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Meet the Operations and Maintenance Staff

Kyle Correira

Get to know about our Operations & Maintenance staff in this month’s Staff Spotlight! Kyle Correira – Director of Maintenance and Operations Kyle Correira joined FMC as a skate guard at our own Driscoll Arena back in high school. He came back to FMC after college and started working throughout all of FMCs rinks. Kyle…

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Bruins Academy Learn To Play!

FMC Ice Sports still has space remaining in the Bruins Academy Learn to Play presented by Pure Hockey clinics in 3 of our locations – Hopedale, Fall River and East Boston. The goal of the program is to help aspiring, youth hockey players develop their skills. The program is available to both girls and boys…

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Spring Shows have Sprung

Check out some of our favorite pictures from our Spring Shows so far! To see the full albums and other pictures be sure to follow our teams on social media! Franklin Facebook – Skate Pirelli Instagram – @franklinfinesse Natick Facebook – SkateNatick Instagram –  @skateteamnatick

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A Purrrfect Dry Floor Event!

FMC has been hosting cat shows at their arenas for over five years. Just last month, Simoni Arena hosted the Catsachusetts International Cat Show as they presented their 2nd Annual Show, “Catstitute of Higher Purring”. There were various breeds on display including naked cats (Sphynx), luxurious Persians, sleek Siamese, long haired cats like Ragdolls and…

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Featured Rink: Armstrong Arena – Plymouth, MA

Armstrong Arena is a Commonwealth of Massachusetts public ice skating facility overseen by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). The rink opened in 1972 and FMC took over management in 1992. Inside the arena includes six team locker rooms, a heated conference room, facilities for birthday parties, a spacious lobby, skate rentals, and a…

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Meet the Vending and Concessions Staff

Get to know about our Vending and Concessions staff in this month’s Staff Spotlight! Stuart Silverberg – Director of Vending and Concessions Stuart Silverberg joined FMC as the Vending & Concession Director in September of 2004. Prior to that Stuart owned an ice cream and yogurt store in Brookline, MA. He also was an assistant…

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Featured Rink: Buffone Arena – Worcester, MA

Known as “the rink on Lake Ave,” Buffone Arena in Worcester has been managed by FMC since 1995. A Commonwealth of Massachusetts public ice skating facility overseen by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), the rink was built in 1958 and is named after Charles J. Buffone, a Democrat who represented Worcester in the…

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Dry Floor Events

Although some of our rinks don’t have ice in the summer, that doesn’t mean there aren’t still fun things to do! Check out our schedule so far: Auburn 5/31-6/2 – Cat Fanciers Federation 6/7-6/9 – Massachusetts Men’s Roller Derby 6/15 – Interstate Box Lacrosse 7/7 – Interstate Box Lacrosse 7/21 – Interstate Box Lacrosse 8/4 – Interstate Box Lacrosse Cambridge…

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Shamrock Shootout 2019

The Shamrock Shootout is an annual street hockey tournament that takes place along Temple Street in West Roxbury. The event was started in 2008 by Dave Tracey, Michael O’Brien and Mark Sanders for neighborhood kids who had school off for Evacuation Day. What began with 100 participants has grown into a 650+ player tournament that stretches nearly…

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Featured Rink: Driscoll Arena – Fall River, MA

Driscoll Arena is a Commonwealth of Massachusetts public ice skating facility overseen by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). The rink opened in 1972 and FMC took over management in 1992. Inside the arena includes six team locker rooms, facilities for birthday parties, a spacious lobby, skate rentals, and a snack bar. The rink…

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