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2017 Adult Learn to Play

Starts May 1, 2017
Registration is Open


Adult Learn to Play scrimmage

In 2017, Winterland will organize a 2 part program for their Adult Learn to Play participants.  Each is an 8 week session. The first part we call our "Learn to Skate/Play" session which will cover all the fundamentals of playing.   For example, Skating both forward and backward, cross-overs, c-cuts, stick-handling and shooting.   With a game on the last night.

The 2nd part will be called our "Extended Learn to Play" that will be more of an educational program for learning the many facets of the Game.  For example, Fore-checking, Back-checking, Power Play, Penalty Kill, Stick-check, Poke-check, Gap control, Breakouts, changing on the fly, plus passing.  With a game on the last night.

It is our intent to give our participants a wide spectrum of hockey exposure.  We know that in an 8 week session we cannot teach everything there is to know about the Game but what we can do is plant a whole lot of seeds and give the participants a wide variety of things to think about.

But most important is that the participants have fun.  There is no doubt that the better you get the more fun you have playing but you have to start somewhere and we think our Winterland Adult Learn to Play programs are the best place to start.

In order to participate in this program, each player must wear full equipment during each of the sessions.  This equipment includes:

  • Helmet
  • Gloves
  • Shoulder pads
  • Elbow pads
  • Pants
  • Shin Guards
  • Socks
  • Skates
  • Stick

If you do not have all of this equipment, it will need to be purchased before the first session.  Our equipment partner, Total Hockey, is a great place to start.   Play it Again Sports is also a place to start for new skaters to the game. 


1st Session

"Learn to Skate/Play"


Dates and Ice Time of the 1st session

Monday, May 1, 2017                   7:30p

Monday, May 8, 2017                   7:30p

Monday, May 15, 2017                 7:30p

Monday, May 22, 2017                 7:30p

Monday, June 5, 2017                   7:30p

Monday, June 12, 2017                7:30p

Monday, June 19, 2017                7:30p

Monday, June 26, 2017                7:30p

2nd Session

"Extended Learn to Play"


Dates and Ice Times of the 2nd Session

Monday, July 10, 2017                  7:30p

Monday, July 17, 2017                  7:30p

Monday, July 24, 2017                  7:30p

Monday, July 31, 2017                  7:30p

Monday, August 7, 2017              7:30p

Monday, August 14, 2017            7:30p

Monday, August, 21, 2017           7:30p

Monday, August 28, 2017            7:30p



Cost:  includes jersey, ice, and all fees

1st Session - Learn to Skate/Play Session          $226      8 weeks

2nd Session - Extended Learn to Play Session  $226      8 weeks

Both Sessions                                                             $409     16 weeks
(must sign up for both at once)

Skaters can sign up for individual sessions only. Or sign up for both sessions at once and save $47.