Below is a brief summary of the NYH travel program for 2023/24 for U8, U10, U12 & U14 age groups.
NYH offers a travel hockey program for Needham and Dover children. Teams are aligned by the USA Hockey age groups. The age groups will be as follows:
2016 & 2015 - Mites (U8)
2013 & 2014 - Squirts (U10)
2011 & 2012 - PeeWees (U12)
2009 & 2010 - Bantams (U14)
Early September through Early April
Practices are held at Babson College and St. Sebastian's. Games may be played across the Greater Boston region.
Teams practice 1-2 times per week. Schedule may vary based on availability of ice time.
Teams will play 1-2 games a week.
Needham Youth Hockey game and practice jerseys are required and may be purchased through Arrow Sports Group in the May timeframe.
Depending on interest level, each team may play in a tournament throughout the year. The costs for the tournament and any lodging will be in addition to the annual NYHA fees. This is entirely at each parents discretion however tournaments offer the players to bond over a weekend both on and off the ice.
The season starts in September of 2023