Spring Hockey Season Is Around The Corner

The spring hockey season is only a few weeks away and now is the time to get your kids involved.  We offer 6 & under, 8 & under, 10 & under, 12 & under, 14 & under, and 17 & under.  Not only is this an opportunity to get your child some great exercise, but hockey is a lot of fun.  Most of the kids that play here do so for anywhere from 3-4 seasons per year.  Our seasons run every three months and there is always the opportunity for them to play with different kids and make long friendships.  Veteran 8 & Under player Jeremy Jacobs says, “My favorite part is scoring goals and thinking of new celebrations to try.”  Teammate Kyle Brady loves to play, but always looks forward to getting a cool new jersey every season.  He said that is his favorite part.

If you are unsure of how to even get them interested, here are a few ideas to try:

  • Bring them to a public session and see if they like just to skate.
  • Buy them a stick and a ball and let them run around in the driveway.
  • Put a hockey game on TV and see if it attracts interest at all.
  • Let them watch a hockey game for their age group.

Pushing a kid into hockey is never a good thing and sometimes has the reverse effect.  Try some of the ideas to see if it sparks interest and from there it will be easy.  Hockey is addicting!!!

About the Author: Joel Payton (55 Posts)

Joel Payton is the Business Development Manager at the Marple Sports Arena.

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