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    Skating Lessons

    Skating Lessons are appropriate for ages 4 thru adult, beginner to advanced skaters.  Session consists of one hour/week for 7 week.  Each week will include a 30 minute small group lesson and 30 minutes of independent practice time. Lessons are held at the Schenectady County Rink, 5 Tower Road, Glenville, NY.  Cost is per session is $99.

    Special lesson groups for Intro to Figure Skating and Hockey Skating Skills. See registration for more details.

    Fall Session of skating lessons will offer classes on Saturdays (12:20-1:50pm) from Nov 2 thru Dec 14, and on Mondays (6-7pm) from Nov 4 thru Dec 16. There will be a makeup class for the Monday evening students whose class on Dec 2nd was cancelled due to the snow storm on Monday, Dec 30th from 6-7pm.

    Winter Session of skating lessons will offer classes on Saturdays (12:20-1:50pm) from Jan 4 thru Feb 15, and on Mondays (6-7pm) from Jan 6 thru Feb 17th. Online registration is NOW OPEN!  Last day to register is January 2, 2020.  Click here to for more information or to register. 


    Click here to see many Frequently Asked Questions, including our Make-up Lesson Policy for the Fall, Winter and Spring I Sessions.  

    Entry Level Hockey 2019-20

    Thinking of Starting Hockey  this winter?   We offer a January start date for our entry level programs - please see below for more information.

    SAVE THE DATE!  Our next Try Hockey for Free event will be Saturday, February 22, from 4-5pm, at SCRF (5 Tower Road, Glenville).  Advanced registration will be required at www.tryhockeyforfree and should be available by February 1st.

    Intro to Hockey Ideal for ages 5 and 6 with some skating experience but no prior hockey experience.  Full gear is required, however we do have limited quantities of loaner gear which can be borrowed.  You must provide hockey skates, stick, and hockey helmet with face mask.  Completion of one or more sessions of skating lessons is recommended before participation.  Program meets at 10 am on Saturday mornings at SCRF with Coach Walter Peretti,  Jan 4th thru Feb 22nd.  Cost is $135 thru Dec 31st and increases to $150 beginning January 1st.  Registration closes on January 2nd.  Jersey included.  USA Hockey membership required (

    Online registration is OPEN! - click here to register for  the January start date of Intro to Hockey. 

    Mini-Mites  Ideal for ages 6 and 7 who have taken Intro to Hockey or have had other equivalent prior hockey experience.  Full gear is required, however we do have limited quantities of loaner gear which can be borrowed.  You must provide hockey skates, stick, and helmet with face mask. Program meets at 8:50 am Saturdays at SCRF with Coach Dave Randall and at 8am on Sunday mornings at UNION with Coach Walter Peretti from Sunday, January 5th  thru Sunday February 16th.  First class will be Sunday, January 5th, 8am at UNION College.  Cost is $225 thru December 31st, $240 beginning January 1st, 2020.   Add $60 if new reversible jersey is needed.  Registration closes on January 3rd.  USA Hockey membership required. 

    Online registration is OPEN! - click here to register for  the January start for the 2019-20 Mini Mite program 

    Rec Hockey for ages 9-13, January start. A beginner and advanced beginner program for skaters age 9-13.  Must have had at least one prior session of skating lessons and must be able to skate forward and stop independently. Full gear is required.  Program meets once per week, 4-5:15pm on Sundays January 5th  thru Feb 23 at Union College with Coach Brianne BrinkerCost is $ 165 thru Dec 31, 2019; $180 beginning on January 1st.  Registration closes on Janaury 4th. Add $25 if team jersey is needed. USA Hockey membership required.

    Online registration is OPEN! - click here to register for the January start date of  Rec Hockey for ages 9-13

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

    Schenectady Youth Hockey
    Shatter Point Tournament

    February 28, 2020 to March 1, 2020
    March 6, 2020 to March 8, 2020

    Information & Registration

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    First order due by 10/15.

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    Schenectady Youth Hockey
    Shatter Point Tournament

    2/28/20  -  3/1/20 (week 1)
    3/6/20  -  3/8/20 (week 2)

    Information & Registration

    Board Meeting

    Date: 12/8/19
    Location:  Union Garnet Room

    Time: 5:15 pm

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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.

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