America's First Youth Hockey League
Sponsored By:   Hamden Sports
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2022 Fall First Strides Registration

 Connecticut’s Premier FREE Learn-to-Skate program developed by the Greater New Haven Warriors. The program provides aspiring players between the ages of 4-10 the opportunity to take their "first strides" in developing an interest in ice hockey. Emphasis is placed on the very basics of skating within a safe and fun environment. It is designed for first-time skaters only please. Players who have previously participated in First Strides or another Learn-to-Skate program should register for the Warriors Learn-to-Play Hockey clinics.

 There is no cost to participate.  All players must register with USA Hockey.    

Equipment: All players will need a helmet and skates. We also recommend that players wear shin guards and elbow pads. Discounted equipment packages are available Hamden Sports.


Saturday September 10th 9:00am-10:00am

Sunday September 11th 7:50am-8:50am

Saturday September 17th 9:00am-10:00am

Sunday September 18th 7:50am-8:50am


Base Cost: $0.00

Opened: 07/15/2022

2022 Mite Development Registration

Registration for the GREATER NEW HAVEN WARRIORS Mite Development hockey program is now open! This program is designed for boys and girls making the transition from learn-to-skate and learn-to-play hockey programs to a more team oriented, skill development hockey league.



The Warriors half-ice USA hockey ADM format focuses on player’s ice awareness, skill development, and most importantly fun as they begin their journey in hockey. The focus in practice is on the fundamentals:  skating, stick handling, shooting, and hockey IQ in a safe and fun environment. There are no tryouts for Mite Development. All players sign up and are evaluated at the beginning of the season before they are split into four teams.

All sessions take place at the Northford Ice Pavilion

Mite Development starts Sunday September 11th

Days and Time

Tuesday 5:00pm-6:00pm

Saturday 7:50a-8:50a

Sunday 9:00a-10:00a

Tuition: $1500 Includes on-ice three times per week (excluding Holidays)

Full equipment is required. Discounted equipment packages are available from the PRO shop at Northford Ice Pavilion and at Hamden Sports, 2858 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Base Cost: $1,500.00

Opened: 05/28/2022

2022 Fall Learn To Play Hockey Clinic Registration


Fall program runs for 12 weeks! 

Begining October 1st
The Warriors Learn-to-Play Hockey clinic is a preparatory program designed to teach new and returning players 4-10 years old proper skating and introductory hockey skills. This program is for players who have recently completed GNH Warriors First Strides or similar program and want to advance to the next step in learning the game of hockey. It consists of 24, one hour sessions at the Northford Ice Pavilion.



Equipment: Full equipment is required. Discounted equipment packages are available from Hamden Sports on Whitney Ave. in Hamden. Players will receive a Warriors jersey.


Saturdays 9:00am-10:00

Sundays 7:50am-8:50am

Cost: $500.00 (there is also a USA Hockey Registration fee for players 6 and older)

Base Cost: $500.00

Opened: 06/12/2022