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.

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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: Bell Sensplex- January 8, 2020 / Richcraft Sensplex- January 14, 2020

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 13, 2020 /  Bell Sensplex- January 14, 2020

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. 

Click the ‘view program button’ to see our list of PEP programming running this Winter!

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.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex- January 9, 2020

GIRLS ONLY SHOOTING

Develop the skills needed to fill the net in our brand new Girls Only Shooting program designed exclusively for female players.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex- January 13, 2020

DOMINANT DEFENDER

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.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex- January 13, 2020

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 Jesse Hale, 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. 

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex- January 13, 2020

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- October 27, 2019

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 13, 2020 / Bell Sensplex- January 8, 2020

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 13, 2020 /  Bell Sensplex- January 14, 2020

GOALIE ACADEMY

The Goalie Academy is designed to improve each participant’s technique, mobility, and positioning through a combination of small group work and targeted one-on-one instruction with our best Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs goaltending instructors.

Next session begins: Bell Sensplex- January 8, 2020 / Richcraft Sensplex- January 14, 2020

SPECIALTY CLINICS

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.

OTTAWA SENATORS FIRST SHIFT

NEW this season, the Ottawa Senators First Shift program will provide participants all the same benefits as the previous Little Sens Learn To Play Program including 10 weeks of instruction, head to toe equipment and a visit from Senators alumni.

Ottawa Senators First Shift is open to boys and girls, between the ages of 4 and 10 years old*, who have never previously enrolled in minor hockey within Canada.

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. 

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: Richcraft Sensplex- March 23, 2020 / Bell Sensplex- March 24, 2020

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]

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