As with most sports, the best time to learn is when you're young. And you'll have plenty of opportunity to pick up the basics and advanced skills at Oakland Ice Center Operated by Sharks Ice. We have a team of highly qualified instructors who coach on-ice practices and lessons. Groups within the classes are divided based on age and ability.  We offer rental hockey equipment at no cost while the players are registered for classes (more information below)


Fall 2016

September 15 - December 11

No Classes During Thanksgiving Break November 21-27



CLASSES begin September 17 & end December 10

12 WEEK SESSION - $210.00

SATURDAYS 10:45-11:45Am

Click here to Register for pre-hockey


Introductory Hockey Skating Class is part of the Learn to Skate Program that focuses on getting players on the ice and learning basic skating skills. Some skating experience is required for this class.   There are no sticks or pucks used in this class. Skate Rental is not included in the price of enrollment.  USA Hockey jersey will be provided for the player to keep. Helmet, gloves, elbow pads, shin guards, and hockey pants are encouraged but not required.  We have Rental Equipment available at no cost - see below.



CLASSES begin September 15 & end december 8 

12 WEEK SESSION - $210.00


CLICK HERE TO register for Thursday


SATURDAYS 9:15-10:00AM

Click here to register for saturday


The ideal Hockey 123 student will have already completed a skating class: Pre-Hockey, Youth Beginner 1 Learn to Skate or another comparable class at another rink. Hockey 123 is open to kids ages 5 and up who are interested in learning to play hockey. Basic skills will be covered -- including skating, stick handling, passing and shooting. Hockey 123 is also a great option for kids who are interested in learning to play hockey but not ready for SIYHL.  All players will receive a USA Hockey jersey and stick that is theirs to keep. Skate Rental is not included in the price of enrollment. Full hockey equipment is required. We offer rental equipment at no charge and also have a Hockey Pro Shop on site. See Rental Equipment information below.


Hockey has a lot of components and can be overwhelming when you add gear, sticks and pucks to kids who are not comfortable on their skates. All Learn to Skate classes may be completed in hockey skates and are recommended as the starting point for players of all ages who are new to ice skating. For more information or questions about skating classes, please contact Skating Manager David Hicks. 




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We are offer participants the opportunity to take gear home as part of their participation in one of our hockey programs with a signed Rental Agreement and Equipment Waiver at no cost.  If the gear is not returned you will be charged for the items items checked out.

Gear is distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Participants will be fitted for gear the first week, and the gear is their to take home for the duration of the class. All borrowed gear must be returned at the end of the session unless they will be continuing in the next session. Depending on the number of registrants, and due to our limited gear available, we cannot guarantee the availability of equipment. Skates used for the class must be rented and returned after each class. 

If borrowing gear, please plan to arrive a minimum of 60 minutes prior to the start of class to receive your gear and get your child dressed so he/she can be on the ice on time.

SKATE RENTAL IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION COST & EQUIPMENT RENTAL – 12-session skate rental books are available at the front desk at a discounted price of $45.00 (12 skate rentals for the price of 10).

For more information contact the Oakland Hockey Department.