Ice Sport Clubs
New Zealand Ice Hockey League
The NZIHL is New Zealand’s national ice hockey league. It is an amateur league that was formed in 2005 to develop the sport in New Zealand and to give the top players regular competition against each other to improve the skill level of the game domestically and make New Zealand more competitive on the international scene. Please visit https://www.nzihl.com/ for more information.
Auckland Ice Hockey Association
Auckland Ice Hockey Association provides the best opportunities and pathways for players of all ages to learn, develop, and play the greatest sport on earth! All of our programmes run out of both Avondale and Botany. For more information, please visit: www.aiha.org.nz
Hockey House NZ was founded in 2013 and has become known as New Zealand’s Premier Interactive Recreational Ice Hockey Community. The community is comprised of 2 leagues: the BHL – Backyard Hockey League (featuring top level seasoned veterans along with some of the country’s elite players) and a secondary development league, the FHL – Frontyard Hockey League (featuring a wide array of participants from new players all the way up to mid-tier seasoned veterans). Both Leagues operate exclusively in the off-season, summer months (Sept-April) and play Games primarily out of Paradice Avondale. All games are played in a fun, social atmosphere with the passion of this minority sport at its core. A community for ice hockey players, built and operated by ice hockey players. BUDDIES – HOCKEY – LIFE. www.nzbhl.com
New Zealand Ice Figure Skating Association
Founded in 1937 as the New Zealand Ice Skating Association, the New Zealand Ice Figure Skating Association Incorporated (NZIFSA) is the official governing body of ice figure skating in New Zealand. For more information, please visit nzifsa.org.nz/
Allegro Ice Dance Club
The Allegro Ice Dance Club fosters the development of skater’s skills at all levels and offers skaters the opportunity to compete at a number of local club championships in the Auckland area as well as the North Island Regional and New Zealand Ice Figure Skating Championships. The Allegro Ice Dance Club is based at the Botany Paradice Ice Skating Rink and welcomes skaters of all ages and abilities and will be able to advise and help you on your skating journey. For more information and to contact, please visit www.allegro.org.nz/
Auckland Ice Figure Skating Club
We are one of New Zealand’s most successful Figure Skating Clubs, and the largest club in the Auckland area. We predominantly train at Paradice Botany, but welcome skaters from across Auckland and the North Island.
We strive to foster the development of skating skills at all competitive levels, including local, regional, national and international competitions. AIFSC is affiliated to the New Zealand Ice Figure Skating Association who govern the sport as a whole in New Zealand. You are welcome to find more information and contact us through https://aifsc.org.nz/
AIFSC Synchro focuses on providing coaching and teams for Synchronised Ice Skating. Synchronised ice skating is team-based figure skating, where 9-16 skaters learn a routine to be performed in “synchronisation” to music, on the ice. Various elements such as wheels, lines, intersections, lifts, death spirals & circles must be incorporated into the routine, to meet international rule requirements. AIFSC Synchro practices three times a week at the Paradice Botany ice rink and welcomes skaters of all ages and abilities. For additional information, or to register your interest please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Glenburn Figure Skating Club
Glenburn Figure Skating Club is an affiliated club of NZIFSA and is based at Paradice Avondale.
The club’s aim is to promote the sport of figure skating to the community.We offer support and encouragement to both our social and competitive skaters to assist in their participation and development.
Glenburn regularly holds club sessions at the Avondale rink and encourage all our members from Paradice Skating Academy to our international representatives to come along and skate. We hold an annual Club Championships around August, where we also encourage skaters to enter from the Paradice Skating Academy.
We are a friendly and welcoming club and can be easily contacted through our website www.glenburniceskatingclub.co.nz and on Facebook.
Hauraki Ice Racing Club
Do you want to gain more speed on the ice? Increase the power of your glide? Enjoy the thrill of racing against others? Hauraki Ice Racing Club is an all-age club for beginners through to World Cup athletes. We provide a safe, family environment for you to grow your skills and develop new relationships. Join our community of families from Aotearoa, Asia, North America, and Europe and find a rink family like no other.
The best way to check us out is to join us for a couple of training sessions. We offer two free ‘Have-a-go’ sessions for those genuinely interested in speed skating to try it out before committing to join. Our ice sessions are held at Paradice Avondale on Friday evenings from 6:15-7:15pm and Sunday from 11:45am-12:45pm. So, if you (or your skater) are aged 5+, go to our website and fill in the contact form to book your first two sessions. You can find more information here: www.haurakiiceracingclub.org
Ice Speed Skating New Zealand
New Zealand Ice Speed Skating is a non profit organisation, recognized by the New Zealand Olympic Committee and the International Skating Union as the governing body for Speed Skating in New Zealand. Our Mission is to promote and encourage participation in the sport of ice speed skating and to achieve excellence. Speed Skating appeals to those who enjoy extreme sport, a rush of adrenaline from speed, being fit and the opportunity for competition. Our members come from diverse backgrounds and pursue this unique sport because it provides a combination of both mental and physical challenges. If you are interested in learning to Ice Speed Skate then come to a club session. There are ice rinks in Dunedin, Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown and information on training times and upcoming events can be found through the links listed on our website in the ‘About Us’ link here: icespeedskating.org.nz/
Auckland Curling Club
Please visit curling.org.nz/index.php/auckland-curling for more information.