Pinedale Hockey Association hosts ‘Try Hockey for Free’ Nov. 2
October 21, 2013
The Pinedale Hockey Association (PHA) will be hosting ‘Try Hockey for Free’ on November 2 at the Sublette County Ice Arena in Pinedale. The Hockey Association sponsored another "Try Hockey Free" day on Saturday, October 19th for children ages 4 to 6.
PHA will be sponsoring the first ‘Try Hockey for Free’ day on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 1:15 to 3:15 for children ages 4 to 6. There is no charge for this event and skates, helmets and sticks will be provided. Participants will be registered for USA Hockey for the 2013/2014 season and will receive a free one year subscription to USA Hockey Magazine. Parents can pre-register youth on USA Hockey free of charge at www.usahockeyregistration.com or register at the rink as they arrive.
The second ‘Try Hockey for Free’ day will be Saturday, Nov. 2 from 1:15 to 3:15 and is part of a nationwide USA Hockey promotional program to encourage kids, ages 4 to 9, to come out and try youth hockey as part of the NHL's Come Play Hockey Month. Over 500 local programs across the country will be participating. This event is also free with equipment provided. Kids who take part in the official USA Hockey Day will receive a free hockey jersey and goody bag. Participants may pre-register online at www.tryhockeyforfree.com or register at the Sublette County Ice Arena as they arrive.
These events are a great opportunity for young children to see what hockey is all about and possibly spark their interest in the sport.
Registration for Pinedale Hockey is currently open and most teams have begun practice. Mini-Mites (ages 4 to 6) and Mites (ages 7 & 8) will begin Nov. 4 with equipment check out on Saturday Nov.2 after ‘Try Hockey Free’ from 3:30 to 5:30. To register, visit www.pinedaleglaciers.com.
Contact the Pinedale Hockey Association at PHA@pinedaleglaciers.com for more information.
Photos courtesy Nan Stinson