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Your hockey journey starts here Your hockey journey starts here

Get on the path and play forward, in our fun and
engaging programs.

For Any Age & Skill Level
Learn the game of hockey.

Whether you’re just learning how to stand on your own, coming back to the ice or ready to improve your performance, there’s a program for you. No matter where you’re at in your sports journey, we can guide you to reach your goals.

Hockey should be fun
No pressure, all play!

Learning to play the game should always be fun. We’ll teach you through play-based methods because it makes your learning experience exciting & enjoyable. We’ll encourage you to join in, get moving and have a great time while growing your game.

Join our hockey community
Gain skills, on & off the ice.

At Canlan Sports we believe sport changes lives for the better and that’s why we champion grassroots sports, helping you gain fundamental life-long skills. Join the place where we play, together.

Become the complete player Become the complete player

Get on the path to become a skilled & stronger player with the Play Forward Pathway. From your first hockey stance to deceptive turns, we’ll teach you the fundamental milestones to succeed.

The Play Forward Pathway provides a fun and engaging structure to your learning environment so you can develop at your own pace. Focusing on your individual skill development, with detailed ways to evaluate how you are progressing, we help guide you to be the complete player.

Play to Learn
Your first step in your
pathway to hockey.

Give it your best shot and learn hockey in a fun way through Play to Learn! Learn foundational skills and put them into practice through interactive games. Focus on the fundamentals of learning to skate & building hockey skills while gaining agility, balance, and coordination on ice through our beginner level.

Learn Hockey Fundamentals with Play to Learn on the Play Forward Pathway.

Can you...

Wear your skates comfortably?
Stand, fall and get back up on your own?
Glide safely on the ice?

Play to Learn Milestones:
  • Forward Stride
  • Hockey Stance Glide
  • Inside Edges
  • Single Knee Drops
  • Glide turn
  • Insides Edge Stops
  • Alternating Knee
  • Drops
  • Tight Turn
  • Stops and Starts

Great! If you’re ready to learn the basics and gain balance, coordination & confidence in your stride, sign up for Play to Learn.

Give it your best shot and learn hockey in a fun way through Play to Learn! Learn foundational skills and put them into practice through interactive games. Focus on the fundamentals of learning to skate & building hockey skills while gaining agility, balance, and coordination on ice through our beginner level.

Learn Hockey Fundamentals with Play to Learn on the Play Forward Pathway.

Can you...

Wear your skates comfortably?
Stand, fall and get back up on your own?
Glide safely on the ice?

Play to Learn Milestones:
  • Forward Stride
  • Hockey Stance Glide
  • Inside Edges
  • Single Knee Drops
  • Glide turn
  • Insides Edge Stops
  • Alternating Knee
  • Drops
  • Tight Turn
  • Stops and Starts

Great! If you’re ready to learn the basics and gain balance, coordination & confidence in your stride, sign up for Play to Learn.

Play to Develop
You know the basics,
now grow your game.

Get to that next level and continue evolving your game though Play to Develop. Now that you have fundamental hockey skills, build your work ethic, and grow your game through play-based learning. From passing & shooting to scoring & conditioning, hone your technique and build teamworking skills to become a more dynamic player.

Accelerate Hockey Skills through Play to Develop, Intermediate Hockey Programs.

Can you...

Skate with ease?
Make a complete stop?
Skate with a stick in your hand?

Play to Develop Milestones:
  • Forward Stride
  • Narrow Handle
  • Crossover Turn
  • Backward Stride
  • Side handle
  • Outside Edges
  • Forward Pass
  • Wide Handle
  • Forward- Backward Transitions

Great! If you’re ready to push your limits, increase your skills, and keep developing sign up for Play to Develop.

Get to that next level and continue evolving your game though Play to Develop. Now that you have fundamental hockey skills, build your work ethic, and grow your game through play-based learning. From passing & shooting to scoring & conditioning, hone your technique and build teamworking skills to become a more dynamic player.

Accelerate Hockey Skills through Play to Develop, Intermediate Hockey Programs.

Can you...

Skate with ease?
Make a complete stop?
Skate with a stick in your hand?

Play to Develop Milestones:
  • Forward Stride
  • Narrow Handle
  • Crossover Turn
  • Backward Stride
  • Side handle
  • Outside Edges
  • Forward Pass
  • Wide Handle
  • Forward- Backward Transitions

Great! If you’re ready to push your limits, increase your skills, and keep developing sign up for Play to Develop.

Play to Perform
Get to the next level &
become the complete player.

Continue refining your skills, challenge yourself and perform at your best! You’ve enhanced your game and now you’re ready to break boundaries because you’ll never stop improving. Compete against others, improve your speed, acceleration and transition skating while building your performance to conquer obstacles through teamwork and gameplay.

Build confidence and put your skills to the test through learning advanced techniques in Play to Perform.

Can you...

Pass the puck?
Stickhandle?
Crossover?

Play to Perform Milestones:
  • Forward Stride
  • Turns with Puck
  • Wrist Shot
  • Backhand Pass
  • Catch and Shoot
  • Stops and Starts
  • Passing while skating
  • Shot in Stride
  • Move to Turn

Great! If you’re ready to conquer the quest to become the complete player, sign up for Play to Perform.

Continue refining your skills, challenge yourself and perform at your best! You’ve enhanced your game and now you’re ready to break boundaries because you’ll never stop improving. Compete against others, improve your speed, acceleration and transition skating while building your performance to conquer obstacles through teamwork and gameplay.

Build confidence and put your skills to the test through learning advanced techniques in Play to Perform.

Can you...

Pass the puck?
Stickhandle?
Crossover?

Play to Perform Milestones:
  • Forward Stride
  • Turns with Puck
  • Wrist Shot
  • Backhand Pass
  • Catch and Shoot
  • Stops and Starts
  • Passing while skating
  • Shot in Stride
  • Move to Turn

Great! If you’re ready to conquer the quest to become the complete player, sign up for Play to Perform.

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Built by the best in the business Built by the best in the business

At Canlan Sports, our coaches go through extensive training to ensure you’ll always be learning from the best people committed to enhancing your skills and making your experience fun.

The principles and philosophies of the Play Forward Pathway were crafted from our global network of coaches and leaders in player development, in partnership with the Coaches Site.

  • Pro skills & drills were developed by Glen Carnegie the skills coach for the Vancouver Canucks.
  • Along with key teachings learned and developed from Head Coach Jeff Blashhill for the Detriot Red Wings, Head Coach Pete DeBoer of the Vegas Golden Knights and many more National Hockey League Coaches Association members.
Youth Programs

Youth Hockey Programs take place seasonally. Work on your skill development
to enhance your play on the ice. Select your program below to get started.

Adult Programs

Adult Hockey Programs run all year long. Stay fit and grow your skills
to become your best. Select your program below to get started.