Hockey - Sprinker Recreation Center

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Tacoma Junior Hockey Association

For:  Birth years 2000-2013

Locations & Contacts:

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Register online for Tacoma Junior Hockey Association opportunities

Youth Hockey Lessons

Youth Hockey ADM Ages 4-16 (American Development Model)


This program will focus on the skating skills used for hockey. Skaters will learn a variety of skills ranging from forward skating to backward skating on one and two feet, stick handling, and some game instruction.
Register for class: (253) 798-4000

USA HOCKEY Membership Required
To join USA Hockey visit www.usahockey.com, click on “players” then click on “register.” Register as a Player/Coach and then follow the instructions. Print out your PDF receipt and bring it to the first class. Membership goes 09/01 - 8/31.

Youth Hockey Lesson Schedule

Day Time Cost Session/Dates
Sunday 4:15 - 6:15 PM $70.00 (7 weeks) Session 2: Nov 4 - Dec 16
Sunday 4:15 - 6:15 PM $70.00 (7 weeks) Session 3: Jan 6 - March 3
Sunday 4:15 - 6:15 PM $70.00 (7 weeks) Session 4: March 10 - April 28
Sunday 4:15 - 6:15 PM $80.00 (8 weeks) Session 5: May 5 - July 7
Sunday 4:15 - 6:15 PM $70.00 (7 weeks) Session 6: July 14 - Aug 25
  • Hockey skates & regulation hockey stick are not required for the 4:15 class.
  • Hockey skates are available to rent at no charge (size 5 and smaller only).
  • Hockey skates & regulation hockey stick are required for the 5:15 class.
Full Equipment required for all classes/sessions
HECC approved helmet (with face mask), hockey pants, support cup/pelvic protector, hockey gloves, shin/elbow/shoulder pads, internal mouth guard, and regulation hockey stick.

Youth Gear Rental


Don't have gear? We rent! $50 (+tax) +$100 deposit / per person / per session


Gear packages are intended for the younger (or smaller) beginning skater. Sizes run small so you will want to attend the fitting date for your session. Quantities are limited and therefore will be distributed at the fitting date or after the first class. Gear may be rented out for one session only and must be turned in (complete) prior to the start of the next session to receive full deposit refund. Package includes all gear with the exception of supporter with cup/or pelvic protector, internal mouth guard, full coverage throat protector/neck guard, hockey skates and hockey sticks. GEAR RENTAL IS NOT GUARANTEED.
The Pro Shop (253) 531-6300 is located on the second floor & has gear available to purchase.

Mandatory FITTING DATES

Session Date
Session 3 Thursday, Jan 3 from 6:30 to 8 PM
Session 4 Thursday, March 7 from 6:30 to 8 PM
Session 5 Thursday, May 2 from 6:30 to 8 PM
Session 6 Thursday, July 11 from 6:30 to 8 PM

DROP-IN HOCKEY

YOUTH Stick & Puck  (Under 17yr/only)

    September 4 - February 28, 2019 
    Sunday  8:45 - 9:45 AM

    This is a practice session for stick handling and skating skills. 
    • $11 (+tax) per player / per session
    • Full gear required
    • Under 18 must have full face helmets
    • Limited to 30 players
    • No Scrimmaging

    OPEN Stick & Puck  (ALL AGES)


    September 4 - February 28, 2019 
     Tuesday  9:00 - 10:30 PM
     Wednesday 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
     Thursday 9:00 - 10:30 PM
     Sunday  7:00 - 8:30 AM

    This is a practice session for stick handling and skating skills. 
    • $11 (+tax) per player / per session
    • Full gear required
    • Under 18 must have full face helmets
    • Limited to 30 players
    • No Scrimmaging

    Skate & Scrimmage (ADULT ONLY)

      September 4 - February 28, 2019 
      Monday 9:15 - 10:30 PM
      Tuesday (lunch hockey) 12:45 - 2:15 PM
      Sunday 8:30 - 10:00 PM

      • Adult only - Must be 18+
      • $11 (+tax) per player / per session
      • Payment will not be taken earlier than 2 hours prior to the start of the session
      • Full gear required
      • Limited to 20 players
      • First 3 goalies play free
      • All games are non-checking
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      Adult Hockey Lessons

       

      Adult Hockey Learn To Play Class (Ages 18+)


      Interested in playing hockey? Never skated before or it’s been long enough for a refresher? Old enough to vote? Then this is the class for you. Our class will work on your skating skills, teach you stick handling, develop your game knowledge and fundamentals and prepare you to play in a league.


      Full equipment required:
      HECC approved helmet, hockey pants, support cup/pelvic protector, hockey gloves, shin/elbow/shoulder pads, internal mouth guard, and a regulation ice hockey stick. Gear lists available at Sprinker Recreation Center or the Pro Shop at 253-531-6300. 

      In addition to adult hockey class/program registration, USA Hockey membership and Greater Seattle Hockey League membership are required:


      USA HOCKEY


      Register online at www.usahockey.com, click on “players” then click on “register.” Register as a Player/Coach, follow the instructions. Bring receipt to the first class. USA Hockey membership is valid 9/1 - 8/31.

      GREATER SEATTLE HOCKEY LEAGUE (GSHL)


      Membership is paid once a year at the time of registration at Sprinker.  Players receive GSHL Jersey and socks on the first night of practice.

      Adult Hockey Learn To Play Schedule - Beginning Lessons

      Class Day
      Time Cost Session/Dates
      Monday 8:00 - 9:00 PM $72.00 (6 weeks) Session 2: Nov 5 - Dec 17 (no class Nov 12)
      Monday 8:00 - 9:00 PM $96.00 (8 weeks) Session 3: Jan 7 - March 11
      Monday 8:00 - 9:00 PM $96.00 (8 weeks) Session 4: March 18 - May 6
      Monday 8:00 - 9:00 PM $96.00 (8 weeks) Session 5: May 13 - July 8
      Monday 8:00 - 9:00 PM $84.00 (7 weeks) Session 6: July 15 - Aug 26

      Adult Hockey LTP - Advanced Lessons

      For the advanced adult player, our class will build on your skating skills, stick handling, and develop your game techniques and strategy for league play.  

      Not sure if you have the skills to take this class please contact Jared Bucci 253-798-4121 or jared.bucci@piercecountywa.gov

      Class DayTimeCostSession/Dates




      Monday6:45 - 7:45 PM$72.00 (6 weeksSession 2; Nov 5 - Dec 17 (no class Nov 12)
      Monday6:45 - 7:45 PM$96.00 (8 weeks)Session 3: Jan 7 - March 11
      Monday6:45 - 7:45 PM$96.00 (8 weeks)
      Session 4: March 18 - May 6
      Monday6:45 - 7:45 PM$96.00 (8 weeks)
      Session 5: May 13 - July 8
      Monday6:45 - 7:45 PM$84.00 (7 weeks)Session 6: July 15 - Aug 26

      Adult Coached Practice (designed for league players)

      Perfect training environment for the Adult League Player.  We will work on conditioning, skill improvement, game situations, high tempo small area games, and team building.

      Practice plans designed specifically for the league player.  Sign up and come enjoy the fun!  Full equipment required.

      Class DayTimeCostSession/Dates




      Wednesday8:30 - 9:45 PM$86.50 (7 weeks)Session 2: Oct 24 - Dec 12