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CHA Learn-to-Play Hockey Program

Attention: All skaters/players must be registered with USA Hockey, the cost is $56.50 per player ($10.50 of which is for Massachusetts Hockey affiliate fee) and this is non-refundable. Please click here to register with USA Hockey. USA Hockey registration is required for insurance purposes and is active for the entire 2020-2021 season. You only need to register once per season, even if you participate in multiple sessions of CHA instructional programs.

Registration: We are pleased to announce that registration for our Learn-to-Play Hockey Program is now available! Click here to register.

Ages for 2020 - 2021 Season: Birth dates of 2010 - 2014

*If your player falls out of the target age range, but you would like to register, please contact our Development Program Director (email address below).

Expected ScheduleSession 1 - September 26th - November 14th     
                 Session 2 - December 5th - January 23rd
                 Session 3 - January 30th  - March 17th

Ice Time (on average): Saturday mornings - 9:30am to 10:30am (half-sheet).

LocationChelmsford Forum (2 Brick Kiln Road, North Billerica, MA 01862)

Program Tuition: $125 (cost is per 8 week session)

Program DescriptionThe Learn-to-Play Hockey Program is our entry program into hockey. It is ideally suited for boys and girls ages 5 to 10 that have graduated from the Learn-to-Skate program, or have some skating experience and want to begin to learn to play hockey. The program focuses on the fundamental skating and stick-handling skills used in games in addition to improving each player’s balance, agility and control. Practices will include stations that teach a variety of skills including: stopping, turning and skating backwards, as well as, stick handling, passing and shooting. A fun and encouraging environment will be maintained with an emphasis on teaching through drills and small area games. Hockey jerseys will be provided for all players.

Required EquipmentHECC approved helmet with face mask, shoulder pads, elbow pads, hockey pants, knee pads, hockey skates, hockey gloves, and hockey stick.

*CHA has a limited amount of hockey equipment (helmets, pants, shin pads, elbow pads, and gloves) available to registered players. If you are interested in borrowing the equipment for the season, please contact our Development Program Director (email address below).

ContactBrad Marmo, Vice President & Development Program Director ~