RAILERS LEARN TO SKATE & LEARN TO PLAY HOCKEY
The Railers Learn to Skate (LTS) and Learn to Play Hockey (LTP) classes are powered by New England – Ice Sports, Central Massachusetts’s premier LTS/LTP organization. Offering top-quality instruction and small group sizes that follow curriculum’s endorsed by Learn to Skate USA, U.S. Figure Skating and USA Hockey.
New England – Ice Sports provides a fun and safe skating experience for skaters of every age and all levels, while teaching correct technique and promoting health and wellness.
Start Your Path to Becoming a Railer with our Learn To Skate/Learn To Play Hockey Programs
Our Basic Skills classes are the foundation for both Learn to Play Hockey and Figure Skating. With curriculum’s designed and endorsed by US Figure Skating and USA Hockey, the Railers LTS/LTP will help your future Railer skate with an Edge.
The Basic Skills levels are developed by Learn to Skate USA and are designed to be the best beginning ice-skating program. This program caters to the need of both the recreational and the competitive skater.
The Railers LTP will introduce skaters to more advanced skating skills and introductory puck-handling techniques. Following USA Hockey’s American Development Model (ADM) our LTP utilizes small area games and small group sizes to reinforce these techniques. Skaters must have completed Snowplow Sam 3, Basic 1 or Hockey 1 to enroll in LTP.
- 50 minute sessions which are comprised of 25 minutes of instruction, and 25 minutes of practice time.
- Classes limited to smaller group sizes.
- Pre Registration required.
- Warm viewing areas available for parents.
- Children must be 4 years old at time of enrollment for learn to skate/learn to play.
- Tots program ages 3-5.
- Adult/teen classes – 13 years and older
- Helmet required for basic skills and lower levels, recommended for all. Long pants and gloves recommended for classes.
- Full hockey gear (including stick) is required for LTP.
How to register:
- All Learn to Skate participants must register with Learn to Skate USA and use Massachusetts Ice Skating Club of Worcester for program. All Learn to Play participants must register with USA Hockey (affiliation – Jr. Railer’s).
- WAIVER form must be completed in order to skate.
- After steps 1 & 2 are completed click “ENROLL NOW” button at top right of page.