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10,000 Shots

We will start our 10,000 Shots program on April 1.

The form is below and must be turned in by October 1 to Cory Zeiher showing your skater completed the 10,000 shots.

Scheels Gun & Gift Card Raffle

Tickets for the Scheels Gun/Gift Card Raffle are available for purchase from River Lakes youth hockey parents and at some local establishments.  

The drawing will be held on April 10 at the River Lakes Civic Arena in Richmond.

Purchase your tickets now!

Welcome Back

We are happy to welcome everyone back after the state sports pause.  Below is the information for the current MN Hockey phase we are in. 

COVID-19 Information

Please remember that if your child or you are exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 they should stay home.  We are following the Decision Tree which is posted below.  The questions you should be checking for are below.

  1. Without a fever-reducing medication (such as Tylenol), do you have a fever above 100.4 degrees?
  2.  Do you have a new onset or worsening of cough in the last 24 hours?
  3. Do you have shortness of breath or difficulty breathing?
  4. Do you have a new loss of smell or taste?
  5.  Do you have a sore throat?
  6. Do you have the chills?
  7. Do you have excessive fatigue?
  8. Do you have any gastrointestinal symptoms of diarrhea, vomiting, or nausea?
  9.  Do you have a new onset of severe headache
  10.  Do you have a new onset of nasal congestion or runny nose
  11. Are you waiting for test results on a COVID-19 test?
  12. Have you been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19?

If you have additional questions about COVID and our policies please reach out to Amanda Henry.

RLS Board Candidates

We will be holding our annual RLS board elections via SurveyMonkey on April 7-17.  Below is a list of candidates with information about each one.  We have 4 positions open this season for terms on the board.  The survey will allow you to vote for 4 candidates and have a spot for any write-in candidates.



River Lakes Tournaments

River Lakes will be planning tournaments for the 2021-2022 season in the coming months.  If you have any questions or are looking to register please connect with our tournament coordinator.

Concessions Manual

Below is the updated concession stand manual for the season for working concessions at the rink in Paynesville. 

There is a copy of this in the concession stand as well.  

First Year Skater Program 

River Lakes Hockey offers a First Year Discounted program for new skaters. This program allows kids who have not played hockey before the opportunity to try hockey at minimal cost. (Must be their first year registering with USA Hockey.)   USA Hockey’s registration, is $56 for players born prior to 2013, and free for players born in 2013 or later. 


Click the link below to get information on how to transfer your child's team schedule onto your smart phone.

How to create iCal Feed

iCal feed will allow a calendar feed to be pulled from the SportsEngine website into a smart phone to keep track of events for a particular player.

River Lakes Stars Handbook

Check for Today's Game Cancellations

Click link to access District 5 Game Cancellations


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!

Serving these Communities: Albany, Avon, Belgrade, Brooten, Cold Spring, Eden Valley, New London, Paynesville, Richmond, Rockville, Spicer, St. John's Prep,  and Watkins.