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Welcome to the Willmar Hockey Association

The purpose of the Willmar Hockey Association (“WHA”) is to provide a healthy, competitive environment for Players to develop hockey playing skills and game knowledge, and in which the ideals of being a good sport, integrity, honesty, and fair play are abided by at all times.

WHA is proud to celebrate over 50 years of youth hockey in Willmar.  Thank you for being a part of it all! 

Registration Period

Registration closed August 31st  After the 31st a $100 late fee charge and board approval is needed to register.  Click on the link below for more information. 

This pertains only to regular Willmar Travel Hockey Registration

Fall Warm Up Practice Schedules

Days of the week and times will be listed on the WHA Calendar page

Fall Warm Up Practices begin Thursday September 8th

10U level: Monday and Thursday from 6pm to 7pm with dryland from 5pm to 6pm.

Squirt Level: Monday 4:45pm to 5:45pm and Fridays 5:15pm to 6:15pm. 

Peewee / 12U level: Sunday's dry land from 4pm to 5pm with practice to follow 5:00pm to 6:30pm, and Friday's dry land 5:30pm to 6:30pm with practice to follow 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Bantam level: Sunday's: dry land from 5:45pm to 6:45pm practice to follow 6:45pm to 8:15pm, and Thursday's dry land 7:00pm to 8:00pm with practice to follow 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Willmar Parks & Rec Lakes Region Youth Hockey League 2022-2023 REGISTRATION!

Willmar's Parks & Rec has designed a program for players that want to improve their hockey skills without the time commitment and costs. For beginner players, through 2nd year PeeWee are eligible to play.

Beginners- Mascot Division
Tuesday: 4:30-5:15 pm (practice)
Friday: 5:30-6:15 pm (skating/edgework/LEARN TO SKATE)
Saturday: 10:45 – 11:45 am (cross-ice games)
Intermediates- College Division
Tuesdays: 5:15-6 pm (practice)
Fridays 6:15-7:00 pm (skating/edgework)
Saturdays 11:45 – 12:45 (cross-ice games)
Graduate- Pro Division
Tuesdays 6:15-7:15 pm (practice)
Fridays 6:15 – 7:00 (skating/ edgework)
Saturdays 8:00 or 9:15 (full-ice games)

Tuesday, October 11, Saturday, October 15 & Tuesday, October 18 are evaluation practices. The evaluations are to place players at the level they are skilled. Team practices will start Tuesday, October 25th through December 16th. Session 1 will conclude on December 17th.
Session 2 will start on January 3, 2023, and run through February 25th. The teams will be reorganized, and players may be moved up to a higher division.
Please reach out to Mike at or Alex at with questions. More detailed program information to come! **Schedule in RecDesk does not reflect program schedule**

Program: Youth Hockey League (

Parent Volunteer Links

Parent volunteers who are  helping with locker room duty, team managers and committee members need to register with USA Hockey as a volunteer for the 22-23 season, complete Safesport training every year and a background screening every two years. Use your confirmation number from your USA Hockey registration to register for Safesport and the background screening. Your results will be sent to WHA automatically when complete.

USA Hockey Volunteer Registration Link

Safesport Training

MN Hockey Background Screening

WHA Fundraising Opportunities



WHA is proud to announce that we now have Pull Tabs at two local businesses where you can play and support WHA while doing it! Thank you to the Foxhole Brewhouse and The Oaks at Eagle Creek Golf Course for supporting WHA! 



WHA also hosts BINGO events throughout the year at The Oaks at Eagle Creek Golf Course. Like us on Facebook and watch for our Event Postings.

Hope you can join us at an event sometime! 


Watch hockey live at the Willmar Civic Center!  Watch the action Live & On Demand!  Anytime, Anywhere! is available on a monthly subscription basis starting at $14.95/month.

Use PROMO CODE:  2501-wk6g for a 10% discount.

For more information or to sign up, visit #playwatchshare

District 5 Website (League standings, cancelations, schedules)

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donations welcomed

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.  Please visit the Willmar Booster website to make a donation.   Thank you for your generosity.