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Ice Hockey & Figure Skating

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UEA Ice Facebook Group -> https://www.facebook.com/groups/ueaice/

We are UEA Ice: home of ice hockey team UEA Avalanche, ice skating, and figure skating

It doesn't matter if you have never stepped skate on the ice, or have skated your whole life. 

We are a development club that aims to make ice skating and its variety of sports as accessible as possible. No equipment or experience is needed! We provide all kit/skates for free (subject to availability) 

We also offer minibuses to all games, on-ice training sessions and recreational ice skates, with our local rink being Cambridge. 

UEA Avalanche Hockey Team: Mixed ability, all genders and made up of staff, students and alumni.

  • We play in the Non-checking Division 2 South league in the British University Ice Hockey Association. 

  • There are no tryouts and everyone gets equal opportunity to play during games. 

  • All kit provided, be that every pad or just the skates (subject to availability)

Games

Alongside our BUIHA league games, we also take part in friendly games with other BUIHA teams and local recreational teams. In addition, we have a couple of special games in the year.

  • 'All Stars', a reunion match at end of the academic year featuring alumni members and team VIPs 
  • Nationals or more affectionately know as 'natty's. The highlight of university ice hockey where every BUIHA team travels to Sheffield for a weekend tournament during the April break.

Training:

On-Ice

  • meeting at 19:00 for a 2 hour training session, alternate Sundays at Cambridge Ice Rink. £20 per session (includes transport from/dropped at the Hive)

Off-Ice 

  • 21:15-22:15, alternate Thursdays at UEA Sportspark. Free for all members. 
  • TBC, alternate Thursdays at Eaton Park. Free for all members.

UEA Ice: Recreational Skaters and Figure Skaters 

  • Bi-weekly recreational skating sessions  
  • Skates and transport provided

Session Times:

  • meeting at 17:45 for an 1 1/2 hour skating session, alternate Tuesdays at Cambridge Ice Rink. £10 per session (includes transport) 

Figure Skating:

Dependent on interest, this year we are hoping to offer more to our figure skaters with plans to introduce on-ice and off-ice sessions focused on your development. 

Socials: Drinking and Non-drinking.

  • Weekly Sports Night Socials
  • NHL watching meetups
  • Local Ice Hockey Matches
  • Themed and non-themed events 
  • Off-campus socials, (pub crawls, trampoline park, movie nights etc.)

Schedule 2021/22:

TBC

Potential Floorball training/tournament with local teams. 

Get in contact with us!:

UEA Ice Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ueaice/
UEA Ice Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uea_ice/

Club email address: ueaavalanche@gmail.com

Ice hockey is a sport best served cold:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsBKjiDlgmg

 

Events

MeetzaGreetzaPizza
Bar Su
For freshers and refreshers to have a chat with the team and find out more about ice hockey, figure skating and casual skating at UEA.
Off-Ice Training
Sportspark Hall 1
Open to all. Our first off-ice training session of the year. No equipment or experience needed.
On Ice Training 1
Hive/ Cambridge Ice Rink
The first on ice training for UEA Ice!!!!
Do Something Different Ice Skating
Hive/Cambridge Ice Rink
Do something Different Ice Skating at Cambridge Ice Rink

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