Klamath Ice Sports offers recreational youth hockey programs for ages five through eighteen under the direction of Dalton Durrell, our Youth Hockey Development Director, and his group of talented coaches. The season begins in November and goes through the beginning of March each year.
Youth Hockey Lessons (Steps one and two)
Players new to the game of hockey are welcome; they begin with our Learn to Skate class and then progress to our Learn to Skate and Play Hockey class…upon graduation from the classes the new players are placed on the appropriate age level team. Click on the ‘downloadable form’ for 2013/14 Group Lessons for info on LTS and LTS/Play.
Youth Hockey Leagues (Step three)
For the 2013/14 season, we will have a Mite team (ages 5 through 8), Squirt team (ages 9 and 10), Peewee team (ages 11 and 12), Bantam team (ages 13 and 14) and a Bantam/Midget (high school) team (ages 14 through 18). At the high school level, try outs take place at the beginning of each season for the Klamath Falls Ice Hawks, the varsity team. Players who make the Ice Hawk team will play against teams from Medford and Eugene in the Southern Oregon High School Hockey League. This year the Ice Hawk team is open to high school aged players who are also new to the game!
This co-ed team is for players with prior hockey experience who are ages five through eight with birth dates 2005 through 2008. These players will share the practice ice sheet with the squirt and peewee players on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. They will begin to work as a team and scrimmage. Equipment rental is included in the team fee for all scholarship recipients and first year players while supplies last.
This co-ed team is for players with prior hockey experience who are ages nine and ten with birth dates 2003 and 2004. These players will share the practice ice sheet with the mite and peewee players on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. They will continue to work as a team and scrimmage. Squirts can rent equipment while supplies last. Scholarship equipment is also available.
This co-ed team are for players with prior hockey experience who are ages eleven through twelve with birth dates 2001 through 2002. This team will share practice ice on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with the mite and squirt players. We have rental equipment, minus skates and helmets, for the peewee team while supplies last. Scholarship equipment is also available (minus skates and helmets).
Bantam and Bantam/Midget Team (High School Varsity-Ice Hawks)
These co-ed teams are for junior high and high school players who are thirteen through eighteen with birth dates 1995 through 2000. These teams will practice on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:50 to 7:50 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 6:35 to 7:35 p.m. The Hawks will play 12 regular season games vs. North and South Medford High Schools, Crater High, and the Willamette Valley Wolf Pack (Eugene). They will host a high school hockey tournament, the Collier Challenge Cup, Martin Luther King Weekend. We have rental equipment, minus skates and helmets, for these players while the supply lasts. Scholarship equipment is also available (minus skates and helmets).