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When One Rink Closes – Another Opens! Residents of Revere Offered Free Public Skating Admission at the Connery Rink in Lynn

As one door closes, FMC Ice Sports opens another! Due to storm damage caused by the tornado in Revere on July 28th, 2014, the Cronin Skating Rink will be closed temporarily for repairs. To compensate for the unprecedented closing, FMC Ice Sports will open the Connery Skating Rink in neighboring Lynn early. Residents of Revere will have the opportunity to…read more →

CSD, CAP, CAM, CAO, CAE – More Than Just Letters

Ever notice the letters that follow some FMC employee’s names in their email signatures or on their business cards? Those letters signify certifications issued by the Ice Arena Institute of Management or iAIM. Since 2001, the iAIM organization has partnered with the Ice Skating Institute (ISI) to bring arena professionals the knowledge and tools they need to succeed in the industry….read more →

Congratulations to the 2014 Skaters Scholarship Winners!

Developed in 1993, the FMC Ice Sports Skaters Scholarship provides financial assistance to ice sports participants and recreational ice skaters graduating high school and seeking to further their education. The scholarship is awarded to ice hockey, figure skating, and recreational skating participants who demonstrate strengths in academic performance, community and extracurricular involvement, as well as accomplishment and leadership on the…read more →

Meet the Manager: TJ Swiderski – Armstrong Arena, Plymouth

For the July issue of Meet the Manager we decided to shine the spotlight on TJ Swiderski who manages the Armstrong Arena in Plymouth. TJ has worked in America’s Hometown for almost 5 years but started his career in Illinois. Learn more about this deep dish pizza fan here: 1.     Manager’s full name: TJ Swiderski 2.    …read more →

Meet the Manager: Shayne Medeiros – Raynham IcePlex

Our June issue of Meet the Manager features South Coast native Shayne Medeiros. Shayne learned the tricks of the trade at the Driscoll Arena in Fall River and now manages the Raynham Iceplex. Learn more about this fan of sushi and golf here: 1.     Manager’s full name:  Shayne Tomas Medeiros 2.     FMC arena:  Raynham IcePlex 3.    …read more →

FMC Skaters Shine Bigger and Brighter

The annual ISI District 1 Championship competition is the biggest ISI figure skating competition in the New England area inviting skaters from Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Skaters earn Champion status by winning first place in Freestyle events and are awarded with trophies in addition to gold medals. Skaters also compete in a variety of additional…read more →

Adult Hockey is Taking Off Around the State

At FMC locations all around the state it isn’t uncommon to see a line winding through the lobby as adult skaters look to check in for FMC’s Adult Instructional and Organized Pick-Up program. These popular programs aim to introduce new adult skaters to the sport while also helping established hockey players further their skating and hockey skills. The Adult Instructional program…read more →

Players Needed for Hockey Fundraiser

Help FMC Ice Sports Support the You Can Play Project The You Can Play Project is hosting an event Sunday, June 1 at the Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, MA, with games at 4pm and 6pm. An Italian dinner, beer and a raffle will be provided following the games. Assistant Coach at Princeton University and former BC player Lee-j Mirasolo will…read more →

Walk-On Sessions Available for Spring II & Summer Hockey Programs

Can’t Commit? Try these Hockey Programs as a walk-on! Now that the Spring season is upon us and the end of the school year is in sight, vacations are being planned and outdoor activities are in full swing.  Schedules are filling up, but FMC Ice Sports will still be offering many hockey programs this spring and summer.  A unique aspect…read more →

G.O.A.L! Clinics Recap (4/24 & 5/1)

FMC Ice Sports and the Boston Bruins Youth Hockey Development Team joined forces to offer their highly popular G.O.A.L.! Clinics in Taunton and West Roxbury recently. G.O.A.L.!, which stands for Get Out And Learn, was developed as a way to introduce children to the many positive aspects of skating and hockey. The clinics were well attended and equally as well…read more →