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    Skating Lessons

    Registration is now open for the next session,  "September Session",  which runs from 6-7pm  Monday, September 12 - October 24th.    Cost is $119 per skater.  Registration will close on Sept. 10.   Click here to register for the September session. Special lesson groups available (subject to meeting pre-requisite skill levels) for semi-private figure skating lessons or advanced beginner skating skills for hockey players. 

    The next session after the September session  is the "Fall" session, which will meet on both Saturdays (12:50-1:20pm) beginning Nov 5, and Mondays (6-7pm) beginning  Nov 7.

    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 IS OPEN!

    Try Hockey for Free - will be presented again this season on Saturday, November 5 at SCRF from 11:10am-12:10pm.   Advanced registration will be required once registration is open.

    Intro to Hockey will run Nov 12, 2022-Feb 25, 2022 on Saturday mornings at SCRF from 10-11am.  Cost is $249 thru Nov 4th; $279 Nov 5 - Nov 30.  Registration closes Nov 30.    Ideal for ages 5 or 6 having completed at least one session of skating lessons.   Click here to register.

    Mini-mites will run from Nov 6, 2022 - 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 $400  for full program or $225 for Nov. and Dec.; cost increases to $430 or $250 on October 29th.  Ideal for ages 6 or 7 having completed Intro to Hockey.  Click here to register.

    Rec Hockey for ages 9-13 will run from Oct 30, 2022 thru Feb 26, 2023 and will meet at UNION, 3:45-5pm.  Cost is $299; $329 after October 22nd.  Registration closed on November 19th.  Open to both beginners and those with prior hockey experience.   Beginners must be able to skate forwards, backwards, and come to a full stop.  New for 2022 - there will be a welcome back stick and puck on Sun Oct 23, 3:45-5pm, UNION College.  Full gear required.  Click here to register

    Looking to Schedule Games with Our Teams?
    https://www.schenectadyyouthhockey.com/teamcontacts

    2022-23 Season Registration Link (8u to 18u)
    https://schenectadyyouthhockey.sportngin.com/register/form/818834253
    8u - Registration Open
    10u-18u - Register Only After Being Selected to a Team


     


    2022-23 Travel Hockey Tryout & Evaluation Dates (All 10u to 18 teams at all levels)

    2022-23 Tryout Registration is Closed (10u to 18u)

    CERTAIN TEAMS MAY HAVE SPACE AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED NUMBER OF PLAYERS/GOALIES.  PLEASE CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE DIVISION DIRECTOR FOR INFORMATION

    Contact your Tryout Coordinator with any questions.


    New for 2022-23 Season:  All teams (TB, AA, A, B, C) for all divisions (10u, 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u) will be formed in Spring 2022 for the 2022-23 season. 

    10u (2012 & 2013 birth years)

    Tryouts Closed - Teams Formed

    12u (2010 & 2011 birth years)
    Tryouts Closed - Teams Formed

    14U (2008 & 2009 birth years)
    Tryouts Closed - Teams Formed

    16u (2006 & 2007 birth years) / 18u (2004 & 2005 birth years)
    Tryouts Completed - Team Formed
    We are still looking for a few more 16u and 18u players
    Email syhachargers@gmail.com


    COVID PROTOCOLS

    SCRF:  Currently, there are no face covering requirements at SCRF.
    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.  


    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.

    2022-23 Coach Registration

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



    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: 9/18/22
    Location:  Teleconference
    Time: 7pm


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


    Live Barn

    Watch live and recorded games/practices at SCRF (and hundred of locations) via LiveBarn.  Use SYHA code eeac-87f8 for 10% discount.


    SYHA is now part of Amazon Smile. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your purchases to SYHA when you shop at https://smile.amazon.com.

    Same products, prices and service - AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know with the added benefit of supporting charitable organizations.


    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.