Tot Hockey is a part of our Learn-to-Skate (LTS) Program, which is offered to children age 3-5. In this program boys and girls are taught skating skills such as balance, forward and backward skating, stopping and turning. Students will also experience skating skills while using a hockey stick. Children interested in Tot Hockey must have passed Tot 1 in the Learn-to-Skate Program.
Equipment required: Hockey helmet with cage, hockey skates and hockey stick (straight blade) and hockey gloves. All Tot Hockey classes are 30 minutes in length and meet once a week for 6 weeks.
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Instructional hockey is available to those new and beginner players looking to develop basic skills. Stick handling and hockey skating skills are emphasized. This program is ideal for players considering Rec-Hockey in the future. Boys and girls age 5-10 are eligible.
Equipment required: Players must supply own equipment; approved ice hockey helmet with cage, ice hockey junior stick (straight blade), and hockey skates. It is recommended that players also wear protective equipment. (Note: this protective equipment can be of any type, i.e. soccer or rollerblade equipment).
Pre-Requisite: Must be 5 years of age or older. Students must also pass either Learn-to-Skate Tot 3 or Tot Hockey 4 to participate in Instructional Hockey. (If child is age 4 and has passed Tot Hockey 4, he or she may participate). Students age 6 & over must pass Basic 1 before participating.
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Rec-Hockey is a recreational league offered to beginner players or players who choose not to participate in the Travel Program. Teams are on the ice two hours a week on Saturday or Sunday. Emphasis is on fun and play; this is not a competitive league. Players are divided equally into teams. All games and practices are held at the Mentor Civic Arena. This program is a feeder program for Travel Hockey. Concentration will be on basic fundamentals. The program is an in-house league with development in the first two months with league games following. The program runs from October through March
Age divisions are: Mini-Mites (5 and 6 years), Mites (7 and 8 years), Squirts (9 and 10 years) and Peewees (11 and 12 years). Prerequisite: Players must complete the Instructional Program to participate or secure permission from the Hockey Director. Online registration is not available for this program.
A competitive program that travels around the Cleveland area for league play; program is governed by the Cleveland Suburban Hockey League (CSHL). Registration is held over the summer and tryouts are held in mid-August. Practices begin in early September and registration is limited. Online registration is not available for this program.
For more information on Rec-Hockey and Travel Hockey contact Mentor Ice Arena at (440) 974-5730.
The Mentor Youth Hockey Booster Club is also a resource for information listed on the Mentor Youth Hockey program.
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