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Minnesota Hockey Recreation League

The Minnesota Hockey Recreation League (“Rec League”) is entering its 13th season of offering players in the greater metro area a low cost, low commitment hockey alternative.  The Rec League focuses on teaching basic hockey skills and sportsmanship in a no check, low pressure environment that fosters a love of hockey.

Registration for the 2021-22 season is now open!

The Rec League features a unique approach to hockey. In addition to a shorter season which provides players the opportunity to pursue other sports or activities in the winter, the Rec League allows players to request to play with their friends. Teams are formed on the basis of friend requests, geographical area and competitive balance with the goal of maximizing each player’s experience and limiting travel.

This season the Rec League will be offering five levels of play: 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U. Teams will be formed in November. Then, the teams will hit the ice in January and the season concludes with an end of the year festival on March 26. Each team will have a total of 22-24 ice sessions depending on the age group. 

The Rec League schedules the majority of its ice hours at the following locations: Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center, Burnsville Ice Center, Fogerty Arena (Blaine), Highland Arena (St. Paul), Minnetonka Ice Arena, Richfield Ice Arena, Schwan Super Rink (Blaine), TCO Sports Garden (Vadnais Heights) and Thaler Sports Center (Mound). Additional locations will be secured prior to the season. No ice sessions are held on Wednesday nights or Sunday mornings.

Prior to registering, we encourage everyone to view our eligibility information and to sign up for our e-newsletter.

2021 December Clinic Groups

The clinic group list is sorted alphabetically by last name.

Please note clinic groups are for December clinics ONLY. Official Rec League teams will be announced at a later date. 

2021 December Clinic Schedule

The clinic schedule is sorted by group name ("Group 1"). The column of "Group 2" refers to which group will be sharing the ice with your group.

2021-22 Rec League Fees

Registration Type USA Hockey Fee Rec League Fee Total Fee
Skater $56 $300 $356
Late Skater (after Nov. 1) $56 $350 $406
Goalie $56 $150 $206

*Players who register after Nov. 1st will be placed on rosters as spaces allows. 

Questions? Tom Mickus

Rec League Director

Phone: 651-248-3075

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