The Northeast Youth Hockey Association Huskies offer Learn-to-Skate Hockey, Mites, Squirts, Pee Wee, Bantam, and Midget youth hockey groups at the University of Connecticut's Mark Edward Freitas Ice Rink.

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The Northeast Huskies is always accepting registration to Learn to Play Hockey (TYKES)

Learn to Play hockey is the starting point for future hockey players ages 3-14.  This program will provide a fun, positive, and safe experience introduction to hockey, basic skating skills, and the development of teamwork, work ethic, and excellence.  We strive to give new skaters a fun and rewarding experience that will keep your skater wanting to return year after year.

Sessions are held on Saturday and Sunday mornings at Mark Edward Freitas Ice Forum, yea, where the UCONN Huskies Skate!!

Session Dates:

Session 1 - 10/14/17 - 11/26/17
Session 2 - 12/02/17 - 01/21/18
Session 3 - 01/27/18 - 03/11/18

Sunday March 3, 2018 will be the Jerry Dunnack Tournament 7:15a-12:00p

Please check the individual TYKES web schedule for dates as we get closer to the season.  Check it often as there may be last minute changes.

Come try it out for a weekend at NO cost!

New skaters are always welcome! Cost is $130 per session or $350 for all 3 Sessions.  $10 discount for additional children.  We do have continuous prorated open enrollment in this program - come join us!

Some equipment is available to loan.  Ask our Equipment Manager!

Program Goals

Fun, positive, and safe experience to the introduction of hockey. Development of teamwork, work ethic, and excellence.   

Contact Information

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