Darien House League

Darien Hockey League is for those players that are ready for team play. These players are drafted on Darien Hockey League teams which play against one another once a week throughout the session. This league is designed to further educate the player with the rules, positioning, and game strategies needed in hockey to become a competitive but fun player. This is also the developing stages for parent coaches to further their interests in coaching. The parent coaches will be guided by Chicago Hawks coaches towards learning techniques and strategies needed to develop their coaching principles. Players who sign up for the league will participate on Saturday and Sunday. Teams will be on a rotating schedule for Saturday morning practices and Sunday games. The Basic Rules of hockey are taught at this level.

Equipment Requirements: HECC approved helmet with an expiration date on the sticker, USA Hockey approved face mask, hockey stick, shoulder pads, hockey pants, protective gloves, elbow pads, knee/shin pads, hockey skates and neck guard.

USA Hockey Registration: All players must register online with USA Hockey. All coaches, assistant coaches and bench helpers must register online with USA Hockey.

Ages / Levels

Mite (8U): 2016 & 2017 Birth Years

Squirt (10U): 2014 & 2015 Birth Years

Pee Wee (12U): 2012 & 2013 Birth Years

Bantam (14U): 2010 & 2011 Birth Years


September 14th

8U & 10U: 9:00am-9:55am

12U & 14U: 10:00am-10:55am

September 15th

8U & 10U: 9:40am-10:35am

12U & 14U: 10:40am-11:35am


Season Starts: Saturday, September 21st

Season Ends: Sunday, December 22nd

Teams will participate in games and/or practices on Saturdays and Sundays.

No Practices/Games on the following weekends: 11/2-11/3, 11/30-12/1, 12/7-12/8


New in 2024, all park district hockey programs will now be using Chicago Hawks white and blue reversible jerseys. If you already have one, you do not need to purchase one. Only players who do not own the reversible white and blue practice jersey will need to purchase one.

Reversible jerseys can be purchased during the registration process for $40.


If your player is a goalie, please email climo@comcast.net PRIOR to registering for the in-house league.  Coach Climo will give you instructions on how to register.

2024-2025 Fall - Session 1

Darien House League Information

Levels: Mite (8U), Squirt (10U), Pee Wee (12U), Bantam (14U)

Tryouts: September 14th-15th

Fall Season: September 21st - December 22nd

No Games/Practices: 11/2-11/3, 11/30-12/1, 12/7-12/8

Fall Season Cost: $985

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