Our Ys are open with temporarily reduced hours to members and program participants. Guests are welcome beginning Oct 1. Please check our reopening guide for policies before you arrive.

The Arapahoe Y ice rink is closed for maintenance. The Arapahoe Y pool will be closed for bubble installation through Oct 4.

YOUTH HOCKEY LEAGUE

The ice rink is back open for select programs. Please review our reopening guide for general and ice-specific guidelines before returning to the Y.

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Lafayette Locomotive

Playing under the name of Lafayette Locomotive, HC Lafayette provides the family atmosphere expected from the YMCA as well as an experienced hockey leadership that will continue to grow the culture and programming at the Carlston Arena.

The Lafayette Locomotive name is a nod to the town’s rich railroad history that lead to the mining expansion and settlement of Colorado in the late 1800s. Lafayette’s railroads served an important role in the support of rock mines in the Rocky Mountains and built the foundation for the close-knit community that we all know and love today.

Want to see the Lafayette Locomotive in action? Visit lafayettelocomotive.com for their game schedule.

Health & Safety Plan

  1. Spectators must watch practices and games from the ice lobby. The ice rink is reserved for players, coaches and officials only.
  2. We are limiting the amount of players on each team (15) as well as the amount of players who are on the ice at a time (30).
  3. We are cleaning and disinfecting the locker rooms and benches before and after each practice and/or game.
  4. We are asking our coaches to wear a face covering on the ice when in close proximity with players. 
  5. We are requesting that each player bring his or her own water bottle and not share with another player.
  6. We are requesting that players use good social distancing measures — that they are not hugging, tackling or checking other players or coaches. Coaches will be reiterating this went on the ice.

Visit our Reopening Guide for more information on facility use and ice guidelines.

REOPENING GUIDE

hockey championship

The Lafayette Locomotive Squirt Red and Peewee Red teams won the championship in their divisions at the state playoffs with a perfect 8-0 season in 2019!


HCL - Lafayette Locomotive Mite (8U)

Season begins Mon, Oct 5

Our Lafayette Locomotive 8U Mite program follows in line with USA Hockey and the ADM structure focused on puck touches and skill development. Mites have up to two practices per week and a half ice game on Saturdays. Players in our Mite program are placed in a beginner, intermediate or advanced level with practices and games geared toward the appropriate level of skill sets. Full gear is required.

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CRHL (10U-18U)

Season begins Sat, Oct 3

Tryout dates below

The Colorado Rec Hockey League (CRHL) is a youth hockey league that emphasizes skills development with a recreational component. Our Lafayette Locomotive CRHL program offers an alternative to the highly competitive environment of travel hockey. We have a team for every caliber of player at HC Lafayette — Squirt, PeeWee, Bantam and Midget with an Advanced (Red), Intermediate (White) and Beginner (Blue) division at each level in the CRHL.

Tryouts

Players should attend as many tryout dates as possible.

Squirts

  • Sept 2: 5:30pm
  • Sept 4: 5:30pm
  • Sept 9: 5:30pm
  • Sept 11: 5:30pm
  • Sept 12: 2:00pm
  • Sept 13: 12:30pm

Peewees

  • Aug 31: 6:45pm
  • Sept 1: 5:30pm
  • Sept 8: 5:30pm
  • Sept 10: 5:15pm
  • Sept 12: 3:15pm
  • Sept 13: 1:45pm

Bantams

  • Sept 1: 8:00pm
  • Sept 2: 8:00pm
  • Sept 8: 8:00pm
  • Sept 9: 8:00pm
  • Sept 12: 5:45pm
  • Sept 13: 4:15pm

Midgets

  • Aug 31: 8:00pm
  • Sept 3: 8:05pm
  • Sept 10: 8:05pm
  • Sept 11: 6:45pm
  • Sept 12: 7:00pm
  • Sept 13: 5:45pm

Lafayette Locomotive home and away jerseys and socks are required. Order your jerseys by Sept 18 to have them in time for the first game of the season.

DETAILS

USA HockeyThe Y adheres to USA Hockey and CAHA (Colorado Amateur Hockey Association) guidelines to build a progressive path for players and to offer a wide range of levels and options for families. USA Hockey mandates include USA Hockey registration for athletes and USA Hockey certification for head coaches. USA Hockey guidelines also include birth year requirements. The CAHA also follows the USA Hockey rules and guidelines.

Required USA Hockey Membership is $25-$55 (depending on age group). Bring your current USA hockey registration to tryouts.

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