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FMC Ice Sports Introduces Service Star Awards Recognition Program

FMC Ice Sports is pleased to introduce a new Service Star Awards recognition program to highlight the dedication and achievements of our employees. Each month, our regional managers will select individuals who best represent the values and mission esteemed by FMC. Founded by President and CEO Robert McBride, the program will honor selected Service Stars each month with a certificate…read more →

NEFS Rings in the New Year: Tryouts Begin January 26

With the holiday season coming to a close as the New Year is welcomed in, the 2015 New England Future Stars season is set to begin with just a few weeks left until tryouts for the summer season begin on January 26. The puck officially drops on the eighth year of NEFS play on Sunday, May 3, all 52 teams…read more →

Mites Cross-Ice Classic Returns for Another Great Year!

A victory in the FMC Mites Cross-Ice Classic was on the holiday wish list of many teams throughout New England as they hit the ice in Brockton at the Asiaf Arena. Over two days teams fought hard and ultimately a winner was crowned in both the Mite B and C divisions. The Mite B division saw a feisty team from…read more →

Meet the Manager: Jason Pichè – Chelmsford Forum

This January, Jason Piche of the Chelmsford Forum rings in his one year anniversary with FMC Ice Sports along with the New Year. Learn more about Jason and his passion for ice sports and stand-up comedy here: 1.     Manager’s full name: Jason Pichè 2.     FMC arena: Chelmsford Forum 3.     Hometown: Burlington, Vermont 4.  …read more →

FMC Team Members Recognized

Last Tuesday, ten FMC Ice Sports team members were recognized for their loyalty and service to the company. Team members that have given five, ten, and fifteen years of time to the organization were acknowledged at the company’s annual awards luncheon. The recipients were: Five Year Recognition: Alane Swiderski, VP of Programming & Services, FMC Headquarters Shayne Medeiros, Arena Manager,…read more →

Skating Under A Sky Full of Stars

On January 10, 2014, the Navin Arena will host a very special event to honor and memorialize Laura C. Dolan, Navin’s long time Skating Director who passed suddenly this past summer on July 31, 2014. Laura Dolan was a woman who gave so much of herself to everyone she knew, family, students, employees, and coworkers. The loss of this amazing…read more →

Bruins Host P.A.S.S. Clinic at FMC’s Simoni Skating Rink

Thanksgiving week is exciting for kids all across the Bay State as they prepare for turkey, pies, and time off from school. However, this past Thanksgiving week a number of youth hockey players had something to be extra thankful for. It’s not every day as a young hockey player you are able to share the ice with the Boston Bruins….read more →

Arena Happenings – Fall 2014

This season, FMC Ice Sports’ staff and patrons participated in countless activities, including holiday parades, adaptive skating programs and university hockey games.  Staff members represented FMC Ice Sports and the Armstrong Arena at the America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Parade in Plymouth the weekend of November 22-23rd. Over twenty thousand people attend this event each year. Several employees marched in the parade…read more →

FMC Skating Professionals Receive Awards

Kerry Ruffin is a coach from the William L. Chase Arena in Natick and was awarded the 2014 District 1 Coach of the Year for being a coach that believes in skaters first, winning second, helps skaters see the opportunity and possibility in challenges and adversity, takes their coaches and judging responsibilities seriously and encourages others to do the same,…read more →

Meet the Manager: Paul Drapeau – Horgan Arena in Auburn

The November issue of Meet the Manager brings the spotlight back to the Horgan Arena in Auburn. This month, we introduce Paul Drapeau, who co-manages with Cilla Kusek. Paul has been employed in the ice sports industry for over 35 years and plays in a men’s hockey league and pick-up league once a week. 1.     Manager’s full name: Paul Drapeau…read more →