***NEW THIS SEASON*** All youth hockey players will receive a 5-pass punch card (valid for any open skate session) and can attend any Stick & Puck session for just $2.50!

The local USA Hockey program is for ages 5-18 and is organized by Winthrop Amateur Hockey Association (WAHA) through the Winthrop Rink. The program is open to boys and girls of all abilities, and focuses on skating development, understanding of general rules and gameplay with an emphasis on fun. Practices will be held twice a week and scrimmages on scheduled Saturdays.

This season, we will be offering an 8-week season for 6U and 8U teams and a 12-week season for 10U, 12U and 16U teams.

Dates: 6U & 8U - 8-Week Season - November 26 - February 2

           10U-16U - 12-Week Season - November 26 - March 2

Times*: Mon/Wed - 3:45-5:00pm - 6U (birth years 2012 & 2013) boys and girls (Mite )

- 5:15-6:30pm - 8U (birth years 2010 & 2011) & 10U (birth years 2008 & 2009) boys and girls (Mite & Squirt)

            Tues/Thurs - 5:15-6:45pm - 12U (birth years 2006 & 2007) boys and girls and 16U (birth years 2002-2005) girls (PeeWee, Bantam, Midget)

*Depending on registration numbers, practice times for kids age may shift slightly for 6U-10U on Mon/Wed.

Cost**: 8-Week Season - Program Fee ($135) + Gear Rental ($50) = $185

             12-Week Season - Program Fee ($175) + Gear Rental ($50) = $225

         All participants must register for USA Hockey online, which costs $55 for ages 7 and older (fee is waived for ages 6 and younger).

**SCHOLARSHIPS - Please don't let financial considerations prevent participation. For scholarship information, please email Anna Sand at

Gear Pick Up Days: This year, we will be offering individual times for players to try on and pick up their gear. The days will be Nov. 4-6 and there will be 20 minute time slots for each kid and three coaches during each time slot to fit gear (so three kids can sign up per 20 minute time slot. Click the link to the right to reserve a time slot.

Scrimmages: 1-2 scrimmage games will be scheduled against each other and/or out of town teams (Dates TBD)


  • USA Hockey - all participants must FIRST register with USA Hockey online. Click "USA Hockey Registration" button to the right register. PLEASE NOTE - You will need the USA Hockey confirmation number from registering to complete WAHA registeration.

  • WAHA (Winthrop Amateur Hockey Association - our youth hockey organization) - once you have registered your child through USA Hockey, choose either button to the right to register for WAHA online or to download the form and send in the mail.

Registration Deadline: November 5th - $25 late fee

Other Questions? Email Winthrop Rink Program Coordinator Anna Sand at

Thank you to our youth hockey SPONSORS!