Mission: River Lakes Hockey creates positive lifelong experiences in a safe & fair environment that allows each participant to do their best.
Vision: To be the area’s leading youth-centered sports organization by creating as many opportunities for play as possible and building athletes for life, guided by the developmentally appropriate framework of the American Development Model (ADM).
Fun: Enjoyment, Participation and Friendship.
Sportsmanship: Respecting teammates, competitors, coaches, officials and parents.
Teamwork: Working together to achieve the desired goal by putting the needs of the team before self.
Skill Development: Allowing each player to grow their hockey skills by using the best teaching and coaching the association is capable providing.
Open Communication: Transparency and collaboration emphasizing participation by all.
Youth Centered: Every action is focused on the best interests of all players.
New players aged 8 and younger should register in person at the arena closest to their home on Oct. 18, from 1 to 3 p.m. Please bring a copy of birth certificate to turn in. First year skaters at any level play for free!*
*$50 USA Hockey fee required for skaters with birth years of 2008 or older.
Thanks to generous support from the CentraCare Health Foundation Paynesville, River Lakes Hockey is pleased to announce that all Fall 2015 Learn to Skate Camps and Beginner Hockey Camps are free to participants age 12 and younger. Here is a WONDERFUL chance to try youth hockey or to simply learn how to ice skate. Help your kids learn to stay healthy by registering for the camp of your choice at the arena closest to your home! It's FUN and FREE--NO FURTHER OBLIGATION REQUIRED! Sign up at the link below.
Koronis Civic Arena, Paynesville
Camp 1--Learn to Skate Camp (Boys and Girls): Saturdays on September 26, October 3, October 10 and October 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Camp 2--Beginner Boys Hockey Camp: Sept 26, 6 to 7 p.m.; and Sept. 28, 29 and October 1 from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.; and October 3 from 9 to 10 a.m.
Camp 3--Beginner Girls Hockey Camp, Paynesville Arena: October 3, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.; October 5, 6, and 8 from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.; and October 10, from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.
River Lakes Civic Arena, Richmond
Camp 4--Learn to Skate Camp (Boys and Girls), Richmond Arena: October 3 and October 4, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; October 10 and October 11, from 11:00 a.m. to Noon; and October 17, from 11:00 a.m. to Noon.
Camp 5--Beginner Boys Hockey Camp, Richmond Arena: October 3, 9 to 10 a.m.; October 5, 6 and 8, from 6 to 7 p.m.; and October 10, from 9 to 10:15 a.m.
Camp 6--Beginner Girls Hockey Camp, Richmond Arena: October 3, 9 to 10 a.m.; October 5, 6 and 8, from 6 to 7 p.m.; and October 10, from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
Want more hockey?
Regular Season Instructional Program (aged 8 and younger) Registration Day is October 18, 1 to 2:30 pm. at each arena. New players skate for free for the first year.
Check out the following document for information regarding the River Lakes Stars Association. This is a working document, so make sure you have the latest revision.
Check out the following document for information regarding the Schwan's Fundraiser.
Open Hockey: Koronis Ice Arena in Paynesville.
Parent Youth Open Hockey:
All board members, Coaches, Team reps must complete the Safesport Online Program. Please click on the link that will take you to the starting page for the class.
Serving these Communities: Albany, Avon, Belgrade, Brooten, Cold Spring, Eden Valley, New London, Paynesville, Richmond, Rockville, Spicer, St. John's Prep, and Watkins.
We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations are always welcome. We are now able to accept donations through our website. Thank you for your generosity!