Waltham Youth Hockey's travel teams participate in the Valley Hockey League and the Middlesex Girls Youth Hockey League. Waltham Youth Hockey is a member of USA Hockey and Massachusetts Hockey.
Travel Hockey is generally for players who are 6 years old and above.
Players should have completed at least one year of Learn-to-Play hockey (In-House) and have basic hockey skills
Waltham's Travel Programs begin the week after Labor Day in September, and end with the VHL Playoffs in April.
Tryouts are held in late March and early April for the next season.
Practices are held at the Veterans Memorial Rink in Waltham and the John A. Ryan Rink (the JAR) in Watertown.
League games are usually within a 45 minute drive of Waltham in neighboring communities.
Teams will have 2-3 practices per week, including a skills night run by professional instructors from around the area.
Teams will typically play 1 or 2 league games per week, generally on the weekends. Games may be scheduled on weekdays during breaks, and on the occasional Friday evening.
10U teams and above, will also participate in Mass Hockey State Tournament Playdowns.
Two custom jerseys, one home, and one away are included with your tuition.
Sizing, Name and Number selection occur late Spring after teams have been formed.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can my daughter play on both a Valley Hockey League team and a Middlesex Girls Team?
Yes, members of our Girls' program who are skating on two teams will receive a discounted rate on their Girls registration fee. When registering you should select Travel (VHL + Girls) as your payment option.
My child is a goaltender. Do you provide a discount?
Goaltenders receive a full tuition discount for the season, provided they regularly play the position throughout the season, and attend more than 75% of the games.
Expected Fees for Waltham Youth Hockey Travel Programs for the 2022-2023 Season.
*(pricing shown includes tryout fee)
Mites - Bantams: $1750*