Our youth hockey leagues give kids in Eagle County an opportunity to try out hockey and learn what it’s like to be on a team no matter their experience or skill level! Kids will enjoy mastering their skills on the ice with coaches who focus on building strong friendships between teammates and lasting life lessons like good sportsmanship and healthy habits.
Our hockey leagues are just $135 per kid for an 8 week league that includes a jersey, practices and games. Hockey is only offered at the Eagle Pool & Ice Rink for kids 5-8 years old. Mini-Mites is for 5-6 year olds and Mites is for 7-8 year olds. Kids must be able to skate forward comfortably to participate in leagues. See below for season dates and details about practices and games.
|2019 League Info|
|Season Dates||Reg Opens/Closes|
|Jan 7 - Feb 28||Nov 14/Dec 10 (2018)|
|Oct 14 - Dec 12||Aug 12/Sep 16|
Create new memories and volunteer to be a coach! The satisfaction of inspiring youth is priceless. Volunteer today by contacting our youth sports team or when signing your child up.
For session one league practices will begin on Monday, January 7 for mini-mite and mite hockey players. Practices will be 1 hour. Mondays are at 5:45pm and Fridays are at 5pm. Schedules and times are subject to change due to ice availability.
No Practices: Jan. 4, 21, Feb. 22, 25 (Due to no school)
We coordinate weekend festivals with Vail Rec District to allow kids to play games which typically take place on Sundays in Vail and Eagle. More info to come on festival dates and locations.
- Equipment Rental Info
Our hockey equipment is available to rent while supplies last. You will receive a helmet, shoulder pads, elbow pads, pants, socks, and a jersey. You must provide your own skates and stick.
Equipment handout day is Sunday, January 6th from 1-3pm. ($25 Rental Fee & $200 Deposit is required).
How are Rosters Created?
Rosters are broken down via auto-draft. We utilize a balance of teams through age/grade levels. We do our best to balance teams.
Can I request a team or coach?
We do not not take requests for coaches or teams.
What if I want to move my child up a division or down a division?
Every child in our youth sports leagues will participate in the division that their grade falls under. This policy will be utilized for all kids.
Refunds and credits will only be honored prior to the start of the program.
We emphasizes sportsmanship always, regardless of situations. Inappropriate sportsmanship displayed to officials, staff, players, coaches or anyone will not be tolerated and will subject any one to dismissal from the leagues. Please keep in mind, this is for the kids.
Mountain Recreation/School District Facility Rules:
All participants must adhere to Facility Rules, always. This is displayed at all facilities and agreed upon at registration. For a copy of these rules/policies, please contact your Mountain Rec managers.
Rule and Mountain Rec Youth Sport Policies are available by emailing our youth sports team listed on this page. These are recreational leagues and utilize rules appropriate for the grade levels.
Weather & Cancellations:
We will make the call to cancel any games. We will utilize email blast system for all players to inform of any cancellations. This will be done by 4:30pm on game nights, if games are canceled. We leave practices up to coaches for cancellation, unless there are road closures.