Learn To Play

The Junior Crusaders Learn to Play Hockey (LTPH) Program focuses on strengthening hockey skating skills and introduces skaters to more elements of the game hockey including stick control and puck handling. These skills are imperative for our next step in development, Mosquitos.  Intermediate level. At least one prior session of a Learn to Skate program is also recommended.


In order to complete registration, you will need a new 2021-2022 USA Hockey Number. This can be done during registration as there is a link to USA Hockey Registration. To prevent any delay during Registration you can click on USA Hockey Logo to get registered.

NOTE: USA Hockey Registration is free for 2015 and younger.

USA Hockey Registration


Learn to Skate Program is recommended


Recommended for ages 5 and up. 




Learn to Play Hockey is offered in four - 8 week sessions.

Back to School: 9/19 to 11/7

Fall: 11/14 to 1/2

Winter: 1/9 to 2/27

Spring: 3/6 to 4/24


Horgan Arena

403 Oxford St N

Auburn, MA 01501


Each session meets once per weekend for 50 minutes.

Equipment Needs

Full Hockey Equipment

  • Skates
  • Helmet with Face Shield
  • Elbow and Shin Pads
  • Chest Protector
  • Hockey Pants
  • Hockey Gloves
  • Stick


Email Kerry Groccia at learn@jrcrusadershockey.com

LTP - Spring 2022

Sundays at 9:30am at Horgan Arena in Auburn MA

Starts March 6th

Ends April 24th

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