Youth roller hockey

Monday and Tuesday

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Adult Roller hockey

Monday and Tuesday

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Becoming a member

  • $2o per month to play roller hockey or a flat $90 rate at the beginning of the season.
  • Membership includes a USARS hockey card.
  • Local tournaments to be announced. Team rates to be announced.
  • Hockey members skate free Saturdays at any session.
  • All members must sign a waiver, and complete a hockey elements class. Hockey elements are the rules of the game.

Warning

Roller hockey is a physical sport, but is also played with a degree of finesse. We do not tolerate any fighting. Anyone who acts in an undisciplined manor may be warned and could be asked to leave. Individuals will be subjected to criminal charges if any intentional bodily harm is conducted. Please keep our sport clean and fun.

Thank you.

History

The first recorded Hardball Roller Hockey game was played in 1878 at the Denmark Rink in London, England.[1][2][3] It was first known as “roller polo” due to the introduction ofPolo in 1876, skaters took polo to the rinks.[2][4] The sport was introduced into the United States in 1882 with the formation of the National Roller Polo League in Dayton, Ohio, with teams in seven cities. Roller Polo League[2] In 1884 the Massachusetts Roller Polo league was operating with 14 teams[2] Organized roller skating sports developed as the popularity of roller skates increased in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Roller hockey teams were playing throughout Europe as early as 1901.[5] Roller Hockey was played by the famous silent film stars, Stan Laurel and Charlie Chaplin, in the early 1900s.[6] The first World Championships in roller hockey were held in 1936 in Stuttgart,Germany.

Hardball Hockey

Roller Hockey (Quad) was recently referred to as Hardball Hockey in the United States until November 2008 when the USOC adopted the sport’s more common name, Rink Hockey. Other names for the sport include Hardball Roller Hockey, Ball Hockey, International Style Ball hockey, International hockey, Quad Hockey, Hockey, English Roller Hockey, Hockey Sobre Patines, Hockey pista, Hóquei em patins, Hockey Skids, Traditional Hockey, Cane Hockey, Rollhockey, Rolhockey, Hokej na koturaljkama, Rulleskøjtehockey and Rulluisuhoki.