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2017-2018 Travel Team Registration

Northern Berkshire Youth Hockey is excited to announce that registration is open for the 2017-2018 travel team season.  This season’s registration is taking place completely online (use the link below).   There are three payment options available to participants these are pay in full, payment plan (5 payments) or off line (check or money order). 

Registration Deadlines

  • To be guaranteed a spot on one of our NBYHL travel teams, players need to be registration by August 5th. (Travel participants registering after August 5 will not be guaranteed a spot on a team, and may be charged a late registration fee if a spot is available)
  • Registration will close on August 19th for travel teams.

House (Bear Cubs) and learn to play and skate registration will be available later this summer.

Financial aid is available on a case by case basis.  If you should have any questions about the registration process or about financial aid, please contact either Jason Canales, Treasurer at or Jennifer Sweet, VP Operations at

2017-2018 Travel Team Registration

Summer Weekly Hockey Skate

NBYHL will host its summer skate program at the Peter W Foote Rink starting on Wednesday June 7, and the program will run until August 30.

Skate Schedule
Mites (8U) and Squirts (10U) -- 6:00 to 6:50
Pewees (12U), Bantams (14U) and  Midgets (16U) -- 7:00 to 7:50 

This program is free to all skaters registered with NBYHL who have paid in full for the 16/17 season, and $10 per session for all others.  Players from other leagues must provide a copy of their USA Hockey registration before they will be able to participate. 

While hockey playing experience isn't required, participants must be able to ice skate

2017 Summer Youth Hockey Camp

Hosted by Northern Berkshire Youth Hockey League (NBYHL) will take place at the Peter W Foote Rink in North Adams. 

August 7 - 11 and August 21 -25
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

The cost per person is $125 per week or $220 for both weeks and space is limited to 30  skaters in each session. 

Goalies are 1/2 price and limited to registered goalies playing with NBYHL.

Registration forms is available using this link and will be at the rink during summer skate hours.  Payment is required in full at the time of registration to secure a place.

2017 Spring Fling

The 2017 Spring Fling saw great hockey played over both weekends.  We thank all of the players, coaches, parents, officials and especially all of volunteers that made this year's tournament such a great time for our youth hockey players.  We congratulate the four division winners. Photos courtesy of Spruce Hill Photography.

Additionally Spruce Hill Photography has a gallery of photos from both weekends available for purchase.

Bantam and Squirt Photos (March 10-12)
Peewee and Mite Photos (March 17-19)

Peewee B Champions - NBYHL Black Bears

Bantam B Champions - NBYHL Black Bears

Squirt B Champions - Franklin County Youth Hockey

Squirt C Champions - Berkshire Bruins


Northern Berkshire Youth Hockey

Since 1969 Northern Berkshire Youth Hockey (NBYHL) has been a league that has promoted and developed the game of hockey among the youth of Northern Berkshire County, Massachusetts and Southern Vermont.  Our league has travel teams (Black Bears) for boys and girls from age 6 through high school.  We also boast a recreational house league (Bear Cubs) for ages 4-12, including a session which teaches children how to skate. 

The purpose of the league is to provide the best available instruction in order to teach the game of hockey, stress the importance of physical fitness, and provide the core values of USA Hockey: sportsmanship; respect for the individual; integrity; pursuit of excellence as an individual, team and organization; enjoyment; loyalty; and teamwork. 

Contact Us

Northern Berkshire Youth Hockey
Post Office Box 995
North Adams, MA 01247-0995