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Home of the Providence Capitals:

This franchise is part of the (EHF) Eastern Hockey Federation and offers hockey for the highly skilled and talented youth player. This is the only Rhode Island franchise in this prestigious league. Call (401) 762-1588 x14 for more information or log on to www.providencecapitals.com.

Skating Lessons:

        Tiny Tots Skating Program.  This program has been cancelled. 

        Learn to Skate.  This program has been cancelled.

Youth Leagues:

The sports center offers several skating and hockey programs for a wide variety of groups or individuals, regardless of age or ability. Below is a list of programs offered at the rink.
  • Providence Capitals:  This franchise is part of the (EHF) Eastern Hockey Federation and offers hockey for the highly skilled and talented youth player. This is the only Rhode Island franchise in this prestigious league. Call (401) 762-1588 x14 for more information or log on to www.providencecapitals.com.

  • RI Jr. Development League (RIJDL):  This league is a developmental league for Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts 6th, 7th and 8th grade players.  This league plays for two seasons during the year--fall/winter and summer.  For further information, please email the League Director, Mike Cordeiro at MJBCordeiro@aol.com or visit their website at www.rijdl.com.  
  • Lincoln Youth Hockey: Learn to Skate program, House League and Travel Teams. Call (401) 727-3359 for more information or log on to www.lyha.com.

  • Rhode Island Spring High School League (Spring):  This league features both boys and girls divisions.  For tryouts information or to register, log on to www.rissl.com.

  • Rhode Island Summer Showcase League (Summer):  This league features Squirt, Peewee and Bantam divisions.  This is "select hockey at its best".  For tryouts information or to register, log on to www.rissl.com.

  • XHL Cross Ice Hockey League (Summer):  Begins June 2008 for 10 weeks on Tuesday evenings.  This league plays small games (3 on 3, 2 on 2, 1 on 1, etc.) on half of the rink surface, cross-wise.  Cross Ice Hockey is a game of speed.  Skate quicker, stickhandle quicker, pass & shoot quicker, think & react quicker.  Cross Ice Hockey is endorsed by USA Hockey and Mass Hockey.  Train the Brain!  Directed by Ed Ronan (former NHL player).  Call (508) 965-8220 or log on to www.nxhl.org.


Adult Hockey Leagues/Programs:

  • RI Sports Center's Adult Hockey Leagues: (Open, B, C, and D Divisions). Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer leagues.  The RI Sports Center League will only accept teams into the league.  We do not place individual players onto teams.  If interested, please call (401) 762-1588 x11 for more information.

    Spring/Summer 2008 league:

    • Pointstreak stats are now available online!  The spring/summer league begins on May 1, 2008.  Please click on this flyer for additional details regarding the league and click on this application form to enter a team into the league.  

    • Please click here to view the League Rules.


    • Click here to view the remaining C Division summer Game Schedule.  


    • Click here to view the remaining D Division summer Game Schedule.


    • Click here to view the remaining Open Division summer Game Schedule(Please note that the 8/20/08 game of Hammerheads vs. Whalers was changed to 8/13/08.)


    • Please note that the playoff schedule will be posted next week.  For scores for first two weeks, click here on Team Results.

    • For up-to-date standings and team/player stats, please go to this link on Pointstreak.

    RI Sports Center's Summer "Over 35" Adult Hockey League:  This league plays only in the spring/summer.  The RI Sports Center "Over 35" League will only accept teams into the league.  We do not place individual players onto teams.  Call (401) 762-1588 x11 for more information.  

    • Pointstreak stats are now available online!  The summer 2008 league begins on May 7, 2008.  Please click on this flyer for additional details regarding the league and click on this application form to enter a team into the league.  Applications and deposits must be received by 4/15/08 to be included in the league schedule.

    • Please click here to view the League Rules.

    • Click here to view the Over 35 league summer Game Schedule and Playoff Schedule

    • For up-to-date standings and team/player stats, please go to this link on Pointstreak.

     

     

  • Northern RI Amateur Hockey League: For more information on this adult league, please click on www.nriahl.org 

Skills Clinics/ Hockey Schools:

CALENDAR OF CAMPS 2008
Weekly 4/24 - 8/21 (no session on 7/3/08) Thursday Night Hockey Skills Clinic (spring/summer)
Weekly 6/17 - 8/19 XHL--Cross Ice Hockey League (Ed Ronan)
6/23 - 6/27 Bukac Hockey Day Camp
7/21 - 7/25 Greg Carter's European Hockey School Training Camp
7/28 - 8/1 Rob Barletta's Hockey School Camp
8/4 - 8/8 Team RI Day Camp
8/11 - 8/15 National Hockey Development Camp
8/18 - 8/22 Tim Lovell's Advantage Hockey Camp
8/25 - 8/27 Pre-Season Powerskating/Conditioning Camp
8/25 - 8/28 Robby Glantz International Power Skating Camp
8/25 - 8/28 Doneghey Goaltending Training Camp

(Details of these camps are listed below.  Also, brochures for these programs are also available in the RI Sports Center lobby.)

  • Thursday Night Hockey Skills Clinic (Spring/Summer):  This will be held on Thursday evenings, April 24 through August 21, 2008.  This clinic focuses on overall player development with emphasis on improving skating technique, stick handling, passing and shooting skills.  Goalie coaching will be provided at each session by Mike Doneghey.  There will be 3 session times (by birth year) at 5:00pm ('00 and younger), 6:00pm ('99 - '96) and 7:00pm ('95 thru high school age).  The cost for the 17 weeks is $295, due with registration application.  Walk-ons are available (space permitting).  For more details or to register, please click on this registration form.  Call (401) 762-1588 x14 for information or email info@risportscenter.com.  

  • XHL Cross Ice Hockey League (Summer):  Begins on Tuesday, June 17, 2008 for 10 weeks.  This league plays small games (3 on 3, 2 on 2, 1 on 1, etc.) on half of the rink surface, cross-wise.  Cross Ice Hockey is a game of speed.  Skate quicker, stickhandle quicker, pass & shoot quicker, think & react quicker.  Cross Ice Hockey is endorsed by USA Hockey and Mass Hockey.  Train the Brain!  Directed by Ed Ronan (former NHL player).  Call (508) 965-8220 or log on to www.nxhl.org

     
  • Bukac Hockey Camp (Summer):  This day camp will be held from June 23 - June 27, 2008.  The #1 hockey school in the Czech Republic and Ludek Bukac, Jr. will be here in person to run this exciting camp and to teach the VGT techniques used in the Czech Republic.  Please note that the camp is now SOLD OUT and no more registrations will be accepted.  We are looking for goalies to attend (there is no charge for goalies)--we need 2 for the peewee and older session.  For info on the camp, please log on to www.bukachockey.com.  To register for this camp, please click on this registration form or call 762-1588 x14 or email info@risportscenter.com.

  • Pre-Season Powerskating/Conditioning Camp (Summer Camp):  This will be held in the evenings from August 25 through August 27, 2008.  This 3-day camp will emphasize both proper skating technique and stride and getting players into game shape for the start of the upcoming season.  Sessions are 70 minutes each as follows:  Session 1 (5:00 - 6:10pm) for Mite and Squirt levels.  Session 2 (6:20 - 7:40pm) for Peewee thru High School levels.  Enrollment is limited.  For more details or to register, please click on this registration form.  Call 762-1588 x14 for information or email info@risportscenter.com. 

  • Team RI Day Camp (Summer Camp):  August 4  - August 8, 2008.  This week-long 1/2 day camp includes 80 minutes of on-ice training and 60 minutes of professional off-ice training with NorthEast Sports Training and Rehab each day.  This camp will host a different coach each day for the on-ice portion.  (Includes Rob Murray of the Providence Bruins--other specific coaches will be announced shortly.)  Space is reserved for players who made Team RI and participated in the NE County Cup Tournament.  All other players who are interested in participating can register and acceptance will be based upon availability.   Enrollment is limited.  For more details or to register, please click on this registration form.  Call 762-1588 x14 for information or email info@risportscenter.com.


  • National Hockey Development Camp (Summer):  This camp is directed by Graeme Townshend, current skating and skills coach for the San Jose Sharks, NHL.  Graeme has an extensive resume of skating and coaching experience at the professional and youth levels and will break down and teach proper technique for all skating and hockey skills.  For more details or to register, please call (207) 577-0622 or log on to www.nationalhockeydevelopment.net.


  • Lovell's Hockey School (Summer):  This camp is directed by Tim Lovell.  The staff is made up of former college and pro players and prides itself on working in small groups and giving individual and proper instruction to the players.  For more details or to register, please call (781) 828-1191 or log on to www.lovellhockey.com.


  • Doneghey Goaltending Training Camp (Summer):  This goalie camp will be conducted by Mike Doneghey.  All ages are welcomed to attend.  For more details or to register, please call (508) 331-5908 or email mdoneghey@bridgewaterbandits.com.


  • Greg Carter European Hockey Training Camp (Summer Camp):  The week-long camps are designed for players with previous hockey experience.  The objective is to achieve top level conditioning and skill development with intense and specialized training in all aspects of the game.   For more details or to register, call (888) 371-1955 or log on to www.gchockey.com.
  • Rob Barletta's Hockey School (Summer Camp):  The week-long camps are high-tempo and focus on overall hockey skills.   For more details or to register, call (508) 660-3033 or log on to www.rbhockey.com.


  • Robby Glantz International Power Skating (Summer Camp):  The week-long camp offers both power skating programs and stick handling/checking programs for all levels and ages of players.   For more details or to register, call (800) 54-SKATE or log on to www.robbyglantz.com.

 

Public Skating/Hockey:

The following schedule is effective through August 2, 2008 and is updated monthly.  Dates and times are subject to change.  Please call (401) 762-1588 for information.

        Public Skating:  There is no public skating.

        Freestyle Figure Skating:  There is no freestyle figure skating.

        Public Hockey:  Admission $5 (goalies free).  Limited to the first 30 players and 4 goalies.  Players must be at least 14 yrs old or weigh 140 lbs to play and full equipment is required.    Click here for a schedule