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Adult Hockey Programs & Public Skate

Learn to Play Hockey

Adult Learn to Play Hockey lessons are designed for those who may have realized their calling a little bit later in life.

Learn to Play Hockey offers two progressive class levels and focuses on the fundamental skills of hockey—power skating, stick handling, passing and shooting.

The program is designed to help participants develop the skills required for recreational or competitive play. 

Full hockey gear is recommended, however, a helmet, gloves, shin guards, elbow pads and a stick are required.

Participants will receive eight free public skate admissions as part of their learn to play hockey registration. Two public skate admissions can be used to attend one stick and puck session. Free admissions expire on the last day of a Learn to Play Hockey series.


Register online, or call 303-871-3820.

Learn to Play Hockey 101 sessions are held on Mondays, and Learn to Play Hockey 201 sessions are held on Wednesdays.

Upcoming Program Dates

Series 4: February 29 - April 30 (no class the week of March 14)
Series 5: May 2 - June 25


$130/eight-week series*

*Coors Fitness Center members, and DU faculty, staff, students and alumni are eligible for a 10 percent discount. Please call 303-871-3820 to request the appropriate coupon code.

Age requirements

Participants must be 15 years or older.


Participants should have basic skating skills before signing up for a Learn to Play Hockey series.

Need to learn how to skate? Sign up for our Adult Learn to Skate program. 

Our instructor to participant ratio is 1:8.

Additional program information

For additional information on Learn to Play Hockey, please contact Bernadette Tynan at 303-871-3396, or