PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Flyers have partnered with nine hockey rinks in the region to launch the Flyers Rookie Program.

The program is six weeks long to teach first-time youth hockey players how to play the game, while also focusing on skills like teamworks, responsbility, and respect. Participants will get free Flyers-branded equipment that they can keep.

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The program is open to boys and girls ages four through eight-years-old.

Those families interested in registering their child for the program can visit


Participating rinks and available course dates are as follows:

Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone at Voorhees, 601 Laurel Oak Rd. Voorhees, NJ 08043

Oct. 1-Nov. 5; Nov. 12- Dec. 23; Jan. 7-Feb. 25

Ice Line, 700 Lawrence Drive West Chester, PA 19380

Oct. 15- Nov. 19

IceWorks Skating Complex, 3100 Dutton Mill Rd. Aston, PA 19014

Nov. 5-Dec. 17; Jan. 7-Feb. 4

Aria Health Flyers Skate Zone at Northeast Philadelphia, 10990 Decatur Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19154

Nov. 5-Dec. 17; Jan. 7- Feb. 11

Virtua Health Flyers Skate Zone at Pennsauken, 6725 River Rd. Pennsauken, NJ 08110

Nov. 5-Dec. 17; Jan. 7-Feb. 25

Oaks Center Ice, 100 Pennco Rd. Oaks, PA 19456

Nov. 5- Dec. 17; Jan. 7-Feb. 25

The Pond Ice Arena, 101 John F. Campbell Rd. Newark, DE 19711

Nov. 5-Dec. 17

Grundy Arena, 475 Beaver St. Bristol, PA 19007

Nov. 6-Dec. 18; Jan. 15-Feb. 26; May 8-Jun. 19

Flyers Skate Zone at Atlantic City, 501 N. Albany Ave. Atlantic City, NJ 08041

Nov. 12-Dec. 17; Jan. 7-Feb. 18

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