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Learn-to-Skate/Whack-A-Puck Program

Ages 3-8

 

REGISTER HERE:  LTS/WAP REGISTRATION

 

Time:   Sunday Mornings 8:30 to 9:20am

 

Dates:

Session 1:  . This session  will consist of MYHA and or Marblehead High School Hockey student volunteers  utilizing fun activities and games designed to have participants become more comfortable on the ice (falling down, getting back up, balancing etc) as well as developing basic skating and Hockey skills   

Mid October - December

 

Session 2:  

Consists of 3 zones of activity. Zone closest to the entrance will have participants new to the program who did not participate in session 1,  as well as children who want to continue the Learn to Skate experience but are not quite ready to move on to more advanced activities.

Neutral zone will have MYHA coaches and or Marblehead High School Hockey student volunteers  working with participants who are ready to progress to more advanced skating (edgework and small area games)

Zamboni zone will have a Cross Ice Hockey Game with 2 nets..

 

Location:          Salem State University (Rockett Arena)

                           225 Canal St, Salem, MA 01970

                         

Cost:                  $300.00 for entire season (17 sessions) or

                           $175.00 for half season (8 sessions).

Each additional child is 1/2 price

Contact:            

 

Equipment Requirements:    

       

 Session One - Skates, USA Hockey approved Helmet/Cage and Hockey gloves/Heavy Skiing gloves to protect the hands.   Shin guards, and elbow pads are highly recommended as well.

       

Session Two - Full Hockey equipment including a Hockey stick for those participating in the Cross-Ice-Games. And neutral zone skating

Full Hockey equipment definition is as follows- hockey gloves, hockey undergarment with Velcro and cup, shinguards,  shinguard socks, padded hockey pants, elbow pads, chest protector,  hockey skates, well fitting helmet with cage hockey stick.

       

Each participant will receive their own MYHA Hockey Jersey compliments of the program.

 

Instructors:

We will provide several dedicated adult coaches as well as designated JV hockey players from Marblehead High School helping as assistant coaches to provide instruction on the ice.

We invite parents to participate at any level.  Please see our "Parents on Ice" policy page.

 

 

Capacity

Enrollment capacity is 75 participants on the ice to ensure a quality on-ice learning experience.

 

USA Hockey Membership - (Optional)

 

https://www.usahockeyregistration.com

 

All Players born in 2011 or younger are free of charge at USA Hockey. All players born 2010 or older are $48.00 for the year.

 

We recommend, but do not require, registering your participants with USA Hockey as a player for this season. By doing this you become a member of USA Hockey and receive the following benefits:

 

  • World-class insurance coverage to provide peace-of-mind for all involved in the sport
  • Extensive risk management dedicated to the safety of all participants, including research and education
  • Official Playing Rules to provide consistency for all participants
  • Subscription to USA Hockey Magazine, the most widely distributed hockey publication in the world
  • Exclusive offers from:  Professional hockey teams, Equipment manufacturers, Official partners of USA Hockey