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Youth Hockey Programs

HAYHA has hockey programs for Helena boys and girls of every age and skill level.  Players can learn to skate and play hockey as young as four years old (must turn four by December 31) and play through age 18 in the following programs.

  • U8 recreational program for 4 – 8 year olds.
  • House recreational program for 9 – 18 year olds.
  • U10 competitive travel program for 9 and 10 year olds.
  • U12 competitive travel program for 11 and 12 year olds.
  • U14 competitive travel program for 13 and 14 year olds.
  • High School competitive travel program for enrolled high school students.

President's Note

On behalf of the Helena Area Youth Hockey Association (HAYHA), I would like to welcome you to the 2020-21 Hockey Season. HAYHA is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to improving and expanding hockey in Helena and the surrounding communities. This year we have many challenges ahead of us as we confront the COVID-19 pandemic. In late spring, HAYHA formed a COVID-19 subcommittee and has been working closely with the Helena Ice Arena and the Montana Amateur Hockey Association (MAHA) to develop a plan of operations for conducting youth hockey practices and games. Our HAYHA subcommittee has also consulted with local and statewide health officials and we hope to soon gain approval of our COVID-19 plan of operations. Health directives change frequently and we all need to do our part to keep our rink and our youth hockey program operating this season...Read More..

Congratulations Squirt B team, State Champions!

Thank you to the Helena Bighorns and Blue Cross Blue Shield for donating $2,400 to Helena Area Youth Hockey!


Goalie Development

Monday Morning Goalies

The first year of Goalie Development has wrapped up with the final Monday morning practice on February 24, 2020.  We would like to give a big shout out to all the coaches that made this a great success, and we look forward to more goalie development in the next year.

  • Player Nutrition

  • By Robert Whited 10/09/2018, 5:45pm MDT
  • Nutrition plays a large role in a players ability to develop physically and mentally. Without proper fuel the body runs short and crashes. This is a great module series for all people to watch.
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