The finest spring hockey program in the Ottawa-Gatineau region with streams for elite (spring AAA) and recreational male and female players from Novice to Minor Bantam with professional coaches and a fully-integrated program featuring league play, tournament play, skill development, and off-ice training from the leaders in each domain.

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 announce the return of the Senators Spring Hockey Development Program featuring weekly skill development, team practices (spring AAA program only), free flowing league games, and the very best spring tournaments available in our region. 

The Senators Spring Hockey Development Program is the perfect answer to provide players with additional fun, skill development, and the push they need before they head into an off-season of other activities. With a focus on skill development, lead by our professional full-time coaches from the Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs, exciting non-traditional league games through the Ottawa Senators Spring Youth Leagues (4 on 4 or 3 on 3), and the best possible tournament experiences operated by our very own Sensplex Tournaments team and all without the added expense and commitment of travelling to out of town events.

Coaching staff will be led by professional full-time coaches and skill instructors, including Sens Hockey Programs Head of Hockey Development Jesse Hale, Head Hockey Instructor Hanna Turpeinen, Pad Leading Instructor Nicolas Samson, and Lead Goaltending Instructor Scott Greenham.


Already have your own team or wish to manage and recruit a group of talented and hard-working players on your own? Information is coming son on how to become apart of the of the Senators Spring AAA Hockey Development Team.

The Ottawa Senators Spring Hockey Development Program is open to all abilities, however only competitive players capable of playing at a Spring AAA level will participate in the competitive stream.

Full details on the 2020 Senators Spring Hockey Development Program coming soon!

SSHD AAA Program Teams Featuring Professional Paid Non-Parent Head Coaches:

  • Novice (2011 & 2012)
  • Minor Atom (2010)
  • Major Atom (2009)
  • Minor Peewee (2008)
  • Major Peewee (2007)
  • Minor Bantam (2006)

*Major Peewee (2007) & Minor Bantam (2006) teams will feature body-checking instruction and will be competing in body-checking tournaments.

Additional Coach-Formed Teams – SSHD AAA:

SSHD AAA Jerseys

All teams will wear the Red (away) and White (home), other than the our Novice Black team who will wear Black as their away uniform.


  • Ages 7-8 Novice – born 2011-2012
  • Ages 9-10 Atom – born 2009-2010
  • Ages 11-12 Peewee – born 2007-2008
  • Ages 13-14 Bantam – born 2005-2006


All of our hockey programs require full equipment to be provided by the parent/guardian. No child shall participate without: Hockey skates, CSA-approved helmet (with cage), neck guard, shoulder pads, elbow pads, hockey pants, jock or jill, shin pads, hockey gloves and a hockey stick. Mouth guards are optional.


Please call 613 599 0222, or email [email protected]. E-mails with scheduling and general information go out one week prior to the start date.

Refund Policy:Read our Refund & Cancellation Policy.

Registration Link: Coming Soon!