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Sidney Crosby's Little Penguins Learn to Play Hockey

Registration Information 

Online Registration for Fall 2019 begins on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 10:00AM.

For a complete list of participating rinks and program schedules, follow the link above to the official Little Penguins Learn to Play website.

Registration MUST be completed online -- telephone and on-site registrations will NOT be accepted.

Following the registration period, equipment pickup will take place in September 2019 at the participant's pre-selected DICK'S Sporting Goods location.

For questions or concerns, please contact us at: littlepenguins@pittsburghpenguins.com.

Program Overview

The Little Penguins Learn to Play program is offered in three sessions annually:

  • Fall (September-December)
  • Winter (January-April) Registration opens November 5th, 2019
  • Spring (April-June) Registration opens February 11th, 2020

Please Note:

  • Participants must have had their 4th birthday by September 1st, 2019 to be eligible to register. In addition, participants must not have their 10th birthday before December 31st, 2019.
  • Children who previously participated in the Little Penguins Learn to Play Hockey program, are not eligible to participate in the program again.
  • Children who are currently playing in a mite program, and are USA Hockey registered, are not eligible to participate in the 2019-20 program.

Please Review The Following Suggestions Prior To Registration On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019:

  • If your child does NOT know how to skate, we strongly recommend that your child sign up for a "Learn to Skate" class at your local rink. 
  • Review the list of participating ice arenas and select your location preference
  • Multiple registrations will not be permitted.
  • If registration is sold out at your preferred location, and you are unable to register, you may then try to register at another location.