The Red Barn
Bill & Lesley Sprague
Michael & Dawn Stillings
~~The Skating Association of Maine (SAM) is an organization with over 300 members. SAM’s mission is to encourage and promote ice skating programs in the State of Maine. SAM’s purpose is to encourage and promote the participation, instruction, practice and advancement of its members in the sport of skating on ice, including, but not limited to Learn to Skate, Figure Skating, and Hockey, in accordance with the rules and regulations of each sport’s National Governing Body (NGB) and to instill the ideals of sportsmanship, honesty, and teamwork.
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Come Join the 150+ players who have chosen The Skating Association of Maine for their hockey experience. SAM offers players of all ages an opportunity to learn and compete at the area's premier hockey facilities – The Bank of Maine Ice Vault. SAM welcomes players from all neighboring communities. We are a community-based, volunteer-governed, nonprofit organization designed to offer a structured, educational, and cost-effective hockey experience.
The 2014-2015 Registration process is now available online. All players will need to be registered online at the Hockey Registration tab. This registration process will also allow you to make payments online. You will need a sportngin account in order to complete the online registration. If you have previously registered on the SAM website with a sportngin account, you will use that user name and password. If not , please follow the instructions on how to create an account.
Congratulations to the SAM Blue Squirts and SAM Peewee Red Tier 4 teams on Winning their respective divisions in the 2014 March Showdown Tournament! Girls U14 team, NE Bay State Tournament Champs! Tier II Peewee's State Champs, Tier II Bantams State Champs, SAM Peewee Blue Bronze Medal March Showdown,SAM Bantam Blue MJBB Friendship Tournament Champs, and SAM Atoms Championships! Pot 'O Gold Bantam Champs, Peewee & Squirt Bronze Medals, Squirt Skills Runner-Ups!
The Bank of Maine Ice Vault
203 Whitten Road
Hallowell, ME 04347
Intro to Freestyle
Intro to Edge
September 15 - October 20
October 27 - December 1
December 8 - January 26
February 2 - March `16
March 30 - May 4
May 11 - June 22
Get the EDGE over other players:
Hockey edging skills for the advanced player
This program is specially designed to improve the speed, acceleration, agility and balance of the hockey player. Skating drills will emphasize edging, balance pressure and body alignment to teach correct technique in forward and backward skating, power turns, pivots, stops, and starts and fast transitioning movements. This class will improve the players’ game and bring their skills to another level.
Class is open to Squirts through High School, with a maximum class size 20.
INSTRUCTOR: Tanya Quigley
SESSION: 4 weeks September 8th – September 29th
DATES & TIMES: Monday, Sept. 8th 5:40-6:30pm
Monday, Sept. 15, 22 & 29 7:10 – 8:00 pm
Come in full hockey gear.
We welcome our newest players and provide a safe and positive environment to learn the basics of a great sport. This fun and rewarding experience will be shared by players, parents and coaches alike, as together, we learn skating fundamentals and the basic strategies of the game and sport of hockey. Our staff of highly qualified and certified coaches will expose players to hockey development skills, power skating techniques, and teach what true sportsmanship is all about as the players progress toward their hockey career goals.