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    Willmar Park and Rec Open Hockey Open Skating/Garfield Warming House:

    Warming House at Garfield will open on Saturday Dec 15th  1:00-6:00pm

    Warming House schedule will be Monday and Thursday 5:00-8:00pm   Saturday and Sunday 1:00-6:00pm  We will not be open if the wind chill is below -10 degrees

    Used skates are available to use inside the warming house

    Civic Center Holiday Open Skate - Cardinal Arena

    Dec 26th- 28th   1:00-3:00

    $3.00 to Skate / $2.00 Skate Rental


    Open Youth Hockey $5.00 - Blue Line Arena.

    Dec 26th- 28th   1:00-3:00

    1)            Open Hockey: Squirt Age (5th grade and Under) only.

    2)            If your player is 9 years old or under, the parent MUST stay in the arena during the time their kid is on the ice.

    3)            No checking

    4)            No slap shots

    5)            $5 per player per session

    Parent Volunteer Screening

    ATTENTION ALL PARENTS: All parents helping with locker rooms, game day operations or tournaments must complete the below steps.

    Please click on the first link below for the USA Hockey Volunteer Registration. All parents should sign up as an Ice Manager/Volunteer. Once you complete the form, they will send you a 14 digit code (letters and numbers). Please send this code to your team manager.

    Next, click on the second link below for the MN Hockey Background Screening and complete this form as well. You will need the 14 digit code you were given from the USA Hockey link. We are in District 5. Thanks!

    USA Hockey Volunteer Registration

    All WHA parents must register with USA Hockey as a volunteer. You'll need the 14 digit certification code from this site to complete the MN Hockey background screening.

    MN Hockey Background Screening

    Once you register with USA Hockey and obtain the 14 digit code, click on this link to complete your background screening for the 2018/19 season. Background screening is required for all WHA parents. It's free and good for 2 years.


    Please visit the Registration page for more information

    District 5 Website (League standings, cancelations, schedules)

    Feed for

    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! 

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    Sunday Night: "Open Skating" 6:30-9:00 $3.00 at the door rental skates available $2.00.  Weekly starting Sunday Sept 9th.

    Outdoor Skating:  "Pond Hockey"  5:00-8:00 Monday & Thursday 1:00-6:00 Saturday/Sunday:  Outdoor weather determines  if Garfield Park Warming House is Open.

    Open Hockey WCER PreK-5th Grade 8:00am Saturdays:  Parent supervision required please see rules on PDF below.  NO older siblings are allowed on the ice w out permission and specific instructions and supervision.  Times dates TBD.

    Try Hockey For Free:  Times/Dates Nov 10th, Feb 23rd 11:00-12:00

    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.