Iceworks Hockey Academy
Fall 2015 - Mini Islanders
12 weeks beginning September 21st
For ages 5-7. Pre-requisites: appropriate experience and coach's recommendation. Equipment: full hockey gear. Mini Islanders is an exciting and fun introductory hockey class for children who have already taken basic skating classes. Our "Minis" program is specifically designed to teach hockey skating and puck handling skills. Throughout our 12 week session, students will learn proper body position, how to push and glide on hockey skates, how to "snowplow" stop and how to carry the puck and much more! New registrants will receive an Iceworks Hockey Academy jersey. PLEASE NOTE: there will be no classes held Monday, November 23rd through Sunday, November 29th.
Fall 2015 - Hockey 101
12 weeks beginning September 22nd
For ages 7-12. Pre-requisites: appropriate experience and coach's recommendation. Hockey 101 is a challenging and stimulating learn to play hockey program. This program targets players with basic hockey experience who want to develop and refine the skills necessary to participate in our Islanders Iceworks House League. Players will be exposed to skills such as hockey stops, crossovers, inside and outside edges, stick handling, and passing and shooting mechanics. New registrants will receive an Iceworks Hockey Academy jersey. PLEASE NOTE: there will be no classes held Monday, November 23rd through Sunday, November 29th.
Fall 2015 - Hockey 201
12 weeks beginning September 23rd
For ages 7-12. Pre-requisites: appropriate experience and coach's recommendation. Equipment: full hockey gear. Hockey 201 introduces developing players to more intermediate skills such as backward crossovers, backward puck handling, and more advanced outside edge skills. Skaters will also be exposed to odd-man situational drills such as one on ones, two on ones and three on ones. PLEASE NOTE: there will be no classes held Monday, November 23rd through Sunday, November 29th.
Fall/Winter 2015 - Islanders Iceworks House League
15 weeks beginning September 27th
Ages 6-13. Pre-requisites: appropriate experience and coach's recommendation. Equipment: full hockey gear. The Islanders Iceworks House League is the perfect environment for young skaters to reinforce their developing hockey skills and learn the fundamentals of teamwork, sportsmanship and game play. Players will gain experience with off-sides and icing, changing on the fly, as well as forechecking and backchecking. Our 15 week season will include an official Islanders Iceworks Hockey Academy jersey. Game times will fluctuate between 11:15am and 3:30pm.
Fall 2015 - Adult Hockey Development
15 weeks beginning September 8th
For ages 18+. Adult Hockey Development is a learn to play hockey program for adults 18 and older. Players are exposed to skills like stride development, hockey stops, turns, crossovers, and inside and outside edges. Skaters also learn how to control the puck, make and receive passes and are introduced to shooting mechanics and game play.