U7 INTRODUCTORY HOCKEY PROGRAMS
Begin Your Path to Success in Hockey
RINK Intro to Hockey, Skills to Game, and Skating & Skills programs are the best way to build a strong skating foundation and learn the fundamentals of hockey. Learning the right way, right from the start allows kids new to hockey to enjoy the game more once they get into game play.
Intro to Hockey
For Ages 4-6
Our Intro to Hockey Program is designed to introduce the game of hockey in an enjoyable and safe environment. Players participate in full equipment and receive instructed skill training from one of our professional staff. Our focus is creating a foundation for good hockey basics; skating, puck handling, shooting and passing. Learning the basics correctly from an early age provides the solid foundation that all hockey fundamentals are based upon.
Skills to Game
For Ages 4-6
The Skills to Game Program is tailored to focus on individual skills which are common in today's game, and then the opportunity to showcase these skills in game like situations. This program consists of a specific skill focus for 25 mins. followed by a scrimmage for 25 mins. The Skills to Game program will give players the chance to use their newly acquired skills in a scrimmage scenario right in the same session.
Skating & Skills
For Ages 5-6
This program encompasses the best of what the RINK has to offer in a single program. Skating & Skills incorporates aspects of Power Skating, Shooting & Scoring, and Puck Control programs, giving players a taste of everything we specialize in. The Skating and Skills Program is designed to develop great habits through the proper techniques. On-ice, skaters will focus on balance and body position for a variety of techniques. While mastering puck control, skaters will learn to give and receive passes both stationary and in-motion. This program focuses on a well-rounded approach to the skater’s skill development.