Protec Ponds Training Center

Learn To Play Hockey Academy


You must come fully dressed in your hockey equipment for all hockey activities including stick time. Skates, Helmet and gloves can be brought into the building and put on in a locker room. Thank you!

Our Purpose:

To teach young athletes the basic aspects of ice hockey through an established curriculum based program. Our coaches strive to help each player develop a lifelong interest in the sport while focusing on player development and skill progression.

Hockey Academy Semester Details:

  • 20 ice sessions (9/12 – 11/20) Winter program details coming soon!
  • This program meets twice per week on the following Thursdays and Saturdays for on-ice instruction and gameplay.
  • Atoms and Mites (Age 4 – 8)  Saturday 2:10 – 3:10pm, Thursdays 6:25 – 7:25pm
  • Squirts and Peewees (Age 9-13) Saturday 3:20 – 4:20pm , Thursday 7:30 – 8:30pm
  • Price: $350

What is Required?:

  • Full Equipment: HECC certified helmet w/ full face protection, mouth guard, shoulder pads, elbow pads, hockey gloves, protective cup, hockey pants, shin guards, ice hockey skates and ice hockey stick.
  • USA Hockey Registration
  • Prerequisite: Learn To Skate Basic 2 skating level.

Head Instructor:

Lenny Caglianone – JR Ducks Coach

Joe Mazzella  – JR Rangers Instructor

Registration open now

Questions or concerns? Contact our front office

Please note that all registrations done in person, over the phone, or online are non-refundable.  If you do have an issue that may keep you from attending any programs you have previously registered for, please contact us at 732-868-9181.

Eager to get into hockey, but don't have the proper skating skills? Check out our learn to skate program!