Are you new to ice hockey or just new to the Winston-Salem Youth Hockey Organization? Well you've come to the right place!
The Winston-Salem Youth Hockey Association (WSYHA) manages various local programs that are based in Winston-Salem at the Annex. The Annex is open from October through April.
The Triad Hockey Alliance (THA) also offers a number of programs that combine participants from the entire Triad region and utilizes both the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex and the Greensboro IceHouse for various activities. The Greensboro IceHouse is open year-round.
Refer to the table below for a list of programs available through WSYHA and THA. Click on the specific program using the navigation buttons on the left for more specific information on each program. Although programs are labeled according to age (i.e. u8 means 8 years old and under), eligibility is actually based on the year of birth for the child.
If you still have questions after reviewing this info, please don't hesitate to contact us!
|Program||Description||Birth Year||Cost||Practice/Game Info|
|Learn to Skate (LTS)||LTS is where brand new players/skaters should start. This program is administered by the Annex (not WSYHA), but is a stepping stone to more advanced WSYHA programs.||Any age||$10 per session||LTS has one session per week on Monday nights from 5pm to 6:45pm. Coaches are available on the ice to provide direction or you can participate in self-directed learning. - http://wsfairgrounds.com/lessons/|
|Learn to PLay (LTP) Hockey||LTP is for boys and girls with little or no ice hockey experience interested in learning the fundamentals of hockey||2003-2015||$85 per 8-week session||LTP has one practice per week on Sundays from 5pm to 6pm|
|Hockey Equipment Rental||Equipment rentals cost $75 plus a $50 deposit ($125 total). The $50 deposit will be refunded when you return the equipment. Please note that stick and skates are NOT included in the rental, but can be purchased separately based on our available inventory.||Any age||$125||Intended for LTP players. All others pleas contact us for availability|
|u8 Mites Hockey||u8 Mites is for boys and girls that would like to play competitive travel hockey throughout the region||2010-2014||$675||u8 Mites practice twice per week on Tuesday evening (6pm-7:15pm) and Sunday evenings (3:45pm to 5pm) and play games almost every weekend|
|u8 Mites Hockey Limited||u8 Mites Limited is for boys and girls that would like to practice with the regular Mites team, but would not participate in any of the travel games. Option to move up to full team is available at any time during season. This program is especially targeted for the youngest players.||2010-2014||$350||u8 Mites practice twice per week on Tuesday evening (6pm-7:15pm) and Sunday evenings (3:45pm to 5pm) and will be able to play only in home jamborees in the limited program|
|u8 Girls Hockey||u8 Girls Hockey is for girls who want to play competitive hockey at the cross ice level.||2010-2014||$400||u8 Girls practice twice per week on Tuesday evening (6:15 pm-7:15pm) and Sunday evenings (4:00pm to 5:00pm) and will participate in home and away jamborees as well as one traditional away tournament.|
|u8 Girls Hockey Limited||u8 Girls Hockey Limited is for girls that want to learn the sport of hockey and still enjoy in playing an occasional game cross ice. Option to move up to full team is available at any time during season.||2010-2014||$250||u8 Girls practice twice per week on Tuesday evening (6:15 pm-7:15pm) and Sunday evenings (4:00pm to 5:00pm) and will have limited participation in home Jamborees.|
|u10 Girls Hockey||u10 Girls Hockey is for girls who want to play competitive hockey at the cross ice level.||2008-2009||$400||u10 Girls practice twice per week on Tuesday evening (6:15 pm-7:15pm) and Sunday evenings (4:00pm to 5:00pm) and will participate in home and away jamborees as well as one traditional away tournament.|
|Girls Rec Hockey||Girls Rec Hockey is for girls ages 11 and older. This is for girls who would like to play competitive hockey on an all-girls team at the rec level.||2000-2008||$500||Girls Rec hockey practices will be on Sunday at 6:15 to 7:15 and Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:15. They will play in 16 games as well as an all-girls home tournament.|
|Special Hockey||Special needs hockey is a free program offered to individuals with special needs that would like to learn how to play hockey||1920-2014||Free||Special Needs participants practice on Sundays 6:15pm to 7:15pm|
|Sled Hockey||Sled Hockey is for individuals with limited mobility or similar disabilities who would like to play the sport of ice hockey.||1920-2014||Free||Sled Hockey Practices are on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:15 and on Sundays from 6:15 to 7:15|
|u10, u12 and High School Rec Hockey||For kids born 2009 and before, THA offers various recreational and competitive programs||2001-2009||Varies||Visit triadhockey.org|
|Adult Hockey||The Annex offers an adult hockey league for 18 year-olds and up||2001+||Varies||Visit PHA Facebook Page|