Join Us!

Mirror Images is always looking for new members, of all ages and abilities, to expand our teams and grow our organization and skating family. While tryouts were completed for the 2022-2023 season, we still have openings available on our youth and adult lines.  Skaters are able to join our Aspire (beginner) lines through November, and depending upon skill level, skaters may join other youth teams through August and September.  For any questions or inquiries about joining a team please contact the General Manager here.

Mirror Images is hoping to offer Adult, Open Adult or Open Collegiate, Open Masters and Masters teams for the 2022-2023 season. All skaters 18+ are invited and encouraged to attend our Open House. A meeting and discussion will take place at 7:30 followed by an on ice portion with skills and elements. The Open House is at the RIT Polisseni Ice Center. Fill out our prospective skater form here to let us know you'll be coming or that you are interested in learning more about adult skating opportunities. Can't make it, email us!


For skaters looking to join Mirror Images, we strongly encourage working on the following:

Posture & Presentation

Synch is a performance sport that requires participants to skate to music and present characters. They have to emote to selected music and show expression with their bodies and faces. Eye contact, charisma, interpretation and artistry are all things needed to be a successful synch athlete.

Turn Technique

Not only are we looking for pointed toes and proper heads, we would like our skaters to be on strong edges of all directions and sorts. Turns should be smooth, not skipped, hopped, scrapped or jumped. Depending on the team level, difficult turns must be done with ease.

Flexibility & Endurance

Skaters must have endurance to run programs in the cold. They also need to be physically agile and limber to attain Field Move positions such as spread eagles, Biellmann's, spirals and 170s. We strongly encourage skaters to develop their flexibility as they increase their strength.

Power & Stability

There are no free rides in synch and each skater is expected to stay on their feet whenever possible. Developing balance is a critical skill as you are skating close to others both connected and unconnected. Skaters are expected to skate with a variety of holds and arm positions.