Piney Orchard Figure Skating Team is based out of Piney Orchard Ice Arena in Odenton, MD. Through team and individual competition, our members enhance their skills, build confidence, and have fun! The friendly team-based atmosphere fosters comradery and forges life-long social relationship skills. Teamwork and good sportsmanship are core to everything we do. Learn more about lessons and hockey offered via the main Piney Orchard Ice Arena website.
Ice Skating Institute Affiliation
The POFST is affiliated with the Ice Skating Institute (ISI), an industry trade association made up of more than 5-million individuals. ISI promotes the development of beginner to advanced skaters through lessons and competition on a recreational basis.
Find out more about ISI at the Official ISI website.
The team sources it's origins to the former Benfield Pines Ice Rink in Severna Park, Md. As a group, the team moved to Piney Orchard Ice Arena in 1997 and formalized as POFST.
Among the many classes and levels of training and competition, the POFST annually trains and competes a Large Production group. A team-based performance, the production merges ice skating skill demonstrations, music and costumes into a story-theme. During competition skaters perform in front of an audience and judges and it is based on the performance and entertainment value demonstrated.