Learn To Play Hockey

Learn To Play Hockey is a recreational introductory program that teaches and hones basic core hockey skills. This class is geared towards skaters who want to try hockey or are thinking of joining house league.

The class is open to skaters ages 5 – 8 years old with previous skating experience.  Skaters must be able to glide forwards on their own and have started their edge work in previous lessons.

This program is not for beginner skaters.  This program is for skaters who have not had any previous learn to play or organized hockey experience, as it is a basic introduction to hockey only.  Skaters must have had previous skating experience prior to registering in our Learn to Play program.

Skaters who have not had previous skating experience should register for one of our funSKATE or funSKATE*PLUS Programs.  Skating is the hardest skill to master and one of the most important skills in today’s hockey.

Skaters who have had any previous hockey experience should register for one of our Power classes to focus on developing strong technical skating skills.  Skating is the hardest skill to master and one of the most important skills in today’s hockey.

Learn to Play Hockey has a small student-to-coach ratio, with hands-on coaching, skill correction, and precise repetition. Using our results-proven “slow and perfect” approach, the Learn to Play Hockey program introduces skaters to our technical skating and works on the foundational skills of hockey including shooting, passing, stick handling, skating with the puck for half the class and includes game like play for half the class.

Full hockey equipment (including stick and neck guard) are required for this class.

*Our classes are a full ice hour (60 minutes minus a mandatory ice resurfacing).

QUICK FACTS

Class type: Beginner introductory program to basic hockey skills
Who it’s for: Skaters who have had previous skating lessons, with no previous hockey experience and just want to try hockey.
Ages: 5 – 8 year olds
Ability level: Must have had previous skating lessons – able to glide forwards and have started edge work
Features:  • Technical stick skills • Hands-on instruction • Hands-on skill correction • Deliberate slow and perfect first • Game like play time

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Once a session has started, all programs are prorated on the registration form for the remaining number of weeks

For skaters 5 – 8 years of age (this program is NOT for beginner skaters)

SPRING 2020 Learn To Play

Day Time Dates No Class Arena Number of Classes Cost Register
Sat 9:00am - 10:00am May 2 - June 20 16-May Tom Graham Arena 7 $266 + HST ON-HOLD
Sun 1:45pm - 2:45pm Apr 19 - June 21 17-May NCI Vaughan IcePlex 9 $342 + HST ON-HOLD
Tue 5:45pm - 6:45pm May 5 - June 23 Scotiabank Pond 8 $304 + HST ON-HOLD
Wed 5:30pm - 6:30pm May 6 - June 24 NCI Vaughan IcePlex 8 $304 + HST ON-HOLD

On mobile, click the + (plus) symbol to see location and pricing

Once a session has started, all programs are prorated on the registration form for the remaining number of weeks

For skaters 5 – 8 years of age (this program is NOT for beginner skaters)

SUMMER 2020 LEARN TO PLAY

Day Time Dates No Class Arena Number of Classes Cost Register
Tue 5:45pm - 6:45pm July 7 - August 11 Scotiabank Pond 6 $228 + HST ON-HOLD
Wed 5:30pm - 6:30pm July 8 - August 12 NCI Vaughan IcePlex 6 $228 + HST ON-HOLD

On mobile, click the + (plus) symbol to see location and pricing

Once a session has started, all programs are prorated on the registration form for the remaining number of weeks

For skaters 5 – 8 years of age (this program is NOT for beginner skaters)

COMING NOVEMBER 2019

Prices listed on this page are for the full session.  Once a session has started, all programs are prorated on the registration form for the remaining number of weeks.

On mobile, click the + (plus) symbol to see location and pricing

 

For skaters 5 – 8 years of age (this program is not for beginner skaters)

WINTER 2020 LEARN TO PLAY

Day Time Dates No Class Arena Number of Classes Cost Register
SUN 10:00am - 11:00am Jan. 12 - Mar. 22 Feb. 16 Centennial Scarborough 10 $380 + HST SOLD OUT
SUN 1:45pm - 2:45pm Jan. 12 - Mar. 22 Feb. 16 NCI Vaughan IcePlex 10 $380 + HST SOLD OUT
MON 5:45pm - 6:45pm Jan. 13 - Mar. 23 Feb. 17 Scotiabank Pond 10 $380 + HST SOLD OUT
FRI 6:15pm - 7:15pm Jan. 17 - Mar. 27 Feb. 14 NCI Vaughan IcePlex 10 $380 + HST SOLD OUT
SAT 12:00pm - 1:00pm Jan. 25 - Mar. 28 Feb. 15 Scotiabank Pond 9 $342 + HST SOLD OUT

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of hockey equipment, hockey skates or figure skates should I buy and where?
Skates are the most important piece of equipment in hockey and for your lessons. The quality and proper fit directly affect your progress. Skates make a difference! We highly recommend going to a sport specific store that spends time fitting you and/or your child properly.

If I miss a class does PowerSkating Academy offer make-up lessons?
We do not offer make-up lessons. We focus on the quality of our school and doing what we say. Make-ups lessons are disruptive to the class.

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Questions? Get in touch with us at (416) 406-0550

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