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Daddy and Me

This program is designed to introduce children ages 3-8 with little or no skating experience to the fun and exciting game of hockey with their parents in a group setting. Parents and children will be able to enjoy bonding time while learning the necessary basic skills needed to play the game of hockey.

This class will include 45 minutes of skill development and small area games used to make learning the game of hockey fun for all involved.

The required equipment for this class would be skates, stick, and helmet (your own or our rentals).

Ages 3 - 8 Years Old With An Adult 18+

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The Hockey Academy



Does your child want to play the sport of Hockey, but not sure if they are fully ready? Come join the Hockey Academy which will get you the necessary basic skills, but at a much faster pace than the ordinary hockey class.

This training program will meet once a week for 45 minutes and will cover skating technique, puck handling skills and game situations. The required equipment for the class includes skates, stick and a certified helmet, which can be rented at our facility for an additional fee.

Please note, this class has a prerequisite. Skaters must have passed Parent and Me or Basic 1 class in order to sign up for
The Hockey Academy.

No walk in registrations permitted. Registration will close prior to the end of each session. Please note the registration close dates for each session.

Parents are not allowed in the facility during classes at this time. Live Barn will be available to view live feeds of our programming for an additional fee (www.livebarn.com). You should NOT enter the facility if you have any COVID-19 symptoms or you are from a household with someone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Please review our facility procedures before the first day of class at www.icevalleycentre.com.

Skaters who are unable to independently tie their skates should do so in the parking lot with an adult.

Ages 5 - 15 Years Old

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Hockey Skills Camp

This camp will focus on a wide variety of skating, shooting and passing skills to freshen up your player's game before the fall season arrives.

Ages 5-18 Years Old

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Practice and Play

Practice and Play features a one hour skill session on Monday followed by a one hour game session on Friday.

This class is geared for the more advanced player and will focus on skills such as advanced skating techniques, puck handling, and team play concepts. Must complete two sessions of The Hockey Academy or have recommendation from an instructor before you can enroll in this class.

Full equipment is required for this class. Hockey Bag rentals are available for $25 if needed.

Ages 5 - 9 Years Old
Ages 10 - 14 Years Old

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Power Skating

Looking for a workout? Power Skate is designed to condition skaters and improve overall skating ability. Classes will focus on edges, footwork, power, and balace and are available to all hockey players, figure skaters, and recreational skaters. No equipment is required, but previous skating experience is necessary in order to perform some of the on-ice movements for this class.

Ages 6 - 18 Years Old

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Upcoming Events

October 1, 2020
2:45 pm
Freestyle Ice
Jumps, spins, turns, oh my! Perfect your skating skills during one of our Freestyle Ice sessions!
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October 5, 2020
6:00 pm
Skills + Drills Hockey Class
Be on the lookout for our NEW hockey class, Skills + Drills, coming this October!
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Important Registration Deadlines

Registrations for Session 4 of Learn to Skate and Hockey classes is CLOSED. The next session of classes will begin the week of April 13. To register, please click the "Online Registration" button or call us at (815) 939-1946.

Please call us at (815) 939-1946 with any questions.

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