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Mission Statement
Blaine Youth Hockey Association (BYHA) is a structured organization affiliated with USA Hockey and Minnesota Hockey (MH). It is instituted to provide fun and development at various levels of hockey within a structured environment for the youth of the community. We will strive to keep costs at a reasonable level while providing each player with an opportunity to become the best player and person they can aspire to be. To accomplish this, BYHA provides an organization where youths ages 3-18, currently residing within the Blaine High School boundaries, can play organized hockey.

BYHA provides an Initiation Program (Mites) that provides the younger players with a place to have fun and learn the game of hockey. BYHA also provides additional levels as numbers dictate.

The Traveling Program provides for fun and development but is also competitive and requires more commitment and expense.
Now Open! BYHA Apparel Online Store

Check out the BYHA online apparel store through Lettermen Sports

Now Open at: http://lettermensp.tuosystems.com/stores/blaineyouthhockey1617


by posted 09/23/2016
THE TASTE OF HOCKEY

New Players!  Join us for The Taste Of Hockey!

If your child is new to hockey and interested in learning how to skate before registering for the season, this program is just the thing!  It is an excellent way to allow your child to come to the rink, learn the basics of skating, and have a lot of fun!  This program is free of charge, and we hvae skates available for use at no cost.  Just bring either a hockey or bike helmet, gloves/mittens and a hockey stick (optional) and be ready for some fun!  All sessions are held at Fogerty Arena in the North rink.

Dates are:

  • Saturday, September 24th from 1:30 - 2:30
  • Friday, September 30th from 5:30 - 6:30
  • Sunday, October 2nd from 4:50 - 5:50

Snacks will be provided after each session.  After the last session, there will be a pizza party for the skaters in the Curlers Lounge, located inside Sticks N' Stones Restaurant (upstairs in the South Rink past the Concession Stand).  Prizes will also be handed out.  Be sure to stop by!

If you have any questions, please contact either of the people listed below for any additional information.

Brian Bunes
Inhouse Director



Kraig Stumo
Recruitment Coordinator


by posted 09/12/2016
Blaine/Spring Lake Park Girls Co-op

Blaine / Spring Lake Park Co-op Families,

 

The Board of Directors of the Blaine Youth Hockey Association and the Spring Lake Park Youth Hockey Association are pleased to announce a five year co-op agreement for the girls program beginning with the 2017-18 season.

 

At the end of last season, the second of our loosely structured girls co-op, the Board of Directors of both associations gathered and analyzed parent and skater feedback, current and projected participation numbers, team numbers and sizes, on and off-ice development and other ancillary data. The feedback and data solidly concluded that continuing the co-op was in the best interest of the girls playing hockey in our shared community.

 

Both Boards will work together over the next few months to draft and adopt a written agreement that will contractually co-op our two association’s girls programs for the 2017-18 through the 2021-22 seasons.

 

As a result of the long-term co-op agreement, both Boards now feel comfortable moving forward with the expense of rebranding jerseys. Beginning this winter the U8 team will wear a co-op jersey while both Boards collaborate on the design and purchase of home and away co-op jerseys for all teams for the 2017-18 season.  In the interim, a Spring Lake Park patch will be added to the breezer covers and a Blaine and Spring Lake Park sticker will be added to the helmets.

 

The Board of Directors of the Blaine Youth Hockey Association and the Spring Lake Park Youth Hockey Association thank you for your continued support of the girls co-op.

 

Please contact a Girls Traveling Director with any questions.

 

BYHA:  Fred Hendrickson (girlstravelingdirector@byha.org)

SLPYHA:  Scott Oberg (vpslpyha@gmail.com)

 


by posted 09/11/2016
Volunteer Opportunities 2016-2017

 

Volunteer opportunities have been posted to the website here.  Remember that each family is required to volunteer 5 hours each season, so take a minute and review the available dates and times.  Remember that volunteers allow the try-out process to run smoothly and the Board greatly appreciates your help!

 

 


by posted 09/08/2016
MITES AND CUBS REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Registration is now open for our Bengal Cubs program and our Mites program!
Click the "BYHA Registration(s)" link on our homepage to begin!

To view more information on both programs, please click here to view our FAQ flyer.

Click here to view the Bengal Cubs schedule.

Click here to view the Mite Initiations schedule.

If you have any further questions, please contact Brian Bunes, Inhouse Director, at .


by posted 08/26/2016
Sponsorship/Marketing Opportunities

Dear Blaine Youth Hockey Families,

It’s that time again! We are giving our Families and Friends a chance to increase business while partnering with Blaine Youth Hockey Association on this one of a kind highly visible marketing opportunity. If you have a business or work for a company that would like advertise or market inside of the Blaine Youth Hockey Association then this is the place for your advertising message.

We are excited to offer dasher spaces at the Schwann’s Super Rink. The best place for your advertising message is a place with a captive audience like the Schwan’s Super Rink.  There is lots of business to be done at the rink, why not take advantage of it!

Your business may also choose a:

  1. Mite Team Sponsor
  2. Cub Team Sponsor
  3. Web Banner (on our highly used website)
  4. An advertisement in our all organization directory
  5. An advertisement on the score board
  6. We are also looking at adding a few in ice logos (very limited spaces available)

Take a shot on promoting your business and help Blaine Youth Hockey score their goals!  For more information email Jodi Rankin at or you may reach her directly at 952-641-7100 x 101.  She will walk you through the rates and help you choose a message or an offer that will generate business and money for Blaine Youth Hockey.

Athletically Yours,

Blaine Youth Hockey Association


by posted 08/26/2016
Today's Player Events
BYHA Pulltab Sites

 

  • Bonfire Restaurant & Bar
  • Broadway Pizza
  • Ole Piper Inn
  • Wild Bills Sports Saloon

The next time you're looking to book a team party contact one of our sponsor sites and also make sure to let the establishment know how much we appreciate their support.