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Learn to Play Hockey-Formerly the Rec League

Registration for the Winter Session is Now Open.

Program Information

The LEARN TO PLAY HOCKEY program, formerly known as the RECREATIONAL LEAGUE is an introductory program that allows new players to learn to play hockey in a low stress instructional environment with a low time and money commitment. Participants can build skills and confidence in this 6 week program to prepare them for the travel program, if that is their desire.  

Open to boys and girls, ages 7-10 (Birth Years 2011-2008)

(Boys and girls with a birth year of 2012 & younger are encouraged to join the Mini Mite(6U) program. No USA Hockey fee is needed and is a similar development program to Learn to Play. If older than 2008, please contact the "Rec League" Coordinator)

2019 Winter Session:  (Schedule)

Arrive by 30 minutes before ice time to dress in equipment.

  • January 6: 5:45-6:45
  • January 13: 4:30-5:30
  • January 20: 4:30-5:30
  • January 27: 3:30-4:30
  • February 3: 4:30-5:30
  • February 10: 5:30-6:30

Session Format

Each 1 hour session will be led by USA Hockey certified coaches.

  • Warm-up-5 minutes
  • Skills Stations- 30 minutes
  • Break
  • 3 vs 3 "cross-ice" game

Equipment

Lakes Area Hockey will provide (at the first session on Oct. 7th; socks, stick, and a practice jersey for the participant to keep)

Free Equipment Rental: 

The following list of equipment can be "checked out" with a deposit check:

  • Skates
  • Helmet
  • Breezers
  • Shin pads
  • Elbow pads
  • Shoulder pads
  • Gloves

Equipment check-out days will be posted soon. Equipment is available on a first come-first served basis. 

The Player provides the following: 

  • Mouth guard
  • Duffel bag for equipment
  • Water bottle

Registration Information

Registration numbers are limited to 15 participants. Once 15 participants have registered, a waiting list will be created. 

Cost: $30 + $50 USA Hockey Fee*

(*If you participated in Learn to Play Fall 2018 session, you do not have to pay the USA Hockey Fee a 2nd time)

 

Fundraising and Volunteer Opportunities

The Boji Bay Ice Arena is volunteer run organization that strives to provide affordable activities during the winter season.

Participation in volunteer opportunities and fundraising are welcome but are optional for Learn to Play families.

For more information about Learn to play Hockey, contact:
Tracy Oleson Rec Program

Tracy Oleson Rec Program

Phone: 712-330-6390