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McCann Ice Arena Mid-Hudson Civic Center

Learn to Play Hockey

Learn to play Ice Hockey at the McCann Ice Arena!

For the beginner Hockey Player! Fall/Winter 2017–2018 Season sign ups going on now!

A low cost introduction to youth ice hockey for boy and girls, ages 4-15. It is recommended that skaters complete the Basic Intro or Basic Skills class before entering into this program. All skaters should be able to skate forward and backward comfortably and the following hockey equipment must be worn by all players: helmet with facemask, shin pads, elbow pads, athletic cup, gloves and jersey. ALL players must have their own hockey stick and athletic cup. 

McCann Ice Arena offers loaner hockey equipment, available on a first come basis. This will allow your child to experience ice hockey without the full cost of hockey equipment. Skate rental is an additional $5.00 per class.

Friday Evenings: 6:00–7:00pm

Session 1: September 8, 2017 – October 20, 2018
Session 2: October 27, 2017 – December 8, 2017
Session 3: January 5, 2018 – February 16, 2018
Session 4: February 23, 2018 – April 6, 2018
Session 5: April 13, 2018 – May 25, 2018

Register Today: Call (845) 454-5800 x 1214

2017–2018 McCann Learn to Play Program Registration Form (PDF)

FUTURE RANGERS : Rookie League : September 10, 2017 – November 26, 2017

Your $250 league fee includes:

  • 12 games per season, offered at convenient times
  • No long distance travel, all games hosted at your local rink
  • Junior Rangers Jersey
    Celebratory Junior Rangers Jamboree at the end of the year
Learn to Play Hockey
  • Now that your child has the basics covered. Let's take it up a notch! Each player will have the chance to put their skills to the test in a fun and competitive environment. Participants will learn the basic game and team concepts. Plus, they will build important characteristics on and off the ice: teamwork, responsibility, and respect. Once a week, your child will have the opportunity to play games led by Rangers staff. It is a fun way to meet new teammates and play some hockey! At the end of the season, we will celebrate everyone's accomplishments by hosting a Junior Rangers Jamboree for all of the players in the league.
    Sundays, September 10, 2017– November 26, 2017.

    Click here to register today!

  • Click here for a step-by-step instruction of how to get dressed to play hockey. This video can be utilized with current growth models to teach parents and new players how to get dressed.

    Call 845-454-5800 for more information and dates for all programs




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