Brainerd Pond Hockey deadline Dec. 16 | BrainerdDispatch.com | Brainerd, Minnesota

Brainerd Pond Hockey deadline Dec. 16

LOCAL SHORTS

Posted: December 12, 2011 - 11:39pm

The deadline to register for the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department’s Pond Hockey program is Dec. 16.

Cost is $35 per participant. Helmets, shin guards, elbow pads and a jersey are provided. Each participant must provide their own stick, skates and a mouthguard.

The Penguins are ages 7-10 and the Polar Bears are ages 11-15. Ages are determined as of Jan. 1, 2012. Both leagues are for boys and girls.

The season will begin Jan. 3 and culminate with the Pond Hockey Jamboree at the Civic Center on Feb. 25. Practices are once or twice a week, depending on the coach’s schedule. Games are played Saturday mornings at Brainerd, Baxter or Nisswa, depending on the schedule.

The equipment handout and a parent’s meeting will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Mill Ave. Park warming house.

Register at the Lum Park office during regular business hours. A mail-in registration form can be found at www.brainerdparks.com <http://www.brainerdparks.com/> . Mail-in registrations must be received by Dec. 16.

Volunteer coaches are needed.

For further information call 828-2320.