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ECHO STARS LEARN TO PLAY “FUN”damental Hockey Program
The ECHO Stars and Coach Mark McGrath have joined forces to offer the 2019-2020 Learn to Play Hockey Program at the Bolton Ice Palace. This program runs from early September through Mid-March in three 8-week sessions. Mark and his family of skaters have been teaching children the fundamentals of Ice Hockey for over twenty years. The Learn to Play Program focuses on skill development without the pressures of competition. This is a progressive learn to play curriculum designed to introduce beginners to the game’s basic skills. Participants are introduced to the skills of skating, passing, puck control and shooting. Children learn through participating in practice drills and informal scrimmages under the direction of USA Hockey Certified On-Ice Coaching Instructors.
A fun, safe and positive experience for a child's first contact with hockey.
An introduction to the concepts of cooperation and fair play.
Development in a fun learning environment while instilling self- confidence.
Develop basic hockey skills based on participant’s skill level.
Skating, Passing, Puck Handling, Turning, Stopping and Shooting.
Build a foundation for future years.
Boys and girls
Skating ability ~ first time and novice skaters
DATES and FEES:
This Program runs from early September through Mid-March in three 8-week Sessions
The following equipment is required: Stick, helmet, mouth guard, neck guard, hockey gloves, elbow pads, shin pads, and skates. Please contact Mark McGrath for additional equipment information.