First Stride Drop In

Not ready to commit to a full season yet and want to give hockey a try?

First Stride Hockey Drop In Learn to Skate Sessions are a great way for your player to jump on the ice once or twice before moving to the NY Rangers Learn to Play program. Open to boys and girls aged 4 - 10.

  • No skating experience is required to participate in either program.
  • Players looking for a full season of hockey are encouraged to register with NY Rangers Learn to Play.
  • Players may join the NY Rangers Learn to Play mid-session, however it cannot be prorated. All new players receive a full set of hockey gear!

Drop in sessions offered every Sunday at 9:00 AM. Pre-registration is required.

Required equipment: Skates, gloves, helmet and hockey stick. Rental skates available at the front desk (limited sizes).

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Mini Lights Girls

The Connecticut Northern Lights Girls Hockey program is a girls-only hockey program serving Northern Connecticut.  In the Foundation Program, our goal is to teach girls the fundamentals of ice hockey – skating, stick handling, passing and shooting – while emphasizing skill development, cooperation, fair play, fitness, safety, and most importantly, fun.

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For more information, please contact:

Joe Giordano

Hockey Director


First Stride Drop In

Sundays at 9:00AM

$35 per session

Rental skates available (limited sizes) for $5

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