Step by Step Instructions for Setting up Private Hockey Skates

Step by Step Instructions for Setting up Private Hockey Skates

  • REGISTER AND LOGIN FIRST!
  • Create a Private Group that will contain all of your members and your private hockey events.
    • Go to All Groups (https://hockeyclan.com/groups/)
    • Click on Create Group
    • Enter Your Group Name (Be specific to your rink. For example, John Doe Rink 2 Monday Night 8:30PM Private Skate NJ)
    • Enter your group description (add a description for your group)
    • Click Create Group and Continue
    • Select Privacy Options
      • Public Group (NOT recommended for private skates)
        • Any site member can join this group.
        • This group will be listed in the groups directory and in search results.
        • Group content and activity will be visible to any site member.
      • Private Group RECOMMENDED (For closed group or at a private club)
        • Only users who request membership and are accepted can join the group.
        • This group will be listed in the groups directory and in search results. This allows other friends to find your skate in case you need them someday.
        • Group content and activity will only be visible to members of the group.
      • Hidden Group (not recommended, VERY Private Groups Only)
        • Only users who are invited can join the group.
        • This group will not be listed in the groups directory or search results.
        • Group content and activity will only be visible to members of the group.

    • Choose which members are allowed to invite other members.
    • Choose default email setting for the group. (Recommend all email)
    • Decide if you want a Forum for your private hockey group. (not necessary but a nice feature to encourage communication within the group)
    • Add a Profile Photo. (not necessary)
    • Add media albums. (for all users, administrators and moderators or just administrators of the group)
    • Add a Cover Image. (not necessary) For best results, upload an image that is larger than 800px wide, and 225px tall.
    • Select your HockeyClan Friends (they must be registered with HockeyClan.com) to invite to join the group (players you know would want to be added to the group)
    • Other players can also request membership from the Group Administrator.
    • Click FINISH!
    • Your Group is officially created.
  • Under My Account or Open & Private Skates go to Add Open or Private Skate Event
  • Enter all of the private skate information
    • Enter your skate name (typically your name).
    • Choose your proper group. You must be admin of the group.
    • Choose the proper dates and times.
    • Choose the location.
    • Enter any details for the skate (jersey colors to bring, cost per player, drinks to bring, number of skaters and goalies that are allowed for the skate).
    • Choose the Private Skate category.
    • Add an image if you like.
    • MAKE SURE YOU ENABLE BOOKINGS/REGISTRATION FOR THE PRIVATE SKATE EVENT TO ALLOW RSVPs!!! No need for the advanced ticket options.