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Tacoma Rockets Launch Pad Program (Learn to Play Hockey)
Let’s get ready to launch!
Learn to Skate (USA BASIC 1) or equivalent is Required before registering for Launch Pad 1.
Full hockey gear is required for all learn to play/launch pad programs hockey programs.
We do offer Learn to Skate (USA BASIC 1) programs.
Visit our Learn to skate program here: LEARN TO SKATE
A USA Hockey Membership— (REGISTER HERE) is required prior to stepping on the ice as a hockey player. Once you’ve obtained the USA Hockey Membership, you can now register for Launch Pad Stage 2.
Once you’ve obtained both USA BASIC 1, full hockey gear & your USA Hockey Membership, you may now register for our Rockets Launch Pad program.
Launch Pad Stage 1: Learn to Play ages 4+ —(REGISTER HERE)
This is the first step to gain the necessary skills to play hockey. Launch Pad Stage 1 consists of two steps; this program will focus on skating skills used for hockey. Skaters will learn a variety of skills ranging from forward skating to backward skating on one and two feet, stick handling and some game instruction. We offer numerous 6-week sessions throughout the year.
Once you’ve completed Launch Pad Stage 1, you can proceed to Launch Pad Stage 2.
Launch Pad Stage 2: Team Focused Skills–(REGISTER HERE)
This is where you will learn team focused type skills to use during a game situation. We continue to work on skating skills, but start adding in more passing, shooting, skating with the puck and additional skills that will help you participate with a team. This session is also 6-weeks.
Launch Pad Stage 3: In-House Play— (REGISTER HERE)
This program is for the player that is ready to graduate from lessons and is ready to commit to hockey twice a week for hockey. Players will have one practice and one game a week. All games will be played at Tacoma Twin Rinks versus other house players. There are three 8-week seasons offered throughout the year for Launch Pad State 3. Each player will receive a team jersey and will be placed on one of our in-house teams. A player may skip Launch Pad Stage 3 with approval from our Launch Pad coaching staff.
Upon completion of our Rockets Launch Pad Program, you are now ready for: Team Hockey (Tacoma Rockets)— (REGISTER HERE) Our Tacoma Rockets are divided into two programs. Recreational and travel teams. Anyone is welcome to play on a recreational team. To play on a travel team, players will need to try out for a travel team before the season begins. Travel team try-out fees may apply.
Are you in need of hockey equipment?
Please visit Elevate Sporting for all your hockey equipment needs.
Please contact them with any equipment related questions at:
Elevate Sporting or call: 253-212-0909 (Tacoma Location)