The Hockey Academy program at the Lancater ice rink is structured to prepare and encourage children, from age 3 on up, to have the appropriate skill base for a positive and successful start, and continuing career, in the sport of ice hockey. Our Academy program is broken down into 3 levels to address the needs of the Hockey 1 (beginning), Hockey 2 (Intermediate) and Hockey 3 (pre-inhouse) players at every level of skills. This program is fun and encouraging atmosphere for skaters to learn the "ins and outs" of ice hockey.
Hockey 1 - These classes are designed for beginning skaters wishing to play hockey. Skaters will learn various skills to become comfortable on the ice while being introduced to the sport of ice hockey.
Hockey 2 - These classes are designed for the intermediate skater, ready to begin working with a stick and puck. Skaters will begin to learn and improve in basic stick handling technique while continuing to improve in skating skill. This clinic continues to build skills began in the Hockey 1 clinic level.
Hockey 3 - These classes are designed for the players who has work with his stick and puck and can master the skating skills . This clinic will prepare you to be part of the In-house Program or Travel and to be on a Hockey Team !
Registration forms are located here. Completed forms can be turned in at the ice rink or emailed to Coach Antoine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT AND PREREQUISITE FOR Hockey 1: This class is appropriate for beginners with little to no experience with skating or hockey. Skaters need a helmet, either USA Hockey approved helmet with cage or a bicycle helmet. and gloves. The Lancaster Ice Rink has a limited amount of loaner hockey equipment available free of charge. Skate rental is also available. Sticks will be provided for all skaters. Pre-registration is required at the Lancaster Ice Rink or on-line.
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT AND PREREQUISITE FOR Hockey 2 & 3: These clinics are appropriate for skaters who have passed the previous clinic level, or have been evaluated by an instructor and passed into an appropriate clinic level. Full equipment required, including USA Hockey approved helmet with cage and mouthguard, hockey gloves, chest protector, elbow pads, pants, shin-guards, and ice hockey stick.. The Lancaster Ice Rink has a limited amount of loaner hockey equipment available free of charge. Skate rental is also available. Pre-registration is required at the Lancaster Ice Rink or on-line.
Graduates of our Hockey Academy clinics can join one of our ice hockey teams. Contact our Hockey Director, Antoine Bergeron for more information at email@example.com or call the Lancaster Ice Rink at 717-581-0274.