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    The Schenectady County Recreational Facility ("SCRF") - 5 Tower Road, Glenville NY, and UNION College Messa Rink, 1261 Lenox Road, Schenectady, NY



    The SYHA Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet is scheduled for April 22, 2018 from 3pm to 7pm at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia, NY.  Families must register using the below form.

    March 11, 2018

    Schenectady 12u-AA Wins NYS North Section Championship.  Heading to State Championship as #1 Seed

    Congratulations to the Schenectady Youth Hockey 12u-AA team for winning the 2018 New York State North Section 12U Championship! This will be the third consecutive year a Schenectady 12u team will represent the North Section in the State Championship Tournament.    

    By winning the Sectional Tournament the 12u-AA team has earned a #1 seed in the State Tournament March 23-25th in Buffalo. Let’s all support the Chargers in their quest to bring home SYHA’s first State Championship in 30 years.

    Go Chargers!!!

    Skating Lessons

    Skating Lesson sessions are offered year round, and are appropriate for ages 4 thru adult, beginner to advanced skaters.  Each session costs $99 per skater and consists of 7 weekly classes comprised of a 30 minute small group lesson and 30 minutes of independent practice time.  Semi-private advanced lessons are offered March thru October.  Follow the link below for details regarding the upcoming session.

    • Winter Session will run Saturdays, Jan 6 - Feb 17th, or Mondays, Jan 8 thru Feb 19th.  Registration is now closed.
    • Spring I Session -   Online registration is OPEN, click here for more details or to register.  Spring I Session will run on Saturdays March 3 - April 14th, or Mondays March 5 - April 16th.  PLEASE NOTE:  Registration for both days will close on Feb 28.  Waitlist registration will be available March 1 - March 7.

    Entry Level Hockey Information 2017-18

    TRY HOCKEY FOR FREE on March 3rd!   Join us on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018, 4-5pm or 5-6pm, at SCRF (5 Tower Road, Glenville, NY. Advanced registration is required at  

    • All participants must bring winter gloves and a bike or hockey helmet; bring skates and your hockey stick if you have them.  Skates and hockey sticks will be available to borrow if you don't have your own.

    Spring Mini-mites - as of 3/21/18: Class has reach capacity and registration has closed.    Full gear is required, participants should have prior hockey experience and must be independent skaters. Six skills classes from March 25 thru April 29th, Sunday mornings 11:20-12:20.  Cost is $85.  Registration closes on March 21st.  

    Spring Rec Hockey for ages 9-13: Online registration is now open.  Full gear and minimum skating skills (foward skating and ability to stop) required.  Six skills classes from March 25 through April 29th, Sunday mornings from 10:10-11:10am.  Cost is $85.  Registration closes on March 21st.  Click here for more details or to register.

    Summer 3v3 for Mini-mites, Mites, Squirts, and PeeWees  will run on Monday nights, July 9th thru Aug 20th at 7:10 (Mini-mites and Mites) and 8:10 (Squirts and PeeWees).  Registration will be open in mid April and will close on June 3rd or when a division reaches capacity.  Full gear and USA Hockey registration required.

    Questions about getting your child started with hockey? Contact Linda Z at 518-393-9459 or

    Schenectady 10u-Select Wins Empire State Cup Tournament / Squirt B Division

    Congratulations to the Schenectady 10u-Select Team for winning the Squirt B Division of the My Hockey Tournaments Empire State Cup in Rochester, NY on January 15, 2018. 

    Schenectady 12u-AA Wins Empire State Cup Tournament / Peewee AA Division

    Congratulations to the Schenectady 12u-AA Team for winning the Peewee AA Division of the My Hockey Tournaments Empire State Cup in Rochester, NY on January 15, 2018.  


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    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.

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

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