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The Official Site Of GFHA Ice Raiders Hockey


"The #1 Youth Hockey Website on the Planet!!!"

Our mission: It's all about the kids!

Contact us at (810) 354-GFHA (4342) or email us at info@gfhahockey.com


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Player Registrations Go LIVE Online
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  • Aug
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Skate / Skills for Mites, Mini Mites
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  • Crystal Fieldhouse
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Conditioning Skate for Squirts thru Midgets
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Registrations For 2016-17 Update (7/30/16)

The player registration layout is currently being created by SportsEngine, our web provider.  After completed, we proof read and edit as necessary then release.  The registrations, including a new coaching registration, should be ready in a few days.  We're working hard on this.  Thanks for your patience.  Also, if wanting to coach, please use the coaching registration link at the top left of this page, which is open, as those who register will be given first consideration.  The coaching registration is free except for registering with USA Hockey.  ALL COACHES ARE REQUIRED TO FILL OUT THIS REGISTRATION FORM!  IT'S THE FIRST STEP IN COACHING WITH US!!!  This includes all assistant coaches and on ice helpers.  Also, all coaches who are currently level 1 and are only going to coach / assist with 8/U players (which includes 6/U, cross ice, learn to play), unless also coaching / assisting with squirts and up, need not attend a level 2 clinic until coaching at such levels.

Along with the registrations, a mention about photos and videos.  We know many pics are taken of players by the player's parents / guardians and, with or without their knowledge, others, too..  We, on occasion, take photos in an attempt to promote our association, and when possible and requested, share them with the player's parents / guardians.  As a note, RECORDING DEVICES OF ANY TYPE ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE LOCKER ROOMS... THIS INCLUDES CELL PHONES!

Bobby Reynolds To Host Hockey Academy

Former USA Hockey National Team Player, Flint General, and Fenton area native, Bobby Reynolds, is hosting a three day hockey academy, August 3rd - 5th, at Crystal Fieldhouse.  The academy is open to mite thru bantam aged players and consists of 3 hours of daily training, both on and off ice plus video analysis.  Space is limited to 20 players per group.  Ph. (810) 223-8119.



Skates For Fall / Winter Start Aug. 2nd

Skating clinics and conditioning skates start next week.  Dates are August 2nd, 9th, and 16th from 6:30 to 7:20 pm for all 6/U and 8/U.  For squirts thru midgets, the dates are August 3rd, 10th, 17th from 5:30 to 6:20 pm.  An evaluation skate for all 6/U and 8/U is August 23rd at 6:30 pm.  The draft for midgets is also Aug. 23rd at 7:30 pm.  The draft for squirts thru bantams is Aug. 24th starting at 5:30 pm. 

Try A Sled To Skate Or Play Hockey

Have a disability and want to skate or play hockey?  The Greater Flint Sled Hockey Ice Raiders have 5 sleds available to try.  We have monthly "Try Sled Hockey For Free" days throughout the season but the sleds can be tried anytime  Sleds are also available to try during our "Try Hockey For Free" days.  If wanting to try during open skating or sticks and pucks, please call or text @ (810) 210-7811.  These are mostly adult sleds but are adjustable to fit younger players.  We have gear, too.

Girls Hockey Coming To GFHA

An all girls hockey program is going to be introduced for the 2016-17 fall / winter season.  This program is going to be directed by Courtney Rushlow, Vice President and player for U of M Flint Women's Hockey team.  She is going to be supported by players from her hockey team and GFHA's coaching staff.  Her father, Chuck Rushlow, coached at Ice Mountain (Crystal Fieldhouse) for several years and her brother, CJ Rushlow, played at all levels during his youth hockey career at the facility.  For more information, please send inquiries to courtney@gfhahockey.com



Sled Hockey Is Here In Flint For The Physically Challenged

Having a disability is hard enough: a lot of obstacles to overcome, limited accessibility to a lot of things, but most importantly, being accepted and included.  Having a disability shouldn't mean you can't participate in actitvities an abled body person enjoys doing.  For the most part, it might be just knowing the activity is available, like sled hockey.  Yes, hockey played in a sled.  Through specially designed equipment, those with a disability can enjoy being out on the ice and playing the greatest game on earth.  And it's a total blast!  USA Disabled Hockey is out to put disabilities on ice by making sled hockey available to Flint and the surrounding areas because hockey is for everybody who wants to participate.  Thanks to Aaron wanting to skate, this is here.  If interested in trying a sled, please contact Mick Carroll, our Disabled Coordinator, at (810) 210-7811 or mick@gfhahockey.com.  We'll make sure it happens.  Click here to watch a great video on sled hockey.

Monthly sled hockey ice sessions are available starting in October thru March at Crystal Fieldhouse.  Sleds can be tried anytime throughout the year.  The monthly sessions are courtesy of Star Rehabilitation of Grand Blanc.

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