If your child has never played hockey before and wants to learn, these sessions are for you. Full gear is required for all players.
These sessions will be ran at the same time as the Learn to Skate sessions on a separate portion of the ice.
*Skates are available to rent, and we have a limited amount of hockey equipment available.*
Full hockey gear is recommended, but the player shall have the following at minimum: Helmet, gloves, shin/knee pads, elbow pads, and a stick.
How do you know if your child is ready for Learn to Play Hockey?
Generally kids who are 4 or older, can skate forwards and get themselves back up if they fall down. Players should be able to listen to the coaches and follow instructions, and most importantly want to learn hockey and have fun.
All classes are 30 minutes long, with a 30 minute practice time on a public session either before or after class depending on the class the skater is enrolled in. This is for Learn to Skate participants only, Parents and/or siblings may pay a fee to skate with the participant during this practice time.
It is not unusual for skaters to repeat a class two or more times. Skaters are allowed to develop at their own pace. Skills taught build upon each other, and to move a skater up before they master a skill only makes skating more difficult. Skaters will be evaluated each session (First day and Last day) to determine progress.
Class Fee $70.00 (Learn to Skate) $90.00 (Learn to Play Hockey)
Price includes a half hour lesson, half hour practice on a public session and skate rental fee.
There is an additional $12.00 annual fee (charged annually) which provides registration with United States Figure Skating and a supplemental insurance policy. Also, includes a Basic Skills Program Record Book and bi-monthly subscription to Ice Skating Magazine. For more information visit www.usfsa.org.
Learn to Play Hockey Requirements:
Learn to Play Hockey classes run simultaneous to our Learn to Skate classes. Skaters must have passed wither Basic 1 & 2 or Snowplow 1 & 2 to be eligible to join Learn to Play. Full gear is not required, but knee and elbow pads are HIGHLY recommended! Helmets of any type (bike, hockey, ski, etc…) are required. Also, we will provide the skater with a BHC jersey.
Due to the size of the program, we are unable to guarantee make-up classes. There may be an opportunity to schedule a make-up class on another day that there are lessons. This will need to be handled on an individual basis. Only one make-up class per session with be allowed and has to be made-up in the same session, not in a future session.
Saturdays - September 26 - November 7, 2015 @ 12:00-12:50pm
NO CLASS OCTOBER 17, 2015
Fridays - September 18 -October 30, 2015 @ 3:00-3:50pm
NO CLASS OCTOBER 16, 2015
Tuesdays - October 6 - November 10, 2015 @ 10:00-10:30am
Includes skate rental, 50 minute lesson and 30 minute practice time on a rec skate throughout the week (not guaranteed to have a rec skate on the day of classes).
Saturdays - November 14 - January 2, 2016 @ 12:00-12:50pm
NO CLASS NOVEMBER 28 OR DECEMBER 26, 2015
Fridays - November 6 - December 18, 2015 @ 3:00-3:50pm
NO CLASS NOVEMBER 27, 2015
Tuesdays - November 24 - December 29, 2015 @ 10:00-10:30am
BHC Mite Division Coordinator