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Grassroots Program

  • Season: Summer 2024
  • Opens: March 18, 2024 at 12:00pm EDT

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THIS REGISTRATION IS FOR THE FULL 8-WEEK PROGRAM

The Chickadee Hockey League is proud to announce the CHL Grassroots Program, a learn to play hockey camp for novice to intermediate players!

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL ON THE ICE!

Are you a novice or intermediate hockey player looking to enhance your skills and understanding of the game? Look no further! The Chickadee Hockey League (CHL) is proud to introduce our Grassroots Hockey Development Camp - an 8-week initiative designed to elevate your game to the next level!

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

Off-Ice Knowledge Time: Prior to each skate we will host a 30 minute off ice rundown of ice hockey gameplay, the rules and allow for questions!

Focused Training: Each session consists of 1.5 of comprehensive training, with the first 45 minutes dedicated to essential skills development (skating, stickhandling, shooting) and the second half a controlled scrimmage with refs and a scorekeeper to simulate live gameplay and rules.

Skating: Improve your fundamental skating technique, edge work and the basics of hockey stride.

Puck Handling/Control: Learn the proper techniques necessary to control the puck expanding from basic hand placements to more advanced puck handing skills utilizing specifically designed drills to build confidence with the puck on our twig.

Passing/Shooting: Learn the proper mechanics behind making and receiving passes, along with all the different shooting options.

COMMUNITY EFFORTS TO GROW THE GAME:

At the Chickadee Hockey League, we believe that hockey should be accessible to everyone, regardless of background or abilities. That's why our program is committed to fostering inclusivity and providing opportunities for all individuals to experience the greatness and excitement of hockey. We understand that skating, puck control & shooting are all fundamental skills to enjoying the sport, and our program is designed to help players develop these necessary skills in a supportive and encouraging environment.

Join Us Today!

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to grow as a hockey player and be part of the CHL family. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the basics or an intermediate player seeking to refine your skills, our program is tailored to meet your needs.

PROGRAM DETAILS:

Cost: $325.00

Duration: 8 weeks (12 Hours of on ice instruction, 4 Hours of off-ice Chalk Talk) 

Dates: June 2nd, June 9th, June 16th, June 23rd, June 30th, July 7th (?), July 14th, July 21st

Time: 1.5 hours per session

Breakdown: 45 min Skills Session 

2nd Half- Controlled Scrimmage W/Officials

*Additional 2 30-minute Chalk Talk Sessions prior to the first skate & fourth Skate*

Go over hockey rules, positions, gameplay strategy and other basic concepts associated with the game of hockey.

Location: William B. Troubh Ice Arena 

Address: 225 Park Avenue Portland, ME 04101

Age & Skill Level: Novice and Intermediate Players 18 & Over

What to Bring? 

Required

  • Hockey Skates
  • Hockey Helmet (Please have at least a visor)
  • Hockey Gloves
  • Hockey Pants
  • Shin Guards
  • Elbow Pads
  • Hockey Stick

Highly Recommended

  • Shoulder Pads
  • Cup/Jock
  • Full Caged Helmet

We always want to be transparent when collecting player dues! Your player fee of $325.00 will go towards ice time rental, on-ice coaches and some promotional products!

Fees

  • Pay Later: Payment is not required to complete registration and can be made later.
Payment
$325.00 USD due at registration

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