Learn To Play Hockey (fall)

Welcome to West Haven Youth Hockey's Learn to Play Program! Here you will find all the information for Learn to Play. Once again this season, our First Session is FREE! For more information, contact our LTP Director Callan McKeon at callan.mckeon@sbcglobal.net


The minimum age for Learn to Play is 4 years old, however participants MUST be able to get from one side of the ice to the other without needing assistance. If they can do that, we can teach the rest!


The First Session runs from October 4th - December 17th

Sunday's 4:15pm (10/8 - 12/17)

Wednesday's 6:00pm (10/4 - 11/22)

When you sign up, you're signing up for both days.

You can also find our schedule by clicking here


Edward L. Bennett Rink

Campus of West Haven High School

Voted "Best Rink in CT" by @CTHSHockey and "Best Place to Watch a Game" by GameTimeCT.com


Practice's are based off of USA Hockey's American Development Model. Participants are broken up into small area groups and participate in age and skill appropriate drills and games while having fun doing so!


Equipment Packages are available from


326 Boston Post Rd. Orange

Equipment Packages start at $140!

All Brand New Equipment!

Equipment Package includes helmet, skates, gloves, elbow pads, shin pads and a stick.

(Make sure to bring a copy of your registration confirmation with you to the store)


You receive a FREE jersey!

Extra Costs

All Participants are required to have a USA Hockey Registration Number

(USA Hockey Registration fee varies depending on the age of the participant. To obtain a USA Hockey Number, click here)

Frequently Asked Questions

Does my child have to know how to skate before joining Learn to Play?

YES - Skating experience is required. As long as your child can skate from one side of the ice to the other without needing assistance, we can teach the rest!

What hockey equipment is required for Learn to Play?

The minimum equipment that is required is a helmet, skates, gloves, elbow pads, shin pads and a stick. We recommend that participants wear hockey pants to better protect them for when they fall.

Am I signing up for both days when I register?

YES - When you register you are registering for BOTH Wednesday and Sunday sessions. Wednesday's are from October 4th - November 22nd, and Sunday's are from October 8th - December 17th.

Fall Session 2023

Learn to Play Hockey at Bennett Rink with West Haven Youth Hockey. 

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