What is Pawling Youth Hockey?
Pawling Youth Hockey is a non-profit organization that has been teaching children to play ice hockey for 35 years.PYH was started and continues to be run by local residents who have a love for the game and the children who play it.. They started this association to ensure that there is a safe and organized environment for children to learn and enjoy this exciting sport.
How do I get generic questions about the PYH Program answered?
Use the feedback tab or email us at
How do I sign up and where can I get my specific questions about Registration answered?
Please visit our REGISTRATION Tab (on the left side of our webpage).
If you don’t find an answer to your question there, Kevin Hourihan is PYH's Registrar, and can be reached at
What are some of the benefits of youth hockey?
Develops confidence and teamwork
Learn a challenging skill that will stay with the children throughout their lives.
Get physically fit with aerobic training, tones & strengthens every major muscle group,develops coordination which translates to other sports
No winter doldrums
Spend quality time with your family
Ice hockey is now a scholastic sport in Pawling High School
How does PYH work? The Season: October to March Practice: 1 or 2 one hour practices, weekday evenings. Games: Start Nov., 1 Home/1 Away, about 26 played per season Travel: For "away" games, usually about 1 hour or less. Home Ice: The Trinity-Pawling School Tournaments: Two tournaments are played each season The Coaches: All of our coaches are volunteer and have current USA Hockey Certification Levels: PYH has 4 coed age segregated travel levels, 2 girls levels and an "any age" Learn to Skate Program. Team Size: PYH makes every attempt to size the teams for optimum ice time.
Who is youth hockey right for?
Youth hockey is right for any child, age 5 or older, who has the desire to learn to play this challenging and exciting sport. PYH will teach you the skills necessary to play.
What is the commitment from the parents and their kids?
1. Attend scheduled games and practices
2. Arrive at games and practices on time with proper equipment
3. Exercise good sportsmanship as players and spectators
4. General volunteering as team parent, snack shack and fund raising events.
Pawling Youth Hockey Association is accepting registrations for its Learn To Skate / Learn To Play Hockey Program.Below is Information to Frequently Asked Questions, as well as contact information.
Learn To Skate / Play Hockey
THERE IS A $90 FEE FOR EACH SEASON OF THE LTS PROGRAM
THERE ARE 2 SEASONS FOR LTS - YOU CAN JOIN ANYTIME
1st Season is Mid-November to Mid-January
2nd Season is Mid-January to Mid-March
PLAYERS MUST BE REGISTERED WITH USA HOCKEY AT THEIR ON-LINE SITE http://www.usahockeyregistration.com. THE USA HOCKEY REGISTRATION FEE IS $40 PER PERSON
(There are no USA Hockey fees for participants age 6 or younger (birth year 2006 or later), but registration is still required.)
ONCE YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH USA HOCKEY, PLEASE COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORMON PYH WEBSITE (click here)
PLEASE EMAIL THE REGISTRATION FORM AND THE USA HOCKEY CONFIRMATION NUMBER TO OR MAIL TO:
Pawling Youth Hockey
PO Box 486
Pawling, NY 12564
ATTN: PYH Registrar
PLAYERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON THE ICE UNTIL REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT IS RECEIVED
THE PRACTICE SCHEDULE IS POSTED ON THE MASTER SCHEDULE PAGE OF THE PAWLING YOUTH HOCKEY WEB SITE: pawlingyouthhockey.org
PLAYERS WILL NEED TO HAVE THEIR OWN FULL EQUIPMENT, THIS INCLUDES;
HOCKEY HELMET, GLOVES, ELBOW, SHIN AND SHOULDER PADS, PANTS,
SOCKS AND SKATES