For more information please contact 8U Player Development Director Ryan Gage.
Hockey develops skills on the ice that build a foundation for a lifetime. In addition to athletic prowess, hockey promotes confidence, pride, focus and responsibility. With an emphasis on fun, hockey is a game to be played and enjoyed for life.
The benefits of playing hockey might be obvious to most people who are already deeply ingrained in the sport. For those who have little or no experience with hockey, however, some convincing might be in order. After all, everyone who loves the sport now was a beginner with no exposure at one point.
With that in mind, here are five reasons parents should sign their kids up for hockey: