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Islanders Hockey Academy

The Islanders Hockey Academy provides entry-level hockey players with an opportunity to play ice hockey at no cost to you, equipment included! The Islanders know that it’s a big commitment, both in time and money, for a child to learn to play hockey and we want to make it as easy as possible.

We provide the ice time and the equipment for children ages 6-14 to begin playing hockey. All we ask in return is that each child who participates sells 30 ticket vouchers to any combination of select games as a fundraiser, allowing children who take part in the program next season to enjoy the same benefits that your child will enjoy. The program provides an example of true sportsmanship and is a great way for children to help other children achieve their dreams.

There are two levels of this program:

There are two levels for this program

Level 1:
This level is designed with the real beginner in mind.  Participants in this level will have little or no ice skating experience.  Basic skating skills are taught at this level: Standing, falling and getting up, skating forward and stopping.

Level 2:
This level is for a skater that has been on the ice before and wants to start developing skills to play the game of ice hockey.  Situated in a clinic setting, this level will focus on the fundamentals:  forward skating, stopping, puck handling, stick handling, position play, puck shooting, backward skating, etc.

The program includes full equipment – all pads, skates, stick, helmet, pants, jersey and hockey bag – and is a ticket voucher based program.   Participants will also receive 8 weeks of instruction and the program will coincide with Come Play Hockey Month.


For more information please contact out amateur hockey staff at:

amateurhockey@newyorkislanders.com
or call 516-501-6764