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SYHA has Spirit
09/13/2014
SYHA will be participating on the Spirit of Shrewsbury this year....
House League Registration is Now Open
09/08/2014
The House League is the Shrewsbury Youth Hockey Association (SYHA)...
Kleen N Hard Sports Intro to Hockey Sale
09/08/2014
Kleen N Hard Sports is offering a learn to play hockey...
Learn To Skate
09/07/2014
This program uses professional skating instructors to teach skating...
SYHA Schedule
08/10/2014
The schedule is now being populated on the SYHA site. Thus far...
SYHA Shirts/Sweatshirts/Jackets
10/08/2013
Embroidery Unlimited offers Shrewsbury apparel on it's website....
Hockey Season Scheduling
10/26/2012
All schedules can be accessed from the Master Schedule. The website...
SYHA Program Offerings
08/13/2012
Shrewsbury Youth Hockey offers various programs for youths who are...
 
SYHA has Spirit
by posted 09/13/2014
 

Show your SYHA Spirit

SYHA will be participating on the Spirit of Shrewsbury this year. The annual town festival runs September 25 - 28. 

 

TOWN EXPO!

We will have a booth at the Town Expo on Saturday the 27th. Please stop by say, "hi", and get a free gift from SYHA!  Any players who will be visiting the Expo are encouraged to show their hockey pride by wearing their game jerseys.

 

We are looking for volunteers to help cover the booth. Any player or parent who is willing to help can contact Harry Gaston at harryg1969@yahoo.com.

 

THE PARADE!

We hope all players and coaches will join SYHA as we show our town spirit by marching in the Spirit of Shrewsbury parade on Sunday September 28th. The parade route runs from Beal Elementary to Oak Middle and begins at 1 pm. Any player interested in marching is encouraged to wear their white game jerseys and coaches their blue jackets. (More specific details and times will be posted as they become available.)

Let's show Shrewsbury how awesome SYHA is by having the largest group marching!

 

Please let your Head Coach know if you can march with us. Coaches please keep a list of those interested.

 

Come join us and have some fun while we show our SYHA Spirit!

We hope to see you all there.

SYHA Board

 


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House League Registration is Now Open
by posted 09/08/2014
 

The House League is the Shrewsbury Youth Hockey Association (SYHA) Learn-to-Play-Hockey program. This program teaches basic hockey skills to children ages 4 to 7. The program includes skating, hockey skills instruction and hockey games. No prior skating or hockey experience is required, however full hockey gear is required. Our coaches are parents who volunteer their time, hockey knowledge and experience.

 

In response to positive feedback from last year, for the 2014-15 winter season SYHA will again offer a split House League season. This year young players interested in learning the game will have an opportunity to develop their skating and hockey skills over a longer season while also having a shorter session for young hockey players to get a feel for the game.  The SYHA House League Hockey season will be broken into these two sessions but we offer a discount for players who sign up for both sessions.

 

Session One:

The first session will run for six weeks on Sunday mornings at 8:30-9:30 a.m. (Total of 6hrs)

Six weeks of skating and hockey skill development following USA Hockey’s ADM (Athletic Development Model)

Location - Buffone Arena, Lake Avenue Worcester

Begins - Sunday October 5, 2014

Ends - Sunday November 9, 2014

USA Hockey registration is required for every player and on-ice coach

Cost $75 - a great price to give hockey a try.

 

Session Two:

The second session will run for 16 weeks and be Saturdays at 8-9 a.m. and Sundays at 8:30-9:30 a.m. (Total of 32hrs)

16 weeks of skating and hockey skill development following USA Hockey’s ADM model and will include weekly cross ice hockey games. 

*** In years past we have featured the Session 2 HL players during one of the Worcester Sharks intermissions. We anticipate working with them again this year but plans have not been finalized yet. If we can finalize we will let the parents know. This is always a big hit with the entire family. ***

Location - Buffone Arena, Lake Avenue Worcester

Begins – Saturday November 15, 2014

Ends - Sunday March 1, 2015

Team Jersey is provided

Full hockey equipment is required

USA Hockey registration is required for every player and on-ice coach

Cost $350

 

If you register for both sessions at the same time a discount of $25 will be given at checkout. This brings the cost for 38 hours of hockey to $400 or less than $10 per hour.

 

SYHA is a volunteer organization we are always looking for parents willing to get on the ice and help coach our young players. If you are interested in coaching please be sure to check the “I would like to be a Coach” box on the registration page. Contact Patrick Moore at   with any questions.

 

In the coming weeks we will be posting a hockey information guide for new to hockey parents. The goal is to educate parents with some basic hockey information and make the experience a little less daunting. To start you can find a hockey equipment guide here. If you're eager to run out and get equipment Kleen N Hard Sports is running a starter kit special. You can find a flyer on the SYHA homepage or follow this link.

 
Thank you,
Patrick

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Kleen N Hard Sports Intro to Hockey Sale
by posted 09/08/2014
 

Kleen N Hard Sports is offering a learn to play hockey package starting at $150.

More information can be found here:


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Learn To Skate
by posted 09/07/2014
 

This program uses professional skating instructors to teach skating to children ages 4 to 17.  There will be no hockey instruction. Sessions are Friday night from 6:00 PM to 6:50 PM at Buffone Arena, Lake Ave., Worcester.  Each session will be 50 minutes long. 40 Skaters max/session.  

 

Session I    September 12th, 19th, 26th, October 3rd, 10th, 17th                  (6-week session)  

Session II    October 24th, 31st , November 7th, 21st, December 5th, 12th         (6-week session)

Session III        December 19th, January 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th                    (6-week session)

Session IV         February 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th  March 6th20th                        (6-week session)

Session V          March 27th – April 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th – May 1st                      (6-week session)

Fees                All sessions are $115.00/session plus $15.00 registration fee.

This 1-time only Registration Fee of $15.00 to covers insurance and USA hockey fees            

 

NOTE:  HELMETS AND SKATES ARE REQUIRED FOR LEARN TO SKATE.

Questions? Call Steve Forget @ 774-249-4392 or email to

 

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SYHA Schedule
by posted 08/10/2014
 

The schedule is now being populated on the SYHA site. Thus far all games to the first parity, the first week of practices and your fixed weekday practice for the year are on the website. I will be making more updates soon. Here are a few notes:

- Every team has a fixed weekday practice that is not expected to change for the year unless we don't have that hour of ice.

- There will generally be at least one more hour of practice each week that will rotate. These extra practices will be on Wednesday Saturday and Sundays. The extra Wednesday practices will be either at Buffone (Lake Ave) or Northstar. Please make sure you check your location.

- We still have the 6AM practices. We are considering doing something different with them as the season goes forward but nothing has been set in stone. These early practices will be spread evenly among all the teams.

 - It appears league athletics is no longer emailing the organization when new practices are posted so it's even more important to subscribe to the calendar feed or look on the website. Here are he the directions.

1. Go to the SYHA website

2. On the top horizontal bar select your Team

3. On the left vertical bar select Schedule

4. In the main window select Options -> Calendar Feed

5. Select the appropriate feed for your device.

I recommend an update of at least once a day and linking it to some cloud account (iCloud, google)

Enjoy the season and feel free to email if you have questions to syhahockeyinfo@gmail.com

 

Thanks,

Chris


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SYHA Shirts/Sweatshirts/Jackets
by posted 10/08/2013
 
Embroidery Unlimited offers Shrewsbury apparel on it's website. You can follow this link to see their offerings.

 
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Hockey Season Scheduling
by posted 10/26/2012
 
All schedules can be accessed from the Master Schedule. The website also provides the option to subscribe to a google calendar or iCal feed.  The directions are here:

    - Select the team you're interested in from the "Teams" dropdown on the top horizontal bar.
    - Select "Schedule" from the vertical bar on the left
    - There are buttons for the ical or google calendar feed on the top right 

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SYHA Program Offerings
by posted 08/13/2012
 
Shrewsbury Youth Hockey offers various programs for youths who are interested in learning to skate or play hockey.

Learn To Skate
The learn to skate program offers sessions for young skaters who are new to skating or want to work on their skills. There is no hockey instruction and the only equipment requirements are a helmet and skates. Registration for learn to skate starts August 20th, 2012.

House League
The House League is Shrewsbury Youth Hockey’s Learn to Play Hockey Program. This program teaches basic hockey skills to children ages 4 to 8. The program includes skating and hockey skills instruction and hockey games. No prior skating or hockey experience is required.  Full Hockey equipment is needed.
 
The House League plays cross ice hockey. The rink is separated into three sections, goal line to blue line; and then the other blue line to goal line. Each section of the ice will have children grouped with peers who posess similar skills; Beginner (any skater who has minimal skating experience); Intermediate (skaters with 1-2 years experience) and then Advanced (skaters with more then 2 years of experience.
 

Many of our house league players move on to the Shrewsbury Town teams and play competitive hockey.

Mites/Squirts/PeeWee/Bantam/Midgets
SYHA fields town teams which play competitive hockey at Northstar and practice at Buffone Arena in Worcester. The season starts in August and end in April with league playoffs.

 


 

 


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Pure Hockey Equipment Package
Click the link below for information on the Starter Package of a full set of equipment for $179.95 (includes skates).  This package is avaliable in the Marlborough store as well as online.

http://www.purehockey.com/learn-to-play-starter-package-free-bauer-skates-20053