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.

The Intro 2 Hockey program is designed to teach fundamental hockey skills to your son or daughter, in order to ensure they are ready for their first year of hockey. Each player will receive instruction that will increase their confidence on the ice and familiarize them with all aspects of the game. Our lesson plans are designed to be FUN for all participants and feature great instructor-to-participant ratios in order to ensure proper support for all players!

We believe that perfection and excellence comes through repetition and as such all subsequent sessions while following the same basic program outline and structure will focus on, with new drills and other small variations, the same basic course outline.

Please note that students enrolled in the Intro 2 Hockey program are expected to meet minimum skill and ability requirements. Participants MUST be able to stand and propel themselves around the ice as well as be able to fall and get back up to a standing position without assistance.

KEY DETAILS

Ages:4+ (3 year olds are eligible, but subject to review of skating abilities)
Cost:$152 for the 4 week program or $380 for the 10 week program
Skill Requirements:Players must be able to stand up and move on their own.

PROGRAMS DATES & TIMES

Fall 2022

BELL Sensplex (4 sessions available!)

RICHCRAFT Sensplex (4 sessions available!)

 

Winter 2023

BELL Sensplex (4 sessions available!)

RICHCRAFT Sensplex (4 sessions available!)

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

INTRO 2 HOCKEY CURRICULUM

WeeksSkatingPuck Skills
1Hockey stance, balance, hand positioning & knee flexionStationary puck handling & control
2Edges (Inside, outside, gliding edges), skating technique & stoppingStationary shooting
3Backwards stride, turns, balance & stoppingStationary passing, puck control in a crowd
4Tight turns, balance & stoppingOpen ice puck handling & control
5Backwards stride, edges (Inside, outside, gliding edges), tight turnsPuck control with turns
6Edge control, backwards stride & stoppingCreativity & awareness with pucks
7Tight turns, backwards stride & stoppingCreativity & dekes
8Review of all skillsReview of all skills

EQUIPMENT

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.

INFORMATION

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

Refund Policy: Read our Refund & Cancellation Policy.

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