Washington Capitals, Ice Rinks to Hold ‘Try Hockey for Free Day'

The Washington Capitals and several D.C.-area ice rinks will participate in a free hockey clinic for children on Saturday. 

"Try Hockey for Free Day" will be held on Nov. 8 and is open to boys and girls ages four to nine. The event kicks off Come Play Hockey Month, an NHL initiative that gives children across the country an opportunity to play hockey. 

Nearly 500 rinks nationwide will participate in the event.

The following locations will host "Try Hockey for Free Day" in the D.C.-area:

  • Bowie Ice Arena – Bowie, Md.
  • Herbert Wells Ice Rink – College Park, Md.
  • The Columbia Ice Rink – Columbia, Md.
  • Talbot County Community Center – Easton, Md.
  • Skate Frederick – Frederick, Md.
  • Hagerstown Ice and Sports Complex – Hagerstown, Md.
  • Piney Orchard – Odenton, Md.
  • Capital Clubhouse Iec Rink – Waldorf, Md.
  • Mount Vernon Rec Center Ice Rink – Alexandria, Va.
  • Kettler Capitals Iceplex – Arlington, Va.
  • Main Street Arena – Charlottesville, Va.
  • Haymarket Iceplex – Haymarket, Va.
  • Prince William Ice Center – Woodbridge, Va.

To register for one of the clinics, click here

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