Canandaigua Civic Center servicing Ontario County and surrounding communities. Year round events space, seasonal ice skating, hockey and special events.

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Beginner Hockey Program


with an emphasis on learning to skate

Beginner Hockey Program Details

Beginner Hockey

The Knights' Beginner Program is geared towards boys and girls, ages four through nine.  No previous hockey or skating experience is required.  Players will become comfortable on the ice while learning balance and the basics of skating and hockey all while having fun! 

Program includes:

  • (8) 50 minute instructional sessions​
  • Jersey, Socks and Stick to keep
  • ​Groups separated by skill level and/or age
  • USA Hockey ADM Model oriented instruction
  • ​​Additional opportunity to skate with our U6/U8 teams

​Loaner equipment is available for an $100 refundable deposit*

Note: Players must have a  valid USA Hockey Registration number before registering.

2021 - 2022 Dates/Times

  • Session (1) Fall: Saturdays 10/16/21 to 12/18/21 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
  • Session (2) Winter: Saturdays 1/8/22 to 2/26/22 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM 

Sign up for 1 session for $100 or both sessions for $180 


For more information on starting hockey, check out our New to Hockey page.

Have Fun!  Build Confidence!  Play Hockey!


*Equipment Loan Program
Equipment is available for loan.  Details to try on and pick up equipment will be sent out by email prior to the first session.  Limited quantities available and distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Equipment includes: helmet, gloves, shoulder pads, elbow pads, pants, shin guards and bag. You must provide: skates and mouth guard.  A fully refundable $80 deposit is required at the time of pick-up.  Hockey skates can be borrowed at the Civic Center for each session or new/used hockey skates can be purchased for a nominal fee at various stores. 



Contact with questions.