The Western Connecticut Youth Hockey Association (WCYHA) is a non-profit organization that offers boys and girls of the Greater Danbury area the opportunity to learn the sport of hockey, and improve their skills through practices and competition. The organization seeks to promote sportsmanship and fair play, while developing players’ characters and athletic abilities. WCYHA strives to be a top-notch hockey program in the state of Connecticut.
What aged players are appropriate for this program?
Appropriate players at least 6 years old who have completed at least one year of Learn-to-Play.
What time of the year does this program run?
Season begins with tryouts in August and runs until playoffs in February.
Where are practices and games typically held?
Practices and home games are held at Danbury Ice Arena, home of the Hat Tricks! We have a wonderful relationship with the rink and many of the professional playing staff work with our skaters!
When are practices and how often are they?
Teams practice 2-3 times per week. Days and times are determined at the start of each season in cooperation with Danbury Ice Arena.
How many games will they play? What days of the week?
Each level has different game targets. Generally, there will be one home and one away game weekly for our travel program teams, and these games occur on weekends.
Each travel team also plans one home and one away tournament.
Are jerseys provided or are they purchased separately?
Club jerseys are required and purchased through an outside vendor.
2023-2024 Travel Hockey
10U/12U/14U/18U -- $150
8U -- $100
Mite: March 13 and 14th at 5:30pm
Squirt: March 13, 14, and 16 at 6:45pm
Pee Wee: March 13, 14, and 16 at 8pm
Bantam: April 5th and 6th at 7pm / April 8th at 10am
Midget: April 5th and 6th at 8:15pm / April 8th at 11:15amRegister