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Summer Learn to Skate/Learn to Play

Posted: 5/27/2016 10:50 am
 

The Maine Junior Black Bears is will be offering a summer Learn to Skate/Learn to Play program.  It will be an 8 week session beginning  August 6 to September 24.  Practices will be on Saturdays, 9:30 am - -10:30 am., Alfond Arena, University of Maine.

The cost is $35 and registration is now available.

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MJBB NEW SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAM OFFER

Posted: 5/1/2016 9:15 pm
Updated: 5/9/2016 3:30 pm
 

IMPORTANT MESSAGE – LAST CHANCE!! SIGN UP ASAP
IF NO NUMBERS – NO PROGRAM WILL BE OFFERED

 

The Maine Junior Black Bear organization is proud and excited to offer this new on-ice / off-ice MJBB NEW SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAM OFFER. This program will target all aspects of the game from off-ice to on-ice performance.   The program is designed for Midget age players & 2nd year Bantams, Tier 2, 3, & 4 (1998-2002) 

If you have a player that is younger than a 2002 birth year and would like to participate, please contact MJBB Director of Hockey Operations, Guy Perron, guy.perronavs@gmail.com, 478-7273.

 

Details:

  • Sunday afternoons, June 26th to August 28th, 2016
  • ALFOND ARENA / University of Maine, Orono
  • Cost: $300.00,  Two payments of $150, MUST REGISTER BY JUNE 1st
  • 8 / 1hr off-ice training session – including One Pool workout
  • 8/ 1hr on-ice skill development session
  • (2) Testing on-ice/off-ice  “RISE SPORT TESTING” (ALFI MICHAUD)
  • Guest Speakers 

Coaches:

  • GUY PERRON - MJBB DIRECTOR OF HOCKEY OPERATIONS
  • KEN GOETZ  U-16
  • BRETT HALE  U-16
  • BOB NEEDHAM U-18
  • ZEB TUELL - STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
  • CERTIFIED BY MIKE BOYLE (Boston Bruins, BU)

Please note, the current registration requires a 2016-2017 USA Hockey number to register.  We are in the process of having the page updated to accept 2015-2016 USA Hockey numbers as well since they do not expire until 8/31/16. 


MJBB TRAINING PROGRAM

SUMMER SCHEDULE

ALFOND ARENA / UNIVERSITY OF MAINE, ORONO

JUN
26       OFF-ICE  3:30PM – 4:30PM UMO Student Center
           ON-ICE   5:00PM - 6:00PM ALFOND ARENA
JULY
3         OFF   4TH OF JULY WEEKEND
10       OFF-ICE  3:00PM -4:00PM  “RISE SPORT TESTING” NHL
           ON-ICE   4:30PM -5:30PM  “RISE SPORT TESTING” NHL
17       OFF-ICE  3:00PM -4:00PM   
           ON-ICE   4:30PM -5:30PM    ALFOND ARENA
24       OFF-ICE   4:00PM -5:00PM   POOL
           ON-ICE   5:30PM -6:30PM    ALFOND ARENA
31    **OFF-ICE 11:00PM -12:00PM
       **ON-ICE   12:30PM -1:30PM   ALFOND ARENA
August
7         OFF-ICE  3:00PM- 4:00PM
           ON-ICE   4:30PM- 5:30PM     ALFOND ARENA
14       OFF  
21       OFF-ICE 3:00PM- 4:00PM     “RISE SPORT TESTING” NHL
           ON-ICE  4:30PM- 5:30PM     “RISE SPORT TESTING” NHL
28       OFF-ICE  3:00PM- 4:00PM
           ON-ICE  4:30PM- 5:30PM      ALFOND ARENA

Summer Hockey Opportunities

We have created a Summer Hockey page.  It consolidates many of the hockey camps, schools and clinics being offered.  As we learn of more, they will be posted on the Summer Hockey page.  Click here to access the page or it can be found under More Links at the top of this page.  It's at the bottom of the list.

Updated 4/16:  June 20-23 Dream Catcher's Hockey Goalie Clinic

Updated 4/22:  July 15-17, 22-24, 29-31, 1st Annual Summer BarDown Tournaments, squirts, peewees, bantams, midgets and high school, Alfond Arena.


Tier 2/3 Team Deposit and Commitment Letter

Posted: 4/21/16 2:22 pm
Are you a Tier 2/3 player that needs to complete the Team Deposit and Commitment Letter?  The registration link is below.


CORRECTION-Tier 2/3 Registration Deadline

Posted: 4/21/2106 7:00 am

We have received some inquiries regarding registrations for the 2016-2017 season. Upon review of our policies and procedures the deadline for registrations has been moved to June 15. Any registrations after this date will be considered late and will be subject to a $50 late fee.

Parents will still have the option to pay the registration in full or set up a payment plan.  For the payment plan $200 will be collected at the time of registration $200 payments will then be automatically debited from the SAME ACCOUNT  July 1, August 1, September 1, 2016.

We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion caused by any previous
reminders or requests.

Each new season brings changes and we appreciate your understanding and patience as we transition. We are looking forward to a successful 2016-2017 youth hockey season.

Questions, please contact Vice President, Sheri Harris, sheri5700@yahoo.com


Tier II & III Teams 2016-2017

The Maine Junior Black Bears is pleased to announce its Tier II & III teams for 2016-2017.  Midget U-18, Tier II U-16 and Tier III U-16 teams recently added.  Click here for details.


Tier II & III Coaches 2016-2017 with bios

The Maine Junior Black Bears is proud to announce its Tier II & III head coaches for 2016-2017.  Click here for a list with bios.



Dunkin' Donuts Sportsperson of the Month-March

The Dunkin' Donuts Sportsperson of the month for March is Tier IV, Blue Peewee, Rowen Fremouw!  Congratulations Rowen!  Click here for more details.


SafeSport and Background Screening

If you are coach, board member, or team manager, USA Hockey requires you be registered with SafeSport and have a background screening.  Click here for more details.

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Upcoming Events

  • Jun
  • 8
Monthly Board Meeting
  • 6:30pm-8:30pm EDT Ical_event_icon
  • Machias Savings Bank Community Room, Wilson St. Brewer
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  • Jul
  • 13
Monthly Board Meeting
  • 6:30pm-8:30pm EDT Ical_event_icon
  • Machias Savings Bank Community Room Wilson Street, Brewer
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  • Aug
  • 6
Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Summer Session
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  • Alfond Arena
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  • Aug
  • 10
Monthly Board Meeting
  • 6:30pm-8:30pm EDT Ical_event_icon
  • Machias Savings Bank Community Room Wilson Street, Brewer
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  • Aug
  • 13
Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Summer Session
  • 9:30am-10:30am EDT Ical_event_icon
  • Alfond Arena
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Our mission: The Maine Junior Black Bears are committed to providing a high-quality competitive Tier II, III and IV hockey program to our youth while focusing on instilling the values of respect, sportsmanship, self-esteem, teamwork, discipline, and responsibility in its players. The MJBB will provide a positive environment on and off the ice, to challenge its players to grow to their fullest potential in all aspects of the game and as individuals. Our program will foster an appreciation for youth hockey among the Greater Bangor Area children, along with life-long lessons that include discipline, competitive spirit, team play, an appreciation for rules, safety, and a love of the game!