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Above: Participants run through a relay race during an afternoon on-ice session at Western Financial Place Arena Aug. 4. Below: Soccer was the pick of the day as kids enjoyed the sunshine during afternoon dryland training Aug. 4. - Taylor Rocca photos
Above: Participants run through a relay race during an afternoon on-ice session at Western Financial Place Arena Aug. 4. Below: Soccer was the pick of the day as kids enjoyed the sunshine during afternoon dryland training Aug. 4.
— image credit: Taylor Rocca photos

The 14th-annual Niedermayer Hockey School got underway at Western Financial Place Arena Monday, Aug. 4. With 160 registered participants ranging from age six to 14, the hockey school runs from through Friday, Aug. 8. Each day features eight hours of training, including on-ice sessions, off-ice dryland training, read-and-react sessions,  cross training or pool time, along with hockey talk and lunch. Proceeds raised from the school are donated to the Niedermayer Family Fund, which provides $10,000 annually towards local charities and projects in the Kootenay area. Keep your eyes on the Daily Townsman for more on the 14th-annual Niedermayer Hockey School.

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