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St. James Hockey Academy Open for Classes in June

WASHINGTON CAPITALS captain Alex Ovechkin at the groundbreaking of a new St. James facility in September. (Photo: Daniel Swartz/The St. James)

Earlier this month The St. James announced the launch of its youth Hockey Academy for boys and girls at the Squirt (U10), Pee Wee (U12) and Bantam (U14) levels.

The St. James Hockey Academy will provide opportunities for emerging youth to accelerate their development as hockey players by combining high quality, professional coaching and curated opportunities at The St. James.

The St. James Hockey Academy’s mission is to provide a high-quality developmental and competitive experience that enhances each player’s command of the fundamentals, develops both individual and team skills and accelerates the player’s physical development in a positive and supportive environment.

Players will enjoy the benefits of two NHL-sized ice rinks, an off-ice training center that will house a skating treadmill and a RapidShot hockey training system as well as a high-performance center with certified strength and conditioning coaches.
Players interested in The St. James Hockey Academy can find additional information regarding tryouts at go.thestjames.co/ice-hockey3.

Tryouts will be held on June 2 and 3 at the Rockville Ice Rink (50 Southlawn Ct., Rockville). Registration for tryouts begins May 2.

Register by visiting The St. James sales studio at 6805 Industrial Road, Springfield, or by calling 703-239-6870. For more information about the ice hockey programs offered at The St. James academy, contact Tim Graham at [email protected]