Gliding Stars of Central Florida, Inc
Mission Statement: The Gliding Stars of Central Florida is an adaptive ice-skating program that enables individuals with disabilities the opportunity for physical, social, and emotional growth by fostering a team-oriented, safe, and accepting environment, that allows one to break through barriers to accomplish their dreams.
The organization incorporated on October 11, 2022, after operating for twenty years under the National Organization umbrella based out of Buffalo, NY, Gliding Stars, Inc. Our new season of skate instruction began September 10, 2023. Instruction includes a crawl, walk, run style approach over approximately fourteen, 45 minute sessions, with individualized development of figure skating skills using a blend of Gliding Stars, Inc and United States Figure Skating Association/Special Olympics instruction. Additionally, the program provides adaptive equipment, such as custom designed ice skates, walkers and other equipment to assist individuals with disabilities.