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Learn-to-Play Hockey Program

EYH Learn-to-Play Hockey Program Overview

Learn-to-Play Hockey Program

The EYH Learn-to-Play program is a non-competitive teaching program that follows the USA Hockey, American Development Model (ADM). All EYH Learn to Play (Beginner) ice times are held at the Everett Community Ice Rink. The EYH Learn-to-Play program is ongoing and schedules are available at the rink or on-line. Players can join the EYH Learn-to-Play program at any time during the season. All EYH Learn-to-Play participants must register with USA Hockey before starting. USA Hockey registration is free for players age 6 and younger. Once players successfully complete the required skills in the EYH Learn-to-Play program, they are able to join the EYH Recreational League, a competitive hockey program under the guidelines of USA Hockey.

HOCKEY 1 - LEARN TO PLAY

Ages:  4-9
Prerequisite:  N/A (new skaters welcome)
Series Length:  8 sessions - 1x per week
Cost: $200


**Summer sessions have different schedules - see registration**

The objectives of Hockey 1 are centered around the fundamentals of ice skating. It’s important for beginner players to become comfortable on the ice, learn the basic hockey stance, stride, knee bend, use of edges and how to hold a stick before moving onto Hockey 2.

HOCKEY 2 - LEARN TO PLAY

Ages:  5-9
Prerequisite:  Hockey 1 or basic skating ability
Series Length:  8 Weeks - 8 practice sessions & 2 Mini-Games
Cost: $250


**Summer sessions have different schedules - see registration**

Hockey 2 is for players who have basic skating skills and are ready for more hockey. Hockey 2 follows the American Development Model guidelines which promote high activity through fun, station based practices and games. The objectives for Hockey 2 still mainly focus on skating skills, but also introduce puck play and safe body contact between players.

LATE START TO HOCKEY

Ages:  10+
Prerequisite:  N/A (new skaters welcome)
Series Length:  8 Weeks - 8 practice sessions & 2 Mini-Games
Cost: $250


**Summer sessions have different schedules - see registration**

The objectives of Late Start To Hockey are centered around the fundamentals of ice skating. It’s important for beginner players at any age to become comfortable on the ice, learn the basic hockey stance, stride, knee bend, use of edges and how to hold a stick before moving onto recreational hockey. Our Late Start program will prepare new players ages 10 and older to have the skating and puck handling skills to matriculate to full ice team hockey the following year. 

If you have any questions regarding the Learn To Play program please contact our Hockey Director - Kristian Armstrong- director@everettyouthhockey.com

If you need to rent gear please reach out the Youth Hockey Partners of Everett at the following link. https://eyhbc.org/rental/gear/

Tim Freitag

EYH Director of Beginner Hockey