Little Ducks Youth Hockey Program
Little Ducks Hockey Initiation Program, offered at many rinks across Southern California, introduces kids to the sport of ice hockey. This program is for kids age 4-12, who have basic ice skating skills, but no prior experience playing ice hockey.
$150 Includes Instruction and Equipment
$150 includes 6 weeks (1 hour per week) of the introductory ice hockey program. Instruction is led by USA Hockey certified coaches, and includes surprise visits from NHL alumni!
The program also includes a voucher for a FREE, full set, of Bauer hockey equipment, including hockey skates! Participants can redeem the voucher at MonkeySports Superstore, in Irvine. They even get to keep the equipment at the end of the program!
Equipment Included with Program
Equipment included with the voucher consists of the following:
- Equipment Bag
- Hockey Skates
- Ice Hockey Helmet w/ Cage
- Hockey Gloves
- Hockey Pants
- Elbow Guards
- Shin Guards
- Hockey Stick
Rinks Offering Little Ducks Program
Southern California rinks offering the Little Ducks program are as follows:
• Icetown Carlbad
• UTC Ice
• KHS ICE Arena
• The Rinks – Anaheim ICE
• The Rinks – Westminster ICE
Other Things To Know
Other important things to know before signing your child up for the program:
- Kids must have a USA Hockey Membership to participate. Kids age 4-8 get the membership included with registration. Kids age 9-12 will need to pay for the membership.
- This program is for kids new to hockey. Kids with previous hockey league or program experience are not eligible for this program.
- Hockey socks are required for the program, but not included with the equipment provided.
- A mouth guard (to protect teeth), stick tape (to wrap the hockey stick), hockey tape (for taping shin guards and elbow guards in place), and athletic supporter (cup) are not included with the equipment provided, but good things to have when playing hockey.
Check out the Anaheim Ducks website for more information about the Little Ducks hockey program. It sounds like a really great program!