Spring Hockey

Spring hockey is a combination of pond-hockey style scrimmage and skill building for the 8U and older age divisions. It provides an opportunity for kids in these age divisions to try some new things and experiment with their style of play in a less structured environment than regular season practices. 

The 8U group will participate in station-based, small area games and drills and then finish out each session with scrimmages. The sessions for the older age groups (10U and older) will be pond hockey style.  

Kids are permitted to skate with their age-appropriate division for the 2023-24 or the 2024-25 season. For example, a player that was in their second year of 10U play by birth year may register for the 12U division for spring hockey, so they can adjust to the differences in play between the age division they were in this season and the age division they will be in next season. 

Spring hockey is all about having fun and learning a little along the way!

Age Divisions**

8U (Mite): 2015 - 2018 birth years

10U (Squirt): 2013 – 2015 birth years

12U (Pee Wee): 2011 – 2013 birth years

14U (Bantam): 2009 - 2011 birth years

18U/High School: 2024-25 Grades 9 - 12 & 2023 HS Graduates (generally 2005 - 2010 birth years)

**Please note that players moving up an age division in the fall of 2024 are encouraged to skate-up to that age division for spring hockey without special approval.


Weekdays March 11th - April 26th, 2024

8U - Fridays at 5:30pm

10U/12U Mixed - Thursdays at 5:45pm

10U - Thursdays at 7:00pm

12U - Mondays at 7:15pm

14U - Thursdays at 8:15pm

18U - Mondays at 8:30pm

**Times Subject to Change**


The registration for spring hockey includes a jersey. Players will select their jersey size during registration. Jerseys will not include player numbers.

General Information

  • ALL age divisions are NON-checking. No exceptions!
  • EVERYONE (all age divisions) should bring your own water bottle.
  • Goalies skate for free in the 10U-18U/high school age divisions.

Coach and Volunteers!

We are always looking for coaches and on-ice helpers for the season. We are looking for adults and/or older youth players interested in helping young players learn more about the game and we all love. Send an email to: registrar@daytonstealth.com if you are interested in working with our players for spring hockey. Visit our Coaching resources page for more information on volunteer requirements.

Spring 2024

8U, 10U, 12U, 14U and High School are now closed! We still have openings in our 10/12U mixed session.

Each Player must have a valid USA Hockey Registration to register.

Dates: March 11th – April 26th, 2024

Kettering Recreation Center
2900 Glengarry Dr.
Kettering, OH 45420

Cost: $120

Dakota Johnson, Registrar

Those that register after Feb 20 may not have a jersey for the first day.

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