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Bison Hockey Initiation Program is accepting registration

It's not too late to register your son or daughter!

10/03/2017, 11:45am EDT
By Anne Johnston Fera

It's not too late to register your son or daughter!

For more information that includes an outline of our program basics and core skills for each of our Initiation Programs, visit these links on our website:

Ages for each Programs:

Chucksters Program - Learn to Skate (new to the game)- Ages 6 and under (birth years 2011-2014)
Rising Stars Program - Learn to Play - Ages 5 and 6 year olds (birth years 2011-2012)
Mite Development Program - Ages 7 and 8 year olds. (birth years 2009-2010)

Registration is Now Open:

Go to our registration page.

Program Start Dates:

Chucksters Program - Monday Oct. 2nd, 2017
Rising Stars Program - Sunday Oct 1st, 2017
Mite Development Program - Sunday Oct 1st, 2017

Questions about our programs? Contact the Following:

Chucksters Program - Joe Leber; joeleber18@gmail.com
Rising Stars Program - Amy Kneer; amybisonhockey@aol.com or Adam Bellows; abellows5@hotmail.com
Mite Development Program - Amy Kneer; amybisonhockey@aol.com or Adam Bellows; abellows5@hotmail.com

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Age Appropriate Skills Development

Starting Monday April 7th we embark on a new chapter for Bison Hockey. We are going to intensify our commitment to skill development. We are going to provide more assistance to our coaches. We are going to design our teaching to be more age appropriate and tailored to the particular skill levels of our players at each age increment.

The hiring of Shelley Looney as Hockey Director is a pivotal step in the new direction we are taking. Shelley will be on the ice all week during our Spring Tryouts. Shelley is excited to get going and meet the players in our program

We want to encourage every player to introduce themselves to Shelley when they step on the ice for tryouts. 

In the coming months, as we prepare for next season Shelley will be busy developing our curriculum, at each age level. Shelley and all of our volunteer coaches will work closely to coordinate the integration of skills into all team practices. Along with our coaches, Bison Hockey will also be sure to educate our players and parents on the upcoming season. We intend to be very clear in communicating our expectations for everyone involved in our program next season.

Enrollments at Bison Hockey today exceed 400 players, ranging from ages 3-18. That represents a wide range of player needs & capacity. Our goal is to help develop our players so they can increase their skating skills and begin to enjoy the great game of hockey as they become stronger and more capable on the ice.

See you at the rink.