Skate raiser 21'

RSVP now for Diversify Ice’s upcoming Juneteenth SkateRaiser in person or virtually. During the SkateRaiser, there will be performances from underrepresented rising champions in figure skating, community Learn-to-Skate opportunities, panel discussions, live music, dance classes, art exhibits, and giveaways. 

Also, please do not miss the panel discussion addressing racial disparities in figure skating and ways we can make it a more inclusive sport. As a part of the event, there will be resources to support coaches in uplifting skaters of color in partnership with the Professional Skating Association (PSA) Virtual Summit.

So join us on Juneteenth, Saturday, June 19th from 1-5 pm EST for the Juneteenth SkateRaiser featuring Olympian, Tai Babilonia, National and International Champions Rohene Ward, Pooja Kalyan, Eliot Halverson, Megan Williams-Stewart, Emmanuel Savary, Nathan Truesdell, and Jacob Sanchez. Also, look out for performances from our rising skaters, Zuri Davis, Samuel Eckenroed, Rainah Taylor, Laylah Powell, and many more.

In addition, for skaters who will be joining in person, exciting seminar sessions will be offered on the afternoon/evening of Friday, June 18th, led by renowned National and International coaches:

Choreography – Rohene Ward 

Spins and Steps — Eliot Halverson

Skating Skills and Drills – Nathan Truesdell

Performance Quality – Tai Babilonia

Alvin Ailey Dancer – Renaldo Maurice

Skateraiser21 Schedule


Location: Gardens Ice House, 13800 Old Gunpowder Rd, Laurel, MD 20707

Date: Juneteenth, June 19, 2021

Time: 1-5pm EST


Schedule: Skateraiser21 Schedule