Welcome to the Athens Hockey Clinics Page
Preseason practices, drop-in sessions, goalie clinics, and skills clinics are posted here.
Expect regular season (October - March) events to be posted starting in September. Preseason (September) events will be posted during the summer.
Unless otherwise noted, events posted here are included in fees for players registered for AYHA team play. Individuals not registered for team play may be permitted to participate for a separate fee; it is necessary to arrange that in advance. Respect for one another, for Bird Arena staff, and for supervising AYHA adults is always required.
Drop-In: Mixed-age non-checking recreational game play for 10U, 12U, 14U, and high school. Adults on the ice must be registered with AYHA. Full gear required. No 6U or 8U permitted; black pucks in use.
Blue Puck Drop-In: Non-checking recreational game play, primarily for 6U and 8U. Older kids or adults on the ice must be registered with AYHA as coaches or players and recognize that the focus is a positive experience for the 6U/8U players. Full gear required. Blue pucks only on the ice; no black pucks.
Goalie Clinic: Mixed-age goalie skills session. Participants should be in full goalie gear at the start time. Any AYHA player is welcome to try goalie. If your player needs to borrow goalie gear, contact [email protected] in advance and we will arrange a fitting. September clinics are for 10U and older. 8U players can participate with coach permission October - March.
Darcy Cahill Clinic: Stick-skills clinic led by hockey skills coach Darcy Cahill out of Columbus. Full gear required; no goalie gear. Clinic times are divided by age. Limited space may be available for non-AYHA players; contact [email protected]
Tatiana Rachkova Clinic: Skating skills clinic led by skating coach and former Olympic skater Tatiana Rachkova out of Columbus.