HIP is a great way to learn to play hockey. If you child can walk on skates, they can join the HIP program. We focus on making them comfortable on the ice wearing their equipment, basic hockey moves, and just having fun! Children as young as 4 years old can sign up, although we do have kids as old as 8 or 9 that have started with HIP because their friends told them hockey was fun and moved up to a higher level as they progressed durning the season. It's all about the individual child and their skill level.
Our FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) page link is below if you want to check out our most asked about questions. Otherwise, our contact information is at the bottom of this page if you want to give us a call or shoot us an email. We are glad to help!
Fees for the 2018-2019 season will be FREE this season! We are trying to make it easy to try hockey, so tell your friends to come and try hockey with De Pere Youth Hockey!
If you want to rent equipment, we are asking for a post-dated check for $100 that you will receive back at the end of the season when you return they equipment. If you have your own equipment, no need to make a deposit fee.
HIP for 2018-19 will be practicing on Sundays, from 9:00-9:50am, starting on November 11th, 2018 and ending February 24th, 2019. No practice on 12/23 & 12/30.
HIP practices will be posted on our website calendar. Please reference the calendar throughout the season for any schedule updates. You can download the schedule to your phone or calendar by following the directions on the calendar page. That way it is always up to date!
Don't worry if the season is already started, you can always register and attend at any time!
Mandatory Equipment for Hockey Introductory Program:
Equipment Rental (distributed the first night of HIP):
The De Pere Youth Hockey Association has equipment (excluding skates) for you use on a first come-first serve basis. If you choose to use our rental equipment, you will need to write a deposit check for $100 post-dated for March 30, 2019 made out to DPYH. You will receive the check back, uncashed, when you return all of the equipment in good working order at the end of the season.
If you choose to purchase equipment, you can visit locally:
Dicks Sporting Goods
Play it Again Sports
Recommended online options are:
Here is a good article about gear that you can check out if you are new to the sport! Find that here: NEW TO HOCKEY GUIDE TO GEAR
Welcome to the 2018 - 2019 Season Registration with De Pere Youth Hockey!
The Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association (WAHA) and USA Hockey have adopted online registration that requires parents to register each skater’s name and address for each season. This is in addition to completing the De Pere Youth Hockey registration.
Please note, the USA Hockey Registration fee is $40 per person (exception, birth year 2011 and after).
Learn to skate program with the Green Bay Figure Skating Club.
The program is staffed with professionally trained instructors and is taught in small class sizes. Classes are held in 4 to 8 week sessions year round.
Visit the Greater Green Bay Figure Skating website for registration information for their Learn to Skate program at GGBFSC. Also, be sure to check for their new skater coupon!
Step 1: Register EACH player with USA Hockey.
Click on “Ice Player/Coach"
Follow the prompts…fill in all data correctly.
When you complete your USA Hockey online registration, you will receive an email with your conformation number and separate barcode for each skater.
Be sure to PRINT and SAVE each confirmation code(s). This is the confirmation that is required to be sent to De Pere Youth Hockey in Step 3 below.
Each player must have their own unique USA Hockey confirmation number. This confirmation number is required to register within the De Pere Youth Hockey site.
Step 2: Register your player within the De Pere Youth Hockey site.
Step 3: Print a copy of your USA Hockey receipt which shows the registration confirmation number and mail it for each skater you are registering to the address below.
Please note, a $150 volunteer/fundraising fee is not required for HIP skaters. It is only required for Mite, Squirt, Pee Wee and Bantam level skaters.
De Pere Youth Hockey
P.O. Box 5632
De Pere, WI 54115
If this is your first year with De Pere Youth Hockey, please complete the WAHA birth record form and provide your childs original birth certificate for birth year verification. NOTE: We do not keep the birth certificate, however it is required that we verify an original certificate and not a copy.
Any questions regarding the registration process may be directed to:
Phone: (920) 621-5357
Any questions regarding the HIP program may be directed to:
Website/Communications (1 Year Term Expires 4/2018)
Phone: (920) 983-0901