Pond Hockey is Back

Casco Bay Arena will be hosting pond hockey sessions on school vacation days and snow day throughout the season.  Check this website or our Facebook Page to keep up-to-date on snow day sessions.  Please review the pond hockey rules at the end of this post and remember that Squirt players and younger must wear full equipment. 

We will be following our standard pond hockey schedule for Veterans’ Day.

Veterans’ Day, Monday, November 12, 2018

8:10 am Midget/Bantam Pond Hockey (18 and under)
9:20 am PW Pond Hockey (12 and under)
10:30 am Squirt Pond Hockey (10 and under)
11:40 am Mites Pond Hockey (8 and under)
12:50 pm Learn to Play & Break the Ice Pond Hockey with Parents—All parents must wear a helmet
The Try Hockey Event for 2:00 pm has been cancelled.

Pond Hockey Rules

Pond Hockey is played without goalies and with standard pond hockey goals. No goalies in pads will be allowed on the ice.  All goaltenders should skate out.

In all sessions, players 18 years old and younger must wear a helmet with full mask.  Adults must wear a helmet, but are strongly encouraged to wear a full mask.

Pee Wee players and older do not need to wear full pads, but a protective cup and shin pads are strongly recommended since saucer passes are allowed (ie soft passes off the ice).  Hard passes off the ice are not allowed, but deflections should be expected by all players.  Protect your anatomy accordingly.  However, Squirt players and younger must wear full equipment.

Age Groups

All sessions are coed and non-checking.  Players may play up or down a level for any sessions.  For instance, a Midget can play in a Bantam session, and a Pee Wee can also play in a Bantam session. Older players should recognize that it is good form to set up younger players for scoring opportunities.  Please remember that all  games are non-checking.  If there are too many players for a session, older or younger players outside of the age group may not be able to play.


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