Learn to Play Registration Schedule

 

Learn to Play is geared towards the Beginner to Intermediate Junior (age 5-13) looking to learn golf skills, basic fundamentals and rules of the sport. Juniors will also practice the ABC’s of physical literacy – jumping, running, throwing, catching, balance, agility, and striking skills that will not only help them in golf but in all other sports that they participate in.  There will be 4 sessions per month starting in April and ending in September.  These classes will be based on the Golf Canada Long Term Development Plan as part of the National Junior Golf Development Center allowing juniors to progress through levels as they acquire skills.  Program sign up is on a month to month basis with existing program participants given first right of refusal for the following month.  6-1 player to coach ratio.

 

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WHITE (age 5-6)

This program focuses on FUN through a combination of fundamental movement skills, athleticism and basic golf skills. It is an excellent follow up to the Junior Junior Program and is perfect for 5 to 6 year olds who are new or relatively new to golf. It runs April through September, 4 times a month for 40 minutes per session.

Notes: We need a minimum of 4 to run a class. We will start a wait list after 6 are in the class. You can join in any month if there is a spot available. If you give up your spot there is no guarantee you can get it back.

Stage: White — Key Competencies (5-6 yrs)

1. Child demonstrates the ability to link fundamental movement skills (eg. running; jumping; catching; throwing; coordination; agility; etc.) into overall play.

2. Child is able to accept redirection if required to ensure a safe learning and play environment.

3. Child demonstrates a willingness to participate in golf-related activities.

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NOTE: You will most likely be registered to a waiting list.  Someone will contact you within the week to confirm your classes.

Day Time Cost
(4 classes/month)
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Wednesday 5:00-5:40pm $90/month Register Now
Saturday (Starts in May) 10:00-10:40am $90/month

 

ORANGE (age 6-9)

This program builds on the White level with continual importance placed on FUN with fundamental movement skills and athleticism but with more emphasis developing golf  specific skills/fundamentals/rules/etiquette. It is an excellent follow up to the Junior Junior Program and is perfect for 6-9 year olds who are relatively new to golf or even have a little bit of experience. It runs April through September, 4 times a month for 45 minutes per session.

Notes: We need a minimum of 4 to run a class. We will start a wait list after 6 are in the class. You can join in any month if there is a spot available. If you give up your spot there is no guarantee you can get it back.

Stage: Orange — Key Competencies (6-9 yrs)

1. Set-up: Demonstrates the ability to hold the club with two hands close together, with his or her feet on either side of the ball.

2. Swing: Demonstrates the ability to swing arms back and then swing through a reasonably balanced finish.

3. Child is able to copy, imitate an instructor.

4. Child is able to name different parts of the golf course such as a tee, green, fairway, bunker and rough.

5. Safety & Etiquette: Child demonstrates the basic understanding of:

a. Golf etiquette (eg. being quiet when someone is hitting; where is a safe place to stand during play; etc.).

b. 11 Golden Rules of Golf Safety

Please Click Here to See the Schedule for the Year

NOTE: You will most likely be registered to a waiting list.  Someone will contact you within the week to confirm your classes.

Day Time Cost
(4 classes/month)
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Wednesday 5:20-6:00pm $90/month Register Now
Saturday (Starts in May) 10:40-11:20am $90/month

 

BLUE (age 8-11)

This program continues to build on the athleticism gained in previous levels but now focuses more on HOW to play golf as we continue to build skills and learn rules and etiquette. This program is perfect for 8-11 year olds who are relatively new to golf or have some golf experience. It runs April through September, 4 times a month for 60 minutes per session.

Notes: We need a minimum of 4 to run a class. We will start a waitlist after 6 are in the class. you can join in any month if there is a spot available. If you give up your spot there is no guarantee you can get it back.

Stage: blue — Key Competencies (8-11 yrs)

1. Set-up: Child has a functioning grip, posture and alignment. There will be noticeable area to improve in the set-up but the child can function to the benchmarks below.

2. Full swing: Will increase the number of solid contacts with any club by 20%

3. Putting: Controls the distance the ball rolls to within 25% of the length of the flat putt.

4. Chipping: At least 40% of the chip shots from a stable environment have a functional loft for the given shot and club selected

5. More Advanced Level of Etiquette: Child demonstrates a more advanced understanding of golf etiquette (eg. Safety, keeping score of self and others, raking bunkers; repairing ball marks; where to leave your golf bag; etc.) Although inconsistent, the child is aware of other people and objects when swinging. Child can explain what to do in case of lightning while practicing or playing.

6. Rules of Golf: Child demonstrates a basic knowledge of the Rules of Golf including examples such as: order of play, when a penalty stroke should occur, use of tee markers and when the flagstick should be removed.  

Please Click Here to See the Schedule for the Year

NOTE: You will most likely be registered to a waiting list.  Someone will contact you within the week to confirm your classes.

Day Time Cost
(4 classes/month)
Register
Monday 5:00-6:00pm $110/month Register Now
Thursday 5:00-6:00pm $110/month
Saturday (starts in May) 11:30-12:30pm $110/month
Thursday 6:00-7:00pm $110/month

 

BLACK (age 10-13)

This program puts everything together. Once finished, the Junior will be fully capable of playing golf within the rules, at the proper pace and with proper etiquette. He/she will have a basic understanding of his swing and be able to move his body functionally. At this point, they can decide if they would like to pursue golf competively or simply enjoy it for FUN. The next level programming would be Learn to Compete and/or private lessions.

Notes: We need a minimum of 4 to run a class. We will start a waitlist after 6 are in the class. you can join in any month if there is a spot available. If you give up your spot there is no guarantee you can get it back.

Please Click Here to See the Schedule for the Year

NOTE: You will most likely be registered to a waiting list.  Someone will contact you within the week to confirm your classes.

Day Time Cost
(4 classes/month)
Register
Monday 6:00-7:00pm $110/month Register Now
Tuesday 6:00-7:00pm $110/month

 

 

** included in each level will be: Golf Canada Benchmarking, Golf Canada Report Cards & a Hat for completing your level

** day and start times are subject to change based on time of year and demand

** there will be no classes on long weekends

** once a waitlist reaches 4 people we will look at opening another class