Little Hawks Hockey

Ages: 3 to 12 years old
Classes are designed to give the inexperienced skater a solid foundation for developing their hockey skating abilities. Our goal is to develop the students skating abilities to be able to promote them towards the first steps of learning to play hockey. Class instruction includes: the basics for developing confidence in gaining balance and control of the young skater’s abilities. The student will learn the art of a push and glide skating stride in a forward motion.

Equipment Requirements:
USA Hockey approved helmet & face mask, hockey stick, shoulder pads, hockey pants, protective gloves, elbow pads, knee/shin pads, hockey skates and neck guard.

USA Hockey Registration:
All participants must register on-line with USA Hockey at www.usahockey.com.

Ages: 4 to 10 years old
For the NOVICE Skater: the student in this class is a Novice Skater. His/Hers skating abilities do not have to be exceptional, but they must be able to stand with balance and perform Push & Glide Strides across the ice at a consistent rate. Class Instruction includes: the development of proper balance and stopping, the basics of backward skating and some puck control. A number of competition drills verses other students will be introduced to help enhance student’s competitive skills. Cross ice training will be used to help promote skill development.

Equipment Requirements:
USA Hockey approved helmet & face mask, hockey stick, shoulder pads, hockey pants, protective gloves, elbow pads, knee/shin pads, hockey skates and neck guard.

USA Hockey Registration:
All participants must register on-line with USA Hockey at www.usahockey.com.

Ages: 4 to 10 years old
For the INTERMEDIATE Skater: students in this class must have the skating ability to confidently perform Right & Left turns, Snowplow stops, and almost go from a forward to backward skating stride. Class Instruction includes: the further development of puck control, passing, shooting, and scoring. Skaters will be introduced to game like situations through a series of non-contact training scenarios. In addition: students in Learn to Play II can now participate in Drills for Skills & Power Skate.

Equipment Requirements:
USA Hockey approved helmet & face mask, hockey stick, shoulder pads, hockey pants, protective gloves, elbow pads, knee/shin pads, hockey skates and neck guard.

USA Hockey Registration:
All participants must register on-line with USA Hockey at www.usahockey.com.

Drills for Skills and Power Skate

Ages: 14 years old & Younger
The Drills for Skills clinics are designed for both the aspiring House and Travel player. The clinics are high intensity one hour long practices, designed to develop and maintain the skills of the player. High repetition of all drills allows instructors to recognize the needs of each player and provide personalized direction for their further development. The reinforcement of skating, stick handling, passing, and shooting will all be taught in a non-contact environment.
Equipment Requirements:
USA Hockey approved helmet & face mask, hockey stick, shoulder pads, hockey pants, protective gloves, elbow pads, knee/shin pads, hockey skates and neck guard.

USA Hockey Registration:
All participants must register on-line with USA Hockey at www.usahockey.com.

Fall 2022 Session I

Learn to Skate
Monday, 9/19-10/24, 4:30-5:10pm, $190
Sunday, 9/25-10/30, 9:00-9:40am, $190
Sunday, 9/25-10/30, 10:50-11:30am, $190

Learn to Play I & II
Sunday, 9/25-10/30, 9:50-10:40am, $210

Drills for Skills
Friday, 9/23-10/28, 4:30-5:30pm, $230

Fall 2022 Session II

Learn to Skate
Monday, 11/7-1/9/23*, 4:30-5:10pm, $190, *No class: 11/21, 11/28, 12/19, 12/26
Sunday11/13-1/15/22*, 9:00-9:40am, $190, *No class: 11/27, 12/4, 12/25, 1/1/23
Sunday11/13-1/15/22*, 10:50-11:30am, $190, *No class: 11/27, 12/4, 12/25, 1/1/23

Learn to Play I & II
Sunday, 11/13-1/15/22*, 9:50-10:40am, $210, *No class: 11/27, 12/4, 12/25, 1/1/23

Drills for Skills
Friday, 11/11-1/13/23*, 4:30-5:30pm, $230, *No class: 11/25, 12/2, 12/23, 12/30

Little Hawks Registration must be completed through the Chicago Hawks Hockey Club website. A direct link to the registration page is listed below:
Chicago Hawks Hockey Club Online Registration

Please visit Chicago Hawks Hockey Club website for more information: www.chicagohawks.com