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About Rookie Series

Together, Let's Grow the Future of Hockey!

Join us for the Junior Rangers Rookie Series, a program specially designed in cooperation with USA Hockey to introduce young beginners to the game of hockey. With help from Rangers Alumni and our staff, your child will experience the fun and excitement of hockey while learning the basic skills needed to enjoy the sport and have success both on and off the ice.

Scholarships Are Now Available!

The Junior Rangers will provided families with access to full and partial scholarships for the Rookie League based on financial need.

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Learn to Play (Ages 10 & Under)

Rookie League (In-House Only)

Rookie League (Limited Travel)

Hosted at Ice Time Sports Complex and Mid-Hudson Civic Center, join us for the Junior Rangers Limited Travel Rookie League a program that is built specifically for 10U and14U hockey players. This league is designed to encourage participation in the sport with a focus on increasing access and visibility while developing important life skills. Led by the Rangers Hockey Development Team, the program will begin in early September at Ice Time Sports Complex and Mid-Hudson Civic Center. The schedule will include games each week.

Your $295 league fee includes:

  • 10 regional travel games per season 
  • Appearances from Rangers Alumni 
  • Junior Rangers Rookie League Jersey (Limit one per season unless noted by Rangers staff) 
  • Access to special experiences & offers

Format:

The league has been designed to offer families more convenience and less of a travel commitment to provide a heightened experience for recreational players. Each week consists of 1 hour of games led by the Rangers Hockey Development Team, alternating rinks each week.

Ice Time Sports Complex and Mid-Hudson Civic Center will be the rinks participating. 

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In-House Registration
Location Register Start Date Schedule
Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink
(Great Neck, NY)
Register 9/12/21 View Schedule
Brewster Ice Arena
(Brewster, NY)
Register 9/6/21 View Schedule
Bridgewater Sports Arena
(Bridgewater Township , NJ)

Register

9/10/22

View Schedule
E.J. Murray's Memorial Skating Rink
(Yonkers, NY)
Register 9/19/21 View Schedule
Ebersole Ice Rink
(White Plains, NY)
Register 10/23/21 View Schedule
Fritz Dietl Ice Skating Rink
(Westwood, NJ)
Register 9/9/21 View Schedule
KB Hockey Facility
(Staten Island, NY)
Register 9/10/21 View Schedule
Long Beach Arena
(Long Beach, NY)
Register 9/10/21 View Schedule
Montclair State University Ice Arena
(Little Falls, NJ)
Register 9/6/21 View Schedule
Old Bridge Ice Arena
(Old Bridge, NJ)
Register 10/1/21 View Schedule
Protec Ponds
(Somerset, NJ)
Register 9/8/21 View Schedule
Skylands Ice World
(Stockholm, NJ)
Register 9/8/21 View Schedule

 

Limited Travel Registration
Location Register Start Date 10U Schedule 14U Schedule
Ice Time Sports Complex
(Newburgh, NY)
Register 9/11/21 View 10U Schedule View 14U Schedule
Mid-Hudson Civic Center
(Poughkeepsie, NY)
Register 9/11/21 View 10U Schedule View 14U Schedule

 

FAQs

Yes - children can participate in all scheduled seasons pending on availability.

Yes! Please click here for more information on qualifications and submissions for scholarships.

As protocols and mandates continue to be updated, the Rangers will provide the most up-to-date guidelines prior to your session start date. Please reach out to Junior.Rangers@msg.com if you have any questions regarding COVID-19 protocols.

a. A refund will be provided per request if the New York Rangers or its partner facilities must cancel the sessions for any reason and can't make up the sessions. The refund will be based on the number of sessions completed.

b. A refund will be provided per request minus a $50 transaction fee due to participant injury or illness. The participants parent/guardian must provide a doctor's note in order to receive a refund.

c. The Rangers do not provide refund or make up sessions due to missed sessions that don't fall under the above circumstances.

d. Program credits are also an option if your situation falls under provisions 1 & 2.

Our Junior Rangers Youth Hockey Development Staff is focused on delivering the best experience for your child. By maintaining a 10:1 player to instructor ratio we ensure all players are challenged and growing regardless of age and ability.

If your child is ready for the next level, please contact us at 212-465-6553 or Junior.Rangers@msg.com and we will do our best to find a next step program in your area. In addition to NYR programming, we partner with over 60 youth hockey associations across the tri-state.

If your child does not know how to skate, we recommend our Junior Rangers Learn to Play program to learn the basics! This program encompasses a Learn to Skate, Learn to Play 1 and Learn to Play Skill level across all participating locations. A one stop shop to begin your hockey journey!

Learn to Play, the Girls Hockey League and Rookie League (limited travel) cost $295 for the 10-week program respectively.

Rookie League (In-House Only) costs $395 and includes 2 hours of ice per week for 10 weeks.

These costs cover ice time and other associated fees including supplies and staffing.

Included in the registration, all participants will receive (1) Junior Rangers jersey per registration. Participants will be required to bring their own gear including: a helmet with cage, shoulder pads, elbow pads, hockey pants, shin guards, hockey skates, a hockey stick, socks and an equipment bag. We also recommend a mouth guard and athletic supporter for all participants. All equipment is required to be worn during each on-ice session. We also recommend each participant bring their own water bottle.

You should arrive a minimum of 15 minutes prior to start time for your first activity to provide enough time for your child to check-in and get dressed prior to the on-ice session.

Yes. In the event that the session that you are attempting to register for is sold out, please complete registration and you will automatically be added to a waiting list. Your card will not be charged and you will be contacted should a spot become available.

The majority of our community rink partners have a pro-shop on location, however some do not. Please check the rinks website to find more information on your location. If you need assistance, please reach out to us at Junior.Rangers@msg.com

Parents and guest are welcomed to stay and observe at our camps unless facility the facility guidelines state otherwise. We also request that you refrain from trying to enter the dressing rooms or surrounding hallways unless otherwise specified.

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