Learn To Play

2024-2025 LEARN TO PLAY


GHPYH Learn to Play Program for boys and girls looking to learn the game of hockey and develop their hockey skills, and introduce them to the great game of hockey. This is an in-house hockey program for kids ages 4-10. This program is for kids who have already started skating and looking to start learning the game of hockey in a cross ice game environment. Participants in Learn to Play Hockey must already know how to skate. You’ll be taught by our USA Hockey certified GHPYH coaching staff

Ages

What aged players are appropriate for this program?

Appropriate players ages 4-10 years old who should have completed at least one session of Learn-to-Skate.

When

What time of the year does this program run?

Learn to Play hockey program typically starts in December through February, on Saturday mornings for ten weeks at 11am. Exact Dates TBA

Where

Where do these sessions take place?

Veteran's Memorial skating rink in Haverhill (behind the Haverhill High School). 137 Monument St, Haverhill, MA 

Costs\Equipment

GHPYH costs for the Learn To Play Sessions:

We provide two types of registration:

$200 if you do not need equipment.

$350 if you need equipment.

Please chose the appropriate registration on this page.

If you need equipment - TSR Hockey will be providing full equipment to all participants. This is included in the $350 tuition. A fitting date/time will be sent out after successful payment. You will go to TSR Hockey at 5 Kelly Rd. Salem, NH to pick up your equipment before the first session.

(The price is the same if you don't need some/all of the equipment from TSR).

Equipment included:

  • HECC Hockey Helmet
  • Jersey
  • Skates
  • Shin Guards
  • Hockey Pants
  • Shoulder Pads
  • Elbow Pads
  • Gloves
  • Stick


If you don't need equipment- Your child should be wearing a hockey helmet, gloves, skates, elbow pads, and bring a hockey stick. Shin guards and shoulder pads are also recommended.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if my child is ready for LTP Program?

This program is for kids who have already started skating, and have had at least one session of Learn to Skate, or a comparable beginner ice skating program. Participants in Learn to Play Hockey must already know how to skate.


What are my next options after completing Learn to Play Program?

There are two options for those moving on from Learn to Play. 


      Mite Instructional is a 3 on 3 cross-ice format that plays games once a week on Saturdays (in Newburyport, MA). You will also have a skill practice every Tuesday and team practice every Sunday AM.  This is a great option to gauge your young players interests in the game.  The cost for the 2024-25 season is $900.   

      If you are interested in playing in a more advanced level, at the age 8 and under, you can sign up for the 8U Travel team. There is greater commitment required in this program. You will have an additional practice hour each week and play in a 4 of 4 half ice format typically played in Methuen. The cost for the 2024-2025 program is $1,600. 

Who do I contact for more information on this program?

Please email ghpyhtreasurer@gmail.com or robertjcaron@hotmail.com

2024-2025 LEARN TO PLAY HOCKEY

This 10 Week Learn to play hockey program, is an in-house program for kids ages 4-10, that typically starts first week in December and occurs every Saturday morning at Veteran's Memorial skating rink in Haverhill (behind the Haverhill High School). 

This program is for kids who have already started skating and looking to start learning the game of hockey in a cross ice game environment. Kids must not be currently playing in an organized hockey program.

This program is also a bridge program for kids who are thinking of playing travel hockey the following year. You will be coached by our USA Hockey certified coaching staff.

We offer two types of LTP registration.

$200 if you do not need equipment.

$350 if you need equipment.

Please chose the appropriate registration on this page.

If you need equipment - TSR Hockey will be providing full equipment to all participants. This is included in the $350 tuition. A fitting date/time will be sent out after successful payment. You will go to TSR Hockey at 5 Kelly Rd. Salem, NH to pick up your equipment before the first session.

(The price is the same if you don't need some/all of the equipment from TSR).

Equipment included:

HECC Hockey Helmet

Jersey

Skates

Shin Guards

Hockey Pants

Shoulder Pads

Elbow Pads

Gloves

Stick

If you don't need equipment- Your child should be wearing a hockey helmet, gloves, skates, elbow pads, and bring a hockey stick. Shin guards and shoulder pads are also recommended.

**Please note that this program can only proceed if we meet a minimum number of participants. Please share with friends and family who may have other kids interested in playing hockey. 

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