The Atlanta IceForum, like everyone else, is concerned about the effects of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 on our family and friends. As such, we will continue to monitor the situation daily for any updates concerning the virus. Our primary concern is for the health and safety of our customers and employees moving forward.
During this shut down time, there will be no on ice activities but we will have standard operating hours from 11am-3pm should you have any questions or concerns. You can reach us at 770 813 1010.
March 21, 2020
The IceForum Companies are pleased to announce that Derek Nesbitt (Nezzy) and Brian Cole have accepted the position as Joint Hockey Directors for the IceForum Hockey Association - travel and house. Both Nezzy and Brian have many years experience within the hockey community:
Derek (Nezzy) Nesbitt - Nezzy hails from Seaforth, Ontario. He played NCAA Division 1 hockey at Ferris State. He has played Professional Hockey for 15 years and has served as Captain of the Atlanta Gladiators for 5 years. During his tenure with the Gladiators he has been the team’s all time leader in Games Played, Points and Goals. In 2007 he won the ECHL Kelly Cup while playing for the Idaho Stealheads.
Nezzy’s unique qualification to co- head the IceForum Youth Hockey Program is best described in his own words, ”I’ve always had a genuine love for developing young hockey players and giving them every opportunity to get the same joy out of hockey that it has given me. Hockey has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember, and giving back to a sport and a community that has given me so much is something I’ve always wanted to continue to do.”
Brian Cole – Brian hails from Lawrence, Massachusetts where he played AA Youth Hockey. Brian has a strong resume in coaching youth sports having coached both youth baseball and youth softball. Brian has been a head coach for the Atlanta Phoenix Hockey Club at multiple levels.
In addition, Brian is the Director of the IceForum Adult Division and is a board member of the Georgia Ice Hockey Officials Association. As a respected referee Brian has officiated at all levels of hockey – pro, college, junior and youth.
Both Nezzy’s and Brian’s vast experiences with all aspects of Hockey will ensure the continued success of our Atlanta Phoenix Programs.
IceForum operates Georgia's finest ice skating facilities with locations in Duluth and Kennesaw. The ice surfaces in both locations are regulation NHL size. The facilities boast a full service snack bar, a pro shop, video games, skate sharpening and repair service, skate rentals (figure and hockey skates), seating for spectators and locker rooms with showers. The famous Breakaway Grill restaurant is located at the Duluth facility.
ICE SKATING IS NOT JUST A WINTER ACTIVITY
IceForum is open year round. We offer skating to the public 7 days a week. If you don't own skates, you can rent a pair! Can't skate? We offer skating classes for all ages and levels. We offer both group and private lessons with professional instructors. The IceForum offers great Birthday packages for a memorable celebration with your friends.
LEARN TO SKATE
During our closed time, rink employees do their part to help!