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.
Refund Policy: Read our Refund & Cancellation Policy.
Enhance your decision making ability under pressure with the NEW Ultra Speed Program!
This program builds upon the wildly successful and sold out Ultra Speed summer hockey camp which ran for the first time ever in 2018. It will challenge players to perform skills and make decisions at ultra-high speeds to help them react to ever-changing game conditions each and every shift this season. This program is available exclusively at the Bell Sensplex.
Edgeworks Morning Sessions
Take control of your edges during this 8-week morning program that breaks down the fundamental components of skating efficiency, power, balance, and agility, combined with advanced hockey-specific station work which will enhance the skills of any player! All session led by our Head of Hockey Development or Lead Hockey Instructor, and one of our lead figure skating instructors.
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).
Adult Evening Modified Goaltending Academy
One-on-one goaltending instruction designed to improve positioning, mobility, and technique, followed by incorporation into drills.
Next session begins: Bell Sensplex - September 12 / Richcraft Sensplex - October 23
Morning Adult Skill Development
Start off your mornings with a combination of our popular Performance & Power Skating and Complete Player Development programs! In this 12-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:Bell Sensplex - October 2 / Richcraft Sensplex - October 3
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 sessions- March 2019
Holiday Hockey Camps
Make this holiday season truly memorable with an Ottawa Senators Holiday Hockey Camp! Our hockey camps provide world-class instruction both on and off the ice, in a fun and supportive atmosphere designed to develop game-changing skills and improve each player's enjoyment of the game. Available at the Bell Sensplex and the Richcraft Sensplex from January 2 to 4. Registration coming soon!
PD Day Hockey Camps
Breakaway from boredom and develop game-changing skills with a PD Day Hockey Camp!
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: Richcraft Sensplex - January 14 / Bell Sensplex -January 9
Performance & Power Skating
The Performance & Power Skating program is designed to push participants to become more efficient and powerful skaters. It will include lessons on forward and backwards stride, starts & stops, crossovers, tight turns and overall lateral mobility.
Next session begins: Richcraft Sensplex - January 15 / Bell Sensplex -January 14
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: Richcraft Sensplex - January 14 / Bell Sensplex -January 15
The Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs Specialty Clinics offer players the opportunity to hone one fundamental skill in a 60 to 90-minute (as indicated below) session with our best instructors. Each clinic has a narrow focus that emphasizes an essential skill through small group work in stations and consistent error detection and correction.
Upcoming clinic: Richcraft Sensplex: December 18, 2018-OSHP FUNday / Bell Sensplex: December 17, 2018- OSHP FUNday
Sparty Learn 2 Skate
There is no better way for kids to have fun learning how to skate than with everybody's favourite mascot: Sparty! Sessions available at Bell Sensplex and Richcraft Sensplex.
Pre-Novice Practice & Play
Introduce your son or daughter to the game action they have been craving while also significantly improving their skills with the Pre-Novice Practice & Play program.
Next session begins: Bell Sensplex - January 13, 2019
Develop into a dominant defender with this BRAND NEW program designed specifically for defensemen!
On-ice sessions will focus on the key skills of backwards skating (quick starts, crossunders and speed control), pivots, transitions, lateral mobility, evasive maneuvers, keep-ins, quick-release shooting, first-passes, decision-making, shooting and passing in-motion, and making plays under pressure.
Senators Spring Hockey Development
Looking for a spring hockey team for your son or daughter? We've got one for you! The Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs are proud to offer a NEW spring hockey program like no other which combine weekly skill development, team practices (spring AAA program only), free flowing league games, and the very best spring tournaments available in our region.
Click here to read the media release.
Girls Only Scoring Clinics
Develop the skills needed to fill the back of the net, in a program designed specifically for female hockey players.This eight-week program will feature stations designed to improve shooting accuracy & power, enhance puck control abilities, and teach girls to capitalize on net-front opportunities (particularly compete levels and scoring on rebounds).
Next session begins: Bell Sensplex - January 14
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: Richcraft Sensplex - January 14 / Bell Sensplex - January 15
Little Sens Learn to Play
For the 2018-2019 season, the Ottawa Senators, the National Hockey League and the NHL Players Association are pleased to continue the Little Sens – Learn to Play Program, an introductory program for children born from 2010-2014.
Locally, in partnership with HEO, Hockey Outaouais, and the Ottawa Senators Foundation, this initiative helps introduce children from across Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec to the sport of hockey in a fun and positive setting with minimal time and financial commitments.
Our Semi-Private Lessons are designed to give players the one-on-one instruction that they need to thrive in all game situations.
Next session begins: Richcraft Sensplex - January 15 / Bell Sensplex - January 14
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 & Association Skill Development Sessions
Ottawa Senators® Hockey Programs offers association and team skill development sessions led by our team of advanced instructors. We work closely with association executives and coaches to create plans for specialized skill development. Click for more information or inquire directly with us at [email protected]
March Break Camp
Make a week off school truly memorable with an Ottawa Senators March Break Camp! Camps are available at the Bell Sensplex and Richcraft Sensplex.
2018 CCHL U16 Prospects Camp
April 6-8, 2018
At the Richcraft Sensplex
Open to 2003 born players who play at the Major Bantam AAA or AA level this season.
2018 CCHL Main Junior Prospects Camp
April 13-15, 2018
At the Bell Sensplex
Open to Midget B, AA, AAA and Junior B & C players born between January 1, 1999 and December 31, 2002