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Pro Shop Spotlight: The Professionals Edge Hockey Shop, Worcester & Auburn

The Professionals Edge Pro Shop opened for business at FMC’s arenas in Worcester and Auburn nearly two years ago. Owners Mark Puleo and Mike Blanchard have worked to supply the best hockey and skating equipment for patrons. The pro shop is open at both locations from 8:00am to 8:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays and most weekday evenings through the main…read more →

Check out our Fall II Programs

Learning to skate is as easy as 1, 2, 3! FMC Ice Sports instructional programs are divided into steps to help participants navigate their way to skating success. Step 1: Learn to Skate is for participants ages 3 and older with little to no formal skating instruction. Step 2: Advanced Learn to Skate is a continuation of learning fun with…read more →

Try Hockey For Free Day Comes to Veterans Arena in Gardner

The annual USA Hockey event designed to introduce children to the wonderful game of hockey is nearly upon us. On November 8th, North Central Mass Youth Hockey will host a Try Hockey For Free Day at the Veterans Arena in Gardner. The event is open to any child between the ages of 4 and 9 regardless of past skating or…read more →

FMC Ice Sports Introduces Stick Time to 8 Locations

This fall FMC has introduced Stick Time, a new program in select locations offering players of all ages an opportunity to practice essential skills like skating, stickhandling, passing and shooting in an open ice environment. Each session is limited to 30 players and 2 goalies with all players in full equipment. Stick Time is a great chance for players to…read more →

Cronin Arena Reopens after Tornado Damage

The late July tornado that ravaged part of the city of Revere did not spare the city’s skating rink, the Cronin Arena. On July 28th, the storm heavily damaged the facility, removing a portion of the metal roof, and forcing the closure of the rink for seven weeks. The damaged roof was estimated to affect an area roughly seventy-five feet…read more →

Meet the Manager: Cilla Kusek, Horgan Arena in Auburn

The September issue of Meet the Manager highlights one of FMC’s longtime employees, Cilla Kusek of the Horgan Arena in Auburn. Cilla co-manages the rink alongside Paul Drapeau and has worked in the ice sports industry for over 30 years. Learn more about Cilla here: 1.     Manager’s full name: Priscilla Kusek 2.     FMC arena:  Horgan Arena, Auburn 3….read more →

FMC Ice Sports Welcomes Olympic Coach, Janet Champion!

Skaters participating in the Natick Advanced Skating Academy starting today, August 20 and running through Friday August 22 are excited to have Olympic coach, Janet Champion, as a teacher this week! At the age of 10, Janet Champion started her unique career as a child star with Shipstad’s and Johnson’s Ice Follies. Janet trained on ice with Edi Sholden at…read more →

New England Future Stars Championship Weekend Full of Surprises and Excitement

The 2014 New England Future Stars season concluded with champions being crowned at all five levels. The playoffs proved to be anything but predictable as upsets were seen at every level. Thank you to all the players, coaches, and fans who made the 2014 season one to remember. Please enjoy the following highlights from Championship Weekend: Squirt: Squirt Gold Cup Champs: South…read more →

2014-2015 Programming Line Up!

Learning to skate is as easy as 1, 2, 3! FMC Ice Sports instructional programs are divided into steps to help participants navigate their way to skating success. Step 1: Learn to Skate is for participants ages 3 and older with little to no formal skating instruction. Step 2: Advanced Learn to Skate is a continuation of learning fun with…read more →