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Free hockey introduction for school-age kids at Sportsplex

Another of the Whatcom County Amateur Hockey Association’s Try Hockey for Free Days is at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Bellingham Sportsplex, 225 Civic Field Way. Advance registration is required at

Coaches will teach prospective hockey players ages 4 to 9 the basic skills of the sport. Skates, sticks and pucks will be provided —participants should bring their own helmet (hockey, bike or sport) and winter gloves. Full hockey equipment will be available for the first kids to check in.  

Check in and equipment fitting begins 30 minutes prior to event time. Participants’ parents should bring ID to exchange for any borrowed equipment. 

If players want to continue, a Mites Play Hockey Mini Camp begins Tuesday, Nov. 11. Details: or email