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Winter Session: MinorHawks Learn To Play Hockey

By SYHA, 12/17/18, 5:45PM CST


WINTER LEARN-TO-PLAY:  The winter MinorHawks Learn to Play Program returns in January!

OVERVIEW: The MinorHawks Learn to Play Hockey program is made possible by a partnership between the Chicago Blackhawks Organization, the Springfield Park District and the Springfield Youth Hockey Association. The program is for boys and girls alike, ages 3-15, and is the beginner, feeder program for all other hockey programs. The program aims to provide new players with skills essential to playing ice hockey. These include; skating, stick handling, passing, and shooting. 

DETAILS: The program is for new players and is eight weeks in length, one day per week, and equipment is available with a refundable deposit. New participants will enroll in "Learn to Play 1", and will eventually graduate to "Learn to Play 2". Learn to Play 1 and 2 classes are offered on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings (choose just one to attend). The program feeds into recreational house leagues and or competitive travel teams. 

For complete details, see the Learn to Play page on the SYHA webpage at