THE COOLEST PLACE IN FREMONT!
The Sidner Ice Arena is OPEN!
Welcome to the Sidner Ice Arena, the "coolest" place in Fremont, NE. We hope that you will come to visit us for a public skate, birthday party, hockey game, private event or to partake in one of our broomball or curling leagues. We truly have something for everyone, so feel free to stop by and visit.
The Evelyn Sidner Youth Endowment will provide all youth of Fremont,14 and under, with free ice time at all open skating and stick and puck. Please inquire at the Sidner Ice Arena's front desk for information, or call 402.753.0200.
The YMCA Foundation, through the generosity of Neil and Bonnie Schilke, has scholarships available toward a goal of "no youth denied" to the Sidner Ice Arena. Please inquire at the Sidner Ice Arena's front desk for application forms.
Intro to Hockey
SIGN YOUR CHILD UP TODAY
Is your child interested in learning the basic skills to play hockey? Would you like the opportunity for your child to try hockey before committing to a league? If you answered yes to either of these questions then Intro to Hockey is the perfect program for you. This 5 week program teaches kids the necessary skating, stick handling, shooting and passing skills needed to participate in the sport of hockey. Once your child has completed one session, our coaches and directors will be happy to help you decide whether your child is ready to participate in the league or continue to take Intro to Hockey classes.
Cost: $25 per session for Fremont Family YMCA Members $40 for non- FFYMCA Members - Due at the Gear Checkout (cash, credit card or check paid at the rink)
Open to any youth ages 12 and younger
All equipment is provided
The class will be limited to 40
**New this year- Gear Checkout will be done on an individual basis. Please set up a time on the corresponding gear checkout list if needing gear.
Class: Mondays 5:15-5:45 pm (please have your child ready for on-ice activity at 5:15)
2020-21 Intro to Hockey Sessions-
Session 1 - September 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26
Session 2- November 9, 16, 23, 30 Dec 7
Session 3- January 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8
Session 4- Feb 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22
Intro to Skating
The Sidner Ice Arena will be offering an Intro to Skating class on Thursdays from 5-5:30pm. This class will teach the basics of skating including beginner skating as well as edge control and technique. Skaters will be divided by ability levels. Classes will run for 5 weeks. Skate rental is available.
Session 1- October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Session 2- November 12, 19, 26, Dec 3, 10
Session 3- January 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11
Session 4- February 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25
Cost: $25 for FFYMCA members (due first night of class); $40 for non YMCA members
Participants and Anyone Entering our Facility will need to fill out COVID Waivers. Please click on the corresponding waiver and fill it out prior to the session-
If you have any questions- please call Angie at 402-753-0200
Fremont Flyers Hockey
JOIN US FOR THE 2020-21 SEASON
The Fremont Flyers Hockey Association is excited to announce the return of hockey for the 20-21 season. USA Hockey has confirmed that hockey will move forward for the 20-21 season. At this point, we are advised to operate under our current local and state guidelines. For more information from USA Hockey, please click the attached document.
Registration is currently open for the 2020-21 season. Any player wishing to play in the house hockey program is encouraged to register (see button below). Additional information on the program can also be found on the registration page.
Fees for the house hockey program will remain the same as last year- $675 plus a $100 registration fee. All players will need to register with USA Hockey prior to registering with the Fremont Flyers program. Payment plans are available and financial assistance can also be requested if needed. Please register no later than September 15, 2020, so that we are able to gauge our numbers and adjust as needed. There will be a $100 late fee assessed for anyone registering after this date.
Practices will be as follows:
Mites (8u)- Mondays 5:45-6:45 pm and Thursdays 5:30-6: 30 pm
Squirts (10u)- Tuesdays 5:45-6:45 pm
PeeWees (12u)- Mondays 8:15-9:15pm
Bantams (14u)- Mondays 8:15-9:15pm
Optional Skills Practice for Squirt-Bantam- Tuesdays 5-5:45 pm
Registrations are also currently open for anyone wishing to try out for our travel teams at the PeeWee, Bantam, and High School levels. Information on these tryouts can be found on our website- www.fremontflyers.org.
We understand that there is a lot of uncertainty during this time and we are asking for everyone’s full cooperation so that our children can return to the sport they love. There will be some changes this season and we will do our best to communicate these to everyone as the season moves forward. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Garrett or Angie at the rink- 402-753-0200.
Try Hockey For Free Days
The Fremont Flyers in conjunction with the Sidner Ice Arena are proud to partner with USA Hockey's National initiative- Try Hockey For Free. This event takes place twice per year and offers anyone 12 and under the opportunity to Try Hockey at no obligation to families. Gear and Equipment are provided the day of as well as on and off-ice instruction. After completion, children receive a certificate and a free USA Hockey jersey.
This year's Try Hockey For Free Dates are:
Saturday, November 7th, 2020, 11 am - 1 pm.
Saturday, February 20th, 2021
Anyone interested in participating can register for the program at www.TryHockeyForFree.com and select the Sidner Ice Arena.