International Skating Union

The International Skating Union, founded in 1892, is the exclusive international sport federation recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) administering sports in the branches of figure skating and speed skating throughout the world. Long track speed skating and short track speed skating come under the speed skating branch while single and pair skating and ice dance and synchronized skating constitute the figure skating branch. The ISU is composed of a number of national associations called ISU Members, who administer ISU sports at the national level and recognize that all international matters are under the sole jurisdiction and control of the ISU. The International Skating Union is the organizer of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships®  2025.

U.S. Figure Skating

U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States. U.S. Figure Skating is a member of the International Skating Union (ISU), the international federation for figure skating, and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC). U.S. Figure Skating is comprised of member clubs, collegiate clubs, school-affiliated clubs, individual members and Friends of Figure Skating. A total of 475 volunteers filling approximately 950 positions serve on U.S. Figure Skating’s Board of Directors and numerous committees. Thousands of other volunteers dedicate their time to club activities, judging, officiating and competition management. In October 2022, the ISU awarded U.S. Figure Skating the bid to host the ISU World Figure Skating Championships®  2025 in Boston, MA.

The Skating Club of Boston

The Skating Club of Boston is New England’s premier figure skating club, and home to a community of families, athletes and professionals united by their love of skating and a commitment to excellence in every aspect of the sport. The Club is unique among the many U.S. Figure Skating clubs for its long tradition of hosting and producing regional, sectional, national and international competitions. These include one World Championships, seven U.S. Championships, and numerous regional and sectional qualifying competitions. Most recently, the Club hosted the ISU World Figure Skating Championships ® 2016 and the 2014 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. The Skating Club of Boston will serve as the Local Organizing Committee on behalf of U.S. Figure Skating for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships® 2025.

TD Garden

As New England’s largest sports and entertainment arena, TD Garden is the home of the storied NHL’s Boston Bruins and NBA’s Boston Celtics franchises and hosts over 3.5 million people a year at its world-renowned concerts, sporting events, family shows, wrestling and ice shows. Since its opening in 1995, TD Garden has hosted over 200 events a year. The award-winning state-of-the-art TD Garden is a year-round, 19,600-seat arena, fully equipped with three private restaurants – Harbor View, Legends and the Level 5 Bistro – 90 executive suites, 1,100 club seats, a multi-million dollar high definition video scoreboard and complete 360-degree LED technology. TD Garden will serve as the competition venue for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships®  2025.

Department of Conservation and Recreation – Massachusetts

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is a state agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, United States, situated in the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. It is best known for its parks and parkways. The DCR’s mission is “To protect, promote and enhance our common wealth of natural, cultural and recreational resources for the well-being of all.” The agency is the largest landowner in Massachusetts. DCR Massachusetts owns and operates the Steriti Memorial Rink in Boston’s North End which will serve as the practice venue for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships® 2025.