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Hockey Programs

Full hockey equipment is REQUIRED for all hockey programs below:

Rookie Islanders - Ages 5-9

Pre-Requisite: Pre-Hockey 1&2 or Basic Skills 1-4 (in hockey skates)
Rookie Islanders is a fun and exciting introductory hockey class. Our Rookie Islanders is specifically designed to impart basic hockey and puck handling skills. Throughout the session, skaters will be taught proper body position, how to push and glide on skates, how to "snowplow" stop and so much more. NEW registrants will receive an Iceworks hockey jersey.

Adult Hockey Development - Ages 18+

Pre-Requisite: basic recreational skating experience
AHD is a learn to play hockey program for adults. Players are exposed to skills like stride development, hockey stops, turns, crossovers, inside and outside edges. Skaters also learn how to control the puck, make and receive passes and are introduced to shooting mechanics and gameplay.

Sunday 3-on-3 League - Ages 6-14

Pre-Requisite: One session of Rookie Islanders or equivalent, or coach's recommendation
Offered in the Fall & Winter sessions only. The Islanders Iceworks 3-on-3 League is the perfect environment for skaters to reinforce their developing hockey skills and learn the fundamentals of teamwork, sportsmanship and game play. Players gain experience with offsides, icing, changing on the fly as well as forechecking and backchecking. Also included is one practice per week.