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Jr Kraken Youth Hockey Association

Competitive play for 8U, 10U & 12U experienced players as part of the Metropolitan Hockey League.

Players will participate in evaluation skates in September when the facility opens, and be assigned to an appropriate team based on skill level and age. Players should have previous playing experience on a full-year competitive hockey team, or a full year of Learn to Play, Jr Squid or Mite program is highly recommended.

2021-2022 Season: Teams for the 2021-2022 season are full. Please contact the youth hockey department to discuss available youth hockey programming.


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  • 8U - ages 6-8; co-ed
  • 10U -  ages 9-10; co-ed
  • 12U - ages 11-12; co-ed 

USA Hockey Age Classifications 

8U play cross-ice, 10U play half-ice and 12U play full-ice games.


Previous playing experience on a full-year competitive hockey team, or a full year of Learn to Play, Jr Squid, or a Mite program. 

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Evaluation skates run first week of program, with practices starting the following week. 

  • Season runs mid-Sept 2021 to mid-March 2022. 
  • MHL game play includes 16 games in the season.
  • Breaks during Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. 

Due to COVID protocols, start date may vary.

  • 2x 60-min weekday (afterschool) practices.
  • 60-min game per weekend (starting mid-October) at rinks across the Seattle region via the MHL. 

Practice days and game schedules will be announced in the Fall.  


$150 deposit due now.    

  • 8U - $1350
  • 10U - $1550
  • 12U - $1750

Players receive practice and game jerseys + socks. 

Players provide their own:

  • Helmet with cage
  • Gloves, elbow pads, shoulder pads, shin pads, jock/jill, hockey pants
  • Hockey stick
  • Hockey skates 

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Volunteer Coaches

Youth hockey couldn’t happen without the parents and community volunteers that help with all facets of the game. We have opportunities for volunteer coaches, team managers, score keepers, clock managers and penalty box managers. A great way to help out and build friendships and community that will last a lifetime.

Learn more about the volunteer commitments, benefits and training by completing the questionnaire or visiting our Volunteers page.

Coaches Questionnaire


USA Hockey Registration

Prior to participating in any hockey programs through Kraken Community Iceplex, all participants must acquire a USA Hockey Membership.*

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Financial Assistance

Financial support for youth hockey programming is available through the One Roof Foundation.

Financial Assistance