Youth Hockey

New youth hockey programs coming soon!

For more information, please contact The Rinks Hockey Director Rick Hutchinson at rhutchinson@the-rinks.com

Youth Hockey Levels

Learn To Play
Ages 4 and up. Introduction to skating and hockey for those new to the sport of ice hockey.  Your child will learn basic skating strokes as well as basic shooting and passing. At this level, we focus on making it fun for the child.

Ages 5-6. The program is designed for skill development. Skills are mixed in with fun games so that your child is having fun learning. Cross-ice games.

Ages 7-8. The Mites will practice 1 day per week and have approximately 60 hours of ice time per season.  Typically, practices consist of fun skills and introduction to drill sessions.  Games are played cross-ice.

Ages 9-10. Players will fall in love with the game at the Squirt level. Squirts are encouraged to respect their opponents and officials. Players will receive individual instruction, scrimmages, cross-ice and small game activities. Squirts will work on backwards skating, controlled turns, wrist shooting, and backhands.