ICE RINK OPENS NOVEMBER 4TH
Elmhurst Y Ice Rink
Ice Rink Hotline
It is the responsibility of each skater to call the ICE RINK HOTLINE one hour before scheduled activity to check ice conditions. A heavy snowfall, rain or abnormally warm or cold weather may cause cancellation.
Spring Hockey 2014
YMCA youth hockey divisions are no check
Registration Going on Now at the Front Desk
The Elmhurst YMCA will be conducting an eight week spring hockey session starting on March 22nd and ending on May 18th. The league will play at the carol stream ice arena, which is approximetly nice miles west of the Y. Games will be played on Saturdays and Sunday afternoons/early evenings. There will be no weekday practice.
MEMBERS $175 NON-MEMBERS $215 (SAME PRICE AS LAST YEAR!)
To keep cost down, we will not be providing jerseys. All players should bring a light and drak jersey and we will provide penny pullovers. The spring league is a no check house league geared toward the house league player. Please note there will be no games on April 19-20th (Easter Weekend)
Space is limited so please sign up early. Players should sign up for the division they will be playing in next fall. For your convenience we have attached the schedule for the entire spring season.
If you have any questions please contact Bill Gorey at 630.929.2460 or email at email@example.com.
COMING NEXT FALL
A six week mini-session for those kids who want to get back on the ice in late September. Watch for more details soon.
Skate Rental for Skate school classes $1 per child per class.
Tot (age 3-5): No skating ability necessary for this class.
Pre-alpha (age 6-12): No skating ability necessary for this class.
Alpha (age 6-13): Must pass the pre-alpha test and consistently be able to march, glide on one and two feet, do backward wiggles and forward and backward swizzles.
Beta (age 6-13): Must pass the alpha test and consistently do backward stroking, forward left and right crossovers and a snowplow stop.
Session II: Jan 6- March 1
Class Day Time
Tot, Pre-alpha, Alpha and Beta Mon 4:10-4:50p
Tot, Pre-alpha, Alpha and Beta Fri 4:10-4:50p
Tot, Pre-alpha, Alpha and Beta Fri 5-5:40p
Tot, Pre-alpha, Alpha and Beta Sat 12:10-12:50p
Tot, Pre-alpha, Alpha and Beta Sat 1p-1:40p
Advanced Skating Classes
Skate rental for skate school classes $1 per child per class.
Gamma: Must pass a beta test and consistently do backward stroking left and right, left and right backward crossovers, and left and right t-stops.
Delta: Must pass Gamma test and consistently do left and right inside and outside 3-turns, a lunge and a bunny jump.
Freestyle: All freestyle students must pass all levels of skating.
Session II: Jan 6- March 1
Class Day Time
Gamma Fri 5-5:40pm
Delta Fri 5-5:40pm
Freestyle Fri 5-5:40pm
Adult (age 13+) Fri or Sat Fri 5-5:40pm or Sat 12:10-12:50pm
Each participant must have a waiver on file. Times are as follows:
T: 3:20-4:50 PM
W: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
F: 8:30-9:50 PM
Sa: 1:50-3:20 PM
Su: 12:15-1:45 PM
Every Friday night we will hold Family Skate from
F: 7:00-8:15 PM for children & their parents.
Monday, December 23 1:30-3:00pm
Tuesday, December 24 12:45-2:15pm
Thursday, December 26 11:20am – 12:50pm
Friday, December 27 11:20-12:50pm
Monday, December 30 2:20-3:50pm
Tuesday, December 31 No open Skate but sign up for New Years Eve Party 4-6pm
Thursday, January 2 10:20-11:50am
Friday, January 3 10:20 -11:50am
Fee: Members free/$6 NM adults and $5 NM under 16 - $4 skate rental
YOUTH HOCKEY LEAGUE – We play for fun!
The YMCA Youth Hockey League is no check and is designed to teach the great game of hockey to boys and girls age 6-15. The emphasis is on improving the player's skills and having fun! All games are played at the Elmhurst YMCA. Typically they will have a practice during the week and a game on the weekend. There will be a few weekday games late in the season. Equal ice time for all players is guaranteed. All players are required to be able to skate. House league begins evaluations on November 4th.(schedules will be given out at time of registration)
Member $370/Non-member $510 (Youth Hockey League runs from November - March)
Day/Time: Sat, 11:10-11:55am
NEW TIME: Mondays, 4:50-5:35PM (you can register for both days!)
An introduction to hockey fun for both boys and girls. A YMCA staff directed curriculum of learning and fun with an emphasis on beginning hockey skating and stick skills. Child must be able to skate forward. Required equipment: hockey skates, heavy gloves, shin guards, elbow pads, regulation helmet with a face mask and hockey stick.
Session I: Nov 4-Dec 14
Session II: Jan 6-March 1
All players in the youth hockey league are required to wear hockey skates, shoulder pads, regulation helmet, face mask, mouth guard, neck guard, elbow pads, hockey gloves, hockey socks, hockey pnats, shin guards, cup and supporter. Goalie equipment is furnished by the YMCA. All players will receive a hockey jersey and socks once the teams are formed.
Private/Semi Private Skate Lessons Please call Jason Martynuik for more details at 630.929.2460 or email him at Jmartynuik@ymcachicago.org
Private/Semi Private Hockey lessons pelase call Bill Gorey for more details at 630-929-2460 or email him at Wgorey@ymcachicago.org
NEW! Midget Hockey (16-17 year old)
This program is designed for the player who aged out of our House league but would like to continue playing hockey. This is a no check scrimmage that takes place once a week. Bring a light and dark jersey and we will change teams each week. Full Equipment is required, including neck guards and mouth guard.
MEN’S HOCKEY LEAGUE
No check adult league.
• B league: any age over 18. Sunday night games.
• C league: 40 years and up. Weeknight games.
Fee:$ 2,000 per team, due Nov 1
This novice skate is designed for players with at least one year of recent hockey and/or skate experience who want to go out and have fun learning and playing hockey in a non-competitive environment. Participants need their own full equipment and this meets every Friday night from 10:10-11:40pm.
Holiday Hockey Clinic
Well Known instructor Kenny McCudden returns this season for his popular holiday hockey clinic. Kenny has worked with youth hockey players as well as professional players. Space is limited.
Monday, December 30, Thursday, January 2 and Friday, January 3
12-1pm PeeWee & Bantam
1:10-2:10pm Squirts & Mites
3 on 3 Holiday Hockey
Want to get out of the house during the holiday break? The Elmhurst Y has the perfect solution! Sign-Up for the Elmhurst Y 3 on 3 hockey. Hockey clinics offered over the holiday break are a fun way to stay sharp. Sign up early-space is limited.
Thursday, December 26
Friday, December 27
Our Volunteer coaches are the backbone of the program. You can help make a lifetime of memories for kids. If you are interested just fill out an application at the front desk. We need head coaches and assistants. You will receive notice of our annual coaches meeting in early October.
Ice Rink Boosters Club
Volunteers needed to help plan one or two events for the ice rink booster club. The Club raises money for specific ice rink projects to help keep our rink up to date. Past projects funded by the booster club were: Dugouts, improved lighting, new goalie equipment, heaters in players benches and score table area(will be completed in near future) Projects for the future of the ice rink are replacing the remainder of goalie equipment and new scoreboard with penalty times . If you would like to volunteer or have questions please contact Bill Gorey at 630.929.2460 or Wgorey@ymcachicago.org.
NEW THIS SEASON! Team Sponsorships Available
New this season the Elmhurst YMCA has the lowest league fees in the area. To help keep our program affordable to all, we are encouraging local businesses and supporters to sponsor a team. The benefits of team sponsorship include your business name on the team jersey. For more information contact Bill Gorey at 630.929.2460 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advertise your business at the ice rink by purchasing a banner that will hang in the rink throughout the entire season. Proceeds help fund the ice rink booster club. For more information contact Susan Chansey at email@example.com.
Skate with Santa
Friday, December 20 7:00-8:15 PM
Saturday, December 21 1:50-3:20 PM
Sunday, December 22 12:15-1:45 PM
Ice Rink Hotline
It is the responsibility of each skater to call the ICE RINK HOTLINE one hour before scheduled activity to check ice conditions.
A heavy snowfall, rain or abnormally warm or cold weather may cause cancellation.