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Sign up kids for indoor hockey at the Market House


January 5, 2010

Market House Children's Athletic Association 2010 Hockey Season Additional Indoor Hockey Registration Information

The Market House Children's Athletic Association in the South Side has added two additional evenings for walk-in registrations for the upcoming "Winter Indoor Hockey" program.

The program is for boys and girls who are ages 4-13 as of January 1, 2010. Registrations will be held in the gym at the Market House on Tuesday, Jan. 5 and Thursday, Jan. 7 from 6:30-8 p.m.

This season parents can register their children for the program online at and selecting the "2010 Hockey Registration" from the headlines section. The form will be automatically sent to the MHCAA Board members.

A $20 non-refundable registration fee per child will be required at time of registration. Those who register online will need to make payment of the fee by the first day of the program. There is also be a required fundraising program for all participants.

The program will start on Tuesday, Jan. 12 with a period of instruction and/or scrimmage games prior to the start of the regular season. All games will be played on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays with each team playing one to two games per week.

Games will start at approximately 5 p.m. with the youngest age brackets playing first. The age brackets and additional time slots will be determined based on final registrations.

All players are responsible to bring their own hockey equipment to play in the games. Required equipment consists of a hockey helmet, stick (covered blade), gloves, shin pads, and all players must wear tennis shoes.

Once teams are formed and prior to the first game players will receive a game tee-shirt. A display of required equipment will be on hand during the two evenings for walk in registrations. The season will close with an awards banquet in April or early May.

Additional information will be available for players interested in learning to ice skate and increase their hockey skills for those who may be interested in joining the Carrick Cougars Ice Hockey Club for the upcoming 2010-2011 season. The Carrick Ice Hockey Club is for boys and girls in grades six through 12 and there are no requirements for players to live in Carrick to join the program.

For more information, call 412-488-8390 or 412-508-9793. The Market House is at 15 Bedford Square just below 12th and E. Carson streets.


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