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.
Docklands 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.
Weekly classes are run in tandem with the school terms, and the Academy provides you with hire gear and a free jersey for your first term of Intro. We also run school holiday camps for beginners, intermediate and elite youth players. See upcoming camp dates below.
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, from introductory to intermediate and finally development league – see youth and adult pathways below.
$30 per class x number of weeks per term.
$39 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.
Each class lasts one hour.
All equipment is provided.
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Terms and Conditions
CLASSES AND COURSES
Youth Hockey School offers a program specifically designed for Under 18’s. After starting out with the skating basics, the program encourages development by taking youths through a series of skill levels, from beginners to intermediate hockey, preparing them to play ice hockey.Find out more
Our Adult Hockey School offers a program specifically designed for adults 18 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 intermediate and finally development league.Find out more
CAMPS AND CLINICS
Icehouse Hockey Academy run development camps in April, July, September and January holiday periods.
The holiday camps run Monday – Friday from 9am 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
- No camps until further notice
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.
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 $39.
Whether you’re watching other skaters cut the ice or refuelling after cutting some yourself, the Igloo café has you covered.
If you want to grab and go, pick up a sandwich, pastry, wraps, pies, sausages or hot dogs. Got a bit more time? Our made-to-order menu features burgers, fish and chips, soup, classic Canadian Poutine and more.
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Want our menu in your pocket? The AirService app is here and ready for you to order from anywhere within the Arena.
Opening hours (Term time)
Monday: 10am – 4pm
Tuesday: 10am – 9pm
Wednesday: 10am – 8pm
Thursday: 10am – 4pm
Friday: 10am – 9pm
Saturday: 9am – 9pm
Sunday: 9am – 6pm
Opening Hours (All other times)
Monday: 9am – 6pm
Tuesday: 9am – 9pm
Wednesday: 9am – 6pm
Thursday: 9am – 6pm
Friday: 9am – 9pm
Saturday: 9am – 9pm
Sunday: 9am – 6pm