Program Overview




1. Learn to Play
For ages 4 to 8 years old, if you are looking to make the jump into hockey; this is where the journey begins! We offer Learn to Play programs year round in either 8 week or 10 week sessions where boys and girls will learn the basics of skating, puck handling, passing, and shooting.

As the session progresses, players will learn positions, where to be, and how to play the game. We provide safe, positive, and progressive hockey skills training catered to each player’s ability level. All programming mirrors that of the USA Hockey Athletic Development Model, not only bettering the hockey player, but the athlete, as well!

LTP Highlights:
  • FREE 8 Week Program
  • 8 Ice sessions focusing on skating, puck handling, and the fundamentals
  • Jersey Included for every registration

For more information on Learn to Play programs, please contact Zach Jackson at jackson@nes.com or by phone at 508-229-2700.


2. NESC Development league 

The New England Sports Center Development League aims to provide an avenue for fun and progressive skill development in a positive and safe environment. Our league is committed to offering a low cost, less commitment, and minimal-travel program to develop your son or daughter within the great game of Hockey.

League: Hightlights:
  • 4 week season from middle of September to end of March
  • One (1) practice and one (1) game each week
  • 1 Skills Clinic for all participants monthly
  • 48 total ice touches with an additional 7 monthly skills clinics
  • All games, practices, and clinics played at New England Sports Center
  • Teams formed through player parity evaluations the week before start of season
  • Jersey and socks for each player (included in cost)
  • Practices to be held on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm
  • Games to be played on Saturdays between 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Dedicated USA Hockey certified coaching staff led by a high level of coaching or playing experience
  • Focus of developing hockey skills, as well as, life skills through teamwork, comradery, discipline and work ethic
  • Programming of practices emphasizing repetition, puck touches, and timely feedback & correction

$785 per player - Includes jersey and socks, all ice sessions, monthly skills clinics, and more!
*Payment Plans available

For more information about the NESC Development League, please contact Zach Jackson at jackson@nes.com or by phone at 508-229-2700.


3. Minuteman Sparks Mite Developmental Team 

Minuteman Sparks

  • For all players ready for more organized hockey after completion of the NESC Development League
  • 27 week season beginning in August and running through March
  • Teams compete on FULL ICE in the Eastern Minor Hockey League (EMHL)
  • Two Full Ice Practices each week with 1-2 games weekly
  • Ages 4 to 7
  • Tryouts: Mid-March
  • For more information, go to www.minutemansparks.com.

Minuteman Sparks Elite

  • For players excelling in the Mite Developmental Program ready for the next step
  • 27 week season beginning in August and running through March
  • Teams compete on FULL ICE in the Eastern Hockey Federation (EHF)
  • Two Full Ice Practices each week with 1-2 games weekly
  • “Get Acquainted” Skates & Tryouts: Mid-March
  • For more information, go to www.minutemansparks.com.

4. Minuteman Flames and Lady Flames 
The Minuteman Flames Minor Hockey Association is one of the largest and most competitive Elite and AAA Programs in New England for both boys and girls. The program offers an active practice and game schedule, skills sessions, and professional coaching.

The Minuteman Flames practice and play their home games at the New England Sports Center, a state-of-the-art facility located in Marlboro, MA, with 8 NCAA Regulation surfaces. The facility is centrally located in New England.

The program offers an active practice and game schedule, typically two games on the weekend and two full-sheet 80 minute practices per week on a set schedule. Skills sessions are also available from professionals and Stop It Goaltending as an integral part of the program.

The Minuteman Flames offer a number of boy and lady teams. The Minuteman Flames Program has a competent, experienced coaching staff dedicated to making the youth hockey experience one that is fun, while building character and proficiency in the sport. For more information on all Minuteman Flames programs, contact Wes Tuttle at 508-229-2700.


 

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