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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INTRODUCTORY PROGRAMS

SPARTY LEARN 2 SKATE

There is no better way for kids to have fun learning how to skate than with everybody’s favorite mascot: Sparty!

Next session: January 7 (BELL) / January 7 (RICHCRAFT)

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: January 24 (BELL) / January 16 (RICHCRAFT)

RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS

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: January 24 (BELL) / January 16 (RICHCRAFT)

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: January 24 (BELL) / January 16 (RICHCRAFT)

GIRLS SHOOTING AND SCORING

Addresses key areas involved in shooting that we believe will help our participants take their offensive game to the next level! Players will develop proper shooting fundamentals including proper hand placement, weight transfer and follow through. In addition to working on more specialized shots including backhands and quick release shooting.

Next session: January 26 (BELL)

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: January 25 (BELL) / January 17 (RICHCRAFT)

COMPLETE PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

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 stickhandling, puck control, shooting, and passing.

Next session: January 26 (BELL)

RECREATIONAL SPECIALTY CLINIC

Incorporating a variety of diverse clinics designed to address individual aspects within a player’s game. Our recreational specialty clinics cover everything from defensive minded strategy to exploring new ways for scoring around the net and much more! This program is restricted to players that are currently playing recreational hockey this season.

Next session: January 8, 2023 (BELL)

GOALIE ACADEMY powered by Goalie Performance Center

A low goalie to coach ratio to maximize training time and feedback. These smaller groups also allow us to create weekly development plans for each goalie’s specific needs. Development plans are based on Hockey Canada, Finland, and Sweden’s goalie development models with a special emphasis on mobility, balance, edge control, agility, tracking, active stick, active hands, and post play.

COMPETITIVE & ELITE PROGRAMS

SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS

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 Jake Bullen 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 to players playing competitive or House League A this season.

Next session: January 16 (BELL) / January 16 (RICHCRAFT)

SHOOTING MASTERS

All shooting, all the time! Join the Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs Team for a program designed specifically around improving your shot. This program is restricted to players playing competitive hockey this season.

Next session: January 16 (BELL)

DOMINANT DEFENDER

Develop into a dominant defender with this program designed specifically for defensemen!  This program is restricted to players playing competitive hockey this season.

Next session: January 16 (BELL)

COMPETITIVE SPECIALTY CLINICS

Incorporating a variety of diverse clinics designed to address individual aspects within a player’s game. Our competitive specialty clinics are tailored toward combining speed, hockey IQ, mobility, and offensive/defensive minded situations to fully enhance a players skill set! This program is restricted to players that are currently playing competitive hockey this season.

Next session begins: January 16 (BELL)

LITTLE SENS SELECTS

The ultimate advanced skill development stream featuring 12-weeks of development for competitive-minded advanced 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 born players. Click “View Program” to see the restrictions on this program. REGISTER BEFORE DECEMBER 5TH AND RECEIVE A CUSTOM JERSEY WITH YOUR CHILDS SURNAME AND PREFERRED NUMBER!

Next session begins: January 8th (BELL)

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. 

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]

Refund Policy: Read our Refund & Cancellation Policy.

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