Austin youths can try hockey for free on Saturday

Austin Youth Hockey is inviting boys and girls to Packer Arena on Saturday for a Try Hockey For Free clinic as part of Come Play Hockey Month. The event starts at 10:30 a.m. and is for local youth, ages 4 to 9.

Participants can experience ice hockey for the first time and learn the basic skills in a fun, safe environment.

“We look forward to welcoming families to Packer Arena to try our great sport of ice hockey” said Austin Youth Hockey President Cory Squier. “Our goal is for these families to enjoy watching their kids learn new skills with big smiles on their faces.”

USA Hockey’s Try Hockey program, with the support of the National Hockey League and NHL member clubs, among others, is designed to provide youth hockey associations with a national platform to introduce new kids to the sport. Total Hockey and Liberty Mutual Insurance are official sponsors of Try Hockey For Free Days. USA Hockey has close to 500 locations offering this unique opportunity to kids nationwide.

To register for this Try Hockey For Free event, please visit www.TryHockeyForFree.com.

For more information, please contact Cory Squier at hts3702@gmail.com or  507-271-9441.

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