Piney Orchard Ice Arena Updated 3/12/21 Policy
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In the Building everyone must wear a Mask and Social Distance at All times. Players must wear a mask when entering and exiting the building. Players Do Not have to wear mask on the ice
No Locker Rooms available. No Bags allowed in the Building (except goalies). Players must get dressed in or at their car. Players must Enter and Exit the Rink with their skates on. Player are Not allowed to bring Shoes in the building. Goalies can enter the Rink partially dressed. There will be an area in the Rink to finish dressing (chest armor, pads, skates). All Players must leave through designated rink exit doors at the immediate conclusion of the ice session. Player must Warm-ups on the Back side of Rink #2 on the grass area or the Emergency Access Road, Not in the Parking Lot. Mask Must be worn and Social Distancing at all time
Players can enter the building 10 minutes before the scheduled Game Time. Parents can enter the building 5 minutes before the scheduled Game Time
Parking Lot Policy
No congregating, tailgating or tents in the parking lot. Masks and social distancing must always be practiced in the parking lot (except for individuals remaining in their car). Parking lot should be used to get hockey equipment and / or skates on. Participants cannot fully undress in the parking lot.
Arena Entry For Hockey Games and Practices
There will be a limit of Two Parents / Guardian per participant allowed in the Arena. No siblings, No Exceptions. The Team Manager will be given Passes to hand out to the parents. In order for a Parent / Guardian to enter the rink, they must present the pass to an Arena employee at the Check-in Desk. After entering the arena, the Parents / Guardian may not loiter and must go to their designated rink and find an X to watch the game or practice. The Team Manager will also be the "COVID-Compliance Manager" that will assist rink staff with your Team in adhering to these guidelines to ensure Piney Orchard Ice Arena can stay open and safely operate.
During the Ice Session
Spectators must stay at least 6 feet apart AND wear face coverings for the entire duration of the session. Rink 1 will have designated X's in the bleachers where spectators must sit to observe their participant. Rink 2 will have designated X's behind the goal and along the side of the rink where spectators must stand to observe their participant. Failure to adhere to these policies will result in removal from the facility.
Conclusion of the Session
All spectators must leave through designated rink exit doors at the immediate conclusion of the ice session. No loitering inside the facility or by exit doors. Parents / Guardians should immediately return to their vehicles as soon as they exit.
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General Manager/Hockey Director
Piney Orchard Ice Arena
8781 Piney Orchard Pwy.
Odenton Md. 21113
Maryland Jr. Black Bears/ Nelson Hockey www.NelsonHockey.org
Maryland Black Bears www.marylandblackbears.com
Piney Orchard Public Sessions are back in April!
Piney Orchard will now start offering Youth and Adult Stick & Pucks. Players must pre-register to reserve their spot.
Youth Stick & Puck is for ages 17 and younger.
Figure Skaters- We will offer Freestyle daily, skaters will have to register in advance.
Piney Orchard Ice Arena will open in phases and reintroduce programming as it is safe to do so. These guidelines will be updated as new information becomes available and the facility can safely operate in the changing environment.
Session Day Procedure – Controlling the number of people in the building and on the ice surface and the movement of people within the facility is critical for compliance with Maryland Strong: Roadmap to recovery and CDC recommended guidelines. Social distancing will always be in place. Guidelines currently are as follows:
Cleaning and Disinfecting
8781 Piney Orchard Pkwy Odenton, Maryland, 21113 Phone: (410) 672-7013
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Piney Orchard Ice Arena was formerly the practice facility for the Washington Capitals, and is now home to the new NAHL Maryland Black Bear Junior team as well as Team Maryland's EHL Junior team.
The Metro Maple Leafs youth hockey club calls Piney orchard its home and former Washington Capital Nelson Burton and his staff develop young players from the Learn To Play level, to in-house league play to travel teams that play in the Chesapeake Bay Hockey League (CBHL). The Adult League has been growing each year and allows hockey players to continue to enjoy the sport they have grown to love.
Piney Orchard also boasts an active figure skating program from Learn to Skate to advancement up the levels of Learn to Skate USA, to a Syncho and Production team.
A second rink is under construction with a January 2019 expected open date. Stay tuned for updates on our progress!
8781 PINEY ORCHARD PARKWAY, ODENTON, MD
8781 Piney Orchard Pkwy Odenton, Maryland
Phone: (410) 672-7013