The Al Ain Vipers Youth Ice Hockey Club was founded in 1998 with a mission to teach the world’s fastest team sport to children as well as help them develop physical well-being, self confidence, teamwork and sportsmanship. The Vipers are members of the UAE Minor Ice Hockey Association and play in tournaments in Al Ain, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, as well as participate in tournaments abroad. The club is made up of boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 15 with more than 15 nationalities represented. All players are welcome regardless of ability or previous experience. Training takes place at Hili Fun City, Al Ain Mall and Bawadi Mall.