Play Hockey For Free - Sunday, October 7th at Midcoast Recreation Center
Hockey programs available this fall include:
Atoms (3 to 6 years old)
Cross Ice Program (6 to 8 years old)
Full Ice Mites (7 and 8 years old)
Squirts (8 and 9 years old)
PeeWees (11 and 12 years old)
Bantams (13 and 14 years old)
Girls (10 thru 17 years old)
The official kick-off to the season will be on Sunday, October 7th when the Midcoast Recreation Center holds its annual Community Day. There will be open ice time from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for first time players to come try out ice hockey for FREE as well as lots of other fun for the family including a cookout, and plenty of free activities for the kids.
About Our Programs (8 years old and younger)
The popular Atoms program for 3 - 6 year olds will be held on Saturday mornings and/or Wednesday evenings at MRC and is all about having fun on the ice. The veteran staff of volunteer Atoms coaches primarily focuses on getting young kids comfortable on skates. Just getting to put on the gear at this age can be an adventure! There is plenty of gear available to borrow for these little tykes so they can come try it out without mom and dad having to worry about purchasing all the "stuff"!
This year all 6 - 8 year old players will participate in our Cross Ice Program, playing FUN cross ice format games each week on home ice. In December there will be Registration has started and continues through October 7th. You can register online at www.mainecoastskaters.org or in person on Community Day, October 7th from noon to 4:00 PM at MRC. Computers will be available for those who need to register and do not have internet access.
Visit www.mainecoastskaters.org for info on our programs for older (ages 9 through 17) youth and adults.
About the Maine Coast Skaters Association - MCSA's "home ice" is at the Midcoast Recreation Center (MRC) located on Route 90 in Rockport. The youth hockey program has players traveling from many neighboring communities; Rockland, Thomaston, Lincolnville, Hope, Appleton, Waldoboro, Jefferson, Belfast and Waldo.
It is the mission of the MCSA to get as many kids as possible interested and exposed to the sport of ice hockey. The program is designed to serve the needs of both experienced players as well as those who have never tried hockey before with teams that cater to various skill levels. New players are encouraged to come out and try the fun and exciting sport of ice hockey.
For more information please visit the MCSA website at www.mainecoastskaters.org