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New Family or Player to Waconia Hockey Association

Let's play hockey!  Waconia Hockey Association is excited you are here!  We realize that starting an association sport can be exciting and confusing at the same time. Our hope is that this page will provide you with resources that will be helpful. If you're new to hockey you should check it out!

Waconia Hockey Association's mission overall is for all players to have FUN while learning and playing the game of hockey. 

Additional Questions? Please contact our Growth and Recruitment Coordinator at

Season and registration

The Waconia Hockey Association season: 

July - Registration opens for upcoming season for all levels.

September -

  • Rookie Camps (Mite - Boys and Girls Age 4 - 3rd Grade).  FREE
  • Tryout Prep Camps - Competitive Levels (4th grade and up)
  • Tryouts begin - Competitive Levels. 
  • Registration deadline usually towards end of month for Competitive Levels.

October -

  • Competitive Levels tryouts conclude and teams are formed. 

End of Oct/Beginning of November -  Mites (Boys and Girls Age 4 - 3rd Grade) practices begin. 

Season concludes for all levels around the end of February/beginning of March. 


Below are a some helpful tools regarding most commonly asked questions!

New WHA Player Guide

This is great for new players who are entering our Mite, Girls U8 and Girls U6 levels  (Pre-K age 4 to 3rd Grade) 

Required Forms

Before players take the ice, there are 5 required forms parents and players need to fill out!  

Check them out on our Forms Page. 

helpful links

USA Hockey  - Membership is required for WHA registration

WHA Parent Page


If you are interested in being paired with a "seasoned" family who can help you navigate through the unknown or answer a quick question about hockey?   OR if you just have questions, please let us know! 

Contact the Communications Director and you will be directed to the key volunteer helping with this initiative.