Ice Hockey

tryouts for the 18/19 Travel Season are approaching!

Click The Photo To the Right for the Full Try Out Flyer and play on Brooklyn’s Premier Ice Hockey Rink.

Aviator Hockey offers a wide array of Youth In-House Recreational Leagues, How to Play Developmental (ATOMs), Travel Hockey Program (Aviator Hockey Club) Tier 1-‘AAA’ and Tier 2-‘AA’ as well as Tier 3-‘A’ & Adult Recreational Hockey Leagues as well as Adult Learn to Play

Aviator is the premier destination for ice hockey in Brooklyn, featuring 2 NHL-sized ice rinks. Get in the action with one of Aviator’s many recreational or competitive leagues with quality officiating and professional grade rinks. Players looking for the ultimate travel ice hockey experience can try out to be part of Aviator’s program with some of the area’s top teams.  Youth and adults looking to take their game to the next level will appreciate our professional coaching staff which brings the area’s best instruction to the ice. Learn more about Chris Werstine Director of Ice Operations at Aviator Sports & Events Center and President of the Aviator Hockey Club.

Registration for 18/19 Travel Tryouts

To register for Tryouts, click on desired age level below!

Brush up clinic registration will be available soon. Please contact the Hockey Department in the interim.

Aviator Hockey News

If you’re interested in youth hockey programs such as Travel, How to Play, or House League in the Fall please email or call us anytime for more information.

Aviator Hockey offers a wide array of Youth In-House Recreational Leagues, How to Play Developmental (ATOMs), Travel Hockey Program (Aviator Hockey Club) Tier 1-‘AAA’ and Tier 2-‘AA’ as well as Tier 3-‘A’ & Adult Recreational Hockey Leagues as well as Adult Learn to Play

Aviator is the premier destination for ice hockey in Brooklyn, featuring 2 NHL-sized ice rinks. Get in the action with one of Aviator’s many recreational or competitive leagues with quality officiating and professional-grade rinks. Players looking for the ultimate travel ice hockey experience can try out to be part of Aviator’s program with some of the area’s top teams.  Youth and adults looking to take their game to the next level will appreciate our professional coaching staff which brings the area’s best instruction to the ice.

Ice Hockey Rink Information

Learn more about Chris Werstine Director of Ice Operations at Aviator Sports & Events Center and President of the Aviator Hockey Club.

In-House Programs

Aviator Hockey’s In-House Program is geared towards players new to the game and are at the stage of their development where they can compete in games. Our In-House program offers one practice a week as well as a game on the weekend.

  • Our coaching staff has extensive experience in playing and coaching competitive hockey and is committed to individual player development through a hard working, fun and rewarding, on-ice curriculum.
  • Numerous players have graduated from our In-House Program into our Travel Hockey Program

Click here for In-House League Information

Winter Learn to Skate and Learn to Play Hockey Programs

Hockey Learn to Skate
Our instructors will go over the very beginning stages of skating including balance, getting up from falling.  As the progresses we will work on strides and utilizing their skate edges. The goal is to get thecomfortable enough to navigate on their own around the ice surface.  You do not need full equipment for this class. Bring a helmet or biker). We provide skates if you do not have them.

Additional Information

  • Open to 4-13 year olds
  • No Prerequisite
  • Jersey Included
  • Small group instruction will be provided. Ratio of 1 instructor to every 8-10 players
  • Lead instruction provided by Chris Werstine and John Sacco
  • Hockey LTS and Hockey LTP are separated this semester 

Registration Information

10 Week Program. Saturday Class Schedule 12/17, 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/4. All classes at 12:10 p.m.

No classes on 12/24, 12/31

 

HOCKEY LTS REgistration

Hockey Learn to Play Intermediate
Aviator Hockey instructors will focus on implementing general hockey skills. The class will focus on the basics of passing, stick handling, shooting, forward and backward skating, and taking the next step in skating with the puck (puck control). Full equipment is required!

Hockey Learn to Play Advanced
This program focuses on the player that has already received one semester of Learn to Play and looking for more training. Skating in regards to cross-overs, transitioning, and mobility. Puck control with more tempo and shooting. This class prepares players for In-House Recreational League and 8U/10U Developmental Travel

Additional Information

  • Open to 4-13 year olds
  • Prerequisite is Learn to Skate or a semester of Learn to Play Hockey
  • Jersey Included
  • Small group instruction will be provided. Ratio of 1 instructor to every 8-10 players
  • Lead instruction provided by Chris Werstine and John Sacco
  • Hockey LTS and Hockey LTP are separated this semester

10 Week Program. Saturday Class Schedule 12/17, 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/4. All classes at 1:15 p.m.

No classes on 12/24, 12/31

Learn to Play Registration

TRAVEL HOCKEY PROGRAMS

All of our head coaches for Aviator Hockey Club teams are non­-parent, full­-time, professional staff. We are an official Tier 1 (AAA) New York State Tournament bound organization participating in the Long Island Amateur Hockey League. in addition to Tier 1 (AAA) Travel Hockey, we also offer Tier 2 (AA) and

Tier 3 (A) for the less experienced player.

Aviator Hockey has 15 travel hockey teams ranging from Mite/8U up thru Junior Hockey/20U . Travel teams at Aviator Hockey compete in local and national leagues including:

  • Long Island Amateur Hockey League
  • Hudson Valley Hockey League
  • United States Premier Hockey League

​2022-2023 AVIATOR HOCKEY FALL-WINTER TRAVEL HOCKEY TRYOUTS

  • 2014-2016 8U LEVEL
    • 9:00-10:05AM 4/2
    • 9:00-10:05AM 4/3
  • 2012-2013 10U LEVEL
    • 10:15-11:20AM 4/2
    • 10:15-11:20AM 4/3
  • 2010-2011 12U LEVEL
    • 11:30-12:35PM 4/2
    • 11:30-12:35PM 4/3
  • 2008-2009 14U LEVEL
    • 7:00-8:15pm 4/13
    • 7:00-8:15pm 4/14
  • 2006-2007 16U Level
    • 8:30-9:45pm 4/13
    • 8:30-9:45pm 4/14

*FREE TUITION FOR ALL 8U GOALIES​*

Register Here

Aviator Redwings Spring Travel Hockey

March 28th – May 30th
10 Weeks
20 Practices (2 Practices Per Week)
1 Tournament Included
Fielding teams at the following levels.
  • 8U Mite
  • 10U Squirt
  • 12U Peewee
  • 14U Bantam
  • 16U Midget
Program Details:
  • All teams are organized by Chris Werstine Aviator Sports & Events Center.
  • Practices will be run by Aviator Hockey Staff; Chris Werstine, Dan Wicke, Greg Gonsowski, Chris Robinson, Billy Faulkner & Matthew Kazakov (Goalie Coach) & Petr Sviridovich
  • Tournaments will be in Brewster, Aviator or New Jersey
  • Jersey/Socks Extra
  • If a team wants a 2nd or 3rd Tournament this is permitted but out-of-pocket costs will occur.
  • The realistic level of play per level will be A (Tier III) and AA (Tier-II)
  • This program does not promise the NHL tomorrow.
  • Have Fun, Stay Local, Get Good Training and be on the ice more than anywhere else!
  • All Aviator Players Welcome and Players from the outside are eligible on a case-by-case basis.
  • Cost: $1000

Register

Flyer for Spring Travel Hockey 2022

Program details for Spring Travel Hockey 2022

2022-2023 Travel Hockey Season

Adult Ice Hockey Programs

Adult Open Hockey is starting April 25th.

Aviator Sports and Events Center offers fresh adult hockey leagues each season. Each league includes 10 regular-season games and potential playoffs.

To qualify for the playoffs, your team must sign to finish in the top 60% of your division.

Aviator Hockey summer Camp

Hockey Summer Camp 2022

Every summer, the professional coaching staff at Aviator Sports and Events Center runs clinics and camps that will help improve a skater’s game. Among the programs offered are:

Details:

  • 3 hours of on-ice instruction daily
  • 2 hours of off-ice instruction daily
  • Bring your own lunch
  • Featuring John Sacco, Chris Werstine, and Aviator staff
  • Open to House & Travel level players
  • For off-ice activities, we will offer rock climbing, soccer, gymnastics, quick feet, balance, and agility training.
  • Drop off 9:00 a.m. Pick up 3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Please call 718-758-7541 or email hockey@aviatorsports.com for more information.

Price Per Week: $575 (Aviator Participant Pricing) and $675 (Non-Aviator Participant Pricing)

Program dates:  

  • July 18-July 22
  • August 1-August 5
  • August 15-August 19

Register