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President's Message

PYHA Family and Friends,

On behalf of the club board of directors and executive team, I would like to welcome you to the 2017-18 hockey season!

It is our organizations goal to get you accurate information as quickly as possible. We encourage you to follow us on Twitter (@PeoriaYouth), like us on Facebook ( ) as well as visiting our website frequently ( for fast and accurate information about PYHA.

I am happy to announce that registration is now open!!!! The registration rates for the 2017-18 season will remain the same as last season. Go to  and follow the registration links to begin the process.

Save the Dates:

  • August 18th – Midget 16U tryouts
  • August 19th – Conditioning skates begin
  • August 19th – Used equipment sale
  • August 26th – PYHA golf outing
  • September 1st – Squirt, Peewee, Bantam and 18U Midget travel tryouts
  • September 22nd – House league evaluations
  • October 9th – House league begins

House league is an 18 week schedule with all teams off the week before Thanksgiving and two weeks over Christmas.

We will have more information on PYHA goalie/skating clinics as the season approaches.

As we begin another great season, I again ask two things from all of you. First, remember our Board is made up of volunteers who all work diligently to make PYHA better.  If you have an issue or a question please feel free to contact me or another board member. Secondly, please get involved.  If you would like to help out with a PYHA event or get involved as a coach or manager let us know. We are always looking to the future for good people to help make PYHA successful.

Best of luck this season!

Luke Gruden

PYHA President