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Bring a Friend Summer FREE Skate

Do you know someone who may enjoy hockey as much as you do? Bring them to give it a try at our WHA Bring a friend summer FREE Skate!

Free skate rental and equipment use!  Masked helmets are mandatory and sticks and pucks are welcome. 

Sept. 22 1:45 - 2:45 p.m. 

Waconia Ice Arena

Help us recruit more WILDCATS! 

2019 Fall Rookie Camp

Another opportunity for FREE Hockey- Rookie Camps! Coming this fall WHA will hold Rookies Camps for youth ages 4-3rd grade. Camp will introduce youth to hockey through fun skills and drills by WHA on-ice training staff. Loaner equipment will be available! 

This is open to all current WHA families and players ages 4- entering 3rd grade!


September 21, 22, 28 and 29

Girls- 9-10 a.m.

Boys- 10:15 -11:15 a.m.

Register Today! 

Watch for more info coming soon about another session to be held in January 2020! 

2019 Waconia's Oktoberfest Event

WHA is partnering with Hoppers Bar and Grill for this year's annual Waconia's Oktoberfest Event!  Grab your Lederhosen and come join us!

Waonia's Oktoberfest Event 

Saturday, Oct. 5

11 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

Carver County Fair Grounds, Waconia

Events Include: 

Kids Root Beer 1/2 miles Run - Ages 4-9

11:30 a.m. 

  • $10 per child, long sleeve T-shirt and entry to Oktoberfest event. 1 free Root beer. 
  • After 9/22 price increases to $15 and there is no guarantee of a T-shirt.

Dankeschoen Dash 5K Run - Ages 10+


  • $25 per person, long sleeve T-shirt and entry to Oktoberfest event. 1 Free beer. 
  • Prizes awarded for 1st,2nd, and 3rd age levels and 1st,2nd, and 3rd BEST Outrageous Dressed and Best Dressed Hockey Runner. 
  • After 9/22 prices increases to $30 and there is no guarantee of a T-shirt. 

Bags Tournament 

1 - 4 p.m. 

  • $25 per team. Price increases after 9/22 to $30 per team.
  • 1st place - CASH prize, 2nd and 3rd place prizes.
  • Point structure - 21
  • 50 teams max 

Waconia’s Oktoberfest Other Event Happenings

  • Music by John Huntsman and Live Wire featuring Aaron Socha from Green Bay, WI
  • Roll in Classic Car Show
  • Mario’s Food Truck and Hoppers Sausage & Kraut
  • Pull tabs, games and much more!

Register below for the Root Beer Run, 5K and Bags Tournament!

Chaska Mouth Guard Day! FREE!!!


Don't miss the the opportunity to get a FREE CUSTOM MOUTHGUARD courtesy of Chaska Orthodontic Specialists

Dr. Doug Vayda, Dr. Molly Dillon

1475 White Oak Dr.

Chaska, Mn 55318

Please join us Saturday October 5th to be fitted for your custom mouth guard, We are located next to the Holiday gas station on Hwy 41 and Engler Blvd, our entrance is on the north side of the building. We will be taking impressions from 8:00-11:45. Please try and come in your allotted time slot. If you can not make it during that time you are welcome anytime between 8:00-11:45.

8:00 Mini mites/Mites

9:00 Squirts

10:00 Pee Wee

11:00 Bantams and U teams

(If your child has braces we can not not make a custom mouth guard for them, for they fit too snugly, and would pull their braces off. We have boil and bites available in this case.)

The coaches will distribute the finished custom mouth guards back to the hockey players.