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Red Wings announce 2nd annual Street Hockey Summer Tour

Tour returns to make 10 stops throughout the state of Michigan this summer for free street hockey clinics offered to children ages 7-12

by Alex DiFilippo /

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today announced the details for the 2nd Annual Street Hockey Summer Tour, presented by Meijer. After a widely popular inaugural season, the Red Wings will once again travel throughout the state of Michigan starting in July to take over the parking lots of 10 different Meijer locations to host free street hockey clinics for children ages 7-12. 

The tour is open to children of all skill levels and hockey experience. The first hour of each session will feature a one-hour clinic, followed by a 30-minute pick-up street hockey game. The clinics will be instructed by Detroit Red Wings representatives and local hockey players and coaches.

Each stop on the tour will feature two sessions divided for children ages 7-9 and 10-12. The younger age group will start at 10:00 a.m. at each stop of the tour, while the older group will begin at 1:00 p.m. each day.

All participants will receive a free T-shirt and exclusive merchandise and prizes, courtesy of Meijer and the Red Wings. Additionally, there will be water and snack breaks for the participants during each clinic.

Registrations are on a first-come, first served basis and each stop on the tour is limited to 120 children (60 kids from ages 7-9; 60 kids from ages 10-12). Last season during the inaugural Street Hockey Summer Tour, eight of the 10 stops throughout Michigan were sold out.

Parents or guardians must register their children online in advance of each tour stop at

The Street Hockey Summer Tour will make 10 stops in the parking lots at the below Meijer locations:

Date City Address
Monday, July 17 Sault Ste. Marie 1138 W. 3 Mile Rd., Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Wednesday, July 19 Alpena 1251 M-32 W., Alpena, MI 49707
Friday, July 21 Gaylord 250 Meijer Dr., Gaylord, MI 49735
Tuesday, July 25 Cascade 5531 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Thursday, July 27 Grand Haven 15000 US-31, Grand Haven, MI 49417
Monday, July 31 East Lansing 1350 W. Lake Lansing Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823
Wednesday, Aug. 2 Flint 2474 W. Hill Rd., Flint, MI 48507
Friday, Aug. 4 Howell 3883 E. Grand River Ave., Howell, MI 48843
Tuesday, Aug. 8 Canton 45001 Ford Rd., Canton, MI 48187
Thursday, Aug. 10 Detroit 21431 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48219
Please Note: If any date above is rained out, the makeup date will be the following day at the same time and location. If the makeup date is rained out, the Red Wings and Meijer will reschedule the event following the completion of the tour.
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