Over the past 20 years Mirror Images has been thrilled to create wonderful moments and memories on and off the ice with hundreds of skaters. Since beginning in 2001 with 13 members on a Teen Introductory team, Mirror Images has grown and continued to evolve with the sport of synchronized skating. Through 2014, MI focused on advancing the skills of youth skaters offering a variety of levels and teams. In 2015, MI expanded to offer area college skaters the opportunity to keep skating as they pursued their studies. In 2016, MI expanded again with the Open Masters division for adult skaters. In 2019, MI offered a second competitive adult level and made their first trip to Nationals with a Collegiate team. Last season, MI added another youth line with Preliminary bringing Mirror Images to 8 competitive teams and over 80 skaters.
Our season starts in late August and winds up in March. Each team has assigned practice times on the ice at various rinks in Rochester and many of the teams have off-ice practices once or twice a month. Depending on team level, the skaters participate in physical workouts, yoga, and ballet. In our off season, skaters practice skills to improve their training. Our goal is that every skater has a place, whether they are a beginner or experienced, young or old. Our skaters are able to grow with our program and transition onto elite level teams when they choose based on the skills they develop.