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Scarlet Caps is dedicated to growing and supporting the women's hockey community in the DMV. Whether it's providing opportunities for new women to be introduced to the game, or celebrating the existing women's hockey community - get on the ice with the Scarlet Caps!


Our Programs

Learn To Skate

Hockey Skating Skills


The Learn to Skate Hockey 1-4 curriculum is designed to teach the fundamentals of hockey skating. In four levels, skaters will learn how to maneuver faster and become more agile on the ice. All elements will be taught without a puck. Skaters will learn the necessary fundamentals to be successful in game situations.

*Successful completion of Learn to Skate Adult 1 is required before enrolling in Hockey 1.


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Learn to Play


After completing Learn to Skate Hockey 1-4 you are ready for Adult Learn to Play! Adult LTP is split in to Level 1 and Level 2. Level 1 will emphasize learning and improving hockey skills in a fun, challenging, and station-based environment. Participants will focus on the following skills: skating, stick handling, puck control, passing and shooting.

Prerequisites: To participate in Adult Learn to Play Hockey, participants must be 18+ and have previous skating experience or have passed Learn to Hockey Skate 2. Additional skating lessons recommended.

CLICK HERE for more information on upcoming Adult Learn to Play Hockey classes at MedStar Capitals Iceplex.

Women's League

Signature Events