As hockey popularity grows around here, so has the ice and length of season. Bozeman is getting a sheet of ice open 2 whole weeks early this year on September 14th! Details on programs and pricing are here.

You'll find that many clinics are limited to 25 skaters and they intend on strictly adhering to those limits. So, if there's something you want to participate in, be ready on registration day. Read all this stuff BEFORE that.

You'll find an important letter from BAHA Hockey Director, Dave Weaver, in the links below. Please take time to read it. This year is going to be quite different at the rink than folks are used to. Yes, it's COVID-19 safety stuff.

Because we must limit the number of people in the facility at the same time, and maintain social distance, almost every program will be 90 minutes followed by a 30 minute break.

After each ice session, players will have 15 minutes to exit the facility. The next group will enter the facility 15 minutes before their ice session begins.

First, here is the list of important 2020 deadlines and calendar events:

  • Online Registration Opens - Monday, August 17th
  • Youth Hockey Scholarship Application Deadline - Monday, August 24th
  • Hocktober Scramble Registration Deadline - Sunday, August 30th
  • Last Day to use Payment Plan - Sunday, August 30th
  • Gallatin Ice Website Debut - Monday, September 1st
  • First Day of Ice on Ressler Ice Rink - Monday, September 14th
  • Hocktober Scramble Begins - Monday, September 14th
  • Youth Pre-Season Clinics Begin - Tuesday, September 15th
  • Weaver Camp Begins - Friday, September 18th
  • Learn to Skate Session 1 Begins - Sunday, September 20th
  • HHL Online Registration Closes (late fees apply after this date) - Friday, October 11th
  • First Day of Ice on Bottcher Memorial Ice Rink - Monday, October 26th
  • Haynes Hockey League Begins - Sunday, November 1st

August 26th & 27th: Hockey Nights at Play It Again Sports are still a go, though a little different this year. They are requiring that you pre-register for a 30-minute slot online.

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