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MINI STIX HOCKEY Age 4-7 
 
The mini stix program is offered to boys and girls. During this four week program, coaches follow the American Development Model of USA Field Hockey and work with players to discover, learn, and play the sport of field hockey. The focus of programming at this age is to learn basic skills, game play and mostly having fun.  The program will use a bigger, lighter ball (a GO ball) than traditional field hockey and utilize lighter, plastic sticks (GO stick), specifically designed for the youngest players.  Each participant will receive a go ball and go stick.  The program will run on 4 Saturday mornings, September 14- October 5, with 75 minute sessions. The program will conclude with an invitation to attend a varsity field hockey game and join the high school players, who will help facilitate this program, for warm ups and to sit with them during the game. Participants are required to provide shin guards and a mouth guard.
 
INSTRUCTIONAL FIELD HOCKEY Grades 1-4
The fall youth instructional program is offered to boys and girls of all skill levels. During the season, coaches follow the American Development Model of USA Field Hockey and work with players to discover, learn, and play the sport of field hockey. The focus of programming at this age is to learn the basics of the game and have fun while also enjoying smaller 7 v 7 games.
The season runs from early Sept. thru the end of October and will include 7-8 games played in Belchertown and neighboring towns including Northampton, Agawam, Longmeadow, Westfield, Holyoke, and others. Practices will only be 1 day per week (Fridays) and games will be one day on weekends. Assistant coach(s) needed for the instructional program.  Sticks are available to borrow during the season. If you do not have a stick or goggles yet, wait and ask us about sizing and safety requirements! You can also view information on equipment here: https://belchertownfieldhockey.com/equipment-essentials. Mandatory shin guards, mouth guard and goggles are 
NOT provided. Cleats are recommended.  Practices will be on Friday evenings. 

FIELD HOCKEY RECREATION LEAGUE Grades 5-8
The fall youth recreation program is offered to boys and girls of all skill levels.  During the season, coaches follow the American Development Model of USA Field Hockey and work with players to discover, learn, and play the sport, and also to develop and challenge them as the season progresses. The focus of programming at this age is to learn the game and have fun, develop game understanding and good sportsmanship, and develop a love of sport through practices and games during the season. The season runs early Sept. thru the the end of October and typically includes 10-12 games per team played in Belchertown and neighboring towns including Northampton, Agawam, Longmeadow, Westfield, Holyoke, and others. Practices are typically 1-2 days per week during the week, and games are mostly on weekends. Teams include Juniors (grade 5/6) and Seniors (grade 7/8). Season also offers opportunities to play in 1-2 tournaments for an additional fee. Sticks are available to borrow during the season. If you do not have a stick or goggles yet, wait and ask us about sizing and safety requirements! You can also view information on equipment here: https://belchertownfieldhockey.com/equipment-essentials. Mandatory shin guards, and cage goggles are 
NOT provided. Cleats are recommended. Practices will be on Tuesday & Friday evenings.



Registration Deadline
  • Registration Deadline is 5 days prior to the start of the program.
  • A $10.00 late fee applies to all registrations after the deadline.
  • Lindsay Wright and Lisa Audette
  • Lindsay has facilitated and coached the youth field hockey program for 8 years. She is also the Varsity field hockey coach in Belchertown and a Level II USA Field Hockey Certified Coach.
  • Lisa has coached the youth program for the past 4 years, and is currently the head coach and program coordinator for the regular season program.
  • Additional coaching includes other parent volunteer coaches and high school junior coaches.
  • *Field hockey is played by both boys and girls around the world. This sport is actually dominated by men in every country but the U.S. We welcome all interested athletes!


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Instructional Field Hockey - Fall 2019 
N/A  1 - 4    09/02/2019 - 10/31/2019

$50.00 Res, $55.00 Non-Res
 
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Mini Stix Field Hockey - Fall 2019 
4 - 7  N/A    09/14/2019 - 10/05/2019

$50.00 Res, $55.00 Non-Res
 
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Recreation Field Hockey - Fall 2019 
N/A  5 - 8    09/02/2019 - 10/31/2019

$75.00 Res, $80.00 Non-Res
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