Town Of Alexandria:
All I can say is that several years ago my wife retired after 30 years as a local figure skating professional. The numbers at the Watertown, Clayton, and Alexandria Bay figure skating clubs dropped dramatically. This happened in a relatively short time with no hope for a rebound. There were all sorts of factors for this drop in enrollment, the main one being cost, and second was the lack of interest......
The Rink Management Services Corporation was asked to make a presentation at the 1.9.13 Town Of Alexandria Board Meeting
The following audio clip is a short version featuring some very accurate insights from Tom Petrie. He should know, he has been involved in skating since Christ was on Skates..... [Sorry Father]
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