Youth Hockey Programs

The Ottawa Senators® Hockey Programs youth skill development programs focus on individual skill development that will compliment each player’s team game. Our instructors use a progressive teaching methodology covering skating, stick-handling, shooting, puck protection, and many other dynamic hockey skills. Players will benefit immensely from our drills which they will find challenging and which will help push them to the next level.

Pro-rated sessions and a limited number of drop- in arrangements are available. Please email us at [email protected] for details and options.

PROGRAMS WAIVER 

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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: Bell Sensplex – Oct 12 / Richcraft Sensplex – Oct 4

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: Bell Sensplex – Oct 12 / Richcraft Sensplex – Oct 4

SMALL AREA GAMES

A program focused on developing skating, puck control and puck protection in small areas of the ice through individualized skill development and small area games. This program features 10-15 minutes of skill development followed by jumping into different times of small area games each week.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex – Oct 4

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. This program is open to players of all abilities.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex – Oct 12 / Richcraft Sensplex – Oct 4

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. This program is open to players of all abilities.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex – Oct 13 / Richcraft Sensplex – Oct 4

LITTLE SENS SELECTS

The ultimate advanced skill development stream for competitive-minded advanced 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 born players.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex – Oct 17

SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS

Semi-Private Lessons are designed to give players the one-on-one instruction that they need to thrive in all game situations. Each session is designed by Head of Hockey Development Hanna Turpeinen, and led by our best senior Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs instructors, with a ratio of one instructor to a maximum of four players in order to allow for instant error detection and correction.  This program is restricted players that played competitive or house league a last season.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex – Oct 14

OSHP EDGE CONTROL

Develop the skills needed to master all four edges with lessons focusing on stride extension/recovery, pivots and more!

Next session begins: Richcraft Sensplex – Oct 4

OSHP ADVANCED SKILLS SESSIONS

The Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs (OSHP) Advanced Skills sessions will feature top instructors delivering group instruction and pushing competitive-calibre players through advanced skill development drills. This program is restricted to competitive players only.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex – Oct 14

DOMINANT DEFENDER

Develop into a dominant defender with this program designed specifically for defensemen! This program is restricted to competitive only.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex – Oct 4

COMPETITIVE SMALL AREA GAMES & SMALL AREA SKILLS

This program is intended to develop players creativity, decision-making and Hockey IQ through the use of individualized skill development and a variety of small area games each session.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex – Oct 4 / Richcraft Sensplex – Oct 12

CREATING SPACE & SMALL AREA GAMES

The program will focus on skills and tactics, that will create you more time in the defensive zone and neutral zone and make you a bigger threat on the offensive zone with specific focus on puck retrievals and deception, zone entries, separation from the wall, creating space and buying space, puck protection, net presence and passing skills and techniques.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex – Oct 4

POWER EDGE PRO (PEP)

Power Edge Pro is an on-ice player development system utilizing propriety equipment and training patterns. The system focuses on Reactive Countering Training; engaging multiple motor skills simultaneously to develop a player’s performance. 

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex – Oct 4 / Richcraft Sensplex – Oct 12

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]

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 present a spring hockey program like no other which combine weekly skill development, team practices, free flowing league games, and the very best spring tournaments or AAA leagues available in our region. 

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