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    Skating Lessons

    The Fall session of skating lessons will end on Saturday, Dec 17th and on Monday, Dec 19th.

    Registration is now OPEN for the next session of skating lessons, "Winter".  The Winter session will run on 6-7pm on Mondays, Jan 2nd - Feb 13, or 12:20-1:50pm on Saturdays, Jan 7th - Feb 18.   Cost is $119 per skater.   7 weekly sessions consisting of a 30 minute small group lesson and 30 minutes of independent practice time.  Special requests for specific lesson group or specific lesson time are not guaranteed.  Lessons held at the Schenectady County Recreational Facility, 5 Tower Road, Glenville, NY.  Registration for both Saturday and Monday classes will close on December 28, 2022 or upon reaching capacity.  Click here to register for the Winter session of skating lessons.

    Click here for a description of our lesson program and frequently asked questions, including questions about what to wear, make-up classes, lesson group sizes, etc.   All lessons are held at SCRF, 5 Tower Road, Glenville, NY.  

    Questions about purchasing skates?  Please feel free to speak with the Director, Patti Tashman before or after classes.  Please note:  double runners are not allowed, and size-adjustable skates are NOT recommended.

     

    ENTRY LEVEL PROGRAMS 2022-2023

    REGISTRATION for the January start of our entry level programs is OPEN! Registration links are below

    Try Hockey for Free - will be presented again this season on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at SCRF from 11:10am-12:10pm.   Advanced registration will be required, check back for further updates.

    Intro to Hockey  Registration for the January start of our Intro to Hockey program will be open in early December.  Classes will meet from January 7th thru February 25, 2023 on Saturday mornings at SCRF from 10-11am.  Cost will be $150 .  Registration will close on January 2nd.  This program is ideal for ages 5 or 6 having completed at least one session of skating lessons.   FEELING  THE PINCH OF INFLATION?  Save $60 if you wish to re-use a jersey rather than receive a new one.  Email Linda Z at lzahn@nycap.rr.com if you are interested.  Limited number/sizes available.    Click here to register for the January start of Intro to Hockey.

    The January start of the Mini-mites program will run from  Jan 7th thru  Feb 26, 2023 and will meet on Saturdays at SCRF from 8:50-9:50am and on Sundays from 8-9am at UNION.  Cost is $225.  Ideal for ages 6 or 7 having completed Intro to Hockey or other hockey experience.  Add $60 if a reversible jersey is needed.  Registration will open in early December and close on January 2nd, 2023.  Click here to register for the January start of Mini-Mites.

    The January start of our Rec Hockey for ages 9-13 program will be January 8 thru February 26, 2023  and will meet on Sundays at UNION College, 3:45-5pm.  Cost is $165 .  Registration will be open in early December and will close on January 2, 2023.   Open to both beginners and those with prior hockey experience with the requisite skating ability.   Beginners must be able to skate forwards, backwards, and come to a full stop.  Full gear required.   Click here to register for the January start of Rec Hockey.

    Looking to Schedule Games with Our Teams?
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    2022-23 Coach Registration

    Register to be a coach for the 2022-23 Season:  https://schenectadyyouthhockey.sportngin.com/register/form/415273937


    Entry Level Programs

    SYHA is proud to offer the following entry level hockey programs.  Click here for more information about our entry level programs.
     
    INTRO TO HOCKEY -  Ideal for ages 5 and 6; one session or more of skating lessons, or equivalent skating experience required.   Program runs November - February.  Program typically meets 1/week on Saturday morning.  More details and online registration for the 2022-23 season should be available by early September.
     
    MINI-MITES  - Ideal for ages 6 and 7, Intro to Hockey or equivalent skating and hockey experience required.  Fall session runs Nov and December; Winter session runs January and Feburary.  Program typically meets on Saturday and Sunday mornings.  More details and online registration for the 2022-23 season should be available by early September.
     
    REC HOCKEY for ages 9-13 - Ideal for the older beginner, MUST be able to skate forward, STOP, and skate backward.  This may require several sessions of skating lessons before registering.  Program runs from the end of October thru February.  More details and online registration for the 2022-23 season should be available by early September.

    DIFFICULTY REGISTERING?

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    If you are having trouble registering from a PC or MAC, please go into your browser history and clear your cache and cookies.  If you are still having troubles, please send an email to lzahn@nycap.rr.com explaing 1) what exact link you clicked on and 2) what error message you received.

    Thanks for registering; we appreciate your patience with technology!


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    Next Board Meeting

    Date: 11/13/22
    Location:  Teleconference
    Time: 7pm


    (Open to all SYHA members.  Contact SYHAChargers@gmail.com for conference call information)


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    SYHA is one of twenty-one associations that have been designated a USA Hockey Model Association.


    In 2017, SYHA rolled out Hockey Scholar™, a online STEM education course to our players that brings science, technology, engineering and math concepts to life using the fast-paced game of hockey.  We are the first youth hockey association in the nation to utilize Hockey Scholar demonstrating our commitment to player academic performance.