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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.

2018-2019 WHA Registration NOW OPEN (For Winter Learn to Skate/Mite/8U Registration please scroll down to Message Center)

Registration for the 2018-2019 season is now open using the link below for the Squirt, 10U, Peewee, 12U and Bantam levels!

The Registration "Home" is not currently available.

Vote YES November 6th. Endorsed by WHA & WHB Board of Directors!

Willmar Hockey Alumni playing junior or college hockey

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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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PRE-K - 3rd grade Skating/Hockey Message Center: 2018-19

Winter Youth Skating/Hockey Registration is live! 

Please sign your son or daughter up for one of the following levels:

  • Beginner Hockey/Learn To Skate – Level 0 (Pre-K/Kindergarten)
  • Mite – Level 1 (1st Grade)
  • Mite – Level 2 (2nd Grade)
  • Mite – Level 3 (3rd Grade)
  • Mite – Level 4 (Mite Traveling)


  • Each level above is $50
  • Level 1-4 Mites must also register with USA Hockey for an additional cost of $50 (for birth year of 2011 and older)
    • Birth year of 2012 and younger may register with USA Hockey for free
    • Level 0 does NOT need to register with USA Hockey but encouraged to do so
  • Free equipment rental is available with a $100 refundable deposit (excludes sticks and skates)
  • Traveling Mite option is also available to Level 3 and 4 Mites for an additional $175. Traveling Mites includes:
    • 6 full ice games (3 Home & 3 Away)
    • 1/2 sheet practices once a week separate from Tuesday skills and drills
    • Tuesday skills and drills with Rec
    • Saturday Mornings Game Days with Rec Mites
    • Advanced Division Jamborees (includes a full ice game) cost is cover by parents (typically $20-25/player)
    • Cost is $175 in addition to Level 3 or 4 registration

Please follow these 4 steps to register!

  • Step 1. Register for USA Hockey. Required for Level 1-4 Mites. Click link below:
  • Step 2. Register on this link after you have your USA Hockey Certificate #
  • Step 3. If equipment is needed, see below
    • Equipment Check Out: Sunday October 14th 4:00-5:30pm at City Auditorium downtown Willmar. Rental skates available for learn to skate: Hockey equipment provided except skates and sticks w a $100 refundable deposit.
    • Return date: Saturday March 23rd 9:00-10:30. Rental skates available for learn to skate
  • Step 4. Bring a copy of your son or daughter’s birth certificate on the first session you are able to attend when you check in.

For questions, contact:


Season Starts Tuesday, October 23rd

Tuesday Night: "Skills & Drills"

  • 5:30-6:30 Level 0 : Beginner Hockey (PK/Kindergarten )
  • 5:30-6:30 Level 1 Hockey (1st grade)
  • 6:30-7:30 Level 2 Hockey (2nd grade)
  • 6:30-7:30 Level 3 Hockey (3rd grade)
  • 7:30-8:30 Level 4: (in-house rec 4th grade—please contact Darin Strand and or 651-468-9239 to discuss this option)

Friday Night "Extra Session"December/January/February: (Exact dates pending Civic Center schedule)

  • 5:45-6:30 Levels 1 – 3 Hockey (1st-3rd grades)

Saturday Morning "Game Day"

  • 8:00-9:00 Level 4 Open Hockey
  • 9:00-10:00 Level 3 (3rd grade)
  • 9:00-10:00 Level 2 (2nd grade)
  • 10:00-11:00 Level 1 (1st grade)
  • 11:00-12:00 Level 0 (PK/Kindergarten/Learn To Skate)



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 1:00-5:00 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.