Our Ice Hockey Academy is the best place to master this rewarding sport. We cater for all ages and skill levels, so whether you’re a new player looking to master the basics or a pro looking to master a particular technique, our team of expert coaches and support staff are here to help. If you’re new to the sport you will need to start in our Introduction to hockey program. If your looking to upskill your game we have plenty of classes for you, please see pathways below. Kids under the age of 6 that have never skated before will need to complete at least 1 term of skate school before starting in the Hockey Academy.
Our Hockey Academy offers a program specifically designed for youths and adults. After starting out with the skating basics, the program encourages development by taking students through a series of skill levels – see youth and adult pathways below. Weekly classes are run in tandem with the school terms, and the Academy provides you with hire gear and a starter pack for your first term of Intro. We also run school holiday camps for intermediate and elite youth players. See upcoming camp dates below.
Docklands Junior Ice Wolves
Hockey Academy has recently partnered with the Ice Alliance giving our juniors a pathway to eventually play in Ice Hockey Victoria. The Docklands Ice Wolves are a new Ice Hockey Victoria affiliated Junior Club that will be competing in the newly revamped 2021 Ice Hockey Victoria Winter League. The club was formed from an alliance between Melbourne Ice, O’Brien Icehouse and Melbourne Ice Wolves with a goal to provide the best junior hockey experience in Victoria and beyond.
$36 per class x number of weeks per term. Intro classes will have an add on starter pack which includes a jersey, socks, dry-fit long sleeve, tape, stickers and a drawstring bag (non-refundable).
$43 is the fee for drop-ins. Drop-ins are only available for certain classes. Please contact us for more information.
Places in these classes are always in high demand, so we do ask you to pay the full enrolment fee when the classes commence.
All equipment is provided.
CLASSES AND COURSES
Youth Hockey School offers a program specifically designed for Under 16. After starting out with the skating basics, the program encourages development by taking youths through a series of skill levels, from beginners to youth development, preparing them for team play.CLICK FOR MORE INFO
Our Adult Hockey School offers a program specifically designed for adults 16 and over. After starting out with the skating basics, the program encourages development by taking adults through a series of skill levels, from introductory to on the edge and finally development scrimmage.CLICK FOR MORE INFO
Looking to upskill your game? Whether it’s in our shooting range or puck control class working on your stick handling. Bring your skating up to the next level with our beloved Power Skating class. Our Hockey Academy has you covered with our supplementary classes.CLICK FOR MORE INFO
CAMPS AND CLINICS
Icehouse Hockey Academy run development camps in April, July, September and January holiday periods.
The holiday camps run Monday – Friday from 8:30am until 4:30pm. The kids will be on the ice 10+hrs with off ice activities and lunch provided.
During selected holiday periods the Hockey Academy collaborates with G.E.T (Global Edge Training). G.E.T has been established to conduct both minor, senior and para ice hockey training camps though the sourcing of high end international coaching staff.
UPCOMING CAMP DATES
- Youth Dev Camp April 2nd – 5th 2024 (4 days)
HOCKEY ACADEMY FAQs
Due to the high demand for our classes we require full payment before the start of term.
Yes, we supply you will all the gear including skates. The gear will have to remain at the Icehouse.
Unfortunately, we don’t do make up classes.
The only reason we refund is for medical reasons, a doctor’s note is required.
You will need to come into the Icehouse to receive your card. We will not post it to you.
You’re more than welcome to go for a skate after your session only if the ice is available to the public. No sticks and pucks are allowed.
You can only use your free skates for stick & puck sessions or general skating, not for drop-in.
Freepasses expire at the end of each term.
Yes, we try and clean the gear a few times a year
Yes, you can start on any of our 4 terms
You can only attend the class which you have enrolled into. If you wish to do more, you will have to enroll in that class also.
Yes, there are a few you can. We ask you to please contact the hockey academy to find out more. The fee for dropping in a class is $43.