After a player has completed a Learn To Skate or an equivalent program,they progress to the Learn To Play Program. Skaters don't have to be 100% fall-free,just off the crate to get started. The Learn To Play program i sdone in concert with The Valley Hockey League and Marblehead Youth Hockey Association coaches. The season runs from September through March,and consists of two practice sand one game per week. The Wednesday night 50-minutes practices are coached by MYHA and are in Lynn at 5:00 PM. Saturday and Sunday sessions are Endicott College in Beverly. The sessions run in conjunction with the VHL and with players and coaches of several other area youth hockey program son the ice at the same time as Marblehead.On Saturday,the ice is split into 6 station seach with a different small area drill. Each team rotates through the stations every 8 minutes. On Sunday,the ice is divided into 3 cross-ice games with a coach from each team on the ice.The smaller playing surface allows all player sat every skill level to be involved in the action,increasing player's time with the puck and therefore increasing skill development for all players.