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REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Registration for Kent Valley Hockey Association for the 2019-2020 season is now open. With the NHL coming to Seattle, there could not be a more exciting time to be involved in the great sport of hockey! Last season saw more Learn to Play hockey participants than ever before and some teams filled up and had waiting lists. KVHA encourages everyone to register early as that is the best way to secure your spot and it helps the association plan ahead for the season. Due to increased numbers in our younger divisions, rates for 8U and 10U have gone down substantially! To encourage early enrollment, players registered in the month of May will receive additional discounts as an incentive to register now. These discounts expire May 31st so don’t miss out. Register today!

 

Click HERE to Register

 

Kent Valley Hockey Association is very excited for the upcoming season and the growth of hockey in the Seattle area! Please stay tuned for coaching announcements within the next few weeks.

 

 If you have any questions or concerns, please email dawn@kentvalleyicecentre.net

 


SKATE LIKE A GIRL CLINIC

Power Skating - Directed by Molly Doner

More than any other skill, skating ability is cited as the most important single attribute that a hockey player can possess.  If you can’t skate well, you will struggle to advance in the game.  In order to improve your skating, you need the proper technique and lots of repetition.  Skate Like a Girl will teach you the proper techniques, drills, and skills that you need to become an excellent skater.  The class will cover edge control, stride technique & extension, the relationship between power and knee-bend, hockey turns, acceleration, crossovers, backwards technique, agility drills, balance, and much more.

Molly Doner

A former Division 1 Hockey player for the Wisconsin Badgers, Molly played for the Badgers from 2012-2016.  During that time, she made 3 Frozen Four appearances, won 2 WCHA Playoff Championships, 1 WCHA regular season Championship, and was awarded 2 Impact Awards for her community service efforts.  During her senior year, she was awarded the Badger Award – Most Inspiring Player – given to the player who inspires others through her commitment to hard work & unselfish play.  Molly is recognized for her excellent skating ability and has been teaching players of all ages since she finished her career at Wisconsin. There are 3 ways to register: click link below, call 253-850-2400 ext 0, or turn in this form with payment to the Kent Valley Ice Centre pro shop.

To Register CLICK HERE

ADULT LEARN TO PLAY HOCKEY

Learn to play the greatest sport on earth.  Learn to Play Hockey!  Directed by Molly Doner 
 
Hockey is more than just a game. It’s a lifestyle. Our beginner Adult Learn to Play hockey program is for hockey players 18 years or older with little to no experience. Our goal is to expand the hockey community and prepare players for the next step in their hockey career, to join the Greater Seattle Hockey League! Each week our professional hockey instructors will teach the most important skills and drills that are necessary to play the game. Every session will start with power skating and edgework to develop and improve skating ability, including forward stride, power turns, stopping, crossovers, and backwards skating. Stickhandling and shooting exercises will be used to improve puck control and scoring ability. In addition, participants will perform USA Hockey approved drills that are proven to enhance Hockey IQ and on-ice awareness. Competitive and fun small area games/scrimmages will be supplemented to end each skate. In just 8 short weeks you will be ready to play in the big leagues!  
 
What about all the equipment? Each player must have all hockey gear as required by USA Hockey. Kent Valley Ice Centre offers an equipment gear package for players in our Adult Learn-to-Play Hockey Program at special discounts.  Your gear package includes: Helmet, Skates, Pants, Shin Pads, Shoulder Pads, Elbow Pads, Gloves, Jock, and stick.  Jerseys & socks will be provided at no cost to every participant. 
 
Learn to play this great sport.  Sign up now!

To register CLICK HERE 


Spring Learn to Play Hockey (LTP) Program

Spring classes start March 31st and meet on Sundays for 8 weeks (11:30am - 12:30pm). We follow the USA Hockey Initiation Program which includes: Fun, Skating Skills, Basic Stick Handling and Shooting, Basic Hockey Rules, Physical Conditioning, Team Play, Player Safety, Sportsmanship, and targets Progressive Development that prepares each player to join a team and become members of Kent Valley Hockey Association. We offer an equipment rental package for students in our Learn to Play Hockey program and all items not included in the rental package can be purchased in our Pro Shop. Hockey builds character, self-esteem, confidence and is great exercise. Come join us today!

• Spring season fee is $162.00
• Online registration with USAHockey.com required (if you don't already have one).
  ($40 Fee paid to USA Hockey)

• Boys & girls ages 4-10
• No hockey experience necessary, professional instruction
• Equipment rental available for $80.00 
  (plus a $100 refundable deposit)

To register CLICK HERE

Registration Form

Pay online, complete the registration form and email it to Dawn @ dawn@kentvalleyicecentre.net and make a gear fitting appointment.

Rental package includes: helmet, skates, pants, shin pads, shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves and a hockey bag. Items that will need to be purchased: mouthguard, protective cup, hockey socks and your own hockey stick.


Weekly hockey practice to keep your skills sharp!

Practices will be on Thursdays (5:45pm - 7:15pm) for PeeWees ('07-'08) and Bantams ('05-'06);
practices will be on Fridays (6:00pm - 7:15pm) for Mites ('11 & younger) and Squirts ('09-'10).

Players practice with their peers in their age bracket for next season's age classification. Spring practices are an excellent and inexpensive way to stay sharp and continue to develop your skills.

Open to all players and goalies. Includes skill development (about half the time) and small area games and scrimmages (about half the time). 

Pay online, complete the registration form and email it to Dawn @ dawn@kentvalleyicecentre.net. 

It is that easy, so sign up today!

To register CLICK HERE 


3 on 3 Cross Ice Registration NOW OPEN

It’s time to play games!

3 on 3 hockey is fast-paced, competitive, and FUN!

While hockey players are becoming faster and more skilled, the importance of in tight game play is increasing. For graduates of our Learn to Play program, this is your first chance to play in games! Participants will be placed on teams, given a jersey and socks, and will play cross-ice games against other players their age. Our organized 3 on 3 program teaches players a variety of necessary skills in order to excel and thrive in the skill-based era of hockey today. Whether beginner or advanced, cross ice game play develops the player’s ability to protect the puck, support the puck carrier, communicate with teammates, stickhandle in tight areas, shoot a quick release shot, play heads up hockey, and most importantly, have fun and compete in supervised gameplay. Each Sunday for twelve weeks, players will play three twenty-five minute games. There are no slapshots or bodychecks allowed and all players must be fully equipped according to USA Hockey rules. Equipment rental is available.

There are 3 ways to register; register online with link below, turn in this form & payment to the front office, or by phone call (253) 850-2400 ext. 0.  Registrations are now being accepted and space will be limited, so please sign up early. All participants will be placed on a team and given jerseys and socks. Players will be grouped according to age and skill level. Teammates or buddy requests will be accommodated whenever possible.

To register CLICK HERE 





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