Youth Hockey

The Pasadena Ice Skating Center offers a variety of group hockey lessons for ages 6 to 14 and all ability levels. Each class is a step-by-step progression that helps each skater improve their skating skills. A student must successfully complete the current level before they can graduate to the next class level.

CLASS LEVEL / DESCRIPTION
DESCRIPTION
Hockey 1
(Prerequisite: Beginner Class)
Players begin learning skating skills and hockey basics. Full gear is not required, but helmets are recommended.
Hockey 2
(Prerequisite: Hockey 1)
Players begin learning turns and stops while practicing forward and backward skating skills. Full gear is not required, but helmets are recommended.
Hockey 3
(Prerequisite: Hockey 2)
Players improve skating fundamentals (forwards, backwards, turns, and stops) along with individual hockey skills such as stick handling, passing, and shooting.
Full gear is required for this class.
Hockey 4
(Prerequisite: Hockey 3)
Players will develop advanced hockey moves and use scrimmages to practice techniques for shooting and scoring.
Full gear is required for this class.
Pasadena Development League (PDL) – Age 8 and Under (Prerequisite: Hockey 4)
This class is designed to teach the fundamental skills necessary to play the game of hockey. While continuing to improve individual skills, PDL will introduce beginning concepts of the game itself. Skating is the most fundamental skill of hockey and a major focus in the PDL class. Current travel hockey players are also welcome to enroll in this class.
Full gear is required for this class.
Pasadena Development League (PDL) – Age 12 and Under
(Prerequisite: Hockey 4)
This class is designed to teach the fundamental skills necessary to play the game of hockey. While continuing to improve individual skills, PDL will introduce beginning concepts of the game itself. Skating is the most fundamental skill of hockey and a major focus in the PDL class. Current travel hockey players are also welcome to enroll in this class.
Full gear is required for this class.

Pasadena Maple Leafs Hockey Club – PML is a family-friendly youth sports organization based in Pasadena since 1964. Their mission is to build character, commitment, and community through participation in the sport of ice hockey.

In addition to travel hockey programs for players ages 4 to 18, PML is the only travel club in Southern California to also offer a special needs hockey program that is free of charge for all participants.

Little Kings Learn-To-Play Program / Little Kings Academy – Each spring the Pasadena Ice Skating Center partners with the L.A. Kings to present the Lil Kings six-week introductory program for players ages 5 to 9 years old who have not participated in any previous youth hockey program. The Little Kings Learn-to-Play Program helps children build character, become a team player, and meet new friends who enjoy hockey.

Registration for the next season is available at www.LAKings.com/LilKings. This program includes full head to toe CCM hockey gear and 6 introductory group class lessons. Before the Little Kings sessions begin, participation requires completion of a beginner group class through our skating school.

The Little Kings Academy 10-week summer program is the next step after completing the Little Kings program. The Academy classes will improve the skating, passing, and shooting skills learned in the Little Kings program. The Pasadena Ice Skating Center also offer a July 4th holiday tournament option for all participants.

The Pasadena Ice Skating Center offers summer hockey camps for skaters age 5 and up designed to promote fun while improving the skating skills of each player and making new hockey friends. Classes are divided into Beginner/Intermediate and Advanced/Travel levels. Sessions include: skating drills, puck drills, and mini games on and off the ice.