Herbert Wells Ice Rink
5211 Paint Branch Parkway
This seasonal, semi-enclosed regulation size standard NHL ice rink is attached to the seasonal Ellen E. Linson Splash Park and it's amenities include shower and changing facilities, a vending area, warming hut with fireplace. This facility is home to the Wells Warriors USA Hockey Youth Recreation League, the College Park Adult Hockey League and the Herbert Wells Ice Rink Skating Teams. Wells Ice Rink also offers the following; public ice skating sessions, ISI Learn to Skate classes, Learn to Play Hockey classes, broom ball, summer day camps, ice rentals and birthday party packages. Friday night roller skating takes place during the summer months.
Mondays–Fridays (Fall, Winter, Spring), 9:30-11:30 am
Various times (download schedule below)
Pick-up hockey Sessions
Various times (download calendar below)
Fall, Winter, & Spring Programs
Wells Warriors Ice Hockey ClubThe mission of the Club is to develop well-rounded young men and women through high-quality hockey instruction, physical conditioning, team play, and good sportsmanship. In addition, the club seeks to promote, facilitate, and administer a player-centered program for recreational hockey. The Club is for boys and girls, ages 6 and up. The recreation program runs from early October to late March, with game held on the weekend. This program does require limited travel. Practices are typically once a week and on Sunday mornings.
Big news from Herbert Wells Ice Rink!
Congratulations to Herbert Wells Ice Rink skaters for competing in this year’s Ice Skating Institute’s Conference Championships and placing 9th in Overall Team Points! The Championships were held on May 26-28 at the RDV Sportsplex Ice Den in Orlando, Florida.
The Conference Championships is one of six ISI national competitions this year, where skaters of all ages and skill levels are eligible to participate in dozens of individual, pair and group events. The ISI recreational ice skating program is based on “participations, not elimination.” More than 430 skaters representing 31 rink teams from 13 states competed in the event, with ages ranging from 1 to 76.
As far as group events, Herbert Wells Ice Rink Production Team earned 2nd place, and the Sparking Blades Synchro Team earned 3rd place. Individually, the skaters earned over 30 medals. Participating skaters in the Championships included Maggie Hayes, Dorothy Jahoda, Kayla Kirchknopf, Ella Lannon, Lucy Lannon, Alexandra Nickel, Olivia Nickel, Vivian Nickel, Sarah Rouff, and Hannah Wilson.
Prior to going to the Conference Championships, Herbert Wells Ice Rink skaters participated in local and district competitions. Here were their results:
Bowie Valentine’s Invitational, Bowie MD (February 2012)
Wells Spring Invitational, College Park, MD (March 2012)
The Pond Spring Invitational, Newark, DE (March 2012)
ISI District IV Championships, Newark, DE (April 2012)
Interested in taking ice skating lessons? Classes are offered October through March for people of all ages through Herbert Wells’ weSKATE Ice Skating Institute Recreational Skating Program .
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