A FUN DAY WAS HAD BY ALL AT THE 4TH ANNUAL GIRLS HOCKEY DAY ON MONDAY, 12/23/19!
In partnership with the Chicago Wolves and local female coaches and players, the Elmhurst YMCA hosted its 4th Annual Girls Hockey Day on Monday, December 23, 2019. A group of 36 girls ages 5-12 attended the hour-long clinic held at the Elmhurst Y's outdoor ice rink. Participants spanned from girls who were brand new to the ice to those that play for the local Chiefs Hockey Club.
Led by Coach Abbie McDonald of the Glen Ellyn Admirals Hockey Club, the skaters were divided by skill level and focused on skating techniques, balance, passing and stick handling. Additional instructors on the ice included Olivia Quick, York High School junior who plays for Madison Capitals AAA u19 girls team; Madison Matrasko, Glenbard East High School junior who plays for Team Illinois AAA u16 girls team; Tim Weaver, Chicago Wolves Sr. Mgr. Partnerships and Brandon Yunker, Chicago Wolves Account Representative.
"Skates "the Chicago Wolves mascot cheered on the participants from the glass during the clinic.
The Elmhurst YMCA's next session of skating and hockey classes will begin on January 10, 2020. Please contact the Elmhurst YMCA to register or for more information: 630-834-9200 or visit elmhurstymca.org.