Midcoast Youth Hockey Association is offering a limited (maximum 10 players) practice only option for 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th girls who are not already part of an existing Maine Youth Hockey Association program. The intent of this program is to provide an opportunity for interested girls to learn and practice valuable skating and stick handling skills, along with team play concepts. We recognize that many girls take an interest in ice hockey at the junior high level for the first time, or after a long break from their days as mites, and practice time is limited at the middle school level.
We want to offer these girls an opportunity to “catch up.”
The program will begin as soon as girls register and will run through the end of the MCYH season (for most programs around March 1). The cost of the program will be $175 with practices taking place each Monday night at Norway Savings Bank Arena, and periodic Thursday. An additional practice will be offered most weekends the program runs, typically the weekend session is in Brunswick at the Watson Arena. Each player will join either a squirt (6:00pm to 7:00pm) or peewee (7:10pm to 8:10pm) group, depending upon age, skill level, and parental input. In addition, when necessary we will seek input from the middle school coaches at Brunswick and Mt. Ararat.
If you are interested, go to the Midcoast Youth Hockey Association website (www.midcoasthockey.org) and click on 2015-2016 Registration (upper right hand corner of home page). From here, choose “CLICK HERE to go to USA Hockey Registration.” This will re-direct you to the USA Hockey website. You will need to register with this organization first. Once this registration is complete, you will receive a USA Hockey confirmation number. If your skater is already registered with USAH you should be able to use the existing registration number to register with us.
Then return to the Midcoast Youth Hockey Association Registration page. If you are not already signed up as a Sports Ngin member, you will need to do so before proceeding. Once complete, you will be able to complete the final steps of the registration process. Be sure to elect the “2015-2016 Girls Junior High Supplemental Practice Only” option.
Once registered please email us so that we can initiate discussions about proper placement. Please email or call either Benet Pols or Cathy Hayes, our contact information is on the website.
The Midcoast Junior Polar Bears Hockey registration website is ready! Registration is up and running. In the meantime please take a look at the updated program descriptions tab on our website, as there are several changes for 2015-16 season. As is always the case all players need to register with USAH before signing up; there is a fee ($52) for this which goes to the national and state organizations to cover some important shared costs, including insurance.
Some highlights include:
Fees: LTPH will be free for first year players. Learn more by reading our program descriptions.
Schedule: LTPH and Mini-mites will start in early November. Mites, Squirts and Peewees will begin at Watson Arena on Sunday afternoon, October 4th. Once again, the October practices will include skills sessions with Bowdoin Hockey Assistant Coach Jamie Dumont. The complete October schedule will be posted on the website soon. In November we lose the weeknight ice at Bowdoin; Squirts and Peewees will have separate practices on Mondays and Thursdays nights at reasonable times at NSB Auburn.
Pricing: We have reviewed revenues and costs for each division and have made some minor adjustments to ensure that each division pays its own way, but not more. At only about $7/hour per skater on average, we know that MCYH offers the best value of any hockey association in the area.
There is lots of additional information on the website and we will hold parent meetings early in the season with additional information. We look forward to seeing you at the rink soon!
At the top of the hill in Brunswick, just opposite the First Parish Church and Bowdoin College, The Brunswick Hotel and Tavern joins us a jersey sponsor for 2015-16. Relax in the Heart of Downtown Brunswick.
4 Noble Street
Brunswick, Maine 04011
Joining us again in 2015-16 as a Jersey Sponsor, Cook's Lobster and Ale House!
Just past the cribstone bridge on Bailey Island. Go for the view, stay for the food.
Five County Credit Union sponsored us last season at the "Hat Trick" level so we are very happy to have them join us again this season as Team Jersey Sponsors!
"Banking Solutions You Can Trust."
Joining us for a second consecutive year as Jersey Sponsors, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, through its Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Community Partnership (CCSOP), shows law enforcement's commitment to youth development. The CCSOP raises funds from generous citizens and partners throughout the county during the year and then targets deserving programs. We thank the men and women of the Sheriff's Department for their continued confidence.
Joining us as a Hat Trick Sponsor for the 2015-16 season, Lee Toyota and Lee Nissan of Topsham have been familiar with the Midcoast Area for a long time.
McTeague Higbee, Lawyers, Allies, and Advocates for Maine People for over Thirty Years, joins us in 2015-16 as a Goal! sponsor. Thank you!
Lynch & Newman provides sophisticated legal services to clients throughout Maine from its offices in picturesque Damariscotta.
19 Vine Street
Based in Bowdoin, Maine but "Serving the Neuroscience Community since 1970," FHC has added MIdcoast Youth Hockey to the large number of community organizations they support each year. FHC joins us for 2015-16 as Slap Shot sponsor. Thank you.
Back again! G.M. Wild Construction has been supporting young hockey players in Brunswick for a long time both as a sponsor and on the ice. Thank you.
Davis Landscaping of Lisbon joins us as a slap-shot sponsor this year. A family business in its second generation, Davis Landscaping has been beautifying central and southern Maine In for 38 years.
78 Lisbon Street
Lisbon, Maine 04250
Joining us for a second year! Thank you Midcoast Orthodontics
80 Baribeau Drive
40 Summer Street
50 Main Street
The Little Dog Coffee Shop, 87 Maine Street in Brunswick, is open 6:00 AM on Saturdays amd 7:00 AM Sundays. That's plenty of time to get yourself something good for breakfast before the kids hit the ice. Thanks for joining us Little Dog!
The Great Impasta, at 42 Maine Street in Brunswick, joins us as a wrist shot sponsor for 2015-16. A Brunswick institution since 1984, the Great Impasta serves lunch and dinner. Thank you!
Country Fare Inc is a full service commercial site work and road construction company that can also supply all of your aggregate needs.
"Building Futures, Preserving Dreams." Thank you Lisbon Community Federal Credit Union for joining us in 2015-16 as a wrist-shot sponsor!
Quality builders since 1993. Thank you Wally J. Staples for joining us as a slap-shot sponsor!
Thank you to a new Wrist-shot level sponsor for 2015-16, WellTree, Inc.
Whether your trees need pruning, or storm damage prevention or cleanup, insect & disease management or limb and tree removals, WellTree has the certified tree care specialists to get the job done right.
Quality roofing services at a fair price for building owners throughout Central and Southern Maine.
669 Riverside Drive
Augusta, Maine 04330
Building Trust in Buyers and Sellers
2364 Harpswell Island Road
Bailey Island, ME 04003 US
G. M. Wild Construction, Inc., started in 1987, specializes in custom residential design, remodeling and additions in the greater Brunswick area.
80 Baribeau Drive
Brunswick, ME 04011
40 Summer Street
Bath, ME 04530