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2022 Mite Development Program(WL-#9)

Birth Dates for Mite Development

2014 and younger

2022 Mite Development Program for 8U and 6U skaters with a special 8U Goalie Clinic

Winterland will once again organize it's Mite(6U & 8U) Development Program for young skaters looking to improve their skills but most of all to have a lot of fun doing it.  And this year we will be expanding the program to include a special Goalie Clinic for 8U goalies looking for specialized instruction.

The Mite Development program will run from April 23 through June 25, 2022  (9 hours of ice plus  3 hours in Jefferson City, Missouri and 2 hours  in the 2022 Winterland Friendship games in St. Louis and will include: 

- FUN!!! - Our main goal is to make sure the kids have fun.  We will have some fundamental instruction and include "pond hockey" and small area games so the kids have fun.

- 9 one hour sessions

- Out-skaters will cover simple instruction like skating, shooting, stick handling, positioning, defense, face-offs along with teaching the many forms of checking(poke check, stick check, back check, fore check)  and then small area games and scrimmages.

- Goalies will received one on one instructions with Keith Van Gels from the Racine Goalie Academy.  We are only going to take 4 goalies for the special Goalie Clinic.
- For Out-skaters there will be four educational classroom sessions:  Offense Positions, Defense Positions, Hockey History and Officiating.

- For Goalies there will be two classroom sessions for goalie training and then 2 classroom sessions for Hockey History and Officiating.

- Each participant will receive a Winterland two-side jersey to be used in scrimmages plus one set of socks.  There is a discount for returning players with a Winterland reversible jersey.

- Participants will have the opportunity to participate in 2022 Winterland Friendship games in St. Louis. (2 hours of Ice)

- Participants will participate in 2022 Friendship Games in Jefferson City, Missouri .   (3 hours of Ice)

Cost for Mite Development Program (based on 20 participants)

Returning Winterland skaters that have a Winterland Jersey already will receive a $40 discount at check-out of registration.  Must be used at registration.  The Discount Code will be sent to you via email or contact Kevin Whitworth  at

Mites:    $398 per Out-skater for new skaters needing a jersey

Goalies:   $275

Program Fees include ice fees, instructor fees, Enrollment fees to the 2022 Friendship Games in St. Louis and Jefferson City,  jersey(if needed), socks, classroom materials, misc. items, administration costs,  Does not include hotel, meals and travel expenses to Jefferson City. 

2022 Summer Program Payment Schedule:

$50 non-refundable deposit upon day of registration

Balance is due upon registration after March 1, 2022

Click here to register for the 2022 Mite Development Program

Remember - if you are a returning skater, make sure to have the Jersey Discount Code before registering.

Mite Development Program Schedule (#9) as of 8-12-21

All Ice times times at Webster Ice Rink

Sat.  April 23          WG      10:30am  

Sat.  April 30          WG      10:30am

Sat.  May 7             WG      10:30am

Sat.  May 14           WG      9:15am to 10:00a Classroom
                                             Out-skaters - Offense
                                             Goalies - Equipment usage
                                             10:00am to 10:30am  Get Dressed
                                             10:30am  On Ice

Sat.  May 21           WG      10:30am

Sat.  May 28           WG      9:15am to 10:00a Classroom
                                             Out-skaters - Defense
                                              Goalies - Positioning and Conditioning
                                             10:00am to 10:30am  Get Dressed
                                             10:30am  On Ice

Sat.  June  4            WG     10:30am 

Sat.  June 11           WG     9:15am to 10:00a Classroom- Referee Signals
                                            10:00am to 10:30am  Get Dressed
                                            10:30am  On Ice

Sat.  June 17-19                 Jefferson City Friendship games

Sat.  June 25           WG     9:15am to 10:00a Classroom- Hockey History
                                            10:00am to 10:30am  Get Dressed
                                            10:30am  On Ice

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