USA Hockey has nurtured the growth of female hockey since the 1970s, and today, girls hockey is among the fastest-growing youth sports in the United States. Over the past fifteen seasons, girls hockey in the United States has seen a participation increase of 65%.

The Beloit Youth Hockey Association is just one of thousands of youth hockey associations across the country that team up with USA Hockey to provide days where your child can try hockey for free.

In the 2023/2024 hockey season, BYHA will host a Girls Only Try Hockey for Free on Saturday, January 13, 2024 at Edwards Ice Arena.

Register today at HERE. Pre-registration is recommended.

During these events, please bring a bike helmet, if you do not have one, we will provide your child with a helmet and a pair of skates. We do recommend that your skater bring a pair of gloves and we ask that you arrive at least 15 minutes early to get checked in for the event and to get a proper fitting for the helmet and skates.

If anyone has any questions or would like more information about the Try Hockey for Free Dates, please feel free to contact BYHA president Stephany Delgado @

What is the next step after Try Hockey for Free?

If your child enjoyed their time trying hockey for free, you have the option to register your child for the Learn to Skate program or our Mite programs with BYHA. However, first you will need to register him/her online at  Once you have received your USA Hockey Number, you will need to register your child on

More information regarding our beginner and mite programs can be found on the TAB located under the HOME page.

What equipment does my child need?

In an opportunity to grow the game of hockey BYHA has a limited amount of new player "starter kits" that will be available to rent on a first come/first serve basis. These kits will include all the equipment your child requires to play hockey (with the exception of skates). BYHA will charge a $50.00 rental fee for this equipment. BYHA also has an equipment page that is located on Facebook (Beloit Youth Hockey Equipment Swap) .  If interested in renting equipment, please contact Nicole Donato.

For more information please contact:

Stephany Delgado, BYHA President at

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