Hockey is a great sport for the whole family, and Hookin2Hockey and Stick2Hockey programs are an excellent way to make new friends and to start a lifelong love of hockey.
The Stick2Hockey program aims to provide a bridge between Hookin2Hockey and participation in one of the Newtown Hockey Club teams which compete in the Hockey Geelong competitions. The program is suitable for children who may have learnt some hockey skills but are still learning the strategies of the game and developing skills.
The 8 week Stick2Hockey program is open to boys or girls aged 5 to 12, providing an opportunity to play hockey games, and continue developing skills and learning game strategies. The program is flexible and relaxed, with the main emphasis on having fun and continuing to develop skills. Modified game formats are used to foster teamwork and develop confidence for the participants. Games are played on a smaller field, with 5 to 7 players per team, so everyone is involved. There is no formal competition, but players will be grouped into teams to play games and learn further skills. Bring a friend and double the fun.
It is not compulsory to participate in a Hookin2Hockey program before joining the Stick2Hockey games.
Uniform is not required, but may be purchased through the club if desired. Equipment (stick and ball) is available for loan to participants if required. Each child should have a mouthguard and a pair of shinguards.
At the end of the program, players may choose to progress to one of the club competition teams, or return for a further Stick2Hockey program.
Stick2Hockey program fee – $30 – includes a free pair of Newtown Hockey Club socks
Registration with Hockey Victoria/ Hockey Australia. Payment of this fee provides personal accident insurance cover until December 31, 2020.
- $30 for players 8 or under
- $52.50 for players aged 9 to 10
- $73.00 for players aged 11 to 18. Payment of this fee provides personal accident insurance cover until December 31, 2020.
Details and registration information here. Enquiries: Claire, 0417 015130