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2023 River Lakes Tournament Dates

River Lakes will be hosting tournaments for the 2023-2024 season. The flyer above shows the dates and locations for each of our tournaments that are a three game guarantee. If you have any questions please reach out to our tournament coordinator at

10,000 Shots Challenge

Each off-season we promote the 10,000 shots challenge to our skaters starting April 1st. Skaters who participate have a chance to win some awesome prizes. 

Please see the PDF below for your skater to track their shots. Completed forms are due before evaluations which will be held in October and can be sent to Cory Zeiher at

The 10,000 Puck Challenge: ‘Everyone Should Be Doing This’

An article from MN Hockey on the importance of participating in the 10,000 puck challenge.

Request for Golf Sponsors

We are looking for additional sponsors for our 2nd Annual "Shoot for the Stars" Golf Tournament, which this year will be TWO golf events.  We will have one on July 13th at Little Crow and one on August 11th at Rich Springs.  Your sponsorship would include both events with exposure for your business across multiple communities along Hwy 23.

Please reach out to Kodi Goracke 320-444-3195 or Sara Martinka 612-236-7472 if you are interested! 

Congrats to our Squirt B team on winning the District Consolation Championship!!

Congratulations to our Peewee A team as they advance to the State Tournament in New Ulm starting March 17th for the first time in our programs history!!

Thanks to all of the coaches who participated in the River Lakes Hockey Coaches versus the MN Warriors-St. Cloud game!

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.)   

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.


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

River Lakes Stars Handbook

Check for Today's Game Cancellations

Click link to access District 5 Game Cancellations


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