Where to start

Start youR hockey journey today

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LEARN TO SKATE

Palmer Imaging Arena offers multiple programs for people with a desire to master the skill of ice skating.  We have developed a world class program that provides all participants a positive atmosphere to achieve their goals, whether they are to simply learn to ice skate for fun or to become a hockey player/figure skater.

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LITTLE BADGERS

​Participants start from square one, learning the basic skills of ice skating, while being introduced to individual ice hockey specific skills (stick-handling, shooting, passing).  Set in a fun and nurturing environment, this introductory program provides all participants a comfort level to enjoy their first experience with hockey, while developing the fundamental skills to succeed in the next program progression steps.

Requirements: Full hockey equipment.

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JUNIOR BADGERS

This instructional league is for the hockey player who wants to develop their skating and hockey skills and play in competitive games without the same financial and time commitment as amateur hockey. This league is designed to improve player skills and then utilize these skills in game situations.

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ALLEGHENY BADGERS

The Allegheny Hockey Association - HOME OF THE BADGERS - is an all volunteer, non-profit, amateur youth hockey association which was organized in 1992 and skates at Palmer Imaging Arena in Delmont, PA. Our mission is based on the values and goals set forth by USA Hockey.  The core values of USA Hockey include sportsmanship, respect for individual, integrity, pursuit of excellence, enjoyment, loyalty, and teamwork.

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FAQs

Contact us with any questions!
support@palmerimagingarena.com

How often should I practice?

It is recommended that skaters practice at least one other time per week. Please check our monthly calendar for sticktime and public skating hours.

Which equipment is provided in the free gear program?

When you enroll in our Little Badgers, your gear will be provided for you. First-time hockey players receive the following equipment for free on their 1st day of class. Jersey and socks, stick, helmet with cage, shin pads, gloves, elbow pads, shoulder pads, hockey pants, hockey bag. Skates are not included in the free gear program but rental skates are available until you are ready to get fitted for your own pair.

Which equipment is provided in the free gear program?

When you enroll in our Little Badgers, your gear will be provided for you. First-time hockey players receive the following equipment for free on their 1st day of class. Jersey and socks, stick, helmet with cage, shin pads, gloves, elbow pads, shoulder pads, hockey pants, hockey bag. Skates are not included in the free gear program but rental skates are available until you are ready to get fitted for your own pair.

How often should I practice?

It is recommended that skaters practice at least one other time per week. Please check our monthly calendar for sticktime and public skating hours.