What is Learn to Play Hockey?
Learn to Play is an instructional level youth hockey program, designed to give kids ages 5-14 the necessary skills needed to eventually play in the Salt Lake County Youth Hockey League program. Participation in the Learn to Play program is generally required prior to entering the Salt Lake County Youth Hockey League program.
When is Learn to Play Hockey?
Each Salt Lake County ice facility runs its own Learn to Play program. The program schedule and pricing structure vary from one facility to the next. Please visit one of the ice center sites below, or contact their hockey program coordinator for more information:
Do I need to know how to ice skate to participate?
Basic ice skating skills are required for participation in this program. All beginning level skaters should attend at least one semester of the Learn to Skate program before signing up for Learn to Play Hockey.
What equipment is required for participation?
Basic hockey equipment is required for participation in the Learn to Play program. This includes hockey skates, helmet/mask, shin guards, elbow pads, hockey gloves, and a hockey stick. The skates and helmet are included in the program fee. The remaining equipment is available for purchase as a discounted package through each ice center's pro shop or at any local hockey shop.