Developmental Mites

This is the entry level program at North Park, providing an introduction to hockey, with a strong emphasis on developing skating skills. The primary goal of the program is to create a fun experience for the children and build a foundation for a lifelong love of hockey.

Ages

2013-2015 birth years, with most of the children in the program being 2013-2014 birth years.

When

October thru February, excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas and President’s Day Weekend.

Where

The Winter Village at Bryant Park in November and December, and then starting in January at The Graveyard, a new rink being built in LIC. There will also be optional opportunities to skate at City Ice Pavilion and Cutting Edge on Fridays and Sundays, respectively, in October.

Practices

Nov-Dec - Bryant Park: Saturday and Sunday 7a-8a Jan-Feb - The Graveyard: Saturday and Sunday 940a-1050a

Games

The Developmental Mites will typically play a few games locally, but the primary focus of Developmental Mites is skating and skills development. Fun scrimmages and games are incorporated into the regular practice sessions.

Jerseys

Developmental Mites are encouraged to purchase the less expensive Mites uniform package. Younger siblings are welcome to wear past uniforms.

Additional Costs

Participants will need to purchase skates, helmets, pants and pads separately. North Park helmets are white, ideally with a black cage, but any helmet color is welcome in the Developmental Mites. All children are required to wear neck guards.

2019-20

This is the entry level program at North Park, providing an introduction to hockey, with a strong emphasis on developing skating skills. The primary goal of the program is to create a fun experience for the children and build a foundation for a lifelong love of hockey.

$1,950  

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