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    Try Hockey for Free

    2016-2017 Introductory Program Registration

    Does your child want to try hockey? Attend a Scheel's Try Hockey for Free event hosted by Fox Valley Youth Hockey Association and Appleton Area Hockey Association sponsored by Festival Foods and Appleton Ice, Inc. Events are held at Tri-County Arena or the Appleton Family Ice Center.  Participants will receive a practice jersey, goody bag, and equipment when they arrive. Please click here for October and November events and to register.

    The Introductory Program is our “learn to skate” program focused on teaching the basics of hockey skating. This program runs in two 8 week sessions and is typically for the beginning young skater (ages 4-8).

    The program is free for first time skaters. Rental equipment is available.  Session one begins October 27th. Please see the IP program for more information and email with any questions!

    Welcome to the Fox Valley Youth Hockey Association

    The Fox Valley Youth Hockey Association (FVYHA) gives youth ages 4 to 15 the opportunity to develop character, sportsmanship and teamwork skills through the sport of hockey. FVYHA is Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association (WAHA) Division II certified and offers instructional and competitive hockey opportunities for students in the Neenah, Menasha, Hortonville and Shiocton school districts.

    Please see the Programs page for more information by age group. 

    Please do not hesitate to email for more information.

    Visit the Board of Directors page for full list of association contacts

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    Our Programs

    Our hockey program follows the principles of USA Hockey's American Development Model (ADM) to develop each player in a positive and proactive environment for learning.

    Our programs include a free “learn to skate” program focusing on teaching the basics of hockey skating for ages 4 and above, a Mite cross-ice program for the U6 and U8 skater, and competitive travel hockey teams at the Squirt (U10), Peewee (U12), and Bantam (U14) levels. 

    Latest News

    FVYHA Family Picnic and Equipment Swap

    09/01/2016, 11:15pm CDT
    By Dru Scribner

    September 10th

    Please let your age director know if your family is coming to the picnic and coordinate with them what you are bringing. 

    See this link for details. 

    Scheels representatives will be there to help with the swap and shop part and will have used and new items available to purchase or just to try on. They are also offering an onsite picnic discount of 20% on non-starter set equipment. See below.

    Remember if you have equipment to sell just bring it along; also you can drop off donations at the rink up until September 9th.  

    Girls Hockey

    FVYHA is coed organization - girls and boys play hockey together. There is a girls only organization available in the Fox Valley associated with the Appleton Area Hockey Association (AAHA) called the "Freeze." Contact the Freeze for more information on girls only hockey

    Volunteer with Appleton Ice

    Use this link to access the volunteer page on the Appleton Ice website,  learn about opportunities for volunteering at the Rink, and sign up on Volunteer Spot.  

    To book ice at TCIA or AFIC:

    Reserve ice for your group by calling (920) 830-7679 for available dates & times or go to 

    Ice Schedules

    Click here to view Appleton & TCIA daily ice schedules and upcoming open hockey, stick & puck, and public skating opportunities.

    Click here to view the Oshkosh YMCA Ice Arena ice schedule and upcoming open hockey, stick & puck, and public skating opportunities.

    Learn to skate - Appleton Ice program

    Learn to skate programs are offered by Appleton Ice throughout the spring and summer - see their website for more information. They have classes for kids and adults so Mom and Dad can jump on the ice and learn too. For complete information go to: and click on the Learn to Skate tab located on the top menu.

    Contact Information

    Fox Valley Youth Hockey Association
    PO Box 841   Neenah, WI 54957