Learn to Play

The Anaheim Ducks Learn to Play Hockey program offers first-time youth hockey players the chance to get on the rink in full hockey equipment for free. They will receive instruction on the basics of hockey as well as learn how to skate properly and about player safety.  Participants will be provided with an equipment bag, helmet, shin guards, hockey pants, elbow pads, shoulder pads, gloves, stick and jersey to use for the four week session. Equipment sizes are recommended for children ages 4 to 12.  Prior skating experience is not required to take part in the Learn to Play Hockey program.

The Anaheim Ducks Learn to Play Hockey program is intended for participants new to hockey only. Participants are only eligible to participate in the program once. Participants who have already done Learn to Play or have tried ice hockey before may be eligible for the Little Ducks Program, or can contact their local rink for more hockey options.


A security deposit of $250 is required. You will not be charged to borrow the equipment. You will only be charged is the equipment is not returned at the end of the four-week session.  The program is a great way to learn about the wonderful sport of ice hockey and why it’s more than just a game.

 Ice Locations

The Rinks – Anaheim ICE
The Rinks – Lakewood ICE
KHS Ice Arena
The Rinks – Westminster ICE
The Rinks – Yorba Linda ICE

Inline Locations

The Rinks – Corona Inline
The Rinks – Huntington Beach Inline
The Rinks – Irvine Inline

For more information, please visit Anaheim Ducks Program website.

Questions? Contact Kirstie Bender at kbender@the-rinks.com or 714-704-2541 or Brian Simko.