Welcome to the Ice Sports Centre


The ICE SPORTS CENTRE is a NEW facility for Ice Sport athletes to develop and become the best they can.

We will provide the individuals with a workout, as well as the knowledge and skills for them to gain the competitive edge. We offer all-year-round training programmes, with our professional coaching staff.

Through proven integrated training techniques that will increase an athlete's overall efficiency, improve specific skills and provide a positive mentoring environment, this helps athletes learn what it takes to be successful.

Promoting and providing high quality organised Ice sports experiences. The Ice Sports Centre would like to encourage Ice hockey and Figure skating, through skilled development, quality leadership, understanding teamwork and good sportsmanship in an atmosphere that is positive and fun for all.



 Designed to support and enhance training which helps develop the athlete’s skills to become better skaters and stronger players.  The ice pad is conducive to close skater-coach proximity which allows coaches to be closer to you and your development. 

We use our ice pad for training development and also for our public sessions.




Skating on Synthetic ice requires about 10% more effort than skating on real ice.  When an athlete is training on the synthetic ice they adapt to using extra energy required for power, technique, and movement, this helps you to become a stronger skater.  Once individuals develop the strength on the synthetic ice they can move as if they are on the real ice.  This surface can be used by figure skaters and hockey players for all types of training.  It is just like skating on ice, except there is about 30% more resistance.

Our synthetic ice is the perfect alternative to complement the studio ice rink. Our Glice surface is made with the best material in the business giving you a second to none real ice feel.




Our fitness room is equipped with jump boxes, agility hurdles, ladders, medicine balls, balance boards, and interactive training equipment.  We also cater to the graceful aspects of fitness, dance, and yoga. 



A space to hold meetings weekly, monthly or one-off. For your comfort and enjoyment, our meeting room amenities and services listed below are available to you if you decide to .

  • Fresh fruit bowl
  • Bottled water and hot drinks
  • LCD projector
  • Projector screen
  • Stationery including pencils, highlighters, and notepads
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning



Ice Hockey

We Provide a variety of different ice hockey sessions; divided into age and ability groups, as well as skills specific training and 1:1 session with coaches

  • Age Specific training sessions weekdays and weekends with a coach.
  • Power skating for strength and edge control
  • Puck control and protection
  • Passing and shooting clinics
  • Customised team tactical training (with your existing coaches)
  • Hockey skills development camps

Para Ice Hockey

Small group circuit style training.

  • Puck control and protection.
  • Shooting and passing clinics.
  • Customised team training.
  • Hockey skills development camps.
  • Development reviews.



 A complete range of Freestyle Sessions is offered year-round for every skating level. Customised off-ice conditioning classes. Private on-ice instruction is available. Develop your skills and improve skating techniques, on our mini ice pad.

  • Men single.
  • Women single.
  • Ice dancing.Pairs skating.
  • Technical and presentation development.



Ice Hockey Teams



Birthday Parties 

Team Building 

Public Skating

Please email 



Ice Hockey Clinics

45 Minutes Specifics focusing on the following


Adults & Juniors

Explosive Starts

Balance & Fall Recovery

Passing & Receiving the Puck

 Wrist Shots

Backwards Skating


Heads up Skating


Snap Shots

Net Minder positioning 

Transitioning (forwards-backwards)

Puck Protection 

 One Time Passes

 Slap Shots

Screening the Goalie

Skating (edge work) 

Skill Drills (ladders, cones, touch pods)

Power skating


Striding Technique becomes as efficient as possible by lengthening the stride

Maximise Speed quick foot recovery and arm movement


Agility / Balance

Edge Control 


Forward Skating

Backward Skating

Explosives Starts

Goalie Training


If you are a goalie you will need to know skills that are vastly different than the other players. 

We can support you in a variety of goalie development 

T-Push Progression 

Stick Save Progression 

Slide Progression 

Shuffle Progression 

Recovery Progression 

Passing & Puck Handling Progression 

Glove Save Progressions

Chest Save Progressions 

Butterfly Progression 

Blocker Progression



1 to 1 Hockey Training

Please email icesportscentre@gmail.com  more information 

Age Group Courses

We offer 3 weeks, age and skill level group training, please check out our term time, schedules.

1 - 8 Ratio

Learn To Play Ice Hockey

It all starts with learning to Ice Skate, we have developed course that supports you in your levels 1 to 5, this will give you the basic elements to use, when you transfer over to our learn to play Ice Hockey. This course is a 10 week course for 1 hour per week.  1-6 ratio 

Figure Skating

We want to support figure skaters in their development, so our pad will only have 4 skater on at one time, to ensure safety and development works for everyone skating. 

Our Mini Ice Pad is 15 metre in length by 13 metres wide. 

This pad is great for working on your elements/field moves, or just practising spins, small jumps, dance and much more. 

We are looking at supporting off ice development with a harness, and spinners. 

We also have off ice training in our fitness room, to support flexibility, movement, balance, and core strength.

We want to support you're development, work with you and youre coaches, to help you achieve you're goal.   

TIME TABLE DOWNLOAD and other documents

Files coming soon.

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit but advise to call before visiting the Ice Sports Centre, so we are able to show you around the facility, and support you with any questions you may have.

Ice Sports Centre

2 Pipers Ct Berkshire Dv, Thatcham, Thatcham, RG19 4GE, United Kingdom

01635 867775


Open today

08:00 – 22:00

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