The Evanston Hockey 8U (Mite) house program serves players who are interested in playing on a team, and typically want to play on weekends. The house league emphasizes skill development and fun with volunteer coaches, typically parents. (Click here to confirm your child's level by birth year.).
8U (Mites) have in-house games against other Evanston Hockey 8U house teams.
House hockey practices and in-house games are 1 hour each per week, typically on the weekend.
Registration and Season Information
For house and travel, there is a fall/winter season (typically September-March) and a spring season (typically March-May).
Conditioning for travel for the fall/winter season begins in August; tryouts begin in early September. House hockey for the fall/winter season starts in September. House and travel typically have a two-week break during the winter holidays.
Registration typically opens about 4-6 weeks before each season starts and will be available on evanstonhockey.com.
If you would like to be added to our mailing list to find out when registration opens, please email
Evanston Hockey works hard to keep season fees steady. Hockey fees are announced in advance of sign-ups with discounts available for goalies and multiple siblings. On average, 8U house hockey costs $800. Discounts are available for goalies and multiple siblings.
- practice and game ice
- league fees
- 1 jersey (that kids keep)
- game socks (that kids keep)
- Evanston Hockey-branded giveaway item (that kids keep)
- end-of-season trophy/plaque
Financial aid is available for those who demonstrate need. The dues adjustment form can be found on the website. It should be completed and forwarded to the
. The Evanston Hockey Finance Committee will consider all requests.
The schedule for all teams can be found on evanstonhockey.com. You can view the master calendar to see the schedule by week or you can view individual team schedules on the team pages. To stay current, you can download the most up-to-date schedule, which would include any changes as they happen, to your mobile devices and online calendars by clicking on the "options" drop down menu on each team's page. If you have more than one player, you can access multiple schedules by clicking on one of the team's pages and then clicking on "multi-schedule" where you have the ability to select more than one team to view schedules simultaneously.
If you want to understand the progression of playing hockey in Evanston starting with lacing up skates for the first time through high school, please view this document.
If you have any questions about the Evanston Hockey house program, please email House Director Pat Brownlee at