T05A0054.jpgJunior Crash Course

Want to get your kiddo involved in hockey, but not sure where to start? 

We created the perfect program to help aspiring youth hockey players in central Iowa learn how to skate and play hockey! 

Kids between the ages of four and 12* have the chance to learn how to skate and play hockey through our Junior Crash Course program. The program consists of six sessions and is designed to introduce the game of hockey at the beginner level while providing kids with FREE equipment from CCM Hockey.

Every selected participant will receive, at no cost:T05A9907.jpg

  • One (1) helmet
  • One (1) hockey stick
  • One (1) pair of skates
  • One (1) hockey bag
  • One (1) set of protective pads
  • Six (6) hands-on sessions with Iowa Wild players and coaches to learn the fundamentals of skating and hockey


*To be eligible, the participant or any family member may not currently be affiliated with Des Moines Youth Hockey or registered with USA Hockey. Click here to view the Rules and Regulations.
Due to program limitations, not every applicant can be selected to participate. The selection process is meticulous and we do everything in our power to provide opportunities for as many aspiring hockey players as possible.