Adult Rookie Class

  • Every Tuesday from 9:10 pm to 10:25 pm at Oceanside Ice Arena
  • Runs year-round – jump in anytime and be ready to rock
  • Cost is $20 per session or purchase 10-session punch card for $150
  • Goalies are FREE
  • Please arrive early as class is limited to the first 50 players and 6 goalies.  No reservations or call-ins allowed
  1. Teach hockey to the beginner player in a fun, structured and non-intimidating environment
  2. Challenge and encourage each player with a positive and dynamic session each week
  1. Warmup
  2. Skating instruction
  3. Stickhandling, passing and shooting instruction
  4. Game situations and positioning
  5. Scrimmage at the end

Beginner goalies receive specialized instruction from a goalie coach each session

  • PRO SHOP is open late on Tuesdays until 10:00p. Come on in and get your skates sharpened
  • Class is co-ed: Several women attend each week

Must be USA Hockey registered to participate. USA Hockey and Arizona Amateur Hockey Association (USA Hockey sub-affiliate) provide catastrophic insurance coverage and other support to adult hockey programs at Oceanside Ice Arena. Go to USAHockey.com to register and bring a copy of the confirmation to your first session

  • Scott Ferris
    Head Instructor
  • Chris Jones
    Assistant Instructor
  • Craig Fujii
    Assistant Instructor
  • Jarred Smith
    Assistant Instructor
  • Trevor Wilson
    Goalie Coach
  • Program is subsidized by your USA Hockey/ Arizona Amateur Hockey Association membership fees
  • Oceanside has 20 NEW sets of size Small, Medium, and Large gear available for rent to new players at no charge
  • Loaner equipment package includes skates, stick, helmet with facemask, gloves, elbow pads, shoulder pads, pants, shin guards, and jersey
  • Does not include personal protective equipment
  • Goalie equipment is available
  • We will loan gear to the same player a maximum of 4 times – it is our goal to introduce hockey to as many new people as possible so we must insist that after 4 loans you purchase your own gear
  • You must contact Adam Mims to schedule your equipment fitting prior to your first class
  • The equipment remains at the arena and checked out prior to the class and checked in after the class
  • All loaner equipment is professionally cleaned between rentals