Oakville Hockey Development (OHD)

Hockey player at Oakville Hockey Development programOakville’s Hockey Development program is dedicated to training young players at recreational and competitive levels. Our group of knowledgeable, experienced and dedicated instructors focus on individual skill development and offer young players a competitive edge.

More about Oakville Hockey Development programs

These programs are consistently re-evaluated and developed so they are fun, yet challenging, to help our students achieve personal success and gain confidence. Girls-only programs are offered at Joshua's Creek Arenas with all-female instructors.

Click on a link below or continue reading for more information. Program offerings for the 2014-2015 fall/winter season include:

OHD 3-on-3 League

After a long hockey season it's time to have some fun! 3-on-3 hockey is an exciting way to enjoy hockey year-round while keeping your skills sharp in game action. This league runs from April 26 to July 23, 2015; is an open division for all skill levels; and there are no practices. Full equipment is required.

Register individually or as a team (select age groups only) for: 

The individual player rate is $290. Click on a link for program information and online registration: Tyke (ages 6-7), Novice (ages 8-9), Atom (ages 10-11), Pee Wee Rep. (ages 12-13), Pee Wee House League (ages 12-13), Bantam Rep. (ages 14-15), Bantam House League (ages 14-15), Midget Rep. (ages 16-17), and Midget House League (ages 16-17).

The team rate is $2,800. Click on a link for program information and online registration: Atom (ages 10-11), Pee Wee Rep. (ages 12-13), Pee Wee House League (ages 12-13), Bantam Rep. (ages 14-15), Bantam House League (ages 14-15), Midget Rep. (ages 16-17), and Midget House League (ages 16-17).

Questions about the league? Interested in being a coach? Contact Eric Beresford at eric.beresford@oakville.ca or call 905-815-6177, ext. 7204.

OHD Hockey Skills programs

OHD Hockey Skills programs are the perfect option for children who want to try the sport or are currently playing house league hockey. These classes provide three levels of ‘drills and skills’ instruction, HIGH FIVE® certified staff, and a ratio of one instructor per 10 participants on a full ice surface. Instructors emphasize personal achievement and participation. 

OHD Shooter Pad registered group programs

The main goal of this five-week OHD shooter pad program is skill development for the house league player (ages 6-12). We begin by instilling good habits in isolated training, which creates a solid foundation for skilled puck handling and shooting.

OHD Goalie Pad registered programs

The Goalie Pad program offers a unique, personalized approach to goaltender training in three levels. Participants work one-on-one with a qualified instructor in a controlled, structured setting. They will get a great workout combined with an intense learning experience. On-ice instruction covers technique, angle adjustments, balance, butterfly and stand-up styles, and rebound control.

Private and semi-private programs

Email ohd@oakville.ca to book private ($85/hour) shooter and goalie pad lessons.

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