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Hockey Programs

Hockey Programs

Youth

Jr IceHogs Youth Leagues - 4 different session (spring, summer, fall, winter)

  • All leagues include practices and games

  • All leagues except for our summer session have a season ending tournament

3 on 3 League - Games are on Friday evenings between 5:00pm and 8:00pm

  • This fast paced, action packed league allows players to really improve their quick thinking and creativity as a hockey player

Mite Travel Teams - August - March

  • For those who meet the Mite age requirements and are looking for a more competitive league

  • Play half of the league games in the Chicago suburbs and attend some out of state tournaments

Intro to Travel Mites - January - March

  • Designed to give players and families a taste of what it is like to play travel hockey

  • Play 6-8 games and practice once a week.

Youth Learn to Skate Classes - 5-6 week sessions

  • Intro and Basic focus on the necessary skating skills to move into hockey specific classes

  • Ter-Mites 1 and 2 will be introduced to a hockey stick and progress to puck handling, and passing

  • Minor Hawks is the perfect transition for kids to move from lessons to league

Youth Clinics

Youth Learn to Play Hockey - Beginning hockey lessons for older youth who are learning to play hockey for the first time

Skills and Drills - designed for hockey players who are looking for more time to work on their game

Power Skating for the Hockey Player - this class is designed improve how hockey players skate

Youth Camps

Spring Development Program - This is a very skills focused program

  • Low Coach to Player ratios

  • Participants will practice both On and Off the Ice twice a week

  • Everyone will be offered to participate in one tournament

Spring Break Hockey Camp - works on all aspects of hockey. Skating, passing, shooting, stickhandling

  • Also includes off ice training as well to help the campers become better overall athletes

Fundamental Camp - for ages 5-15

  • Teaches the fundamentals of hockey during an all day, camp (Mon-Fri)

  • Lunch and jerseys are provided

  • Campers will work both on and off the ice

  • We finish off the week with a special game day with coaches and referees

Elite Hockey Camp - for ages 6-17 and must have at least one year of travel hockey experience

  • Learn hockey skills with other experienced campers

  • Lunch and jerseys are provided

  • Campers will work both on and off the ice

  • We finish off the week with a special game day with coaches and referees

Select Summer Camp - for ages 6-17 and must have at least one year of travel hockey experience

  • This unique camp offers five hours of ice time every day

  • Kids who attend this camp are highly motivated to develop as hockey players

GAINZ Camp - for ages 7 and up

  • Designed to help kids improve their overall athleticism. Better athletes make better hockey players

  • Visit exciting Locations like the Junior IceHogs Training Facility, UW Health Sports Factory, and the Indoor Sports Center at Mercyhealth Sportscore Two

  • Participate in activities like soccer, basketball, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee, Flag football, Boxing< Lacrosse, as well as other field and court sports

Tryout Prep Camp - Designed for anyone who is trying out for a travel team in the fall

  • Both On and Off Ice workouts

  • Really prepares the kids both physically and mentally for what to expect at a competitive tryout

No School Holiday Hockey Camp - These half day camps are designed to help kids work on their hockey skills when they have a day off of school

  • Holidays like Columbus Day, Veterans Day, and Presidents Day

Holiday Break Camp - Takes place when kids are out of school around Christmas and New Years

  • This is a perfect way for kids to improve their hockey skills while enjoying their holiday

Like a Pro - Allows campers to not only see what it is like to be a pro hockey player but it also enables them to interact with them as well

  • We team up with the Rockford IceHogs to provide a very special experience for our campers

  • On and Off Ice workouts at the BMO Harris Bank Center

  • Instruction from Coaches and Players

  • Locker Room Tours

  • Get the chance to watch the Rockford IceHogs practice or even play a game


Adult

Jr IceHogs Adult Leagues - 4 different session (spring, summer, fall, winter)

  • All leagues include games with referees

  • All leagues except for our summer session have a season ending tournament

Learn to Skate Classes - 5-6 week sessions

  • Learn to Skate (Hockey) is a class designed for beginners that will prepare them to play in our leagues

  • Learn to Play Hockey focuses on the fundamental skills needed to play a game