Ice Hockey & Figure Skating


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We are UEA Ice: home of ice hockey team UEA Avalanche, ice skating, and figure skating

It doesn't matter if you have never stepped skate on the ice, or have skated your whole life. 

We are a development club that aims to make ice skating and its variety of sports as accessible as possible. No equipment or experience is needed! We provide all kit/skates for free (subject to availability) 

We also offer minibuses to all games, on-ice training sessions and recreational ice skates, with our local rink being Cambridge. 

UEA Avalanche Hockey Team: Mixed ability, all genders and made up of staff, students and alumni.

  • We play in the Non-checking Division 1 South league in the British University Ice Hockey Association. 

  • There are no tryouts and everyone gets equal opportunity to play during games. 

  • All kit provided, be that every pad or just the skates (subject to availability)


Alongside our BUIHA league games, we also take part in friendly games with other BUIHA teams and local recreational teams. In addition, we have a couple of special games in the year.

  • 'All Stars', a reunion match at end of the academic year featuring alumni members and team VIPs 
  • Nationals or more affectionately known as 'natty's. The highlight of university ice hockey where every BUIHA team travels to Sheffield for a weekend tournament during the April break.



  • meeting at 21:00 for a 2 hour training session, alternate Fridays at Cambridge Ice Rink. £20 per session (includes transport from/dropped at the Hive)


  • 21:15-22:15, alternate Thursdays Hall 4 at the Sportspark. Free for all members. 

UEA Ice: Recreational Skaters and Figure Skaters 

  • Bi-weekly recreational skating sessions  
  • Skates and transport provided

Session Times:

  • meeting at 17:00 for an 1 1/2 hour skating session, alternate Tuesdays at Cambridge Ice Rink. £10 per session (includes transport) 

Figure Skating:


  • Coaching is currently being organised for during Rec skates and Patch sessions 


  • 21:15-22:15, alternate Thursdays in room 01.07 Congregation Hall. Free for all members. 

Socials: Drinking and Non-drinking.

  • Weekly Sports Night Socials
  • NHL watching meetups
  • Local Ice Hockey Matches
  • Themed and non-themed events 
  • Off-campus socials, (pub crawls, trampoline park, movie nights etc.)

Schedule 2021/23:

For the Ice Hockey games of 22/23 see the BUIHA website

Potential Floorball training/tournament with local teams. 

Get in contact with us!:

UEA Ice Facebook Group:
UEA Ice Instagram:

Club email address:

Ice hockey is a sport best served cold:



AVS A Vs Bears C
Cambridge Ice arena
Last A team game before Nationals
Rec Skate
Cambridge Ice arena
Come and join UEA Ice Society in our fortnightly recreational skating session! Everyone is welcome, whether you're a pro skater or have never stepped foot on the ice before. We would love to see both new and old faces.
Natty's tickets!!
Ice Sheffield