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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Meet the HR Staff

Learn about our Human Resources staff in this month’s Staff Spotlight!  Jillian Piccuito – Human Resources Director Jillian Piccuito joined FMC as our Director of Human Resources in 2015.  In her role, Jillian provides leadership, management and supervision in the day to day operation of the Human Resources Department for our headquarters and all of…

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How To Make Your First Skating Experience A Good One

Choose skates that will help you Hockey skates are round and shaped like a bowl. They don’t have a definitive toe or heel. On the other hand, recreational skates are flatter for the majority of the blade with a definitive heel and a toe pick. If you rock forward or back in recreational skates, the…

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Featured Rink: Pirelli Veteran’s Arena – Franklin, MA

In 1992, Pirelli Veterans Arena in Franklin became FMC’s first rink, starting a 26 year and 23 rink legacy. Pirelli is a Commonwealth of Massachusetts public ice skating facility overseen by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). The rink itself has been part of the community of Franklin since 1973. Arena Manager, Bruce Bertoni,…

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Meet the Accounting Staff

Learn about our accounting staff in this month’s Staff Spotlight! Patty Pelletier – Accounts Payable Manager Patty Pelletier has been with FMC Ice Sports for 16 plus years. Patty started in the Programming Department before moving to Accounting, where she is now the Accounts Payable Manager.  She loves the challenges and multi-tasking it involves. When Patty…

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Successful Fundraiser for the Ava Roy Fund

This past weekend (December 21st – December 23rd) FMC Ice Sports and Buffone Arena hosted a fundraiser to benefit the Ava Roy Fund. This foundation was established after her father, Christopher Roy, was killed in the line of duty fighting a fire in Worcester December 9th, 2018. Christopher Joseph Roy, a Worcester firefighter, died from injuries…

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2018 Service Award Winners

This year we have a few employees celebrating big milestones with us! Suzanne Gonick – 10 years Suzanne is our Accounting Manager and is celebrating her 10th year in the company’s Accounting Department. Often an unsung hero, Suzanne has taken on many challenges in her past ten years, making her a valuable asset to our…

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Skating is for Everyone!

On Wednesday nights during the beginning of the season, kids of all abilities lace up their skates and head to the ice for an adaptive ice skating program at Simoni Ice Arena in Cambridge. They participate in activities including obstacle courses, a tower of blocks for building up and crashing down, races, and much more. Recently,…

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