Youth Learn to Play Hockey-Summer 2021

Youth Learn to Play Hockey-Summer 2021

$130.00

Our Summer Youth Learn to Play Hockey lessons will run in a 6 week series for $130.  Classes are on Wednesdays beginning 7/14/21 through 8/18/21 for 6 weeks at 6:10-7:15 pm. 

All Registrations Must be Done Online however you may click here to view brochure for information purposes only

Full hockey equipment and helmet required. We strongly recommend bringing your own skates or contacting the Pro Shop in advance at 215-247-1759 ext. 16 to make an appointment to lease your own skates.  If the skater cannot provide their own skates, a limited supply of rental skates can be made available.  In that event, please enter your skater’s sneaker size below.

  • Skaters must be able to skate forward independently and preferably already skating backward

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Description

YOUTH LEARN TO PLAY HOCKEY PROGRAM

  • All Registrations must be done online – no walk-ons
  • Fee:  $130/6 weeks
  • Wednesdays at 6:10-7:15 pm: 7/14 through 8/18

Prerequisite: Past at least the first level of a Learn to Skate program

Program Overview

Fun starts here! 

The “Little Warriors” Learn to Play Hockey Program is for beginners and is the first step for players wishing to participate in the Wissahickon Warriors Youth Hockey Program (Travel Hockey). Our program places an emphasis on the development of skating skills.  All sessions will have skill stations specifically designed to maximize player/coach ratio and basic skill development.  Through our program your child will grow to love the game of hockey and build lasting friendships.

Little Warriors Program Focus       

  • Fun
  • Skating Development: Balance, Edges, Stride (forward and backward), Starts and Stops, Crossovers (forward and backward), Transitions, and Agility
  • Puck control, Passing and Shooting Skills
  • Small Area Games
  • Teamwork and Self-Confidence
  • Personal Achievement and Friendships

Required Equipment

Skates, Helmet with Cage, Stick, Elbow Pads, Shoulder Pads, Hockey Pants, Shin Guards, and Gloves

Our Programs History: The Wissahickon Skating Clubs Youth Hockey Program is likely the longest standing hockey program in the greater Philadelphia area.  In the early years, our Club operated as an independent organization competing against clubs similar in structure to WSC.  Throughout the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s our club produced many of the areas elite players.  Many of these players advanced to prominent boarding schools and NCAA Division 1 hockey programs.  Our programs most notable Alumnus is three time Olympian and New York Rangers Stanley Cup Champion goaltender, Mike Richter.  In the early ‘90s WSC became a member of the Delaware Valley Hockey League and has since represented the DVHL and the Atlantic District at local and national championships. For the past fifty-one years, WSC and The Merritton Athletic Association located in St. Catherine’s, Ontario have operated a Peewee and Bantam level exchange tournament (alternating as hosts).  This is a truly remarkable event and one of the oldest American/Canadian hockey exchanges between two clubs in North America.

Additional information

Skater Type

1st Skater ($130), Sibling ($110)

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