Little Devils Learn-To-Play

The SMS Little Devils Learn-To-Play Hockey program is considered one of the best learn-to-play hockey programs in Massachusetts and has started the hockey careers of hundreds of players since its inception. It is designed for the first-time player by providing an engaging fun environment that is focused on skill development.

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Appropriate for players at least 4 years old, and ideally for those who have completed at least one year of a Learn-to-Skate program.

American Development Model

The SMS Little Devils Learn-To-Play Hockey program follows the Cross-Ice USA Hockey American Development Model (ADM), which focuses on small-area games to foster player development.


The season begins in early November and runs until the end of February.


Practices and games are held at either Nashoba Valley Olympia Rink in Boxborough or Valley Sports in Concord.


Teams practice 2 times per week on Saturday at Valley Sports in Concord and Sunday at Nashoba Valley Olympia Rink in Boxborough.


Teams will play every Sunday morning over the course of the season at Nashoba Valley Olympia Rink in Boxborough.


Jerseys will be provided.


All players must wear full hockey equipment, including a helmet with a face mask.


The SMS Little Devils Learn-To-Play Hockey program is primarily for players ages 4 through 8. The program consists of players from Sudbury, Maynard, and Stow. Players from surrounding communities are welcome.

The core mission of the SMS program is player development. The season begins in November and will run through February.

All players must have a current USA Hockey number at registration.

Program Cost:

Player Tuition is $750

All players will be evaluated and assigned to a team that participates in the SMS house development league. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is due at the time of registration.

The remaining balance will be charged to the credit card on file or ACH payment on October 1st, 2024. 

**Tuition can be paid in full at the time of registration**

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