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Learn to Skate FAQS

Learn to Skate FAQS


Does my child have to know how to skate? NO!  The purpose of the program is to introduce kids to the fundamentals of skating.

How can the LTS program be FREE?   River Falls Youth Hockey is an active community nonprofit whose mission is to introduce kids to hockey.  This free program is brought to you by committed volunteers and community sponsors.

Do coaches receive any special training?  YES!  All coaches are required to be certified by USA Hockey.

Is there a set curriculum?  YES!  River Falls Hockey is committed to the American Development Model (ADM) from USA Hockey. This philosophy of Hockey emphasizes small ice area games, constant movements, variety of activities on the ice and maximizing skater involvement/fun.

What equipment will be provided?  The RFYHA provides full hockey protective equipment to each participant.