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G.O.A.L! Clinics coming in two weeks

The Boston Bruins and FMC Ice Sports have come together to host G.O.A.L!, a FREE event featuring skating and hockey instructional sessions. G.O.A.L! provides a fun, game based environment for kids ages 4-15 who may be new to the sport of hockey or skating. Blades, the Bruins mascot, and the Bruins Youth Hockey Developmental Team will be on-hand to assist new skaters. Skates, helmets and even hockey…read more →

FMC Ice Sports Spring Skating Show Recap

The sun is out, the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and FMC Ice Sports’ skaters are shining! On March 21-23, the Western Mass Figure Skating Club and FMC Springfield sent four local skaters to represent the Commonwealth in the 2014 Bay State Games, hosted at Williams College, in Western Massachusetts’ Berkshire County. Katherine Li, of Longmeadow, skated a beautiful artistic…read more →

A Closer Look: High School Coaches League

This summer FMC Ice Sports is proud to offer another fun and exciting season of the High School Coaches League. The puck drops this coming May at four convenient locations: Franklin, Taunton, West Roxbury and Burlington. The Coaches League was developed as a way for high school players to stay in shape and keep their hockey skills sharp during the…read more →

Meet the Manager: Darryl Racca, Navin Arena – Marlboro

April’s Meet the Manager Spotlight highlights Darryl Racca of Marlboro. This FMC employee has worked with the Portland Pirates and the Anaheim Ducks. Learn more about Darryl below: 1.     Manager’s full name: Darryl Racca 2.     FMC arena: Navin Arena in Marlboro, MA 3.     Hometown: Sterling, MA 4.     What other FMC arenas have you previously been employed at? I managed Asiaf…read more →

Around the Rinks: Arena News

Raynham IcePlex:  On a Saturday morning freestyle at the Raynham IcePlex, Stephanie Schofield got a surprise when she was asked to prom.  Her potential date came onto the ice in hockey skates accompanied by his sisters that held a handmade prom sign with a “?” on it. Stephanie said yes! Aleixo Arena:  On Tuesday, April 22 from 8:00am-3:30pm, the Aleixo…read more →

Felix Advice: Practice Makes Perfect

Whatever your personal skating goals are, it is important to know where you are on your path to success. Whether you are enrolled in a skating or hockey class, FMC has established a curriculum with skill sets designed to progressively develop your skating ability in a fun, safe, and rewarding environment. As with any skill, practice makes perfect and we…read more →

Bruins FUNdamentals Learn to Play Jamboree Recap: 250 Players Hit the Ice for Annual Event in Revere and Brockton!

The Bruins FUNdamentals Learn to Play Jamboree hit the ice at the Asiaf Arena in Brockton on March 2nd and the Cronin Ice Rink in Revere on March 9th.  The Jamboree is open to all beginner level players enrolled in a learn to play or cross ice program.  This year over 250 players participated representing programs from across the state…read more →

Meet the Manager: Frank Gramolini – Smead Arena, Springfield

This month’s issue of Meet the Manager highlights Frank Gramolini, a 12 year FMC veteran from western Massachusetts. This Bruce Springsteen fan manages the Smead Arena in Springfield. Check out more fun facts about Frank below:   1.     Manager’s full name: Frank Gramolini 2.     FMC arena: Smead Arena – Springfield 3.     Hometown: Southampton, MA…read more →

Stay Cool with us this Spring & Summer!

Stay cool with us this Spring & Summer! Programs for young and old, beginners to advanced, hockey, figure skating, learn to skate and more are available in most rinks. Details on our Spring II and Summer Program offerings will be available soon! Programming Season Dates Spring II: April 28 – June 22 Summer: June 23 – August 17 The following…read more →

Time to Shine!

After witnessing the best figure skating talent in the world compete in the Olympics, approximately 160 skaters explored their figure skating hopes and dreams in Brockton, MA competing at the “Skate For the Love Of It” ISI Competition held on February 22nd at the Asiaf Arena.  Thanks to Competition Director, Caroline Ciulla, and many volunteers, toddlers to adults, beginners to…read more →