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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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!
Spring & Summer
LEARN TO SKATE
The Bank of Maine Ice Vault
203 Whitten Road
Hallowell, ME 04347
Intro to Freestyle
May 5th – June 16th (no class May 26th)
July 14th – August 18th
Registration for Summer Youth Hockey is now open. Openings available from Mites ( Cross-Ice) through Bantams. Please click the HNIM Logo for complete details and registration.
Don't miss out on the only Summer Youth Hockey League in Central Maine, hosted by SAM Youth Hockey.
The Skating Association of Maine is pleased to offer the following adult only figure skating ice. As always, adult skaters are welcome on ANY figure skating sessions, but in an effort to meet the needs of the adult skating community SAM and The Bank of Maine Ice Vault have partnered to provide adult only figure skating ice. Please continue to check the website for blackout dates around holidays.
Ice is available July 2nd and then again in August
Wednesdays @ The Bank of Maine Ice Vault: 9:40 - 10:30 am
All ice is currently $10 PER SESSION.
Skaters must be full USFS members to skate on any Figure Skating sessions.
ADULT ONLY ICE - Skaters must be 16 or over.
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.
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 take their skills to another level.
Class is open to Squirts through High school, with a maximum class size 22.
INSTRUCTOR: Tanya Quigley
SESSION: 5 weeks Mondays, April 21st – May 19th
TIME: April 21st 7:10pm-8:00pm April 28th – May 19th 6:40pm-7:30pm COST: $120
Come in full hockey gear
Registration forms at Lobby Window
Please notify Tanya Quigley @ quigleys.orchardhillfarm@gmail
If you plan to attend.
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.