12/16/21 - NYSAHA issued a statement to all member associations, including SYHA, requiring face coverings for all hockey events, including on-ice games and practices.
12/16/21 - Union College Messa Rink: Per Union College, all visitors are required to wear a face covering inside the building, including players, coaches, and officials while on the ice and benches.
12/16/21 - SCRF: Per the above NYSAHA memo, all players and coaches are required to wear a face covering during all hockey events, including players and coaches while on the ice and benches.
9/1/21 - SCRF: Per Schenectady County, all visitors are required to where a mask while inside the County-owned facility.
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Registration for the Winter Session (Jan/Feb) has closed. If you registered for the waitlist, you will only be contacted if we have a spot to offer you. The last classes of the Winter session will be on Monday, February 14th and on Saturday Feburary 19th.
The Spring I Session will begin on March 5 (Saturdays, 12:15pm-1:45pm) and March 7 (Mondays, 6-7pm) and run for 7 weeks. Online registration will be open in early February, and will close on February 28th or sooner, if maximum capacity is reached.
8u Hockey (Cross-Ice Mites)
8u Early Bird Bird Registration ends on September 3, 2021 ($200 savings)
Program runs from mid-October to the end of February
20 team practices (skills and drills)
17 sessions with professional skating coach (Dave Randall) or goalie coach (Bryan McDonald)
17 home games (cross-ice games at Union College Rink)
(approximately 60-67 hours on ice)
Thursday nights at SCRF
Saturday mornings at SCRF
Sunday morning at Union College Rink
Cost: $600 early bird registration ends on 9/3 ($200 savings)
8u priority is given to 2013 & 2014 birth year players
Based on availability, 2015 & 2016 birth years may be eligible to join the program
Our Mini-Mites Program is open to all 2015 & 2015 birth year players
2021-22 Tryouts (Top Teams)
Completed for 2021-22 Season
2021-2022 Travel Hockey Teams & 8u (Cross-Ice) Registration
10u to 18u Early Bird Registration ends on June 15, 2021 ($200 savings)
8u Early Bird Bird Registration ends on September 15, 2021 ($200 savings)
10u - Registration Closed
12u - Registration Closed
14u - Registration Closed
18u (2003-2006) - Registration Closed
Contact Division Directors for information:
Apply to be a Head Coach for 2022-23 Season: https://forms.gle/UhAhbBmuPKGm25CU9
Register to be a coach for the 2022-23 Season: https://schenectadyyouthhockey.sportngin.com/register/form/415273937
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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.