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Welcome to the Skating Association of Maine

The Skating Association of Maine (SAM) provides opportunities for skaters of all ages to participate in a wide range of ice skating programs in the State of Maine. Our goal is to encourage and promote participation and instruction for our members. SAM's Learn to Skate, figure skating and hockey programs are designed to provide members of all abilities equal opportunity in accordance with the rules and regulations of each sport’s National Governing Body (NGB) that support our core values of integrity, sportsmanship and fair play.

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TRY HOCKEY FOR FREE

ONLY 20 SPOTS AVAILABLE!

Come and TRY HOCKEY FOR FREE on Saturday, October 24th, 4:15pm to 6:30pm at the Camden National Bank Ice Vault in Hallowell. Try Hockey for Free is open to kids 4-12 years of age with ALL equipment (helmet, pads, skates, and stick) available for use.

SAM representatives will provide and fit your child with equipment to use for the session. This equipment must be returned at the conclusion of the Try Hockey for Free session. Parents following ALL safety guidelines are welcome to stay for the session and witness your player's second first step!

As this is a limited capacity event, please ensure you are able to attend on October 24, 2020, as a result of not participating, restricts the opportunity for someone else to Try Hockey for Free.

Registrations received after the event is full will be notified and placed on a waiting list.

Registration for the Pre-Season Warm-Up Clinic Now OPEN!

JOB POSTING:

Job Description: 

Figure Skating & Learn to Skate Director – It shall be the duty of the Figure Skating Director to represent concerns of all private coaches. The FS Director will work with Basic Skills coaches to provide a strong and professional program in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the Association and USFS. The FS Director will work to provide a standardized program for all FS programs. The FS Director will be the Director of Learn to Skate. Will be responsible for on-ice activities such as exhibitions and shows. 

Position determination: Vote by the Membership Term: 3 years

Open Immediately until the position is filled. 


Send a letter of interest to Stephanie Weber at StephanieWeber207@gmail.com. Please include highest skating level passed and years of experience. 

Learn to Skate

Upcoming Sessions

Mondays:

October 26- November 30

December 7 - January 18 
(no class December 28)

 

Zero Tolerance of Inappropriate Behaviors

The USA Hockey Board of Directors has developed a Zero Tolerance Policy regarding the verbal abuse of officials and inappropriate spectator behavior. Verbal abuse of officials is the first step leading to physical abuse of officials. This Zero Tolerance Policy has been unanimously endorsed by the Youth, Junior, and Senior Councils, the District Referees-In-Chief, and the Coaching Education Program Directors for immediate implementation have unanimously endorsed this Zero Tolerance Policy. All SAM families and coaches received an email regarding zero tolerance for inappropriate behaviors. Should you have any further questions, please reach out to Derek Wing, Hockey Steering Committee Chair at dhwing13@gmail.com.