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Intro to Hockey

Is Your Child Interested in Learning to Play Hockey?

We have just the program for you!  It's our INTRO TO HOCKEY, a learn to play program for Boys & Girls, ages 4 to 11 who can skate a little (or not at all) and want to give hockey a try.


The Intro to Hockey program is a great way for first year skaters to learn the exciting game of hockey.

Cost is $30.  

Includes:

  1. Three Intro to Hockey on-ice sessions
  2. Six ice skating lessons with the City of Apple Valley
  3. Partial hockey equipment package

To register, please click the online registration link below.


2019 Intro to Hockey Schedule

2019 Dates will be posted soon! The 2019 Intro to Hockey Program will be split up into 3 -1 hour on-ice sessions.  This is a learn to play program for boys and girls , ages 4-11 who can skate a little (or not at all) and want to give hockey a try. This program is a great way for first year skaters to learn the exciting game of hockey!  

September 2019

September 2019

September 2019

All sessions are are one hour. Dates and times will be set soon, so please check back! 


Skating Lessons Schedule

*** SOLD OUT FOR 2018 *** Look for 2019 Dates Soon!***

For the first 30 to register, ice skating lessons are included.  The lessons are provided by the City of Apple Valley and paid for by AVHA as part of your registration.  These are the same lessons as offered by the city if you were to go direct.

  • September 10
  • September 17
  • September 24
  • October 1
  • October 8
  • October 15

All sessions are 6:00pm-7:30pm at Hayes Arena in Apple Valley



ONLINE REGISTRATION

** As of Friday Sept 14 11pm.  Registration is still open, but if you register prior to the Sunday Sept 16 ice time, you may not receive your equipment in time for the 16th.  You can still register but plan on skating the following week.

Also, skating lessons are sold out.

The Registration "Intro to Hockey" is not currently available.


Equipment

A partial equipment package is included with registration.  This includes helmet, shin guards, breezers(pants), shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves & athletic protector.  Player may keep equipment if they register for the season.

Player must provide: hockey skates, stick, and mouth guard.

Practice jersey and hockey socks also included in registration. 

After registering, you will receive an email with a voucher to Westwood Sports.  Bring the voucher in to the store and they will help outfit your player with the necessary equipment.

 


Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for this program?

  • Boys and girls ages 4-11 who have NOT played organized hockey previously.
  • Birth date between 6/30/2013 and 7/1/2006
  • Players must live in the Apple Valley High School attendance area or open enroll to an AVHS feeder school.
  • Any skating ability - NO need to know how to skate.

Can I keep the equipment package?

  • The equipment is yours to keep if you register the player for the regular season by last day of this program.

We love hockey - how do I register for the regular hockey season?

  • See the registration tab on the top of the website.  Mites for Pre-K through 3rd grade and traveling for older.


More Information

For more information about the Intro to Hockey program please contact us using the link below:

Jill Kopp