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2019 Adult Learn to Play


Adult Learn to Play scrimmage


Winterland LTP and East Alton LTP play Friendship Game June 2018


Learn to Skate/Play Program

In 2019, Winterland will again organize their Adult Learn to Skate/Play and Extended Learn to Play programs.

But this year will we add a new twist to our basic Learn to Play programs for Beginners and Novice skaters.

Due to the popularity of the program Winterland will offer a 14 week program with our normal 9 week Learn to Skate/Play program but will add 4 scrimmage sessions and one Friendship Game to make it a 14 week extravaganza of hockey. 

Clinic days will be held on Saturdays at Webster Groves with the exception of Sunday, July 7th.  Scrimmage days being held on Monday nights at Brentwood.

And finishing up the program with a Friendship game in July at Webster Groves.

After being involved in Adult Learn to Play for several years now, our instructors have put together a program where we think it will give the participants a chance to learn new skills during our normal Learn to Play sessions, then give them a chance to apply what they have learn in a game situation but in a controlled atmosphere.  It is what we called a “controlled scrimmage”.

During the scrimmages, we will have two coaches on the ice to help instruct and answer questions for the participants while playing the game.  This gives us the chance to give instance feedback to players as they play.

Although they will get our normal Learn to Play program with instruction on Skating- both forward and backward, cross-overs, c-cuts, stick-handling and shooting, we feel the scrimmage opportunity also gives them a chance to just “play” hockey and learn from experience.

We are offing two Programs  - Session #1 and Session #2.  Interested skaters can register for either session or both if they would like to.

Registration is open for both programs.   We strongly suggest you register as soon as possible.

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Extended Learn to Play Program

The  "Extended Learn to Play" 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, Front of net presents, plus passing.  With a game on the last night.

The Extended Learn to Play program will be an 8 week session:

Session #1: July 8 to August 26th   Brentwood Ice Rink

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.

Cost:  includes Jersey, ice, Instructors and all fees

Learn to Skate/Play Session #1          $315       14 weeks

Learn to Skate/Play Session #2          $315       14 weeks

Extended Learn to Play Session         $259         8 weeks
(includes 8 classroom sessions/8 hours of ice)

Skaters can sign up for individual sessions only. Or sign up for both Learn to Skate/Play & Extended Learn to Play sessions.

Returning Winterland skaters that have a Winterland Jersey already will receive a $40 discount at check-out of registration.  The Discount Code will be sent to you via email or contact Kevin Whitworth at winterlandicehockey@charter.net


Equipment you will need to participate:

  • Helmet with a full face cage
  • Gloves
  • Shoulder pads
  • Elbow pads
  • Pants
  • Shin Guards
  • Socks
  • Skates
  • Stick

"Learn to Skate/Play"


Dates and Ice Time 
Webster Groves on Saturday
2:10pm

Brentwood on Monday
 7:30pm

 

Sat.  April 27   Clinic WG

Sat.  May 4       Clinic WG

Mon. May 6     Scrimmages BW

Sat.  May 11      Clinic WG

Sat.   May 18     Clinic WG

Mon. May 20    Scrimmages BW

Sat.   June 1       Clinic WG

Sat.   June 8        Clinic WG

Mon. June 10      Scrimmages BW

Sat.  June 22       Clinic WG

Mon. June 24     Scrimmages BW

Sat.  June 29       Clinic WG

Sun. July 7           Clinic WG

Friendship Game
Sunday,  July 7     Webster Groves Ice Rink at 5:45pm

Sunday,  July 14     Webster Groves Ice Rink at 2:15pm


Register for Learn to Skate/Play Programs


"Extended Learn to Play"

Extended Learn to Play schedule:

6:30p           Classroom session
7:00p           Get dressed
7:30-8:30p  On ice session

Dates of the 1st Session

Monday July 8,  2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 22, 2019

Monday, July 29, 2019

Monday, August 5, 2019

Monday, August 12, 2019

Monday, August 19, 2019

Monday, August 26, 2019


Register for the
Extended Learn to Play Programs