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Edward Gall

G & E Roofing, Norm Elvin
J S McCarthy Printers, Rick & Patty Tardiff
On Target, John Fallona
Peter & Sandra Prescott
Pine State Trading Co., Nick Alberding
Robert & Moira Fuller

Gold Medal Sponsors

The Red Barn

Kennebec Technologies, Wick & Ruth Johnson
Peter Alfond Charitable Fund of the Maine Community Foundation

Silver Medal Sponsors

Bill & Lesley Sprague

Cross Insurance, Michelle Ibargeen
Scott & Trish Bullock
Wagon Masters, Ray Cole
Walter and Lynne Cooper

Bronze Medal Sponsors


Chuck & Maria Hays
Daniel's Auto body, Rchard & Heidi Daniel
Dufour's Welding, Don Dufour
H. Allen & Diannne Ryan
Peter Thompson
Whited Peterbilt of Maine, Jon Whited
Perry, Fitts, Boulette & Fitton, CPAS, P.A., Michael Fitton
Stephen Albison
A & W Maintenance, Inc, Danny Warren
C. Caprara Food Service Equipment
Complete Mobile Inc., Adam Dixon
George Heselton
Golden Pond Wealth Management, Bert Lanquet
Green Thumb Lawn Service,Michael Legasse
J & S Oil, Inc. John Babb
John & Charlene Bridge
Kennebec Savings Bank
Lisa Hallee
Maine Instrument Flight
Plummer Funeral Home, Inc., Patrick Murphy
Reay Excavation & Trucking Inc., Linwood & Sue
Greg Farris

Friends of SAM

Michael & Dawn Stillings

Barnard-White Assoc. Inc.
Blind Time LLC, Jerry Chase
Jeffery & Marcia Hubert
Michael & Cindy Talbot
William & Janice Bridgeo
Dave's Applinace, Scott Ketchen
Andrew & Mary Dionne
L N Best Marketing, Lisa Best
Nona Boyink
The Liberal Cup, Jeff Houghton


Welcome to the Skating Association of Maine

~~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.

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Fall / Winter 2014-2015 & Spring 2015 Learn to Skate Program

The Bank of Maine Ice Vault
203 Whitten Road
Hallowell, ME 04347

Snowplow Sam

Basic Skills
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

COST: $95

Come in full hockey gear.

ATOMS: Intro to Hockey

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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.