There's a New Account page for anyone that hasn't already registered an account with us already. WHS students (that haven't played hockey) looking for community service hours should register and make an account before volunteering. If you played in our program, have your parent or guardian add your email address to your WYH profile. They can also set your password. There's an issue with our website platform that requires Child accounts to use the Full Site version of the website and use the "Sign In" option in the top right.
Go to the Board of Directors page to contact our Snack Bar, Fundraising, and Instructional Directors about volunteering opportunities.
Parents/guardians of players participating in try-outs must acknowledge that they have read the current season's try-out procedures.
Team placement will be communicated no later than May 15. The first payment is due by May 31. Failure to pay this amount or contact us will result in the player being removed from the roster.
Girls’ Teams (U10, U12, U14 and U19) teams will be offered based on registrations received by May 1st. If sufficient registrations have not been received, teams may be removed, and money returned. Teams may also be combined based on registrations. Wait listing is done to determine interest in additional teams.
All registrations require payment by credit card, have your credit card ready.
The registration deposit is applied to your tuition cost and is non-refundable or transferable.
Registrations will not be accepted unless the prior year's balance is satisfied in full.
If you failed to pay your balance for the previous season by September 1st, you may be required to pay your tuition in full at registration.
All upcoming season balances must be paid by September 1st. Failure to pay your season tuition by September 1st means your child may be removed from his/her team.
Full season players at all levels, except for Midgets and Mites is $1,350
Full season Mite U6 players is $900
Full season Mite U8 players is $1,000
Full season Midget players is $1,250
Short season teams (Midget and Girls U19) are $400
Learn to Skate $0
Advanced Learn to Play $75
Junior Wildcats $300
Adult Learn to Play $175
House 3 on 3 League $150
Full season goalies with equipment (Squirts U10 to Midgets U18) $675
Short season goalies' will be $200
Mass Crease Goalie Package $220
Girls playing on a 2nd team 50% discount
3rd sibling 50% discount
4th sibling 50% discount
*Tuition does not include the annual USA Hockey Registration Fee
USA Hockey Registration
Each player must register online with USA Hockey prior to the start of the season.
After you register with USA Hockey add the number to your child's WYH profile on our website. See our USA Hockey Registration page for more information.
If you are interested in coaching this season please go to our Coaches page for more information.
Great advice for your season
Great Advice to Start the Season - by Dan Bauer
It is official, all youth athletics are nuts. Hockey may have earned the right of getting there first, but every other sport has now fallen in place. They are all too organized, travel too much, too expensive and too time consuming. We place put too much emphasis on keeping score and winning and too little emphasis on having fun.
As another youth hockey season descends upon us I have some simple advice for parents to help make your hockey experience more enjoyable.
Skip tryouts. Leave the rink, go to a movie, have dinner with your spouse, just stay away. If your child makes the A team, be happy and humble. If your child makes the B team, be happy and calm. Next to skill, the most important quality of a good athlete is confidence. Benefit: Stress Reduction.
Every rink has a water fountain. Save time and money on the Gatorade, because I'm not certain that 10 year-olds even have electrolytes. And if they do, I bet they have a lot of them. We only start losing things when we get older. Savings: 80+ games & practices @ $2.00 = $160.
They can carry their own bag and if they can't it's too big. You don't carry your kid's backpack to school for them; you shouldn't have to carry their hockey bag either. Donate your wheelie bag to a stewardess and get one that has to be carried. Benefit: Increased leg strength.
Kids can dress and undress themselves - go get a cup of coffee and relax. Once they have been through it a few times they can figure it out. And if they can't, that is why they have teammates. Eventually they will get it on or off. Be patient. Benefit: Team Unity. (PS: Coffee is cheaper then Gatorade)
Teach them to tie their own skates as soon as possible - good skaters have loose skates, so let them get used to it early. As long as you keep tying them they are going to let you. Haven't we learned this "helpless" lesson before? Benefit: Ankle strength.
New equipment is for Christmas, maybe a birthday?but should not be a birthright of every new season. Buy used equipment?a 58lb squirt doesn't need the support of a $300 pair of skates. A $300 pair of skates could be worn by a 58lb squirt for ten years and still not be worn out?it's basic physics. Today's skates are as rigid as marine core training. Savings: $200+.
On the subject of skates, as soon as they are old enough to drive, they are old enough to get their own skates sharpened. If they tell you they don't have time, compare your schedule to theirs, then hand the skates back to them. Benefit: Time for you & responsibility for them.
Buy wooden sticks. Force dealers to put them back on the stick rack; it is supply & demand economics. A 9 year old doesn't need a composite stick unless he is 6' and 200lbs, or you can buy a 10 flex. A wooden stick will do fine. Save me the sales pitch on response and feel. Until they can feel the difference between clean and dirty hair save your money. And like tying skates, they can learn to tape their stick much sooner than they would like you to believe. Savings: $200+. Benefit: Wrist strength & eye-hand coordination.
Kids believe that the concession stand is an essential part of hockey - like their skates. If they go out and skate well, have fun and come off with a smile on their face - they don't need a reward, except maybe a pat on the back. Walk past the concession stand a few times; I know we need to support the rink, but it shouldn't be the place where you eat most of your meals. They also don't need breakfast at Perkins or lunch at Mc Donalds after every game or practice. Let them learn that the reward is hockey! It is a privilege to be able to play and if they don't make their bed and feed the dog you will take it away. Benefit: Discipline, help around the house, more money for coffee.
Herb Brooks said it best, "The name on the front of the jersey is a heck of a lot more important than the name on the back". This is a team sport; the sooner kids learn that, the better. Names on the back of jerseys are for when you get to the NHL. You should be able to figure out which one is yours without that visual aide. If you can't, remember that is why we put numbers on the jerseys - those numbers aren't a ranking system - they are for identification. Nobody wears two nametags at work, right? Benefit: Team Unity & Humility.
Don't watch every practice - let them tell you about a few - they'll enjoy it. Send them the message that you have more important things to do than watch the practice. This is not neglect, but common sense. If parents spent as much time helping kids with their homework as they do watching practice, our kids would all be getting straight A's. This is their experience; not yours. Turn them loose. Benefit: Time.
Let your kids have fun. If their best friend calls on a Friday night and wants them to: a) go to a movie, b) go to the outdoor rink, c) go sledding, don't say no because they have a game tomorrow, or in most cases three games. They are kids, if you haven't noticed they don't get tired. Do you ever remember being too tired as a kid? Let them go swimming at the motel, play football in the snow. AJ Hawk might need to sleep in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber, but your kid doesn't. Benefit: Balance, & a Happier Child.
Don't try to coach - your team already has one. Pat them on the back after a tough loss and thank them for their time and effort. Buy them a cup of coffee and talk about anything, but hockey. Benefit: Respect.
Last, but not least, at an athletic contest you can be a player, a coach, a fan or an official?but you can only be one. For those parents who are confused, you are a fan. Cheer when your team does something well. Drink coffee the rest of the time, it tastes better than your foot. Benefit: More friends, fewer enemies.