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Learn to Skate and Play Hockey!

2018-2019 Sharks Hockey Development Program

We are excited to announce open registration for our Sharks Hockey Development Program.  It is the perfect way for girls ages 3 – 18 to learn the fundamentals of skating and hockey.  Over 20 weeks, our seasoned coaches will teach participants skills through drills, games and even a little scrimmaging -- all of which promises to be engaging and fun!  We currently offer two Learn to Play Clinics.

Sharks Hockey Development Program Overview

Clinic Options

SandSharks (girls 3 – 10)

  • Learn to skate and love hockey

  • Equipment:  helmets, gloves, shin pads, elbow pads and skates*

Junior Sharks (girls 11 and up)

  • Learn to play hockey

  • Equipment: full hockey equipment




East Haven Rink (Patsy DiLungo Arena)


Sundays October – end of February (excluding holidays)


$400/20 week session

SandShark Clinic

FREE for girls 8 and under and 50% off for new Sharks

Equipment Equipment packages are available for SandSharks and Junior players at Hamden Sports Center (Hamden & Northford) and Whitie Bensen (West Haven).

** USA Hockey registration required for all participants (


  • Skating Development: balance, edges, stride (forward and backward), starts and stops, crossovers (forward and backward), transitions, and agility

  • Hockey Skills: puck control, passing and shooting skills

We are committed to creating a positive experience for participants and their families. Our coaches welcome the opportunity to teach your daughter to skate and play hockey while hopefully developing a passion for the great game of hockey. Today, a majority of our travel team players started in our development program. We hope to see you on the ice!

Register Today!
Click here for the Registration Page. 

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