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Recreational Program

Welcome to the BYHC Recreational Hockey Information Page

The goal of the BYHC Recreational Program is to teach young players the fundamentals of ice hockey in a recreational environment, provide a setting where learning about the game of hockey is fun and safe and promote affordable youth hockey opportunities in the Baltimore metro area. The Recreational program is designed to provide equal opportunity to participate with even competition of players at the same skill level.

  • The season runs from October to March.
  • All skill and age levels are welcome to participate as well as both boys and girls. The Rec Program fields teams at all levels of play: Squirt (ages 9-10), Pee Wee (11-12), Bantam (13-14) and Midget (15 and above). For those under the age of nine please visit our 8U Development Program page.
  • The schedule consists of one practice per week with usually one game a weekend. Home games are played at either Reisterstown, Mt. Pleasant or Patterson Park. Away games are generally played at rinks within an hour of home ice. 
  • Evaluations occur in October. If there are enough players to field more than one team per level, team assignments will be made at that time. All teams are co-ed. If enough girls are interested we will field all girls Stars Rec teams.
  • Registration begins in May and closes in September. Those that join and pay in full before July 1 will receive a $50 discount on fees. Check this website for more information as we approach those dates.
  • Rec players are required to have serviceable and sanctioned Baltimore Stars home and away jerseys for game play and are responsible for purchasing them from our vendor. New socks will be supplied by the club at the beginning of each season. Please visit the Stars Store link in the top navigation.
  • All participants are required to provide their own hockey equipment. For a detailed list of required equipment please visit our learn to play page. Depending on availability, BYHC may have goalie equipment to loan to players.  
  • The Rec Program is governed by the Capital Corridor Hockey League.

For more information about this program contact: info@byhc.org


Financial Aid Scholarship Program

Ice Hockey is an expensive game and is often not easily afforded by everyone. As a result, a financial aid scholarship program has been established. Apply now. 

Recreational Team Fees

Register and select the Pay in Full option before July 1 and get a $50 discount. 

Age Approx. Game Count Skater Fee Goalie Fee Jersey/Socks Fee
8U Session 1 (2011-younger) TBD $250 $250 Included
8U Session 2 (2009-2010) TBD $300 $300 Included
10U Squirt (2007-2008) 16 games & 1 tournament $1,100 $850 $111
12U Peewee (2005-2006) 16 games & 1 tournament $1,125 $875 $111
14U Bantam (2003-2004) 16 games & 1 tournament $1,150 $900 $111
18U Midget (1999-2002) 16 games & 1 tournament $1,150 $900 $111
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East Coast Hockey and Skating Supplies Official Team Gear

East Coast Hockey and Skating Supplies (formerly For Sports) is the exclusive supplier of the Baltimore Youth Hockey Club's Official Team Gear. Jerseys, shells, warm-ups, replacement socks and select other gear and equipment will be available for purchase through our online store.

Having official gear manufactured by anyone other than our sanctioned vendors will be considered a violation of club rules.

East Coast Hockey and Skating Supplies Partnership Discount Program

As part of our partnership with East Coast Hockey and Skating Supplies at the Gardens Ice House at Laurel and Rockville as our Official Team Gear Supplier, they have offered us the following discounts for your other equipment needs.

  • Closeout and clearance items will be discounted at a special rate, exclusive to the Baltimore Stars.
  • Prices on all new items in the store will be reduced to a special price.
  • As a bonus for allowing East Coast Hockey and Skating Supplies to be the supplier for your team gear, we are taking an additional 10% off all protective equipment. This includes shin guards, shoulder pads, elbow pads, pants, and gloves.
  • Additionally, we will be taking 10% off all new current year sticks. Clearance sticks are at a 20% discount.
  • Finally, members of the Baltimore Stars who purchase skates will receive 10% of the skate’s value in sharpening credit.

For more information please review the below document.

Player Number Policy

All Jersey number requests are reviewed and approved by the BYHC Registrar. Jersey numbers stay with players as long as they are in their program. Recreational and Travel programs are treated separately because the uniforms are different. Numbers will be re-assigned after a player has left their program for more than one season. In cases where a player is playing outside of their age bracket numbers cannot always be guaranteed.

Player number requests are entered during player registration. Since the club Registrar tracks player numbers, there is no option to enter numbers on the vendor's website. Before the vendor manufactures the ordered uniforms and gear the Registrar reviews player numbers for accuracy. We do not advise players of their assigned number. 

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