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Youth Hockey

Germain Arena is host to one of the largest youth hockey leagues in the southern states. With over 400 players in leagues from Mini Mite to High School, we provide a fun and competitive atmosphere for the game of hockey. Our participants enjoy a league that is sanctioned by USA Hockey.

Here at Germain Arena we pride ourselves on skill development, sportsmanship and a safe playing environment for our players. All coaches, referees and instructors are USA Hockey Certified.

Germain Arena provides three seasons for youth hockey. 5 on 5 in the Fall/Spring seasons and 4 on 4 in the Summer.


Available Leagues

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Mini Mite - 6 & Under

Future stars of the game of hockey play here. A starting point for your young hockey player’s future is here at Germain Arena. A competitive and fun league is a great start to a young hockey player’s career. ADM Cross Ice Hockey is played.

League Features

  • Player evaluations and proper placement on teams
  • NHL replica jerseys with numbering
  • 2 fifteen minute cross ice games played on Friday nights with a 15 min skills session
  • Jamboree at end of season with trophies for every player
  • End of the season pizza party
Mite - 8 & Under

Germain Arena continues the building blocks of hockey with a great league for young hockey players. Mite ADM Half Ice Hockey League is a great way to develop skills while touching the puck more often on a smaller playing surface..

League Features

  • Player evaluations and proper placement on teams
  • NHL replica jerseys with numbering
  • 2 half ice games played on Friday nights with skills sessions held on Saturday’s
  • Playoffs at end of season with trophies for every player
  • End of the season pizza party
Squirt - 10 & Under

The squirt league gives the players a larger outlook at the game of hockey. Between practices and games, the skill level increases with the continuous development of each skater.

League Features

  • Player evaluations and proper placement on teams
  • NHL replica jerseys with numbering
  • 3 – 12 minute periods for games
  • Playoffs at end of season with trophies for every player
  • Practices are held on Saturday’s and games are played on Tuesday nights
  • End of the season pizza party
PeeWee - 12 & Under

The peewee league is for 12 and under age group.

League Features

  • Player evaluations and proper placement on teams
  • NHL replica jerseys with numbering
  • 3 – 12 minute periods for games
  • Playoffs at end of season with trophies for every player
  • Practices are held on Saturday’s and games are played on Thursday nights
  • End of the season pizza party
Bantam - 14 & Under / U16

The bantam/U16 league is a fast, competitive and fun league.  The players really start to step up the pace of the game in the bantam/U16 league.

League Features

  • Player evaluations and proper placement on teams
  • NHL replica jerseys with numbering
  • 3 – 12 minute periods for games
  • Playoffs at end of season with trophies for every player
  • Practices are held on Saturdays and Games are played on Monday nights
  • End of the season pizza party
Midget / High School - 18 & Under spring sessions

The midget league is offered in the Fall 5 on 5 season and the Summer 4 on 4 season. This league is very fast and very competitive. With fewer practices and more games, the league provides a high tempo pace to the game of hockey.

The high school league is offered in the Spring season. The Southwest Florida Scholastic Hockey League has many of the high schools in the area represented and puts their school colors on display in a hockey arena. If the player’s high school does not have a team we will have a spot for them to play.

League Features

  • Player evaluations and proper placement on teams
  • NHL replica jerseys with numbering
  • 3 – 12 minute periods for games
  • Playoffs at end of season with championship banner
  • Games and practices Wednesday nights and Friday nights
Germain Bulldogs A/AA Spring Travel Hockey Program

The Germain Bulldogs is a Tier II A/AA Spring Travel Hockey Program that Germain Arena offers every spring. The program is headed up by Germain Arena Hockey Director Tony Lessel. The goal for the Germain Bulldogs is to continue and introduce hockey at a higher competitive level than REC/House League. Germain Bulldogs will prepare players for the upcoming Fall Travel Hockey season.

For more information please contact Tony Lessel at 239-948-7825 x 1303 or TonyL@floridaeverblades.com

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Summer Elite League 2017

The summer elite league is geared toward players born in the years 2001, 2002 and 2003 to play contact hockey throughout the summer to enhance preparedness for the upcoming travel season. This league is application or invite only to ensure high level hockey without worry of player injury based on skill or size.

7/20 ROSTERS WILL BE POSTED ON LOCKER ROOM DOORS




Registration Forms

Mini Mite Summer - 6 & Under
Mite Summer - 8 & Under
Squirt, Peewee, Bantam, & Midget Summer
Germain Bulldogs Spring A/AA Travel Hockey Program
Germain Arena High School Hockey League


League Start Times

Fall and Spring 5 on 5 Leagues (September – June)

The 5 on 5 leagues are your traditional hockey league. Each team plays with three forwards, two defensemen, and one goalie on the ice surface. With the combination of games and practice through out each season the player develops their hockey skills.

League Features

  • Three periods
  • Practices organized by USA Hockey Certified Coaches
  • At least 10 players per team
  • Jersey included
  • Playoffs and trophies for each participant
  • End of the season pizza party

 

Summer 4 on 4 League (June – September)

The purpose of the 4 on 4 league is to help each player enhance and develop the skills of stick handling, passing, and visualizing the open ice. It is also a great tool for conditioning for the upcoming season. Goaltenders see as many 30 shots a game… a goaltender’s dream!

League Features

  • Two 13 minute period games
  • Two games per night
  • Practices are group clinics organized by Germain Arena Instructors
  • At least 8 players per team
  • Jersey included
  • Playoffs and trophies for each participant
  • End of the season pizza party

 

Equipment Requirements

  • Helmet
  • Mouth Guard
  • Hockey Gloves
  • Hockey Pants
  • Shoulder Pads
  • Neck Guard
  • Shin Pads
  • Elbow Pads
  • Skates


For Additional Information

For information about joining a youth hockey league contact:

Tony Lessel
TonyL@floridaeverblades.com
Ice Hockey Director
239) 948-7825 ext 1303

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