Super exciting news in the evolution of the Bend Rapids. The talent and resources in our club have created an opportunity to host a team at a higher tier of competition. For the 2022-23 season, the team makeup will be 16U and playing at the AA level. Tryouts will be held on May 28 & 29th. Learn more, register for tryouts, or submit a coaching application.
Our last week of practices for the 2021-22 Season was March 14-18.
End of Season team meetings to be held in May.
The Rapids Steering Committee is making plans for the 2022-23 season. Committee positions opening soon. Email the Chair to inquire about opportunities to contribute your passion to the success of our hockey club!
2022-23 Season Registration will open in mid-July and close Sept 1. Mark your calendars and make sure you're on the email list.
Coaching applications opened on April 18th. Interviews begin in May. For the 2022-23 Season the Rapids will field teams from 8U though 18U, including at 16U AA team.
Go to the SIGN UP page to apply to to learn more about becoming a Rapids coach.
We offer teams at the 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U AA, and 18U levels for seasons that begin in October and run through March. Players travel to Portland, Sherwood, Eugene, Medford and Klamath Falls for games and tournaments with other youth hockey leagues in the state. Some regional events are also held out of state. Fees to participate vary at each level. Scholarships are available to ensure that every child in Central Oregon has access to playing the incredible sport of hockey.
Check out this video "Changing the game in youth sports: John O'Sullivan" from a recent TEDx Conference held in Bend.
This video has a great message on the role of parents in youth sports and aligns with the Bend Rapids Hockey Association’s vision and mission.