Learn To Play

(LTP) is designed for both boys and girls who are new to hockey. Kids will learn skating and hockey fundamentals in a fun, casual environment without a significant time or financial commitment. Practices will be held once a week. Rental equipment may be available to minimize the costs to families.

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This program is typically for ages 4-8, older than 8 are welcome. Families residing in the Appleton, Hilbert, Kaukauna, Kimberly, Little Chute, Wrightstown, and Freedom school districts are welcome.

Please make sure children are ready to be coached (able to pay attention, listen, take direction, and try new things).


Session 1

-Dedicated to skating fundamentals

Sunday afternoons

October 30th - December 18th

Session 2

-Progression of session 1, moving into hockey fundaments

Sunday afternoons

January 8th - February 26th


Appleton Family Ice Center

1717 E. Witzke Blvd


(located in Memorial Park)


Practices will be 50 minute ice sessions. Skaters will be introduced to their hockey equipment and the ice. As the sessions progress coaches will group like skill skaters together and tailor practices to ability levels.


LTP session fee: $50

Additional costs

USA Hockey Annual Registration: 2016 & younger: $15, 2015-2014: $50

Rental Gear: $75+$25 deposit

Parent Letter From The Coaches


All participants in the program dress in full hockey gear. Equipment rental is available for a small fee. Rental equipment includes hockey bag, helmet, shoulder pads, elbow pads, hockey gloves, hockey pants, and shin guards. Skaters not renting equipment will be issued a jersey to use during the program.

A stick will be provided by our friends at Scheels.

Equipment required but not included in rental are skates, hockey socks (or sweats over shin guards), and a jersey.

Equipment Rental

Frequently Asked Questions

LTP Session 1

Sunday afternoons

October 30th - December 18th

LTP Session 2

Sunday afternoons

January 8th - February 26th

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