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Local Programs

Hockey Stick and Puck

to Play

with Lil' Avs
Ages:  4 and up

**Participants must take “Learn To Skate” through Glacier Skate Academy, or similar, before enrolling in Learn to Play Hockey

Join the Lil' Avs and learn to play with training in basic skating and hockey skills in a fun, safe environment. Players are introduced to the fundamentals of hockey skating before progressing to stick handling, passing, and shooting. Kids learn these skills through exciting skating drills and games taught by our certified USA Hockey coaches. 


Practices are 45 minutes two to three times per week, with two ten week sessions (October-mid December/January-mid March) sessions offered per hockey season. 

Session #1 L2PH October 3rd - December 8th (2022) 

Session #2 L2PH January 3rd - March 9th (2023) 


$200/per session

Prerequisites: USA Hockey Confirmation Number, Graduation from a Learn to Skate program (basic level 3).

For skater 10 & under, GHA is proud to partner with Flathead Valley Hockey Association (FVHA) to provide local hockey opportunities through our Yeti House League program.


YETI League is a non-travel hockey league. GHA and FVHA work in conjunction to provide area youth the opportunity to play on a hockey team without the demands of travel. 

Players participate in all team practices and play games locally at Woodland Ice Rink in Kalispell on Friday nights, or will be played as a jamboree format across several weekends throughout the playing season.

  • Ages 6-10

  • Cost: $600 full season

  • 2 practices & 1 game per week 

  • Equipment Available



Register for Option 1


Register for Option 1

***Players must graduate from Learn to Play" to become eligible for the Yeti League.


GHA Fall into Hockey (COED) 3v3                                        

September September 6 - 29         

Tuesdays and Thursdays  


Squirts (10U) and below

6:00-7:00pm                                                                                  Peewees (12U) and above

7:00-8:00pm                                 $150 Fee     


All youth players must register first with USA Hockey and then register for the 2022-2023 Season.

  • CLICK the USA Hockey logo to register your player(s).

  • Be sure to PRINT and SAVE their confirmation number(s). 

  • PLEASE NOTE - A copy of the participants birth certificate may be required to register for youth hockey programming.

USA Hockey Registration


Yeti League Coaches:

  • Level 1 Yeti: ​​

    • Derek Peachey      

    • Felicia Fox

    • Josh Helgeson

    • Keith Ridgway

    • Bryan Cook

    • Kurt Barnett

  • Level 2 Yeti: 

    • Kurt Barnett

    • Zane Morton

    • Jillian Lawrance

    • Dave Schmid-Sommer

    • Sean Kelly

Yeti League Managers

  • Level 1 Manager: Tasha Lowell

  • Level 2 Manager: Lynzee Morton

Payment plans and scholarship opportunities are available for GHA registration options. Please contact GHA's Hockey Director Ryan Ulvin with any questions. He can be reached at

Equipment Requirements & Rental

Financial Aid

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