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2018-2019 LEARN TO PLAY

Join the Garden City Little Stars!

Our Learn to Play program is open to beginner skaters ages 3 and up.  Online registration is now open.  Weekly sessions are held on Saturdays from 2-3pm at Garden City Ice Arena.  Registration fee is $40 per 8 week session - that's only $5 per week!  We have a limited supply of equipment available for a $50 refundable deposit. Click on the link below to register!


Session 1 ( 9/15/18 - 11/17/18) - REGISTRATION CLOSED
No Skate on 10/27 and 11/10/18

Session 2 (12/1/18 - 2/2/19)  - REGISTRATION CLOSED
No skate on 12/29/18 and 1/12/19

Session 3 (2/9/19-4/6/19) - REGISTRATION OPEN
No Skate on 3/9/19 

Description of Learn To Play Hockey

The Learn-to-Play Program is designed to teach basic skating and hockey skills to the beginning player.  The program’s emphasis is on improving the children's skating skill as well as the basic skills of the game of hockey.  Children will participate in skating, hockey drills and scrimmage games. The Learn-to-Play Program offers the beginning player an excellent, low stress, non-competitive introduction to the game of hockey. We have limited equipment for use with a refundable $50.00 deposit.  Players will need to be registered with USA Hockey. There is no USA Registration fee for those born in 2012 or after. For those born prior to 2012 there is a $45 charge. To go to the webpage for USA Hockey CLICK HERE 

Coaches for GC Little Stars

Head Coaches

Learn To Skate: John Langea

Learn To Play 1: Tony Boone

Learn To Play 2: Robb Mitter

Assistant Coaches

Chad Calhoun

David Colwell

Bill Kohlstrand

Mark Otis


Kathy Kaminski


Learn to Play Promo

How to get dressed

To view video on how to dress your player, Click Here