Wilbraham Twin Meadows (WTM) Youth Hockey Association serves the towns of Wilbraham, East Longmeadow, Longmeadow and Hampden. The purpose of the WTM Hockey Association is to develop athletic proficiency and competitive sportsmanship in the skill of ice hockey, while incorporating the spirit of teamwork. Emphasis by the coaching staff is on teaching, educating and developing ice hockey skills in all the players.
The WTM Youth Hockey Association is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors with the support of many volunteer coaches and parents. If you would like to volunteer your services, please contact one of our Board members.
All players must be a registered member of USA Hockey and Massachusetts Hockey before they participate on the ice with the WTM Organization. The WTM registrar will handle this process when your child registers with WTM. All Players and coaches must complete and sign a Medical Release Form, a Waiver of Liability form, and a Code of Conduct form. All WTM coaches, team managers, and board members, must sign a Massachusetts CORI Form, unless it is already on file from a previous year. Players must also be cleared of any financial obligations from the previous year before their registration will be accepted.
Ice Fees and Practice Schedule
2015-16 Ice Fees remain the same as last year!
$250 per month -- Bantam
$235 per month -- Squirt and Pee Wee
$175 per month -- Mite
$95 per month -- Novice
Mite, Squirt, Pee Wee and Bantam teams practice twice a week. One or two games are played on the weekends; the game schedule varies.
Novice teams practice once per week. One or two games are played on the weekends; the game schedule varies.
Rules of Play
WTM participates in the Greater Springfield Hockey League which operate under the jurisdiction of Massachusetts Hockey and is governed by USA Hockey. Their rules and regulations will be strictly adhered to at all times.
WTM coaches are provided with Massachusetts Hockey Guide Books and a USA Official Playing Rules Book at the beginning of each season. These books contain a complete set of rules, regulations and standards to follow as coaches and also inform coaches of the USA sanctioned tournaments. If you have any questions about these rules, please contact your head coach, the ACE coordinator, the Coaches Coordinator, or any other member of the WTM Board of Directors.
Players are placed on teams grouped by age. A player's age grouping is determined by his or her birth date (based on the age at 12/31 of the current season). These age brackets are set by USA Hockey.
- Learn to Skate — usually 3 to 8-years old
- Novice -- 6 and under
- Mite — 8 and under
- Squirt — 10 and under
- Pee Wee — 12 and under
- Bantam — 14 and under
- Midget — 16 and under; 18 and under
For any questions on age groupings, please