Buffalo Speedskating membership is open to skaters and supporters of all ages and abilities, from those just learning to skate to experienced speedskaters.


Our growing club is available to anyone with the desire to train with, and learn from a great group of skaters. Our coaches and members provide a friendly and supportive environment in which to learn and excel. And most importantly, above all else, we always emphasize fun and safety.


So whether you're skating to compete, or simply for fun and fitness, together we will help



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BSC member Fletcher Codd was featured on Japanese TV station BS12's program "Global Vision" The show titled "Racing" profiled Fletcher along with two other athletes. The program was one hour long and all three sports were interspersed throughout the show.


The two links below have been edited to include only Fletcher's segment. While the narration is in Japanese, Fletcher answers questions in English.




First Segment~Second Segment




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Regular Season


Our regular season runs from September through March at two Buffalo rinks, Cazenovia and Riverside. On Sundays we skate at Cazenovia from 4:00pm to 5:50pm, and on Wednesdays at Riverside from 7:00pm to 7:50pm.


In addition, friends of Buffalo Speedskating have arranged for dedicated Ice at Buffalo State College on Friday mornings from 8:00am to 9:50am. There are no pads, but for an hour and fifty minutes you can skate laps, working on technique, stamina, and straight-a-way development. Schedule

Summer Season


Our summer season runs on Saturdays from June through August, at the Northtown Center in Amherst, This program is open to members of Buffalo Speedskating, Rochester Speedskating, Ontario Speedskating clubs and those that have completed

our Learn To Skate Program during our regular season.

Off Ice Training Oppourtunities




During the spring and summer months, many of our members and friends get together for off ice training. This free Dryland program runs from June through August on Mondays at Chestnut Ridge Park, and on Thursdays at Delaware Park, both nights from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.


Stair Climbing Workouts


From September through May you will find many of us at Furnas Hall on the Amherst UB campus. This free Stair Climbing Workout runs on Monday nights starting at 6:00PM.

Learn To Speedskate


You've seen the U.S. Short Track Speedskating Team in the Olympics. You've seen the grace, the daring and the speed, now it's your turn!


Join us for any 3 sessions, and we'll show you why Short Track is such great fun.


For more information please visit our Learn To Speedskate page.

Summer Training Camps






We had the Breakfast Crew from Radio Station, WYRK on the ice. They were great sports, and we all had a lot of fun! Check it out on their website.

Wednesday Practice at Riverside ~ 2015

Some of our newest and hardest working members!

Partnering with Eastern Regional Camps, we host two yearly summer camps. A six day camp designed for competitive Junior skaters, ages 12 to 21, and a weekend masters camp suitable for all skaters over 21. 


Buffalo Short Track Championships


We are excited to host the

annual Buffalo Short Track



Join us every October for two exciting days of racing. Admission is free and open to the public.



For more info

please visit our

Meet page.


Buffalo Short Track Championships

We are excited to host the annual Buffalo Speed Skating Championships!


Join us every October for two exciting days of racing. Admission is free and open to the public.


For more information please visit our Meet page.
Buffalo Spree Magazine featured an article about our club in its January, 2016 issue. Check it out!
you reach your individual goals and potential.
Pg. 14 photo of:

Emma Lipa (left)


Pg. 15 photo of: Julie Gerhing

Matt Grodensky, Sean Lppa &

Henry Withers (right)

Photos by:

Kc Kratt

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