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INTENSE & FOCUSED

Weeks 1 & 5: SKATING: The most important “skill” in hockey. Players will focus on the skating mechanics of forward and backward skating; balance and edge control, knee bend, stride/recovery, and agility/acceleration.

Weeks 2 & 6: SHOOTING:  Focus is on the wrist shot, backhand, and slap shot (age-appropriate.) Skating and footwork associated with proper shooting technique will have players move from a stationary position all the way to shooting in stride at high speeds.

Weeks 3 & 7: STICK HANDLING:  Players will learn different techniques of stick handling. One-on-one dekes will be emphasized. Players will gain confidence with the puck in both open ice and small area settings.

Weeks 4 & 8: BATTLE/BODY CONTACT:  Learn how to get the edge on your opponents physically in the corners and in small areas protecting the puck with proper body positioning.  Players may pick and choose which weeks they would like to participate this summer.

1 WEEK $125 / 2 WEEKS. $215 / 3 WEEKS. $292
4 WEEKS. $365 /  8 WEEKS. $600

*10 OR fewer SKATERS per COACH ON THE ICE PER SESSION

GOALIES ARE FREE- LIMIT 2 GOALIES PER SESSION

Contact Hockey Director, Steve Martins for additional information. 847-558-9199

SUMMER FULL-ICE 3 V 3 HOCKEY

CHECK OUT THE SCHEDULE AND THE TEAMS!

U16 BRINGS HOME THE CUP!

Congrats to the Yellowjackets U16 team as they won the Chicago Cup! They were a perfect 5-0-0 for the tourney.


BONNIE VONDER HAAR MEMORIAL

A/B LEVEL : JUNE 3-5  
AA LEVEL
 MAY 6-8

SKYLINE CUP CHAMPS!

Congrats to the Spring Bantam 1 team for winning the Skyline Cup tournament May 13-15 in Chicago!

NIHL GOLD CHAMPS & PRESIDENT'S CUP WINNERS

BRINGING HOME THE GOLD. Congrats to the Bantam AA team for winning the NIHL Bantam Gold Division Championship! After besting the Irish in the 3 game Semi-finals at the Ice House, they went on to beat the Hawks 4-2 in Joliet. and a tip of the hat to the team for winning the President's Cup this year for finishing first in the NIHL Bantam Gold division. They had a 12-2-4 record and a total of 28 points.It was a great season for the Bantam AA team!



Check out the document below to learn more about how you can now order YJ team apparel, on-line, 24/7 and have delivered to your door.

2021/22 YJ SENIOR NIGHT

Please join us in celebrating the 2022 graduating seniors from our Yellowjackets team. Wishing them luck with their future and thanking them for their years of dedication to our organization. Click on the link below to see some pictures of the event.

Jerry's Pro Shop HOURS OF OPERATION

(815) 479-0700

Monday - Friday  
3pm - 9pm

Saturday & Sunday  
10am - 4pm
 


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Generate awareness and increase exposure of your business by taking advantage of these advertising opportunities at the Crystal Ice House skating rink. Check out the advertising options and see who is already advertising at our rink.

LIVE BARN

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CRYSTAL ICE HOUSE

HOME OF THE YELLOWJACKETS
Learn more about the place that the Yellowjackets Hockey Club calls home.  THE ICE HOUSE >

YJ PROGRAM OFFERINGS

WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER
The Yellowjackets offer many options for youth hockey. From NIHL travel teams to summer skate programs. Clink on the link below to learn more about our hockey offerings. LEARN MORE >

TOURNAMENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

BRINGING HOME THE HARDWARE!
Check out how some of our Yellowjackets teams have been doing in past tournaments! Includes Spring and Fall seasons. CHECK 'EM OUT >

STINGERS MITE TRAVEL HOCKEY

CUHL MEMBERS 
The Crystal Lake Stingers Hockey Club is a member of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) mite travel hockey division and offers both a Fall and Spring season of full-ice mite travel hockeyLEARN MORE >

SKATING INTRUCTORS

INCREASE YOUR HOCKEY & SKATING SKILLS
The Ice House has numerous instructors who can help you get to the next level. Check at the the front desk for a full list of instructors.