Beginner Programs

Lysander Youth Hockey has 2 programs for kids who want to learn to skate and play hockey!

  • Our Mini Mites Program is intended for children 8 and under who want to learn to skate and the basics of hockey while having fun.
  • We also offer our Lightning Rookies program for all older kids up to age 14 who want to try hockey for the first time! No skating or hockey experience needed!


Mini Mites is for ages 3-8

Lightning Rookies is for ages 9-14


Our beginner programs typically run all year round broken up into several sessions.


All ice time will be at Three Rivers Athletic Complex


Practices are typically on a Saturday or Sunday morning.


There are no games for the beginner programs.


Practice jerseys are available to purchase during the registration for a small fee.

Contact Information

Melissa Janz

Mini Mites Supervisor

Lightning Rookies

Rookies Info

Frequently Asked Questions

We are new to hockey, do you have any basic information about it?

Yes, check out our Hockey 101 page located in our resources section for everything you need to know about getting started in youth hockey!!

What Equipment is Required?

The following list of equipment is required to be on the ice:

  • Chest protector
  • Elbow pads
  • Hockey shorts
  • Shin pads
  • Throat guard
  • Cup or pelvic protector
  • Hockey socks
  • Mouth guard
  • Helmet
  • Stick
  • Skates
  • Jersey

Is equipment available to be rented?

A limited amount of rental equipment is available on a first come first serve basis.

Are rental skates available?

Yes, rental skates are also available to use.

2024 Spring/Summer Session

The Mini Mites Spring/Summer Session


There will be 10 sessions on Sunday mornings at 8:00AM Starting April 14th.

Full Schedule will be posted on the team page.

Cost: $125

Session is open for registrations!


There is not currently a Rookies Session for Spring/Summer, we will update when there is more information about a next session.

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