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Learn To Play Hockey is designed to teach basic skills to skaters who want to learn how to play hockey. The focus and goal of the Hockey Learn to Play curriculum is to teach beginner hockey players the fundamentals of skating. It is important for these developing players to become comfortable on the ice, learn the basic hockey stance, stride, knee bend, use of edges, and how to hold a stick before moving into league play. Full equipment is required.  Idaho IceWorld will provide rental equipment at no additional charge, while supplies last.  Prerequisite to youth hockey leagues.

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Youth Ages 4-8

Youth Ages 9-17

Adults

Children learning hockey from coach


Youth Ages 4-8

Hockey Learn to Play 1 for ages 4-8

This session is a prerequisite to youth hockey. Players need to be able to participate in class independently from parent.  In this session, players will learn how to sit on ice and stand up, proper stance, march forward, forward two-foot glide, dip or squat, scooter pushes or T-push, forward swizzles, snowplow stop and backwards skating.

Sunday, May 7th - Sunday, June 25th, 2017 (7 classes) 10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (No class May 28) - Activity #460000-01 - Cost $78
Tuesday, May 9th - Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 (7 classes) 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (No class May 30) - Activity #460000-02 - Cost $78

Tuesday, July 11th - Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 (8 classes) 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Activity #460000-03 - Cost $89

Full gear is required. Idaho IceWorld will provide rental equipment at no additional charge, while supplies last. Hockey helmet must be provided by skater. Sticks are not used at this level. Sessions may be combined dependent on registration numbers.

Hockey Learn to Play 2 for ages 4-8

This session is a prerequisite to youth hockey. Players need to be able to participate in class independently from parent. In this session, players will learn the backward stance, skating forward using full strides, forward one-foot glides, backward hustle, backward swizzles, glide turns and moving snowplow stops. Players will also now have a stick.

Sunday, May 7th - Sunday, June 25th, 2017 (7 classes) 11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (No class May 28) - Activity #460001-01 - Cost $78
Tuesday, May 9th - Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 (7 classes) 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (No class May 30) - Activity #460001-02 - Cost $78

Tuesday, July 11th - August 29th, 2017 (8 classes) 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Activity #460001-03

Full gear is required. Idaho IceWorld will provide rental equipment at no additional charge, while supplies last. Hockey helmet must be provided by skater. Sessions may be combined dependent on registration numbers.

Hockey Learn to Play 3 for ages 4-8

This session is a prerequisite to youth hockey. Players need to be able to participate in class independently from parent. In this session, players will learn the one foot snow plow stop, introduce hips with 1/4 turn twist to hockey stop, full strides using 45 degree V-Push, shuffle stride, backwards hustle, backward C-Cuts or power pushes, backward outside edge glide, forward C-Cuts, C-push glide, forward outside & inside edges, gliding 2 foot turn, lateral Crossover March, stick handling, passing, and shooting.  Classes will be structured following USA Hockey American Development (ADM) Program.

Sunday, May 7th - Sunday, June 25th, 2017 (7 classes) 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (No class May 28) - Activity #460002-01 - Cost $113
Tuesday, May 9th - Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 (7 classes) 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (No class May 30) - Activity #460002-02 - Cost $113
Tuesday, July 11th - Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 (8 classes) 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Activity #460002-03 - Cost $129

Full gear is required. Idaho IceWorld will provide rental equipment at no additional charge, while supplies last. Hockey helmet and stick must be provided by skater. Sticks are used at this level. Sessions may be combined dependent on registration numbers.

Hockey Learn to Play 4 for ages 4-8

This session is a prerequisite to youth hockey. Players need to be able to participate in class independently from parent. This is the last step prior to entering league play. Players will be introduced to structured practice (American Development Model) and scrimmages.

Sunday, May 7th - Sunday, June 25th, 2017 (7 classes) 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (No class May 28) - Activity #460003-01 - Cost $113
Tuesday, May 9th - Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 (7 classes) 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (No class May 30) - Activity #460003-02 - Cost $113
Tuesday, July 11th - Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 (8 classes) 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Activity #460003-03 - Cost $129

Full gear is required. Idaho IceWorld will provide rental equipment at no additional charge, while supplies last. Hockey helmet and stick must be provided by skater. Sticks are used at this level. Sessions may be combined dependent on registration numbers.

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Youth Ages 9-17

Hockey Learn to Play 1 for ages 9-17

This session is a prerequisite to youth hockey. Players need to be able to participate in class independently from parent.  In this session, players will learn how to sit on ice and stand up, proper stance, march forward, forward two-foot glide, dip or squat, scooter pushes or T-push, forward swizzles, snowplow stop and backwards skating.

Sunday, May 7th - Sunday, June 25th, 2017 (7 classes) 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (No class May 28) - Activity #460004-01 - Cost $78
Tuesday, May 9th - Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 (7 classes) 6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. (No class May 30) - Activity #460004-02 - Cost $78
Tuesday, July 11th - Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 (8 classes) 6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. - Activity #460004-03 - Cost $89

Full gear is required. Idaho IceWorld will provide loaner equipment at no additional charge, while supplies last. Helmet and stick must be provided by skater. Sessions may be combined dependent on registration numbers.

Hockey Learn to Play 2 for ages 9-17

This session is a prerequisite to youth hockey. Players need to be able to participate in class independently from parent. In this session, players will learn the backward stance, skating forward using full strides, forward one-foot glides, backward hustle, backward swizzles, glide turns and moving snowplow stops. Players will also now have a stick.

Sunday, May 7th - Sunday, June 25th, 2017 (7 classes) 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (No class May 28) - Activity #460005-01 - Cost $78
Tuesday, May 9th - Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 (7 classes) 7:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. (No class May 30) - Activity #460005-02 - Cost $78
Tuesday, July 11th - Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 (8 classes) 7:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Activity #460005-03 - Cost $89

Full gear is required. Idaho IceWorld will provide loaner equipment at no additional charge, while supplies last. Helmet and stick must be provided by skater. Sessions may be combined dependent on registration numbers.

Hockey Learn to Play 3 for ages 9-17

This session is a prerequisite to youth hockey. Players need to be able to participate in class independently from parent. In this session, players will learn the one foot snow plow stop, introduce hips with 1/4 turn twist to hockey stop, full strides using 45 degree V-Push, shuffle stride, backwards hustle, backward C-Cuts or power pushes, backward outside edge glide, forward C-Cuts, C-push glide, forward outside & inside edges, gliding 2 foot turn, lateral Crossover March, stick handling, passing, and shooting. Classes will be structured following USA Hockey American Development (ADM) Program.

Sunday, May 7th - Sunday, June 25th, 2017 (7 classes) 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (No class May 28) - Activity #460006-01 - Cost $113
Tuesday, May 9th - Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 (7 classes) 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. (No class May 30) - Activity #460006-02 - Cost $113
Tuesday, July 11th - Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 (8 classes) 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Activity #460006-03 - Cost $129

Full gear is required. Idaho IceWorld will provide loaner equipment at no additional charge, while supplies last. Helmet and stick must be provided by skater. Sticks are used at this level. Sessions may be combined dependent on registration numbers.

Hockey Learn to Play 4 for ages 9-17

This session is a prerequisite to youth hockey. Players need to be able to participate in class independently from parent. This is the last step prior to entering league play. Players will be introduced to structured practice (American Development Model) and scrimmages.

Sunday, May 7th - Sunday, June 25th, 2017 (7 classes) 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (No class May 28) - Activity #460007-01 - Cost $113
Tuesday, May 9th - Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 (7 classes) 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. (No class May 30) - Activity #460007-02 - Cost $113
Tuesday, July 11th - Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 (8 classes) 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Activity #460007-03 - Cost $129

Full gear is required. Idaho IceWorld will provide loaner equipment at no additional charge, while supplies last. Helmet and stick must be provided by skater. Sticks are used at this level. Sessions may be combined dependent on registration numbers.

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Adult

Adult Learn to Play - Beginner Adult Development (Cost $113)

In the Beginner Adult Development Clinic (B.A.D.) 6 week class, adults ages 18 and up will get:

  • Coed
  • 6-1 hour ice times
  • Skill instruction on skating, stick handling, passing and shooting
  • Offensive and defensive concepts and positional play

Adult Learn to Play - B.A.D. Scrimmage League (Cost $222)

The B.A.D. Scrimmage League is for beginner and C level players with little or no league experience.  Full hockey equipment is required. This league features:

  • Coed
  • 12-1 hour ice times
  • Games officiated by Idaho IceWorld coaching staff
  • Players and teams will be coached during the game to facilitate the learning of hockey concepts, situational play and positioning

Women's Hockey

Women interested in learning how to play hockey can do so through the Adult Learn to Play or through the Boise Women's Hockey Association. To learn more, visit boisewomenshockey.org/

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