Alabama Hockey, the City of Pelham and the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center of Birmingham have come together to launch a free "Learn To Skate" program.
The program will be open to children under the age of 13. The program is designed to teach the community proper and safe skating techniques.
The first class will be held Saturday, October 12 at the Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena. It will begin at 10 a.m. It will be taught by Alabama hockey players as well as professional instructors.
The program will be offered one weekend day a month during the hockey season from October through March.
Registration for "Learn to Skate' will take place at the arena the day of the scheduled event.