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About the Program and Participating Locations & Times

The Florida Panthers in conjunction with the NHL, NHLPA and USA Hockey will be hosting "Florida Panthers Learn To Play" for boys and girls ages 5-9. All registrants must be first time ice hockey participants and have never been registered with USA hockey. The program was developed in an effort to reduce cost barriers to ice hockey participation by providing free equipment. The Learn To Play program primary goal is to create the next generation of hockey players and fans who will remain engaged with the game throughout the rest of their lives.

Cost of entry is $150. Every participant will receive 6 weeks of on-ice training with Florida Panthers Alumni and USA Hockey Certified Coaches. Each participant will also be custom fitted for a full set of hockey equipment that they will use during the program and keep at the conclusion of the 6 weeks. 

The Florida Panthers Learn To Play curriculum is designed in conjunction with USA Hockey's "Gold Standard" which utilizes an age appropriate Long Term Athlete Development structure known as the American Development Model. This model ensures that the program structure is both fun AND effective.

*No minimum experience is required to participate in the program. For any questions, please email Matt Janusz at

3299 Sportsplex Dr. 

Coral Springs, FL 33065

Event Date Time
Equipment Fitting TBA BB&T Center
Week 1 Sunday April 8, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Week 2 Sunday April 15, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Week 3 Sunday April 22, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Week 4 Sunday April 29, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Week 5 Sunday May 6, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Week 6 Sunday May 13, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am

***Equipment Fitting will take place at the BB&T Center

-Future Sessions TBA

8125 Lake Worth Rd

Lake Worth, FL 33467

Event Date Time
Equipment Fitting TBA BB&T Center
Week 1 Sunday March 11, 2018 11:20am - 12:20pm
Week 2 Sunday March 18, 2018 11:20am - 12:20pm
Week 3 Sunday Marh 25, 2018 11:20am - 12:20pm
Week 4 Sunday April 1, 2018 11:20am - 12:20pm
Week 5 Sunday April 8, 2018 11:20am - 12:20pm
Week 6 Sunday April 15, 2018 11:20am - 12:20pm

***Equipment Fitting will take place at the BB&T Center

-Future Sessions TBA

10355 Hammocks Blvd

Miami, FL 33196

Event Date Time
Equipment Fitting*** TBA TBA
Week 1 Saturday January 6th, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Week 2 Saturday January 20th, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Week 3 Saturday January 27th, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Week 4 Saturday February 3rd, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Week 5 Saturday February 10th, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Week 6 Saturday February 17th, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm

***Equipment Fitting will take place at the BB&T Center