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Camps & Clinics



The clinic is structured to improve skating, puck skills, shooting and proper body contact and body positioning. High repetition of skill training combined with focused small area situations. We aim to maximize the amount of puck touches and shots, so pace will be limited to the first 16 skaters in each age group. 

Please note that this clinic is for players who have previously played at the travel hockey level (AA, A, B, BB). 

COST: $150

2005 - 2008 BIRTH YEARS: Monday evenings from 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM (Half-ice)


1999 - 2004 BIRTH YEARS: Monday evenings from 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM (Half-ice)



2016 Summer Day Camps

We are offering 4 weeks of camps this summer for ages 5-12. 


Click on the camp date(s) below to Register

June 20-24   July 11-15  

July 18-22    August 1-5


Monday thru Friday 8:30am-12:30pm


This is a day camp and ideal for the younger players ages 5-12.  Players will have two on ice sessions, one off ice activity and snack time.

Strong emphasis on learning and strengthening basic skating and hockey skills with on ice and off ice activities.

Daily OIC Schedule: Monday to Friday

8:00 Drop Off and Player Check In
8:15 Get on Hockey Equipment
8:30 On Ice Session
9:45 Off Ice Session w/ Snack (bring your own or purchase at rink)
10:30 On Ice Session
11:45 Off Ice Activity (will need gym shoes and appropriate work out clothes)
12:30 Lunch (bring your own or purchase at rink)
1:30 Pick Up Your Skater

(All activities are supervised by Oakland Ice Center Instructors)

Please Note: If you have not pre-enrolled in a camp, please call the OIC at 510-268-9000 & dial 0 during the message before you arrive at the rink to enroll and ask if camp registration is still open.

Schedule subject to change without notice.

On ice timing may need to be adjusted according to number of players enrolled.

 No Refunds or Prorated Registrations

Body Contact Clinic

Body Contact Clinic for Bantam, Midget & High School Players (2002-1997 Birth Year Players)

Date & Time TBD:

Whether you’re a first year Bantam and need to learn how to engage and receive body contact or Midget/High School player looking to be a more effective hockey player, this clinic is an absolute must. Players will receive instruction about the progression of body contact from both engaging and receiving perspective. Players will receive coaching and instruction specific to their age group including when to check/angle, body position, angling, stick/poke checks, how to give a legal body check (2002 birth years and older), how to safely receive a check and how to ensure players remain safe at all times. Highly recommended for In-House players looking to progress to the travel level.

 No Refunds or Prorated Registrations

Snipers & Stoppers Clinic

2016 Spring/Summer Schedule Coming Soon!
This camp focuses on scoring habits, techniques and ability to score goals for Players while the Goalies focus on the latest fundamentals in proper goaltending skills and techniques.  Combining the scoring and goaltending in the same camp we offer a complete understanding the many nuances that make a player an effective goal scorer or a wall in the net.

Dates TBD

Times TBD

 No Refunds or Prorated Registrations


Sharks Ice Hockey Academy 2016

April 4 to May 11

Monday & Wednesday Evenings

5:45-7:00PM – Birth Years 2004-2007
7:15-8:30PM – Birth Years 1998-2003

7:00-7:30PM – Birth Years 2004-2007
6:15-6:45PM – Birth Years 1998-2003


Limited to the first 36 Skaters & 4 Goalies in each age group

Want your player to step up to the next level? Tryouts coming in June? The Hockey Academy is the Spring training for you!

The Sharks Ice Hockey Academy is designed to develop individual skill and help prepare them to move on to the next level of hockey with a strenuous 6 week training program that will challenge them on and off the ice.  We focus on high repetition skill development combined with small area drills/games to increase hockey IQ and awareness. Off-ice training with an experienced strength and conditioning coach putting the players through a hockey specific regimen will help increase speed, quickness, agility and strength.  


Derek Donald, Chi Tse, Eugene Murphy and other select coaches including goalie instructors.

For additional questions or information please contact Hockey Manager, Derek Donald

 No Refunds or Prorated Registrations

Forward & Defenseman Specialization Clinic

2016 Spring/Summer Schedule Coming Soon
Learn crucial skills and techniques that are specific to either the forward or defenseman positions. Forwards will learn how to attack offensively in various scenarios, protect the puck, as well as generate and finish scoring opportunities. Defensemen will learn individual skating, agility, stick and body positioning skills as well as zone positioning needed to be successful. Positions will receive separate instruction before being joined together to work on their newly honed skills. This clinic will cover skills that coaches expect you to have but don’t have the time to teach during in-season practices. Skaters can sign up for one position, but are encouraged to sign up for both to become the more versatile, well-rounded player that coaches so highly value.

Forward Schedule

Defenseman Schedule

 No Refunds or Prorated Registrations

Oakland Bears Summer Skills Camp

Dates & More Information Coming Soon

What it is.
The Oakland Summer Skills Camp is a five week, three days per week with on and off-ice training program based out of the Oakland Ice Center. This program is geared towards travel players and aspiring travel players at the Mite through Midget age levels. This program is designed to push players beyond their comfort zone both physically and mentally. The only requirement for participants is a full commitment to the program and a desire to improve their skills in order to reach their maximum potential as a hockey player. Players will receive instruction from the experienced and qualified Sharks Ice and Oakland Bears Coaches.

What it includes.
The cost includes three on-ice sessions and three off-ice sessions with the UCSF Benioff Chlidren's Hospital Athletic Trainers per week. On-ice sessions will focus primarily on the Variable Goals Training (VGT) method, which is used to maximize the development of individual player skills by testing players read-and-react skills, creativity and on-ice awareness. The value in VGT lies in the ability of players to absorb the full creative potential the method offers, forcing players to learn how to make decisions rather than complete a set of instructions. Players will be motivated to push beyond their normal mental and physical boundaries to explore new and innovative methods of game play to negotiate obstacles in order to complete drills including agility skating, evasive and escape maneuvers, dekes, cutbacks, fakes and pivots.

What sets us apart.
One word. Instruction. Coaches for the Oakland Summer Hockey Academy have been selected for their teaching and coaching abilities, experience and dedication to youth hockey. You will become a better hockey player at the completion of this program. How much better is up to you.

What you get.
18.75 hours on-ice |11.25 hours off-ice | Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays |

TBD – Birth Years 2004-2008
TBD – Birth Years 1996-2003

TBD – Birth Years 2004-2008
TBD – Birth Years 1996-2003


  • Derek Donald, Oakland Hockey Manager: Former Professional, Division I College & USHL player with 19 years coaching experience in youth, junior, college and pro.  Derek has coached and trained numerous players formerly and currently in the NHL, Minor Professional, College and Junior.  Power skating, over speed, and puck skills are emphasized.
  • Curtis Brown former NHL player (San Jose,Chicago and Buffalo) and Head coach of the Jr. Sharks 15 AAA.
  • Mike Janda, Former NAHL, USHL and NCAA Division 1 player at RIT and assistant coach for the NAHL Springfield Jr.Blues.
  • Strength and Conditioning: UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Certified Athletic Trainers

 No Refunds or Prorated Registrations