Capital Sports Management Inc (CSMI) oversees the development and execution of a variety of skating and hockey programming at the Bell Sensplex and Cavanagh Sensplex (in the west end of Ottawa) and the state-of-the-art 4-pad Richcraft Sensplex (in the east end) for both youth and adults. Whether you have a three year old who has never been on skates or you are a retiree who is looking to get on the ice on a weekly basis in one of our adult skill clinics, we will have a program that meets your needs and ability.
Why choose the Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs?
- More than 10-years experience providing industry-leading skill development
- A focus on immediate error detection and correction
- Exceptionally-trained staff that build relationships with each participant, in order to provide individualized instruction
- The largest provider of private hockey training in Ottawa (over 6000 program participants per year)
- Instructors that are continually trained on the latest skill development techniques
- Programs tailored to every skill level, from specialized elite player training to learn to skate classes
- An instructing philosophy intended to help your son or daughter develop the skills needed to succeed this season and to enjoy hockey more than ever before
The Ottawa Senators® Hockey Programs are dedicated to providing every participant the very best opportunity to develop as a hockey player. Our aim is to provide world-class instruction both on and off the ice, in an atmosphere of fun. Through efficient use of ice time and high-tempo drills with quality activity, the Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs® are designed to maximize both the physical and mental development of each player.
Our goal is for all players to have a positive experience, increasing their confidence and enjoyment of the game. We look forward to helping clients become better individuals and better hockey players.
We offer both individual and team development sessions.
Our affiliation with the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club provides us with unique resources to enhance the programs we deliver. This means that all aspects of our programs are held to a high standard of excellence. We strive to continuously improve program development, offer superior instruction (including regular instruction evaluation) and conduct ourselves professionally, both on and off the ice.
Any questions regarding the specific curriculum for any Ottawa Senators Hockey Program may be directed to Head of Hockey Development, Ryan Smyth at 613 599 0245.
Visit our Testimonials page for just a few of the comments received about our programs.
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Evening Adult Skill Development
Develop the skill set needed to be a well-rounded player, with a progressive focus on skating technique, followed by shooting, puck control, and passing.
All sessions will feature a controlled scrimmage at the end of each class to illustrate key points in game situations (while stopping play where necessary).
Next session begins May 10!
Adult Evening Modified Goaltending Academy
One-on-one goaltending instruction designed to improve positioning, mobility, and technique, followed by incorporation into drills.
Next session starts May 10.
Morning Adult Skill Development
Start off your mornings with a combination of our popular Performance & Power Skating and Complete Player Development programs! In this 10-week program, participants will focus on all aspects of key hockey skills such as skating, shooting, puck control, and passing, followed by a controlled scrimmage similar to our latest Practice & Play program.
Next session begins May 30.
PD Day Hockey Camps
Breakaway from boredom and develop game-changing skills with a PD Day Hockey Camp.
Upcoming dates: June 6 & June 10!
Sens Elite Spring Training Program
One hour of high-intensity training to end the season and keep your game on point for the summer.
Bell Sensplex: Tier I & II players- Competitive Novice (House A are also eligible), Competitive Atom AA/A , Competitive Minor Peewee A/AA/AAA
Intro 2 Hockey
Introduce your son or daughter to Canada's favorite game, in a fun, supportive environment under the watchful eye of our best Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs instructors.
Next session begins: May 10 (Richcraft)/ May 9 (Bell)
Complete Player Development
Become a great all-around player with a class designed to hone the fundamental skills needed to succeed this season! The Complete Player Development program will teach proper skating habits - designed to make you a more powerful and efficient skater - while also giving you thorough instruction on the proper methods of stick-handling, puck control, shooting, and passing.
Next session begins: May 9 (Bell Sensplex)/ May 10 (Richcraft Seneplex)
Sparty Learn 2 Skate
Sparty sessions available at Bell Sensplex and Richcraft Sensplex. Spring and Summer 2016 registration now open!
There is no better way for kids to have fun learning how to skate than with everybody's favourite mascot: Sparty!
Sens Elite Prep CampProgram Focus
Elite level, high intensity training that offers players the opportunity to prepare themselves for upcoming prospect & training camps all while honing elite level skills.
Girls Only Competitive Camp
Designed to challenge female competitive players, in order to help them achieve their maximum potential for excellence on the ice. The camp focuses on advanced individual skills and game tactics during three hours of intense daily on-ice instruction.
IP Fundamental Skills
The IP Fundamental Skills program is dedicated to teaching the foundational skills needed by all hockey players, in a once-per-week format designed to supplement their minor hockey program as an IP or Junior Fundamentals player.
Next session begins: May 10 (Richcraft Sensplex) / May 9 (Bell Sensplex)
White Hot Hockey Elite Summer Training & Season Prep
Bell Sensplex: Aug 2 to 18, 2016
Sharpen the skills needed to impress coaches in tryouts and early-season games in the White Hot Hockey Elite Summer Training & Season Prep Program. Starting in early August, this twice-weekly program will help players develop a mid-season skill set and enter the year with the confidence needed to excel.
Take control of your edges in an on-ice only camp that breaks down the fundamental components of skating efficiency, power, balance, and agility, combined with advanced hockey-specific station work that will enhance the skills of any player.
Elite Player Camp (Bantam-Midget)
An advanced and rigorous program featuring high-tempo ice sessions packed with station work to hone skills through immediate error detection and correction, and flow drills to get players in mid-season shape. Designed to push elite-level players to their limits.
Develop the skills, tactics, and confidence needed to compete hard on every shift, in all areas of the ice. Includes instruction designed to help players understand their strengths & weaknesses, win battles, improve their body positioning, and increase their competitiveness.
IP Fundamentals Half-Day Camp
Dedicated to teaching the foundational skills needed by every hockey player. Our qualified instructors will correct and properly demonstrate each skill in a fun and comfortable learning environment, designed to hone the skills needed to enjoy hockey in the upcoming season.
Offensive Skills and Tactics Camp
Develop the skills & learn the tactics needed to be an offensive threat, with three hours of daily on-ice skill development. Includes work on 1-on-1s, 2-on-1s, and 3-on-2s, offensive zone positioning, puck movement, puck cycling, quick shots, one-timers, shooting to score and much more.
Defensive Skills and Tactics Camp
Develop into a dominant defender with three hours of daily on-ice skill development, in a camp that will hone the key skills and tactics needed to succeed at a competitive level in the upcoming season.
Shooting & Puck Control
Develop the ability to shoot with accuracy, quickness and power, the confidence to maintain and control the puck in every game situation, and the stick-handling techniques needed to take your game to the next level.
Next Session Begins: May 5th, 2016
Sparty Parent & Tot Learn 2 Skate
Is your child anxious to skate, but not quite ready to do it on their own?
The Sparty Parent & Tot program is perfect for you then! Sessions run for 12-weeks where you will join your child on the ice in skates to help our instructors introduce them to skating.
This unique program is offered at the Bell Sensplex and at the Richcraft Sensplex.
Team & Individual Development Sessions
Ottawa Senators® Hockey Programs now offers travelling individual & team practice sessions led by our team of advanced instructors. Our Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs instructors will work closely with teams and coaches to create plans for specialized skill development (performance & power skating, shooting, stick-handling and much more). Click for more information or inquire directly with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 CCHL U16 Prospects Camp
April 15-17, 2016
At the Richcraft Sensplex
Open to 2001 born players who play at the Major Bantam AA or AAA level this season.
2016 CCHL Main Junior Prospects Camp
April 22-24, 2016
At the Bell Sensplex
Open to Midget AA, AAA and Junior B & C players born between January 1, 1997 and December 31, 2000
Sold out in 2015
2016 CCHL Goalie Evaluation Camp
April 9 & 10, 2016
At the Cavanagh Sensplex
Open to Midget AAA, AA & B or Junior B & C players born between January 1, 1997 and December 31, 2000
This is a mandatory pre-selection camp for the 2016 CCHL Tier 1 Junior Prospects Camp.
Sold out in 2015!
Performance & Power Skating Camp
Designed to push participants to become more efficient and powerful skaters, in a full-day camp format that will challenge players of all abilities. Participants will work on work on mastering all four edges, as well as developing their balance, forward stride, backward stride, quick starts, agility and crossovers.