Skate City Learn-to-Play Hockey Program
This program introduces players and families to inline hockey within a fun and supportive learning environment.
Players will learn about equipment and develop fundamental skills with the main emphasis on learning how to skate.
We offer the Learn-to-Play Hockey Program at all 6 of our Skate City Locations in Colorado.
- Skate City Austin Bluffs (Colorado Springs)
- Skate City Academy (Colorado Springs)
- Skate City Aurora
- Skate City Littleton
- Skate City Arvada
- Skate City Westminster
Once completed, players should have enough knowledge/skill to participate in a youth rec league.
If players are already experienced skaters, we recommend they go directly into a youth rec league.
Learn-to-Play Hockey Program Includes:
FREE pair of skates for first time sign ups
Eight 45 minute practices on Monday evenings
Instruction provided by team of in-house professional coaches
Skate City supplies gloves, shin guards, and helmets for any players that need them - all players should have their own stick and elbow pads (recommended)
- Program Fee: $90
What We Teach:
- Week 1 - Skating Techniques, proper way to hold the stick
- Week 2 - Puck Handling, skating with the puck
- Week 3 - Passing & Catching the Puck
- Week 4 - Shooting the Puck, wrist shot and slap shot
- Week 5 - Backwards Skating & Defensive Techniques
- Week 6 - Review of all skills plus Inline Hockey positions
- Week 7 - Scrimmage Games
Please arrive 20-30 minutes early to get equipment on.