Kids try hockey for free Saturday

BURTON (WJRT) - (11/07/15) Some Mid- Michigan kids got to hit the ice Saturday- for free!

Kids who have never tried hockey before headed out to rinks all over Mid Michigan.

It was all part of Hockey across America "Try Hockey for Free Day"

We caught up with some skaters at Burton's Crystal Fieldhouse.

Many programs use this as a way to recruit new players.

Organizers say it's all a part of giving back to the community.
“A lot of them it's their first time and a bunch of them are friends of children in our program. We have the University of Michigan girls hockey team out there along with our coaches. " said Jeffrey Barat with the Greater Flint Hockey Association

Over a hundred children showed up at Crystal Field House for today's Try Hockey For Free event.

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