SOUL On Ice Winter Skating Party!

Tickets available now for this beloved annual tradition! Join us for an afternoon of skating, music, food, raffle prizes, and performances by our talented students! All proceeds support FSH's skating and educational programs. We look forward to sharing the joy with you!

Enrolling NOW for Winter Dreams!

Our learn-to-skate program is OPEN to girls in 1st-9th grade citywide.       Immerse yourself into the magic of figure skating and the Figure Skating in Harlem experience! Register now!

The New York Times

‘When I Skate It Just Feels Free’
Figure Skating in Harlem helps young
women of color see themselves on ice.

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vogue figure skating harlem

Teen Vogue

"We can be Black ice queens."
Figure Skating In Harlem is creating space
for skaters of color on and off the ice.

CBS This Morning Feature

FSH empowers young girls in underserved communities
"Figure Skating in Harlem is the only organization to bridge education and figure skating to empower girls in underserved communities... breaking barriers on and off the ice."

FSH Featured in United States Figure Skating Article

USFS Interviews FSH Girls for Their "Breaking Barriers" South Africa 2023 Cultural Exchange Recap

South Africa Trip 2023


Gliding on Ice and Water! Take a deeper look into our cultural exchange trip made possible by Laureus Sports for Good, Fight with Insight, the 9miles Project, and the Fortsmann Foundation.

Welcome to Figure Skating in Harlem

Figure Skating in Harlem helps girls transform their lives and grow in confidence, leadership and academic achievement. We are the only organization in the world for girls of color that combines the power of education with access to the artistic discipline of figure skating to build champions in life.


Our girls are placed into Learn to Skate USA groups based on skating ability and age, where they learn proper technique, improve self-esteem, and develop a positive, healthy lifestyle via physical fitness and skating.


passed at least one USFS Basic Skills level, with 25% passing two or more.

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of students maintain a B average or higher annually, with 25% of those receiving straight A's.

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Our signature curriculum is designed to improve reading, writing and math, introduce financial literacy and STEM concepts, promote positive social skills, emotional skills and a encourage good health and nutrition.


Our vision is to create leaders of tomorrow through cultural field-trips, life skills classes and career exploration trips where the students learn about identity, self-actualization, goals and planning for their future.


reported improved leadership with 100% reporting improved determination.

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Figure Skating in Harlem in the Press

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FSH is an award winning organization recognized by the International Olympic Committee, U.S. Olympic Committee, Beyond Sport and CNN Heroes. This youth development program is helping young women of color fight discrimination.

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