To provide an opportunity for youth in the Amherst-Pelham Regional School District, Hadley, Sunderland, Belchertown and surrounding communities to play organized hockey. To instill a sense of honesty, courage, and respect in our youth, as well as teach t

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All skaters must have an HECC approved hockey helmet with cage/face mask, shin pads, elbow pads, gloves, ice skates, hockey stick and jersey (practice jerseys are provided; however, travel players must purchase home and away game jerseys). Learn to skate players may use regular winter gloves.

Learn to Play, Girls House and travel players must also have: shoulder pads, hockey pants, and hockey socks (provided for Girls In-House and travel players). Hockey under-shorts with athletic supporter/cup are strongly encouraged (the shorts will have velcro patches that serve to hold up the hockey socks).

AHA will hold 2-3 used gear sales in late summer/fall. The dates will be announced on the AHA homepage and through email communications to the members.

The following local businesses are good sources for equipment:

  • Dick's Sporting Goods [website]
  • Pure Hockey [website]
  • Bertelli's Skate Shop, West Springfield, MA [website]
  • Gateway Hardware, West Springfield and Springfield, MA [website]