak

Board Member, Jackie Schmidt

Board Member, Danijela Nenadic-Book

Board Member, Melissa West


The new board will take office effective July 1.  Click here for more information about the board:  2017-2018 Heartland Board


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