Learn to Play Hockey

Instructional Program 2020-2021 Season

This is an intro to hockey program and is intended for players 4 to 9 years of age (birth years 2011-2016).

Players require basic skating ability prior to enrollment in order to get the most benefit from this Learn to Play Hockey program. At a minimum, player should be able to skate forward (unassisted) and perform a snowplow stop. If the player is unable to perform basic skating skills, please register for our Learn to Skate program.


The total season runs from September 13 through April 18* and is divided into four sessions, seven weeks per session. Full equipment is required (see below).

Session III (5 weeks) fee:  $66 for non-residents and $61 for City of Plymouth residents per session

Session IV (7 weeks) fee:  $85 for non-residents and $78 for City of Plymouth residents per session

All sessions held at the Plymouth Cultural Center, 525 Farmer. 


Session III – (#350100-05) Jan. 17 through Feb. 14*

Session IV – (#350100-07)  Feb. 21 through April 18* (no skates March 28 & April 4)       

*Date of Super Bowl Sunday may add one week.

 Class Times:  Sundays from 2:00 to 2:50 p.m.

FULL EQUIPMENT IS REQUIRED and includes athletic supporter with cup (boys) or pelvis protector (girls), shin guards, hockey socks, hockey pants, elbow pads, shoulder pads, jersey, unexpired hockey helmet with full face guard, neck guard, gloves.  Check with Arena Staff for availability of skates and ice hockey stick. **A limited number of gear sets are available to be borrowed from the Recreation Department for use during the program and can be reserved on-line when registering.  A $50.00 deposit is required and will be refunded when all equipment is returned in good order. Please contact the ice arena operations staff for gear pick up no less than four days prior to the start of the session.

For sizing, please e-mail Michelle at: mvandenbeurgeury@plymouthmi.gov

PLEASE NOTE:  If a refund is desired, the request must be made at least 14 days before the start of the session.  We are unable to issue credit or offer make-up skates for missed dates.

Connect to the online registration site here.

First time users must contact the Recreation Office to be set-up with a user ID and password.

Contact the office by e-mail at: recreation@plymouthmi.gov or (734) 455-6620 x 0. Walk-In Registration will be taken at the City of Plymouth Recreation Department located in the Plymouth Cultural Center, 525 Farmer, Plymouth, MI 48170.

Recreation Office Window Hours: Monday through Friday, 11:30am-4:00pm. For more information call (734) 455-6620 x 0 For all questions and inquiries, please contact us at; recreation@plymouthmi.gov or (734) 455-6620 x 304.