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    Civic Center Open Skating Schedule

    Sundays:  6:30pm-9:00pm

    Open Skate:  $3.00 to skate and $2.00 rentals: 


    Willmar Hockey Alumni playing junior or college hockey

    Please click here to see where some of our alumni are playing now.


    Garfield Warming House schedule: Skates are available to use for FREE!

    Regular Winter Hours: 
    Monday 5:00pm-8:00pm
    Thursday 5:00pm-8:00pm
    Saturday 1:00pm-6:00pm
    Sunday 1:00pm-6:00pm
    ***Contingent on weather.  (Safe skate able ice and temperatures above negative 10 degrees)

    donations welcomed

    Willmar Hockey is accepting donations online via PayPal. Your generous gift to Willmar Hockey supports boys and girls in Rec, WHA and High School Hockey programs.  Thank you very much! 

    Girls & Boys: Learn to skate, Learn to play Hockey, Mini-Mite, Mite, 8U, 4th & 5th grade In-House Registration

    Registration is closed for the season. Please check back this summer to register for the 2018-19 season.

    District 5 Website (League standings, cancelations, schedules)

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    Cardinal Message Center: (WCER youth skating/Hockey 2017-18 updates)

    Girls & Boys: Learn to skate, Learn to play Hockey, Mini-Mite, Mite, 8U, 4th & 5th grade  In-House Rec programs are run through WCER.  Learn to Skate programs ages 3-8.  Learn to play Hockey grades Pre-K -3rd grade.  $50 for the Season FREE rental equipment with deposit, excluding skates/stick.  Questions contact:     Becky Sorenson   Darin Strand   Matt Dawson


    2017-18 Girls & Boys Skating/Hockey Schedule:  

    Tuesday October 24th-Saturday February 24th.  (No session December 26th, December 30th, or 8:00am Saturday Feb 3rd..All other sessions on this Saturday are on schedule)

    Tuesday Night: "Skills & Drills"

    5:45-6:30  Learn to Skate / Beginner Hockey (Age 3-8-Pre K-3rd )  

    5:45-6:30     Level 1:  Mini-Mite/6U 

    6:30-7:30     Level  2/3: Mite/8U 

    7:30-8:30     Level 4: Rec/Squirts 

    Friday Night "Extra Session"  December/January/February:   

    Level: 3/4  5:45-6:30 (2nd-5th)   USA Hockey Registered players

    Saturday Morning "Game Day"

    8:00-9:00 Level 4   Rec-Squirts (4th and 5th, coed)

    9:00-10:00   Level 3    Mite/8U 

    10:00-11:00   Level 2   Mite/8U

    11:00-!2:00 Level 1   Mini-Mite 6U

    11:00-12:00   Learn to Skate / Beginner Hockey (age 3-8 Pre K-3rd, coed)

    Sunday Night: "Open Skating" 6:30-9:00 $3.00 at the door rental skates available $2.00…This session is every week!

    Outdoor Skating:  "Pond Hockey"  5:00-8:00 Monday & Thursday 1:00-5:00 Saturday/Sunday:  Garfield Park Warming House Open!


    Willmar Hockey Boosters is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  WHB supports all levels of youth hockey in Willmar, from mini-mites to high school. Donations are always welcome.  We are now able to accept donations through our website.   Thank you for your generosity.