Learn to Play and Youth Information
Upcoming LTP, Beginner League, Inline Techniques and Elite Skills!July 12th, 2010 at 2:00PM July 13th, 2010 2:54PM
The Buffalo Wings Roller Hockey League has 2 basic goals when it comes to our youngest players. The first goal is to teach the boys and girls how to play In-Line Hockey. The second, and maybe most important, goal is to help kids live a positive life. We believe that learning a skill builds self confidence and provides an outlet to establish friendships through a fun, recreational sport. Our coaches and instructors are positive role models who give of their time for the love of the sport and the desire to have a beneficial impact on kidsâ€™ lives.
With the Learn-to Play Program in its 2nd year, itâ€™s apparent that the program has really taken off. Our registration was actually triple that of last yearâ€™s. We had a ton of kids return for a second year, but the really surprising number was the total number of new-comers. Seeing so many excited new faces was totally thrilling. Of course the goal is to see the players progress into the Buffalo Wings House League, once they are comfortable. Some of these youngsters start out, barely able to skate, but soon enough are skating with a reasonable amount of speed, both forward and backward. Our coaches teach them the basics of the game as well as Fair Play and Good Sportsmanship.
These are the various programs that we offer throughout the year at the Amherst Ice Center from the end of April through the end of August and at the Kenan Center in Lockport from September through mid-April.
FREE Learn to Play (In-Line Hockey and skating instruction- for BEGINNERS)
In-Line Techniques/Strategy ( Advanced Skating Techniques, Game Strategy and Rules)
Designed to teach beginners In-Line Hockey Rules and Game Strategy. Instruction will be game format, with coaches stopping play frequently to critique and advise players on proper positioning (forward/defense), game strategy and â€˜teamâ€™ mentality.
This league is designed to be a non-intimidating opportunity to play the game with other players of similar skill level. These are 1 hour In-Line games â€“ exciting and moderately fast paced, with an emphasis on learning and having fun.
Skills and Drills
This program is designed to reinforce the skills taught in the Learn-to-Play and Beginner League. This is a combination of instruction and practice through scrimmage games.
Designed for the Intermediate to Advanced players. Buffalo Wings Pro-team Players will teach skating, passing, shooting, and stick handling techniques. After the instruction portion, there will be scrimmages to practice the skills.
2018 Spring/Summer Registration!
Register Now for our 2018 Spring/Summer session @ The Northtown Center!!February 1st, 2018 2:10PM
Storm Street Festival
Registration is now open for the Buffalo Storm Street Festival!January 29th, 2018 8:58AM
Back to Back IronMan Tournaments!
Presented by Vitamin Shoppe-Feb.5th (Tin, Aluminum, Iron and 30+)/Feb.6th (Copper, Bronze, Silver)-November 10th, 2017 3:49PM
2018 Winter Session @ The Kenan Center
Winter Session begins January, 7th - Register Now!October 17th, 2017 10:51AM
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2017 League Awards
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WNYRH Fall Tournament Series
WNYRH Fall Tournament Series @ Buffalo RiverworksAugust 25th, 2017 1:32PM
2017 Fall Session @ The Kenan Center
Fall Session begins September 18th! Register Now!June 23rd, 2017 4:47PM
Youth Roster and Schedule Week 1
Game 1 is this Wednesday, 5/24 - Click Here for Rosters and ScheduleMay 19th, 2017 5:20PM
Week 1 Schedules
Week 1 Schedules will be posted here as divisions are finalized over the next few daysApril 10th, 2017 1:36AM
Summer 2017 Team List
Check to make sure your team is on correct day & divisionApril 6th, 2017 11:49PM
Spring/Summer Registration Open!
Register Now for our 2017 Spring/Summer session @ The Northtown Center!!!February 20th, 2017 4:46PM
2017 Kickoff Tournaments
2 Day Iron Man - $500 Prize and Easter Cup Cash Tournament in ALL Divisions!February 19th, 2017 11:02AM
2017 Winter Session
Register Now for our 2017 Winter Session at the Kenan Center!January 3rd, 2017 10:50AM
WNYRHL Discount Week
WNYRHL Members only discount week at Hockey Giant AND Pure Hockey Dec 5th-11thNovember 13th, 2016 11:19AM
30+ Rosters Fall/Winter Session
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