Our clinics are designed for hockey players to improve their skills through drills that mimic game situations. These clinics are geared toward the experienced hockey player that wishes to push themselves into becoming a better player. They are operated by Pegula Ice Arena Hockey Director Ryan Patrick and his staff of coaches.
Power Skating and Skills
The Power Skating and Skills Clinic is designed to increase the power and strength of the skating stride. This clinic concentrates on skating specific drills with our power skating instructor. The clinic breaks into groups and incorporates the skating skills into drills that utilize pucks to help the player put to use the skating skills they have learned. This clinic is open for players that play their travel hockey with the State College Youth Ice Hockey Association or do not play travel hockey.
- Clinic Dates: September - March
Small Area Skills and Games
The Small Area Games Clinic is designed to help athletes work on maneuvering with a puck in small spaces, and increasing puck handling and hand movements, all while playing games! This clinic is open to any hockey player wishing to improve their skills.
- Clinic Dates: May - July
The summer months are for keeping the instruction light and letting kids have fun and play, and that’s exactly what the 3-on-3 Clinic does! This clinic is a time for players to explore and be creative on the ice while working in small spaces. This clinic is open to any hockey player wishing to improve their skills.
- Clinic Dates: May - July
Adult Hockey Clinic
The Adult Hockey Clinic is open to adults (ages 19+) of any skill level. Whether you grew up playing hockey and want to be the star of your adult league team or you're just starting out, our instructors can help you get where you want to be!
- Clinic Dates: May - June
Pre-Season Training Clinic
Feeling a little bit rusty after summer sports? Come out to our Pre-Season Training Camp and get a step ahead before the season opens! Conditioning along with stick handling, shooting, and skating will be addressed in order to get you back in hockey form! This clinic is open for any hockey player wishing to improve their skills.
- Clinic Dates: End of August
Tune Up for Tryouts
The Tune Up For Tryouts Clinic is a 2 week program to get every youth hockey player ready to make the team! This clinic is a great way to get back on the ice before tryouts to tune up your hockey skills. This clinic is open for any hockey player wishing to improve their skills.
- Clinic Dates: April
Try Hockey for Free
Thinking about putting your child in hockey? Try Hockey for FREE clinics are a great way to give your child a test run of the sport without having to pay for the equipment and registration fees. With free ice time and equipment on site, you have nothing to lose! Bring your child out and let them get acquainted with hockey through this amazing program from USA Hockey.
- Clinic Dates: November & February
For any questions on hockey programs offered at Pegula Ice Arena, contact Hockey Director Ryan Patrick at firstname.lastname@example.org.