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Ice Hockey

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Ice hockey is a fast-paced team sport. The Skatium has several hockey programs to experience.

GOAL FOR THE GOLD!! Learn to Play Hockey:

Come try our Learn to Play Hockey Program! Learn to Play will to teach you the skating basics you need to play hockey. You can try your first class for FREE!
For more information, see our Learn to Play Hockey Class page.

Youth hockey

Puck going into net The youth hockey leagues fall under the Arkansas Hockey Association (AHA), and are affiliated with USA Hockey. There are house/recreational programs for beginners and less experienced players, and a travel division for a more competitive level of play. The travel division plays against teams all over the south. The youth program emphasizes character building, teamwork, and development of hockey skills at a competitive level, but is open to kids of all skill levels. There are no girls-only teams, but girls are welcome to play at all levels. Full gear is required of all players.
The season runs from September through March.

Click here for our hockey schedule, including youth and adults, practices, league games, and other hockey events.

For more information on our youth hockey seasons or the Arkansas Hockey Association, visit the AHA at Email the Skatium for more information.

Age groups (ages are as of Jan 1 of each year):
Mini-Mite6 & under
Mite7 & 8
Squirt9 & 10
PeeWee11 & 12
Bantam13 & 14
Midget15 - 18
Adult18 and over

Our Adult Hockey Programs:

Adult Skills Development:

The idea is to learn some hockey skills and improve your skating. Helmet required, equipment recommended. Some equipment available at the Skatium for loan during practice.

Adult Skills Development: This class will be coached by Mark Scott, a former professional ECHL player, and consists of drills for adults and older kids to learn hockey skating, stickhandling, team play, and the basics of hockey. Cost is $15 for this class. Check the calendar schedule above for times & schedule.

Women & Girls: This practice is, a great, low-key opportunity for women & girls to come out and try the sport or improve existing skills. All ages welcome.

We also have a "travel" beginner team that goes to out of town tournaments to play, as well as a women's team. Check us out at

Adult "D" (Developmental) League:

Adult House (C) League:

Adult League:

Check the calendar schedule above for times & schedule.
Preformed teams take to the ice to challenge each other in a full, three-period game. A mixture of A, B, and C skill levels.

Pick-up Hockey:

Pick sides & play a game. Full equipment required. Adults (ages 16 & up). All skill levels.

You can see more hockey pictures here: Hockey Pictures.

A picture of the 2004 Razorblades adult travel team

A picture of the Rusty Blades in Springfield 2006

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Prices do not include sales tax.

All prices, times, and programs are subject to change without notice.