• Youth Hockey

    Programs for kids of all ages and abilities

    Young hockey players sitting on ice during presentation.

Registration for 2024-2025 programs opens July 15, 2024

Important Updates

Neck Guard Requirement

Effective August 1, 2024, all youth players must wear neck laceration protection during practices and games. Each player/family is responsible for purchasing a neck guard, as neck guards will not be provided with rental equipment.

Volunteer Obligation

The 2024-2025 season is the final season for the volunteer obligation fee structure. MAYHA will develop a new credit system that allows key volunteer positions to receive credit towards for their player’s registration fees. Watch for information later this year.

Youth Hockey Programs

Our youth hockey program is dedicated to providing a fun, safe, and inclusive environment where young athletes of all skill levels can develop their hockey abilities, build lasting friendships, and learn valuable life lessons.

Whether your child is lacing up her skates for the first time, or is an advanced player looking to take his game to the next level, we offer a range of programs tailored to meet the needs of every young hockey player.

Click on the links below to learn more or register for our programs.

Learn to Play Hockey

Children ages four and older can learn the basics of hockey in a safe and enjoyable setting. Sessions are offered throughout the season

Fall Programs

Fall programs run September-October and feature small area games, skating skills, drills, scrimmages. Bantam and High School Hockey is for players ages 14-18.

Winter House Program

Our house program offers players ages 6-18 the chance to enjoy hockey while building personal and team cooperation skills. Running from November through February, these sessions take place during the week, with no weekend travel.

Winter Travel Program

Our travel program provides a competitive option for players, ages 9 and older, to maximize their skill development. Players try out for teams, with the season running September through March (depending on the age group).

Spring Programs

Spring programs run April-May and feature small area games, skating skills, drills, scrimmages. Bantam and High School Hockey is for players ages 14-18.

Tournaments

We host seven tournaments during the year for various age groups. Tournaments have a four-game guarantee and run Friday-Sunday.

Important Links

USA Hockey Registration

All youth players must have current membership with USA Hockey to participate in our programs.

Program Registration

All registration is handled online through our DaySmart Recreation System. Players must create an account before they register.

Volunteer Obligation

All winter youth hockey players must pay a volunteer obligation fee in addition to registration fees. This fee can be “worked off” during the year or paid at registration.

Policies

See the MAYHA Guidebook and Concussion Policy for our full policies and information on our programs.

Equipment Rental

Rental gear is available for players for the season. Use the link below to schedule a time for your child’s equipment fitting.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Families may apply for financial assistance  to assist with their registration fees. The Colin Moffatt Snodgrass scholarship is also awarded to two players each year and fully covers their winter registration fees.

Athletic Training Services

Through a partnership with the University of Montana Athletic Training program, we offer free athletic training services to youth hockey participants.

Coaching

We are always looking for qualified coaches to help with our programs!

Contact

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