Quality Hockey Training in New Glasgow

The Jon Sim Hockey programs, created by former NHL'er and New Glasgow native Jon Sim, has become a leader in youth hockey development in Nova Scotia. 

What to Expect

EXPERIENCED COACHES

Our coaches come from the ranks of university, junior, high school, and minor hockey teams.

FOCUSED DEVELOPMENT

Students will experience a variety of drills designed to development a range of fundamental skills.

OFF-ICE TRAINING

Our qualified trainers have developed a program designed for young hockey players focusing on strength, speed, and agility.

Program Director

Jon Sim


Born and raised in Pictou County, where he played all his minor hockey, Jon enjoyed a spectacular junior career where he spent 4 seasons with the Sarnia Sting of the OHL. He totaled 311 points including two back to back 56 goal seasons and is still to this day the all-time franchise points and goals leader. Drafted by the Dallas Stars in 1996, Jon captured a Stanley Cup in 1998/1999. Jon went on to play 469 games in the NHL. Jon's resume includes 15 years of professional hockey, 902 games played, 64 playoff games as well as 3 league championships.

2021-2022 Programs


Novice/U9
On-ice: 15 hours

The Novice Winter AAA Series will feature 15 full ice games, including playoffs, of three 12 minute stop time periods.

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LITTLE SIMMERS $343.85 (includes HST) REGISTRATION INSURANCE $20.00

2017/2016/2015 birth years only
On-ice: 12 hours

The “Little Simmers” is a spring development program offered by Jon Sim Hockey. Beginning in early April and ending at the end of May. Sessions will take place on evenings at the Pictou County Wellness Center. The program will feature 8 x 90 minute sessions for a total of 12 hours of on-ice training. Note: This is not a learn to skate program. 

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4 on 4 Spring League $349.00 (includes HST) REGISTRATION INSURANCE $20.00

The Jon Sim 4 on 4 Spring League will feature competitive NO CONTACT & NO ICING, full ice games featuring 4 on 4 play. The program will include 2 games per week. The league will include 12 games as well as playoffs with a chance to capture the Jon Sim Hockey Cup. Note: Each team will be limited to 4 Major Midget players per team. Teams will be divided by JSH staff. 

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BATTLE & CONTACT CAMP $279.00 (includes HST) REGISTRATION INSURANCE $20.00

2009 Born Players Only
April 1-3 (CAMP WILL BE TWO DAYS BETWEEN THOSE DATES)
On-ice: 12 hours

This camp’s curriculum will focus on teaching, training and developing players to apply and adapt their core skills for effective introduction to body contact including tactical corner skills and puck protection. Work on individual skills will also be incorporated in the station training component of the camp.

Camp Includes – 6 HOURS OF ICE – CLASSROOM SESSION – JERSEY

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2008 birth years only
On-ice: 9 hours
6 one-hour games

The objective of the Jon Sim ELITE Spring camp is to provide the opportunity for advanced 2008 born players to take part in pro style training camp featuring high level on-ice training as well as fast paced games. All sessions will be lead by former Stanley Cup winner Jon Sim.  A maximum of 30 players & 2 goalies will be accepted.  The program will include specialized training for Forwards, Defencemen and Goaltenders.  Jon will be joined by qualified instructors for each session.

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2014 to 2009
Camp will be divided into two groups
On-Ice: 9 hours   Off-ice: 6 hours

On-Ice Training: Emphasis on improved puck control and scoring ability as well as Small Area games.
Stickhandling: Deking, one-on-one play, puck protection; puck control at high speed.
Shooting: Power, accuracy, shooting in stride, quick release,
one-timers, wraparounds, deking, offensive positioning and shot selection.
Power skating: Power, speed, balance and agility for effective
stickhandling and shooting.

Off-Ice Training: The off-ice program will touch on components such as shooting techniques, stickhandling drills & off-ice conditioning.

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U9/U11/U13
On-Ice: 15 hours / Off-Ice: 10 hours
3-week program (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings)

This 3 week program will feature a minimum of 3.5 hours of on-ice as well as 3 off-ice training sessions each week. A detailed schedule will be forwarded to students prior to camp.

On-Ice Training: The program is designed to improve individual skills featuring a mixture of battling, conditioning skating featuring Bronco Belts, puck-handling as well as small area games.
Off-Ice Training: The off-ice program will touch on components such as shooting techniques, slide boards stride sessions, stickhandling drills, off-ice conditioning as well as yoga sessions.

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U9 / U11 / U13

On-Ice Training: Emphasis on improved puck control and scoring ability as well as Small Area games.
Stickhandling: Deking, one-on-one play, puck protection; puck control at high speed.
Shooting: Power, accuracy, shooting in stride, quick release, onetimers, wraparounds, deking, offensive positioning and shot selection.
Power skating: Power, speed, balance and agility for effective stickhandling and shooting.
Off-Ice Training: The off-ice program will touch on components such as shooting techniques, slide boards stride sessions, stickhandling drills & off-ice conditioning.

PROGRAM INCLUDES
– Jon Sim Hockey Jersey
– 15 hours On-Ice training
– Daily off-ice Shooting / Stickhandling
– 6:1 player : Coach ratio
– Meal Plan available
– Group leaders ( supervision at all times)

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U7 / U9 / U11 / U13
On-ice: 7.5 hours

The program is designed to improve individual skills and to prepare the student for the upcoming hockey season.

SESSIONS FOCUS ON:

PUCK CONTROL: Stickhandling, passing, shooting, puck protection, deking and one-on-one play
GAME SIMULATION: 3 Vs 3 mini games as well as Battle drills.

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