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Learn to Play Hockey


The Learn to Play Hockey program is a USA Hockey Cross-Ice Instructional program. All of our teaching and lesson plan materials are based on USA Hockey's American Development Model (ADM). This program is designed to be the natural progression from Learn to Skate (Hockey 1 – 4) to the Compuware House League.

Are you already playing hockey? The Learn to Play Hockey program is also a great way to get additional ice time and instruction for those currently playing youth league hockey!   Drop-in for just $15!


Full hockey equipment is required. 

We recommend dressing in this order: athletic supporter/cup, knee/shin pads, socks (garter belt), pants, skates, chest pad, elbow pads, jersey, HECC approved helmet, gloves and a stick. We do not advise wearing equipment big enough “to grow into”—proper fitting equipment will ensure your child’s safety, comfort, and ease of movement. 


  • Wednesdays 6:10-7:00pm



  • Session 5
    • April 25-June 17
    • $120*, 8 weeks
    • No class May 27.
  • ​​​​​​​Session 6
    • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​July 11- August 22
    • $105*, 7 weeks

*Cost does not include membership to USA Hockey ($45). This membership must be completed prior to Learn to Play registration. Please click here to complete membership and bring a copy on the first day of classes. For more information, please contact our front office.

  • Call the USA Hockey Arena office at 734-453-8400 to register today!
  • Registration deadline: Friday before classes start
  • Late registrations and cancellations made prior to the first class will be subject to a $15 administrative fee. 
  • Full payment is required at time of registration to hold a spot in a class. 
  • Cash, Check, and all Major Credit Cards Accepted.



When you arrive at the arena, please check in at the registration table. There will be registration paperwork that will be emailed out before classes begin (if your email address is on file); otherwise we will have copies for you to fill out. A parent or guardian must sign the skater waiver. Once you have completed the registration process, you will be given a nametag. Proceed downstairs to the assigned locker room to put on equipment and skates. Skaters will meet on ice and will be briefly evaluated and divided by ability. Parent Education will also be provided while players are on ice.

Jacqueline Lupinacci-Mooney

Skating Coordinator

Phone: 734.453.6400 ext. 339