The NYC Parks Department is teaming up with the New York Rangers this winter to offer free street hockey clinics for kids ages 7 – 15 throughout the five boroughs. The clinics will provide instruction on how to play street hockey and tips on the importance of exercising and eating a balanced diet.
The weekly scheduled clinics will educate and inspire hundreds of kids throughout the New York City region and engage them in a healthy, active lifestyle this winter. All equipment is provided and no prior experience is necessary to participate.
The program will run from December 6, 2011 – February 25, 2012. The participating locations, dates, and times in Queens are:
Al Oerter Recreation Center
131-40 Fowler Avenue
Fridays, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sorrentino Recreation Center
1848 Cornaga Avenue
Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center
92-29 Queens Boulevard
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Email Eric Wyche at Eric.Wyche@parks.nyc.gov for information about registering for this program. A recreation center membership is not required to register, however, all children will receive a free Parks Recreation Center Membership card. If your child does not have a membership, please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate on the first day of the program.