U6 & U7 Information (Penetang Minor Hockey Association)

PrintU6 & U7 Information
The Initiation division is the entry point into hockey for many families.  The overarching goal of our program is to teach the fundamentals of hockey in a fun, supportive and stimulating environment.  To achieve this goal, we have two different levels with each building upon the previous level.

U6 - Initiation I (Intro To Hockey)

  • For kids aged 5 & under
  • Focus on learning to skate + very basic hockey skills. No games.
  • 1 hr per week on Sat.
  • 20-25 on ice hours total for year (1 hour/wk on average)

U7 - Initiation II (Mite)

  • For kids aged 6 (or capable 5 year olds with 1+ year experience)
  • Focus on fundamental hockey skills + power skating
  • 40+ hours of team practice that focuses on skills development
  • Cross-ice exhibition games and jamborees played against other centres
  • 1.5-2.5 hours of ice time per week on Fri., Sat or Sun
  • 50-60 on ice hours total for year (2+ hours/wk on average)
If you are a returning player, you can register online.  If you are a new player, please register in person.  See the General Information page for more details.

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