City Parks Foundation is offering a free, weekly instructional street hockey program for kids ages 8-12 in local neighborhood parks. Youth will learn basic hockey skills such as stickhandling, passing, shooting and core life skills, such as safety, teamwork and sportsmanship. The program is in partnership with the New York Islanders.
The program lasts from now until November 8. At the Sunset Park location, The program will be held from 3:30-4:30 and 4:30-5:30pm, Tuesdays in Sunset Park, Wednesdays at St. John’s Park, and Thursdays at Wayanda Park.
New York Islanders mascot Sparky will be attending the program November 6-8.
CityParks Street Hockey is presented by the New York Islanders. Generous public support for all of our sports programming is provided by the New York City Council under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson.
About City Parks Foundation At City Parks Foundation , we are dedicated to invigorating and transforming parks into dynamic, vibrant centers of urban life through sports, arts, community building and education programs for all New Yorkers. Our programs — located in more than 350 parks, recreation centers and public schools across New York City — reach 425,000 people each year. Our ethos is simple: thriving parks mean thriving communities.
About CityParks Play CityParks Play has a central role in activating City Parks Foundation’s mission to create vibrant and healthy urban communities through dynamic programming in parks for all New Yorkers. We activate New York’s neighborhood parks with free sports programs for kids, including tennis, soccer, golf, track & field, street hockey, and multi sport instruction, as well as fitness classes for seniors. We help New Yorkers stay active and healthy, discover new sports, and make new friends.
7th Ave., between 41st and 42nd Streets, Sunset Park
St. John’s Park
1251 Prospect Pl., Prospect Park
Hollis Ave., and Robard Ln., Queens Village