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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 $175. 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.

Learn to Play program scheduling for the 2018/19 Season coming soon!

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

More Learn to Play Sessions for 2018/19 will be posted soon

1590 N Florida Mango Rd 

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Event Date Time
Equipment Fitting TBA TBD
Week 1 Sunday October 14th, 2018 9:30am-10:30am
Week 2 Sunday October 21st, 2018 9:30am-10:30am
Week 3 Sunday October 28th, 2018 9:30am-10:30am
Week 4 Sunday, November 4th, 2018 9:30am-10:30am
Week 5 Sunday, November 11th, 2018 9:30am-10:30am
Week 6 Sunday, November 18th, 2018 9:30am-10:30am

2250 Broadway

Fort Myers, FL 33901

Event Date Time
Equipment Fitting TBA TBA
Week 1 Saturday September 22nd, 2018 3:00pm-4:00pm
Week 2 Saturday September 29th, 2018 3:00pm-4:00pm
Week 3 Saturday October 6th, 2018 3:00pm-4:00pm
Week 4 Saturday October 13th, 2018 3:00pm-4:00pm
Week 5 Saturday October 20th, 2018 3:00pm-4:00pm
Week 6 Saturday October 27th, 2018 3:00pm-4:00pm

3299 Sportsplex Dr.

Coral Springs, FL 33065

 

Event Date Time
Equipment Fitting TBD TBD
Week 1 Sunday September 23rd, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Week 2 Sunday September 30th, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Week 3 Sunday October 7th, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Week 4 Sunday October 14th, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Week 5 Sunday October 21st, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
Week 6 Sunday October 28th, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am

*Equipment Fitting will take place at BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL. 

8125 Lake Worth Rd

Lake Worth FL, 33467

Event Date Time
Equipment Fitting TBA TBA
Week 1 Sunday November 11th, 2018 11:20am - 12:20pm
Week 2 Sunday November 18th, 2018 11:20am - 12:20pm
Week 3 Sunday November 25th, 2018 11:20am - 12:20pm
Week 4 Sunday December 2nd, 2018 11:20am - 12:20pm
Week 5 Sunday December 9th, 2018 11:20am - 12:20pm
Week 6 Sunday December 16th, 2018 11:20am - 12:20pm

*Equipment Fitting will take place at BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL. 

4601 N Federal Hwy

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Event Date Time
Equipment Fitting TBA TBA
Week 1 Sunday September 23rd, 2018 11:00am-12:00pm
Week 2 Sunday September 30th, 2018 11:00am-12:00pm
Week 3 Sunday October 7th, 2018 11:00am-12:00pm
Week 4 Sunday October 14th, 2018 11:00am-12:0pm
Week 5 Sunday October 21st, 2018 11:00am-12:00pm
Week 6 Sunday October 28th, 2018 11:00am-12:00pm

*Equipment Fitting will take place at BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL. 

12425 Taft St

Pembroke Pines, FL 33028

Event Date Time
Week 1 Saturday November 10th, 2018 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Week 2 Saturday November 17th, 2018 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Week 3 Saturday November 24th, 2018 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Week 4 Saturday December 1st, 2018 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Week 5 Saturday December 8th, 2018 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Week 6 Saturday December 15th, 2018 12:10pm - 1:10pm

*Equipment Fitting will take place at BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL.  

10355 Hammocks Blvd

Miami, FL 33196

Event Date Time
Equipment Fitting TBA TBD
Week 1 Saturday, January 5th, 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm
Week 2 Saturday, January 12th, 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm
Week 3 Saturday, January 19th, 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm
Week 4 Saturday, January 26th, 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm
Week 5 Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm
Week 6 Saturday, February 9th, 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm

*Equipment Fitting will take place at BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL.