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Bruins Academy Learn to Play Hockey Program

Formerly "Little Bruins"

Bruins Academy - Learn to Play

The Boston Bruins are excited to continue and grow the Bruins Academy Learn to Play Hockey Program (previously called "Little Bruins") to help aspiring, youth hockey players develop their skills. For the first time this season, the program is expanding to over 80 locations across New England. The program is available to boys and girls ages 4-9. For a registration fee of $100, the program includes a full free set of CCM equipment to keep valued at $500 retail, which includes skates, a professional personalized fitting, and four weeks of on-ice instruction led by certified coaches. The Boston Bruins are thrilled to share their passion for hockey with the next generation of hockey players.*

Returning Fall 2018

Your Set of Free Equipment Includes:

  • Skates
  • Shoulder pads
  • Elbow pads
  • Hockey gloves
  • Hockey pants
  • Shin guards
  • Jersey
  • Socks
  • Stick
  • Helmet
  • Equipment bag

In addition to the equipment provided, we recommend that you purchase a mouth guard and athletic supporter.

Register Below:

Questions? Please contact communityrelations@bostonbruins.com 

*Please note, skating lessons are highly recommended before the start of the Bruins Academy Learn to Play program. All children should be able to skate on their own, unaided. Please check in with your local rink on skating lessons before starting Bruins Academy Learn to Play program. In addition, this program is intended for children who have not participated in an organized hockey program before. Children that have registered with a Massachusetts Hockey association previously are not eligible to participate in Bruins Academy Learn to Play

 
Professional, personalized fitting by hockey experts
 
FREE hockey gear valued $500 at retail
 
4 weeks of on-ice instruction led by certified coaches 

Massachusetts

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Bruins Academy Learn To Play Rink City Ice Dates Time
North Devils Youth Hockey New England Sports Village Attleboro, MA TBD TBD
Junior Crusaders Youth Hockey Horgan Arena Auburn, MA TBD TBD
Nashoba Youth Hockey Nashoba Valley Olympia Boxboro, MA TBD TBD
Warrior Ice Arena I Warrior Ice Arena Brighton, MA TBD TBD
Warrior Ice Arena II Warrior Ice Arena Brighton, MA TBD TBD
Brookline Youth Hockey Walter Brown Arena (BU) Brookline, MA TBD TBD
Eastern Mass Senators Burlington Ice Palace Burlington, MA TBD TBD
Cambridge Youth hockey Simoni Rink Cambridge, MA TBD TBD
Charlestown Youth Hockey I Emmons Horrigan O'Neil Rink Charlestown, MA TBD TBD
Charlestown Youth Hockey II Emmons Horrigan O'Neil Rink Charlestown, MA TBD TBD
Danvers Youth Hockey Essex Sports Center Danvers, MA TBD TBD
FMC Ice Sports Porrazzo Skating Arena East Boston, MA TBD TBD
Twin City Youth Hockey Wallace Civic Center Fitchburg, MA TBD TBD
Franklin Youth Hockey Veterans Arena Franklin, MA TBD TBD
North Central Mass Youth Hockey Gardner / Cushing Gardner, MA TBD TBD
Cape Ann Youth Hockey Dorothy Talbot Memorial Rink Gloucester, MA TBD TBD
FMC Ice Sports Collins-Moylan Arena Greenfield, MA TBD TBD
Haverhill Pentucket Haverhill High School Haverhill, MA TBD TBD
Barnstable Youth Hockey HYCC Skating School Butler Skating Rink Hyannis, MA TBD TBD
Tewksbury Youth Hockey Janas Rink Lowell, MA TBD TBD
Greater Lowell Youth Skating Assc. Janas Rink Lowell, MA TBD TBD
Lynn Youth Hockey Connery Rink Lynn, MA TBD TBD
Triboro Youth Hockey Navin Arena Marlborough, MA TBD TBD
Medford Youth Hockey LoConte Rink Medford, MA TBD TBD
FMC Ice Sports Hetland Arena New Bedford, MA TBD TBD
Micro Ice I Micro Ice North Andover, MA TBD TBD
Micro Ice II Micro Ice North Andover, MA TBD TBD
Micro Ice III Micro Ice North Andover, MA TBD TBD
Micro Ice IV Micro Ice North Andover, MA TBD TBD
Pembroke Youth Hockey Hobomock Rink Pembroke, MA TBD TBD
Duxbury Youth Hockey Armstrong Arena Plymouth, MA TBD TBD
Quincy Youth Hockey Quincy Youth Arena Quincy, MA TBD TBD
South Shore Eagles Rockland Ice Arena Rockland, MA TBD TBD
Wakefield Youth Hockey Hockeytown USA Saugus, MA TBD TBD
South Boston Youth Hockey Murphy Memorial Rink South Boston, MA TBD TBD
Wilbraham Twin Meadows Youth Hockey Olympia Ice Rink Springfield, MA TBD TBD
Tricounty Saints Alexio Arena Taunton, MA TBD TBD
Southern New Hampshire Cavaliers Skate 3 Ice Arena Tyngsborough, MA TBD TBD
Waltham Youth Hockey I Veterans Memorial Rink Waltham, MA TBD TBD
Waltham Youth Hockey II Veterans Memorial Rink Waltham, MA TBD TBD
FMC Ice Sports Jim Roche Community Center Ice Arena West Roxbury, MA TBD TBD
Shrewsbury Youth Hockey Buffone Arena Worcester, MA TBD TBD

Connecticut

Bruins Academy Learn To Play Rink City Ice Dates Time
Northeast Huskies UCONN Storrs, CT TBD TBD
Northeast Huskies UCONN Storrs, CT TBD TBD
Northeast Huskies UCONN Storrs, CT TBD TBD
Northeast Huskies UCONN Storrs, CT TBD TBD

Maine

Bruins Academy Learn To Play Rink City Ice Dates Time
Maine Gladiators Norway Savings Bank Arena Auburn, ME TBD TBD
Maine Gladiators Norway Savings Bank Arena Auburn, ME TBD TBD
Biddeford Youth Hockey Biddeford Ice Arena Biddeford, ME TBD TBD
Biddeford Youth Hockey Biddeford Ice Arena Biddeford, ME TBD TBD
Biddeford Youth Hockey Biddeford Ice Arena Biddeford, ME TBD TBD
Biddeford Youth Hockey Biddeford Ice Arena Biddeford, ME TBD TBD
Brewer Youth Hockey Penobscot Ice Arena Brewer, ME TBD TBD
Casco Bay Youth Hockey Family Ice Center Falmouth, ME TBD TBD
Southern Maine Youth Hockey Unv. Of Southern Maine Rink Gorham, ME TBD TBD
Southern Maine Youth Hockey Unv. Of Southern Maine Rink Gorham, ME TBD TBD
Skating Association of Maine Maine Ice Vault Hallowell, ME TBD TBD
Maine Junior Black Bears Alfond Arena Orono, ME TBD TBD
Maine Junior Black Bears Alfond Arena Orono, ME TBD TBD

New Hampshire

Bruins Academy Learn To Play Rink City Ice Dates Time
Keene ICE Keene ICE Keene, NH TBD TBD
New Hampshire East Phillips Exeter Academy Exeter, NH TBD TBD
Manchester Youth Hockey West Side Arena Manchester, NH TBD TBD
Conway Arena Conway Arena Nashua, NH TBD TBD

Rhode Island

Bruins Academy Learn To Play Rink City Ice Dates Time
Northern Rhode Island Vikings Smithfield Ice Rink Smithfield, RI TBD TBD

Vermont

Bruins Academy Learn To Play Rink City Ice Dates Time
St. Albans, Missisquoi, Milton Collins Perley Sports & Fitness Center St. Albans, VT TBD TBD
Essex, CSB, Burlington, Milton Gutterson Field House (UVM) Burlington, VT TBD TBD
Northfield, CVSA, Barre, Harwood, Stowe Krietzberg Arena Northfield, VT TBD TBD
Brattleboro Hockey Association Nelson Withington Skating Facility Brattleboro, VT TBD TBD
Woodstock, Hartford, Hanover (NH) Union Arena Woodstock, VT TBD TBD