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First Strides - FREE Learn-to-Skate program

Event Information
Registration is open for First Strides, Connecticut's Premier FREE Learn-to-Skate program developed by the Greater New Haven Warriors. The program provides aspiring players between the ages of 4-10 the opportunity to take their "first strides" in developing an interest in ice hockey. Emphasis is placed on the very basics of skating within a safe and fun environment. It is designed for first-time skaters only please.

Location: Northford Ice Pavilion (24 Fire-Lite Pl, Northford, CT)

Note: There is no cost to participate or use the loaner equipment (see equipment section below). All players must register with USA Hockey.

Equipment: Please indicate if you will be borrowing equipment or using your own when you register. Players will receive a helmet with full face guard, hockey gloves and hockey skates. We also recommend that players wear shin guards and elbow pads. Equipment packages are available at Hamden Sports if you wish to purchase your own skates and equipment.


Saturday September 22nd 8:40am

Sunday September 23rd 7:30am

Saturday September 29th 8:40am

Sunday September 30th 7:30am


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