Learn to Play Hockey
Fall Try Hockey: Wednesday October 9, 2013 6:30pm-8:30pm
Come out and join us for our biannual try hockey events. Where your child can enjoy the thrill of learning the game of ice hockey with our ACHA D1 and D2 Hockey Teams. It is completely free to try and equipment and skates are provided. If you enjoy your time we encourage you to sign up for our Learn to Play Hockey Sessions.
Learn to Play Hockey Fall Session Officially Begins: Monday October 14th 6:15pm-7:05pm, AND/OR Thursday October 17th 6:30pm-7:20pm.
Week of Thanksgiving (Nov.25-Nov.31) there will be NO LTPH and will resume December 2, 2013.
Last day of Learn to Play Hockey is either Monday, December 2nd or Thursday, December 5th.
Cost: $59 for one night a week or $118 for both nights.
Fall Jamboree: Each session we will hold two jamborees open for any LTPH student, Mite, or Mini Mite. We divide the ice into three sections and split the kids up according to their skating ability. Teams will scrimmage against each other, and kids will learn how to play on a team.
First Jamboree : Sunday, November 3, 2013 1pm-2pm.
Second Jamoboree: Sunday, November 17, 2013 1pm-2pm.
To teach the fundamentals of skating and hockey while creating an environment that cultivates fun and learning. During the instructional session time, students will be taught how to control their edges, skate forwards and backwards, pass and shoot a puck, and many more things. During the "game time", students will be able to use their newly acquired skills in a half-ice hockey game which will be monitored by coaches and staff!
Ohio University's Men's Hockey coach Dan Morris and Ohio University D-II Head Coach, Philip Oberlin will be teaching the "Learn To Play Hockey" program this year. Dan Morris has been coaching at OU since 2000. In that time, he has led the Bobcats to the 2004 ACHA National Championship and several regular season and tournament titles.
Philip played college ACHA Division I Hockey at Ohio University.
Bird Arena will be providing equipment to those participants who do not have their own. This equipment is to be returned to Bird Arena at the end of the session, unless the skater is already enrolled in the next session. Rental skates will also be provided at the start of each lesson time at no cost, courtesy of Bird Arena. Skates must be returned at the end of every day.