Introductory Program

The introductory program, referred to as IP, is our learn to skate program. No skating experience is needed. This program focuses on learning to skate while playing games and having hockey fun.


 For questions about this program please contact the IP director at


This program is for brand new skater (typically ages 4-8) and is open to skaters who reside in the Neenah, Menasha, Hortonville, Shiocton, and Winneconne school districts.


This program runs in two 8 week sessions (one starting in October, and the second starting in January). You can attend either one of the sessions or the full 16 weeks. Session 1 is not required to skate in session 2.


IP meets Thursday nights from 6pm-7pm at Tri County Ice Arena in Neenah.

Equipment Rental

All participants in the program dress in full hockey gear. Equipment rental is available for a small fee. Rental equipment includes hockey bag, helmet, shoulder pads, elbow pads, hockey gloves, hockey pants, shin guards, skates and jersey. Skaters not renting equipment will be issued a jersey to use during the program.


FVYHA IP session fees:   FREE - First 8 weeks + USA Hockey fee

                                           $50.00 - Each additional session

USA Hockey fee:            $15.00 - Ages 6 and under

                                           $56.00 - Ages 7 and up

*registration with USA Hockey is required to register and participate in any hockey activities

*USA Hockey fee is only paid once per hockey season

Rental equipment:         $50.00 - 1 session or full 16 week program

Full Session 2022-2023

2022-2023 Introductory Program

October 20th - March 2nd (16 weeks)

Registration closes October 3rd

First Session 2022-2023

2022-2023 Introductory Program Session 1

October 20th - December 15th (8 weeks) - No skating Thanksgiving week

*Session 1 not required to participate in session 2

*Session 2 can be added on at any time

Registration closes October 3rd

Second Session 2022-2023

2022-2023 Introductory Program Session 2

January 12th - March 2nd (8 weeks)

*Session 1 not required to participate in session 2

Registration closes January 1st

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