The Town of Franklin has entered into a contract with Classic Turf Company LLC for the construction of a new street hockey/basketball court at Fletcher Field. The rink will be ready for June 1 to kick off the 2020 street hockey program. The Boston Bruins have pledged to donate $75,000 to the Town for the dasher board system to be installed.
Franklin Recreation is offering indoor NHL Street Hockey for all boys and girls ages 6-14 years old. Jack Geromini (Flag Football and NHL Street Hockey Coordinator) will lead our second Indoor NHL Street Hockey program. The mission of Franklin Recreation Department is to provide sport opportunities to Franklin youth in a fun, learning environment.
This guide will give you an understanding of what to expect with our Street Hockey program. The program will begin Wednesday, January 8th 2020.
Coaches: Our Recreation Guru himself; Jack Geromini. All of our coaches host plenty of knowledge about our street hockey program.
Season Highlights: The first session will be a skills clinic to teach stick handling, passing, shooting, goaltending and defense. The second session will feature a shootout competition.
Practice/Game Site: Franklin Recreation Department Gym (275 Beaver Street). When you pull into our parking lot, drive around back for parking and gym entrance.
Practice Time: Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm, 6:00-7:00pm, 7:00-8:00pm & 8:00-9:00pm
First Game: Wednesday, January 22nd.
Final Game: Wednesday, March 11th.
General Program Information
Equipment: Sneakers and shorts/sweats should be worn in addition to the team shirt (provided as part of the program). We will provide all the gear; sticks, balls, goalie gear, shin/arm pads and other necessary equipment. Players can bring their own equipment as well.
Eligibility: Boys and girls ages 5-14 years old may participate in the program. 5 players per team, 4v4 format with 1 goalie per team.
We will notify everyone via email if we have to cancel a session.