Program Name: U6 Mite (formerly Mite-ADM or Mini-Mites)
Ice Time: Multiple sixty minute practices including skills clinics with 1 cross-ice game per week. Additional ice time is offered with our "Future Prospects" program--it allows U6 members to attend one U8 practice a week in addition to their regular U6 practice.
Where: Practices held at Groton School or Lawrence Academy - Groton, MA. GAMES - Local Rinks in Mass Hockey District 8.
Ages: 6 and under.
Tuition: for the 2018-2019 season $600, additional $250 if registering for "Future Prospects" - tuition is subject to change each season.
Schedule: October – March
Registration Open: April to mid-October
Evaluations: No try-out or evaluations for U6 Mites. Any player who registers for this program will be placed onto a team.
Description: Our U6 Mite program is ideal for graduates of the Learn To Skate program, or for those children with some skating experience who want to begin to learn to play hockey, or have completed 1 year of U6 Mites (formerly Mite-ADM). The program focuses on skating (stopping, turning, skating backwards) and hockey (stick handling, passing, shooting) skills. Games are cross-ice. Emphasis is on teaching the fundamentals of the game of hockey. The foundation of the program is based on USA Hockey's American Development Model.
Required Equipment: Full hockey gear including HECC Approved Helmet with face mask, hockey pants, elbow & knee pads, shoulder pads, hockey skates, hockey gloves, and hockey stick.
Please visit our home page and select "Register Online" located to the left of the screen to register your child for the upcoming season. Each team will need one volunteer head coach and assistants. If you are interested in Coaching, Please complete the Coaches Application - which can be found in "Register Online".