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Skating is a great way to keep fit and have fun, but with Irish weather being so unpredictable it can be difficult to find time or a safe place to practice. As a non profit club of volunteers who love Skating, Inline Hockey and Ice Hockey, it is our goal to provide for everyone:​

  • Regular indoor skating sessions and classes

  • Regular indoor inline hockey trainings and scrimmages

  • Safe skating and playing environment under trained and vetted coaches / volunteers

  • Experienced hockey coaches, players and skaters to learn from

  • Fun and friendly atmosphere

1. Check out our Session InformationSchedule and what Equipment / Protection is needed
2. Sign Up to
3. Complete Online Club Registration Form
4. Enjoy up to 4 trial sessions of which the first is free

After 4 sessions, all participants MUST do the following to continue attending sessions

5. Purchase Club Membership
6. Purchase IHI Membership / Insurance

7. Continue attending sessions and enjoy skating / playing hockey

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  • All sessions require skates and a helmet.

  • Open Skate sessions are where members from the learn to skate and hockey sessions can come skate with other members. There is music and skaters have use of the training aids placed in the centre.

  • Scrimmage is a friendly game of hockey, lines are split based on skill / age, timed shifts, coach acts as game referee / timekeeper.

  • Please arrive 15 mins before session start time.

Equipment / Protection & Uniform

Must have equipment to stay safe and enjoy learning to skate and play hockey. Player equipment gives those the confidence they need to concentrate on the learning process and enjoy sessions safer and with a far lesser chance of injury.

Basic Equipment / Protection - Mandatory

  • Skates

    • Inline​

    • Qauds (Skating Only)

  • Helmet

    • Bicycle (Skating Only)

    • Skating (Skating Only)

    • Hurling (Skating Only)

    • Hockey

    • Hockey w/Visor (Sr's playing hockey)

    • Hockey w/Cage (Jr's playing hockey)​​

Added Equipment / Protection - Advised

  • Elbow Pads (hockey or skater)

  • Knee Pads (hockey shin guards or skater)

  • Wrist Protectors

Mandatory Protection for Inline Hockey

  • Shin Guards

  • Elbow Pads

  • Hockey Gloves

  • Jock / Jill (Cup)

Advised Protection for Inline Hockey

  • Inline Girdle / Ice Pants

  • Padded Shirt

  • Gum Shield (if helmet has no cage)

Mandatory Protection for Ice Hockey

  • Ice Pants

  • Shoulder Pads


  • Player Jersey (ice and inline)

  • Inline Pants (inline only)

  • Socks (ice only)


We have good used equipment available for juniors as well as subsidised new equipment. If the club does not currently have anything in your size we will help you order this and make sure you get the best price, right sizes and help with postage costs if possible through bulk orders.

Main Hall, An Sportlann,
McHale Park, Castlebar,
Mayo F23 X651

Need To Talk?

No Problem, Just Call One Of Our Coaches

Email Us With Any Questions Regards Activities or Equipment

Session Information
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