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!
WHA is still looking to fill a few tournament spots.
We currently need:
1- 10U B team
1 - 12u B team
1- PeeWee A team
Please go to our tournament page for more details and to register!
The 2nd store is now open! The store closes on 10/30/23.
Go to www.Rambow.com and enter the store code: WHA
Just a reminder: We will have multiple stores open throughout the season, making it easier to spread your wish list out, plan for Christmas, or order those items you see your friends wearing. Each order takes about 30 days to get after the store closes.
In these future store offerings, we will have more personalized apparel options, like sublimated sweatshirts that everyone loves.
If your child is interested in playing hockey and wants to give it a try, you've come to the right place! All ages are welcome! Skates, helmets and hockey sticks will be provided.
Upcoming chances to try hockey for FREE are;
- September 30th from 10am-12pm
- October 21st 12pm-1:30pm
- December 16th 1pm-2:30pm
Register for our Try Hockey for Free days here.
With the new season around the corner, brings new opportunities for everyone! The WHA Board has approved a cash raffle to help off-set the rising ice costs. Tickets are available for sale between now and Dec.10th (or until tickets are gone).
Why should one help sell tickets?
There is an incentive for selling tickets. Put your name on the line that says Sold by & there will be prizes awarded to the first 5 winning tickets. So not only could you win the grand prize, you could also win for selling the winning ticket!! Plus, it is a great way to show your support to WHA and its longevity.
Check out the Raffle fundraising page for full details!
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.
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!
Below is a link to our jersey care instructions. Please be sure to follow these instructions throughout the season. Thank you!
Willmar's Parks & Rec has designed a program for players that want to improve their hockey skills without the time commitment and costs of traveling hockey with the association. For beginner players, through 2nd year PeeWee are eligible to play. This is a program for individuals not playing for WHA.
More detailed program information is on the Park and Rec's RecDesk link below! **Schedule in RecDesk does not reflect program schedule**
Watch hockey live at the Willmar Civic Center! Watch the action Live & On Demand! Anytime, Anywhere! https://www.livebarn.com/ 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 www.livebarn.com. #playwatchshare
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.