Nonotuck Valley Hockey Association is a non-profit youth hockey association that runs ice hockey and ice skating programs for kids from Easthampton, Northampton, Hatfield, Chesterfield, Southampton, Huntington, Whately, Cummington, Goshen and other parts
Sponsored By:   Easthampton Savings Bank
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Nonotuck Valley Hockey Association Learn To Skate

The NVHA Learn To Skate program introduces children ages 4 and above to the basics of hockey skating including forwards and backwards skating, hockey stops, turns and crossovers.

  • Develop skating & hockey skills
  • Learn teamwork & sportsmanship
  • Have fun & stay active all winter
  • Youth hockey teams for all ages
  • Foster a love of skating and ice hockey

Instruction is provided by volunteers from the Nonotuck Valley Hockey Association and players from local high school hockey programs.

Participants are required to wear helmets, and elbow pads and knee/shin pads are highly recommended.

The Learn to Skate program begins October 17, running for about 18 sessions in total.  The program meets every Saturday from 1:10 to 1:45pm at Fitzpatrick Arena in Holyoke (for this season).

The cost for the season is $100, due by October 1.  Click here for more details on how to register for the Learn to Skate program.

Any questions about the Learn to Skate program can be directed to Sean Munster .