This session will consist of MYHA coaches and Marblehead High School hockey student volunteers utilizing fun activities and games designed to have participants become more comfortable on the ice (falling, getting back up, balancing, etc.) as well as developing basic skating and hockey skills
Session One Equipment Requirements
USA Hockey approved Helmet/Cage,
Hockey gloves/heavy skiing gloves to protect the hands.
Shin guards and elbow pads a recommended
Snow pants are helpful for beginners.
Each player will be given a MYHA Jersey
****Parents are encouraged to participate with players on the ice. USA Hockey mandates
that anyone on the ice wear a helmet
Session 2: December 15th- February 23rd
This session consists of 3 zones of activity.
(1) The 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
(2) The 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)
(3) The Zamboni zone will have a Cross Ice Hockey Game with 2 nets.
Session Two Equipment Requirements
USA Hockey approved helmet with cage
Shoulder, chest, elbow, and shin pads
****Parents are encouraged to participate with players on the ice. USA Hockey mandates that anyone on the ice wear a helmet