We are currently enrolling new junior and senior players for our introduction to hockey in Loughrea. New players wishing to try out the sport before committing to a membership program can do so by attending any of our training sessions.
All you need to do is add your name below and attend any week to try out the sport. This is run in conjunction with Galway City sports partnership and sport ireland.
To become a full member of the club, Players and parents need to sign up on our membership page
Introducing the Lakers
Your Local Hockey Team
We aim to bring the game of hockey to our local community, to facilitate diversity and learning of new skills amongst our members. Hockey is a non contact sport that provides individuals of all ages with an opportunity to participate in a team orientated environment.
We strive to bring enjoyment to all our members through participation in the sport at a level that suits our members needs.
Loughrea is a sporting community that is steeped in tradition. The lake is of significant importance to the community in Loughrea and we are proud to associate our name with this symbolic connection
- lets go Lakers!
Benefits of Hockey
A sport for everyone
Hockey is a sport, played on a synthetic astro pitch that facilitates a safe and fun environment.
Hockey is played by juniors from the age of 7 right up to adults and senior citizens within our community.
Hockey is available to all sections of our society to participate in. Social inclusion programs and para hockey are actively supported within our club.
The sport can be played at speed or walking pace - as dictated by the members playing the game. We cater for all levels.
Skills to be learned through participation include:
The Rules of hockey - of which there are many!
... and so much more
Technique is a key element to learn in hockey, in terms of stick work and moves around the pitch
Hockey is a team based sport, that supports building life long relationships through sport inside a team environment
Hockey is fun - why not try it out and see for yourself?
Playing gives players an opportunity to practice what they learn