elmet with cage or visorEquipment Check List

Are you looking to start ice skating? Maybe you are thinking of taking lessons in Figure skating, Hockey or Speed Skating. Well here is a little check list to get you started!!


Figure Skating


  • Flexible and warm clothing
  • Blade guards
  • Blade soakers
  • Skate bag
  • Blade cloth
  • Gloves


  • Helmet with cage or visor
  • Shoulder and chest pads
  • Elbow pads
  • Gloves
  • Aromoured pants
  • Shin guards
  • Absorbent base layer, often known as ‘Sweats’
  • Jersey, often several, a dark one and a light one to allow teams games, and a team specific one
  • Hockey socks to cover the shin pads
  • Stick
  • Stick tape
  • Sock tape
  • Drinks bottle
  • Large kit bag
  • Neck guard
  • Jock shorts
  • Off ice training aids, such as stick handling balls, and pucks designed to be used on concrete or tarmac


  • Skin suit or Cat suit
  • Helmet (compulsory for short track)
  • Cut proof gloves
  • Cut proof shin pads
  • Neck guard
  • Blade cloth
  • Knee pads