Ice Rink

ICE RINK OPENS NOVEMBER 4TH

Elmhurst Y Ice Rink

Ice Rink Hotline

630.834.9214

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 wgorey@ymcachicago.org.

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 School

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

Member: $100

Non-member: $198

 

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

Member: $100

Non-member: $198

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

 

OPEN SKATE

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

FAMILY SKATE

Every Friday night we will hold Family Skate from

F: 7:00-8:15 PM for children & their parents.

HOLIDAY SKATE

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)

 

SCOOTERS PRE-HOCKEY

Age: 4-6

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

Member: $78

Non-member: $156

Session II: Jan 6-March 1

Member: $104

Non-member: $208

 

Hockey Equipment

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

NOVICE HOCKEY

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.

HOCKEY CLINICS

 

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

9-10am Squirts

10:10-11:10am Mites

Friday, December 27

9-10am PeeWee

10:10-11:10am Bantam

 

Coaches Needed

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 wgorey@ymcachicago.org.

Rink Banners

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 schansey@ymcachicago.org.

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

630.834.9214

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.