Winona Youth Hockey announces its registration and season opening events. In addition to league play, there are three more opportunities available for area boys and girls: Intro to Hockey, Public Skating, and Open Hockey sessions They are all free.
Registration will be held Saturday, September 18, from 8:30 a.m. to noon; Wednesday, September 22, from 5-8 p.m.; and Saturday, September 25, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Free Intro to Hockey sessions will be held during registration Saturdays so that first-time skaters have a chance to learn more about the fun and fast-paced sport of hockey. Skates and equipment are provided and the children receive on-ice assistance from certified coaches.
Immediately following each Intro to Hockey session, a free Public Skate is held, allowing parents and siblings to join their skaters on the ice. Free pop and popcorn are provided. There will be an additional free Public Skate session on Wednesday, September 22, during registration, as well.
Open Hockey sessions are also available at no charge for youth (elementary aged players and younger) and teens (middle school and up) who would like to brush up on skills while playing with kids from their own age group. Safety, skills, and fun are the focus of Open Hockey sessions.
For more information about Winona Youth Hockey, please contact Rich Hultman, Marketing Chair, at 459-3289, or the Bud King Ice Arena at 454-7775.