Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino announced that registration for the Town’s Fall/Winter Youth Ice Hockey House League Program will begin soon for boys and girls ages 6- 16. This program includes full House League games, practice schedule and playoffs. Clinics spanning 10 weeks in duration will also be available for registration including all girls clinics, 6 and under clinics, and adult learn to play clinics. Programs will begin on October 3rd.
“This recreational and instruction program is designed to give youngsters a great way to learn the correct fundamentals of one of America’s most popular sports,” said Supervisor Saladino. “In addition to receiving instruction on the proper techniques of skating, stickhandling and shooting, participants will make new friends and create lifelong memories.”
Registration will begin online for Town residents on September 12th and September 13th at www.oysterbaytown.com/parks beginning at 9:00 am; online registration will open to non-residents on September 14th. In-person registration will be held on September 19th and 20th at the Bethpage Ice Center, located at 1001 Stewart Avenue in Bethpage from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Registrants must provide a copy of their birth certificate, proof of Town of Oyster Bay residency (tax or utility bill) as well as payment. Check, money order, MasterCard or Visa will be accepted. All registrants must bring these items, even if they have participated in the past. A parent or legal guardian must be present at registration.
All participants must provide their own equipment, and should have some skating ability. For more information, call the rink at (516) 433-7465, x 8234 or visit www.oysterbaytown.com/hockey.