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Learn to Play Hockey – Youth

$175.00

Please type in your most recent skating or team level or “N/A” in the “Experience” field below

When ordering for more than one sibling, the first skater must pay at the Skater rate. Only skaters past the first are eligible to select the sibling discounted rate. 

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Description

Learn to Play Hockey, for Boys & Girls ages 4-12

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

Sunday’s 11:30 AM–12:30 PM

Session 2: 8 weeks/$175

November: 4, 11, 18, December: 2, 9, 16, 23, January: 6

Session 3: 8 weeks/$175

January: 13, 20, 27, February: 3, 10, 17, 24, March: 3

Discount: Each additional family member participating in the program will receive a $20 discount. 

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

Rolling Registration

The Little Warriors – Learn to Play Program offers rolling registration so players may join at any time for a prorated fee.  Contact Wally Muehlbronner, WSC Director of Programs with questions at walterm@wissskating.com

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

Session

Session 2, Session 3

Skater

1st Skater (Full price), 2nd and additional siblings ($20 off each)